8/18/12 - Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Tuesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 19. August 2012 08:00

Good morning!  Today we are going to broach the subject of vitamins.  I say 'broach', because it is such a dauntingly large subject, it would be hard to feel that our discussion's ever complete.  The other issue is that any recommendation of adequate supplements depends on 1) who's recommending, 2) whether you're talking about everyday vitamins, hard core weight trainer supplements, 3) holistic supplements, or 4) vitamins for someone with a particular illness...  Where does it end?  (Get the picture?)  

Start with a quality multivitamin.  It's always best to eat a wide variety of foods (clean eating), but even people who eat well may find it hard to completely cover all the essential vitamins and nutrients that a body needs.  Make sure to buy vitamins from a reputable source, and check the side information panel to make sure the brand you choose isn't stuffed with fillers.  It should NOT provide more than 100% of the daily value or each vitamin and minerals.  Otherwise it can cause you health issues.  Also, check the expiration date.  Don't buy if you can't finish the bottle before they expire.  Don't fall for marketing schemes.  The vitamins don't have to be 'brand named', if they have the same amount of vitamins and minerals and they are government approved.

Tuesday 8/18 Workout :

Recumbent bike- 25 minutes

Strength Train- back

Overhead back pull -2 tubes

Straight Arm standing lat lower- 1 tube

Single arm back row on big ball

Bench pull

Back row- 2 tubes

Dumbbell pullover on big ball- 20lb

Back row- 1 tube on feet

Tuesday 8/18 Food Diary:

Breakfast-

Apple (67 cal)

Blueberries ( 30 cal)

Organic Steel cut oats (150 cal)

A.M. Snack-

4 oz grilled chicken breast ( 210 cal)

Lunch- 

3.5 oz ham on whole wheat with yellow mustard (205 cal)

9 asparagus spears, 1/2 cup baby carrots.(38 cal.)

P.M. Snack- 

***Arrived for a few days away on vacation with the children..

Ate too much to write down and don't want to worry about calories right now, for just a moment

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