Before I began eating healthier around May 1, I was searching for a meal replacement that I could eat daily to meet most of my RDA vitamin, mineral and nutrient requirements. During that time, I looked at nutrition bars and supplements like Soylent, but I wasn’t able to locate anything approaching a sustainable, decent meal replacement.… Read More Trying Out Huel For Meal Replacement
The following list contains the Fahrenheit smoke points for commonly used oils. The list only contains oils that I may use, so oils like corn oil or canola are not in the list, because I would never use them. I’ve grouped the oils by the cooking temperature in order to best understand which have the… Read More Oil Smoke Points
I am starting a log for my nutritional values for all RDA micronutrients and select macronutrients. As the values change, I will edit this post to account for the changes. Nutritional Values 2017-05-09 Through 2017-06-27 MACRONUTRIENTS Fiber – 63.1% Protein – 131.7% Micronutrients Vitamins B1 – 61.1% B2 – 92.1% B3 – 92.2% B5 – 82.1%… Read More Nutritional Values (RDAs)
Using cronometer.com site, I’ve been tracking my daily targets for nutrition. This post is simply to track what percentages I’m hitting each day and the overall average percentage.
The following recipe will meet 100% of the RDAs for a woman age 44 (which is what I am) at only 1202.1 calories. By adding in four 16.9 oz bottles of water for the day, I can then say that I’ve met all daily requirements with this one meal without supplementing with any vitamins in… Read More The Ultimate Meal
Thus far, I’ve struggled to meet 100% of the daily RDA for Potassium (4,700 mg) in my daily meals. I’m averaging only 50.0% of the nutritional target, and before today, I was below 50.0% average as I’ve slowly worked my way up from 15-60% of the RDA to 73%. I am now adding dried apricots… Read More Meeting RDA for Potassium
Because I oftentimes need to figure out an ounce of seeds or nuts, I’ve had to frequently reference the quantities of select nuts in order to reach that magical nutritional measurement. As such, I’m going to list common nuts and the quantity to reach an ounce for reference: Almonds – 23 Brazil nuts – 6 Cashews… Read More How Many Nuts in an Ounce?
So, I’ve been trying to find chromium-rich foods as I’m taking a supplement for chromium recently due to the inability to eat sufficient foods with chromium in them to meet the RDA of 25 micrograms. The main foods from quick research with chromium were said to be broccoli and brewer’s yeast, two foods that I’m… Read More Chromium – Brazil Nuts, Pears, and Mushrooms
Introduction I’ve been trying to formulate the idea of my health routine. There are underlying tenets forming the basis for this lifestyle, and the more I flesh those out, the more readily I can learn to follow a healthier way of eating and living. I’m going to post the main ideas I have on what… Read More Learning the Healthy Lifestyle of Optimal Nutrition
This discussion is going to focus on exercise recommendations for those middle-aged, since I’m 44 and would be considered middle-aged. For the moment, I’m going to post a few links and update as I learn more about this topic. Exercise Sites https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/briank.htm For me, four essential components of a solid strength-training program are proper nutrition, proper… Read More Exercising in Middle Age