Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Day 122: Paleo

I'm going pure paleo for two weeks starting next Monday (Cave Connie started today): no dairy (eggs ok), no coffee, no alcohol, no sugar, nothing processed at all, nothing that a caveman could not have rustled up.

The Diet (From Bob Hogden):

The rules of the Paleolithic Diet are simple: Only eat what was available to the early hunter-gatherers. Foods which are edible raw. All other foods should be avoided. In effect this is the factory specified diet.

Do Eat: Meats and Fish, Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts, and Berries.

Do Not Eat: Grains, Beans, Potatoes, Dairy, Sugar.

On this diet you don't count calories or carbs. You eat when you're hungry and stop when you're full. I snack all the time on nuts and fruit. Any food of any kind from the "Do Eat" list is OK. All foods from the "Do Not Eat" category are strictly forbidden--no exceptions! It takes some will power at first, but after a week or two the cravings for the old foods go away.

I am going to further refine this diet by applying zone principals as well.

5AM 1 cup Milk = 1 block

7AM open face breakfast sandwich with diabetic lifestyles bread and egg beaters, leftover tuna curry = 3 blocks

Noon Turkey Burger with veggies = 4 blocks

4PM 1 cup Greek Yogurt, cup blueberries, 1/4 oz almonds = 4 blocks

8PM 2 glasses red wine, chicken & green onions = 4 blocks

Block Target = 16 blocks

Block Total = 16 blocks

7 rounds for time of:
95 pound Sumo-deadlift high-pull, 10 reps
10 Ring dips
Time: 6:54

1 comment:

Jay said...

i'm curious to see how the Paleo diet goes for you. It seems pretty hard core...so it should be perfect for you :)