2/6/13- Paula's Eating Exercise Journal : Saturday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 7. February 2013 09:00

In the last year, I have transitioned my diet from 33%/33%/34% beef/chicken/seafood diet to a 80/10/10 diet.  It works better for my digestive issues, and my slowing metabolism.  But, between beef and chicken, which reigns supreme? 

Joy Baiers’ (MS,RD,CDN) opinion is that red meat tends to be marbled and higher fat than white chicken meat, chicken breasts ( minus the skin) is just leaner if weight loss is your goal.  Red meat does contain higher amounts of absorbable iron (but you can get iron from spinach and lentils).  

If you do crave beef, go for the leaner cuts like eye round steak, (4oz. - 227 cal), or top sirloin steak (4 oz.-280cal).  Ground turkey ranks in for 4 oz at 120 cal.  Chicken breast has 160 cal. for 4 oz.

 Workout  2/06/10: Wednesday

Treadmill- 30 minutes

strength train- biceps

biceps curl- 12 lb

biceps curl- 2 tubes

hammer curl- 12 lb

biceps curl, turned out- 1 tube


Food Diary 2/06/10: Wednesday


1/2 cup non-fat vanilla yogurt, 1/4 cup blueberries , sprinkle high fiber cereal(105 cal)

A.M. Snack-

apple( 57 cal)


 5 pieces sushi (220 cal)

P.M. Snack-

grapefruit( 40 cal)

bagel (200 cal)

Dinner- Panera

roast beef sandwich(620 cal) *I had NO idea how many calories were in this basic sandwich till after I ate it and asked for the nutritional book. WOW

grapefruit (40 cal)

Home made popcorn sprayed with I Can't Believe its Not Butter (90  cal) 


apple( 57 cal) 


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