12/22/15- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Thursday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 23. December 2014 21:05

I read an interesting article in Oxygen magazine about fortified eggs vs. regular eggs.The article discussed how some egggs are fortified with DHA, EPA and ALA DHA and EPA.  These are omega-3 fats that are beneficial for brain and nervous system health. ALA is an anti-inflammatory. You can get the omega-3's in some different kinds of fish. If you don't eat enough of those fish, but really like eggs, then its worth the increase in cost to buy the fortified eggs.

It does involve the argument about the myriad of 'fortified' foods that are now available,  that were not available just 10 years ago. The advice that I have received from nutritionist and dietitians is that you need to do your homework. Don't just look at the claims on the front of the box. Read the nutrition label. Evaluate your personal diet for the quantity of nutrition that pertains to your gender, your body type, your activity level and your age. There is no definitive answer. It's different for every person. Investigate,evaluate, ask for help if it's available...then you can make good choices!

Thursday 12/22/11- Workout Diary:

Recumbent Bike, 30 minutes

Strength Training- Biceps

Bicep row- 15 lb

Hammer curl- 12 lb

Concentrated curl- 15lb

Biceps row- 1 tube

Incline alternating dumbbell curl- 10 lb

Biceps row- 26 lb bar

Thursday 12/22/11- Food Diary:

Breakfast-

Whole wheat toast (90 cal)

1/3 egg whites (70 cal)

1/4 cup black beans and zucchini, salsa (80)

A.M. Snack-

2 tbls Organic almond butter(120 cal)

Apple ( 67 cal)

Lunch

2 1/4 oz chicken(125 cal)

Salad- 2 cups mixed greens, green beans, zucchini, yellow squash ( 90 cal)

3 oz adamame (120 cal) thawed from frozen

P.M. Snack-

1 scoop protein powder in H2O(125 cal)

8 oz non fat yogurt with 1 small peach(130 cal)

Dinner-

1 cup baked rotini ( whole wheat noodles)with ground bison meat(300 cal)

small caesar with lite caesar dressing (140 cal)

Dessert-

Homemade popcorn (90 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES- 1707

 

 

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