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AM I DOING THIS RIGHT? Help MUCH appreciated

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Created January 17, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Hello, All

I'm a newbie to Paleo from London, UK.

Here's an average daily meal plan. Please tell me if I am doing this right for health and weight loss and how long it usually takes o start seeing results. Thanks so so much I do appreciate any feedback and the more honest the better. Want to do this RIGHT

Breakfast : Half an organic banana with a teaspoon of almond butter (Biona brand) One poached, free range egg, handful of organic spinach and two pieces of free range bacon, most of the fat removed. Cup of tea with goat's milk

Snack : Organic clementine with four almonds or beef jerky from organic farm, no added stuff

Lunch : Crayfish and avacado salad with no dressing or lemon juice or poached chicken with red cabbage wrapped in seaweed nori

Snack : Vita Coco, plain flavour or Carrot juice, (100% pure carrot)

Dinner : Grass-fed steak or pork chop cooked in avocado or hemp seed oil, with salt and pepper, brocolli and or bell peppers

Pudding (sometimes) : Pure coconut yoghurt from these guys http://coyo.co.uk/ (By the way, if this is a paleo food, it is AMAZING)

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20 · January 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Thanks Greymouser and thanks Jime. I'm so amazed at the kindness of strangers, giving me their time. I guess I can't believe that I can eat fat (on meat) and still lose weight. But I will stick with it as I'm a first timer, willing to give this a go

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19120 · January 17, 2013 at 4:50 PM

The "eat 6 meals a day to ramp up your metabolism" hypothesis is a nice idea, but generally doesn't add up. For SAD, extremely high carb eaters, the 6 meals a day thing may work: eating that many carbs keeps people constantly hungry, and having many, smaller meals is thought to keep overall eating down. For more balanced, healthy eaters (generally not SAD, and only moderate carb compared to SAD), "3 meals a day" tends to work. I generally eat 1-4 meals+snacks a day. Just eat enough food, especially enough fat, and don't overeat. If you find you are hungry during the day, a snack is just fine.

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20 · January 17, 2013 at 4:45 PM

either, I mean. doh!

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20 · January 17, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Thanks for taking the time to reply. I think I'm doing all the snacking because someone told me the best way to get your metabolism up is to eat every three hours or so. I'm not overweight, but I could do with losing a stone. That said, I'm definitely not majority active wither so I will look at that and rectify.

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19120 · January 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

From a dietary perspective, that looks pretty decent for health. I would question if you really need all those snacks? If you are truly hungry, go for it. If not, try to cut them out and maybe have slightly larger meals.

From a total health perspective, you haven't mentioned physical activity and exercise? You aren't going to see dramatic weight loss results (which I'm inferring you are looking for) without exercise as well. If you are obese, the food plan looks great then, but just start with light exercise to keep the joints happy. If you are just generally overweight, I would consider less snacks, and definitely get a physical activity routine going.

Good luck!

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19120 · January 17, 2013 at 4:50 PM

The "eat 6 meals a day to ramp up your metabolism" hypothesis is a nice idea, but generally doesn't add up. For SAD, extremely high carb eaters, the 6 meals a day thing may work: eating that many carbs keeps people constantly hungry, and having many, smaller meals is thought to keep overall eating down. For more balanced, healthy eaters (generally not SAD, and only moderate carb compared to SAD), "3 meals a day" tends to work. I generally eat 1-4 meals+snacks a day. Just eat enough food, especially enough fat, and don't overeat. If you find you are hungry during the day, a snack is just fine.

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20 · January 17, 2013 at 4:45 PM

either, I mean. doh!

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20 · January 17, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Thanks for taking the time to reply. I think I'm doing all the snacking because someone told me the best way to get your metabolism up is to eat every three hours or so. I'm not overweight, but I could do with losing a stone. That said, I'm definitely not majority active wither so I will look at that and rectify.

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30 · January 17, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Part of the Paleo lifestyle is to "eat when you are hungry". Also because you are eating more fat, you can feel full for longer and don't need to be snacking that often, which IMO is great. You can see more information about this here http://www.marksdailyapple.com/meal-timing/

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20 · January 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Thanks Greymouser and thanks Jime. I'm so amazed at the kindness of strangers, giving me their time. I guess I can't believe that I can eat fat (on meat) and still lose weight. But I will stick with it as I'm a first timer, willing to give this a go

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