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#1 drew_ab

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Posted 01 January 2015 - 12:15 AM


Just curious to see what members of Longecity eat. Feel free to post your daily menu in this thread whenever you like.

 

Breakfast - Lentils, brown rice, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, watermelon

Lunch - Brown rice, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, arugula, banana

Supper - Whole wheat pasta, marinara sauce, arugula, watermelon

 

No snacks.  I had a cup of green tea and two cups of hibiscus.

 

What did you eat today?


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#2 StevesPetRat

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 12:27 AM

Well, let's put up something different for contrast, shall we?  :laugh: 

Menu from a couple months ago:
1 lb (450 g) bison meat / 2 heads iceberg lettuce / 1/2 cup (100 g) (dry wt) white rice / 3 tbsp (45 ml) olive oil / 2 tbsp (30 ml) ghee
K/Na/Mg/Ca water
various pills

More recently:
1/2 lb (225 g) bison meat / 3 eggs / 1 head iceberg lettuce / 1/2 lb (225 g) arugula (AKA rocket lettuce) / 1 lb (450 g) wild blueberries / 50 g goat whey powder / 20 fl oz (0.6 L) goat kefir / 20 g colostrum powder / 20 g hydrolyzed collagen / 2 tbsp (30 mL) sunflower lecithin / 1 tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil / 1 tbsp (15 mL) tbsp ghee / 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil / 1/3 cup (50 g) green banana flour / 15 g supplemental cellulose powder / 15 g modified citrus pectin / 2 tsp (10 mL) fish oil
K/Na/Mg/Ca water
various pills


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#3 drew_ab

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 01:38 AM

Thanks for sharing - even if it's not my personal choice, I am vastly curious as to what others ingest.  


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Posted 02 January 2015 - 02:26 AM

Breakfast: Old-fashion oatmeal (445 calories) and flaxseed (55 calories)

Lunch: Barley (1000 calories)

Supper: Steamed Broccoli (200 calories) Whole-wheat pasta (785 calories)

 


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#5 spirilla01

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 07:32 PM

Breakfast smoothie:

150 g blueberries 

75 g frozen cauliflower

50 g frozen spinach

50 g frozen kale 

1 scoop green vibrance 

15 g whey 

10 g flax 

10 g great lakes gelatin 

 

lunch

2 pieces of dark rye break

1 egg 

1 avocado

10g olive oil

20 gram Lindt 85% 

 

Dinner

100 g arugula 

100 g wild caught salmon

50 g mushrooms 

15 g cilantro 

30 g olive oil

250 ml red wine

20 hasel nuts 

30 gram lindt 85% 

1/2 avocado 

 

 

 


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Posted 02 January 2015 - 11:07 PM

Breakfast smoothie:

150 g blueberries 

75 g frozen cauliflower

50 g frozen spinach

50 g frozen kale 

1 scoop green vibrance 

15 g whey 

10 g flax 

10 g great lakes gelatin 

 

lunch

2 pieces of dark rye break

1 egg 

1 avocado

10g olive oil

20 gram Lindt 85% 

 

Dinner

100 g arugula 

100 g wild caught salmon

50 g mushrooms 

15 g cilantro 

30 g olive oil

250 ml red wine

20 hasel nuts 

30 gram lindt 85% 

1/2 avocado 

ouch. no complex carbs?


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Posted 03 January 2015 - 03:09 AM

Pizza everyday. :D


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#8 StevesPetRat

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Posted 03 January 2015 - 10:17 AM

I tried to get some more carbs today:
500 g butternut squash / 1 cup (200 g dry) white rice / 1 lb (450 g) blueberries / 8 oz (225 g) arugula / 6 oz (170 g) oyster mushrooms / 6 oz (170 g) raspberries / 4 oz liver / 3 eggs / 2 oz walnuts / 3 cloves garlic / 1 head butter lettuce / 1 large broccoli stalk / 1 avocado / 4 servings of hummus / 4 sheets of Nori / 5 tbsp olive oil / 3 tbsp coconut oil / 2 tsp fish oil
1 cup each of parsley, fo ti, manjistha, and horsetail tea
Electrolyte water

Kinda wanna put that all in cronometer ... OK, just registered and did so...
3350 Cal, 28% carb, 12% protein, 60% fat
36 g omega 6, 10 g omega 3, um, maybe a little too much PUFA
Other notables:
3.5 x RDA for both Sat fat and cholesterol
21 x RDA Copper
8 x RDA Manganese
31 x RDA Vitamin A
34 x RDA Vitamin B12 (So what; I've taken 10,000 x the RDA at once)
100% Nutritional targets met  :cool:


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#9 RonBurgandy

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Posted 08 January 2015 - 05:38 AM

Breakfast: Eggs, Almonds, Grapefruit

 

Lunch: Pea Protein Isolate, Steel Cut Oats, Coconut Butter, Broccoli,

 

Snack: Hemp Protein, Cashews, Blueberries

 

Dinner: Lamb Chops, Sweet Potato, Avacado, Kale, White Button Mushrooms, Olive Oil


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#10 drew_ab

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Posted 07 February 2015 - 03:58 AM

Breakfast - brown rice, kidney beans, raisins, chard, banana, cherries
Lunch - chic peas, kidney beans, spinach, pumpkin seeds, pine nuts, Brazil nuts
Supper - oats, cocoa, cherries, flax, walnuts, hazelnuts, arugula, banana

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Posted 07 February 2015 - 07:54 PM

Yesterday:

Breakfast - Gynostemma Tea, 1 Tbs Olive Oil, 1 Tbs Caprylic Acid and all my damn supplements.

Lunch - 28 raw almonds

Dinner - Afghan: A big helping of basmati rice, cooked spinach, lamb and lentil soup and a pretty typical salad with cucumbers and tomatoes.



#12 TheFountain

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Posted 07 February 2015 - 11:05 PM

Some greek yogurt with cashews and honey. This has prebiotics (the honey) and probiotics (the yogurt).

 

A giant salad with kale, grape tomatos, avocados and beets  and then some dark chocolate (serious nitric oxide producer)

 

Scrambled eggs made with egg whites and some cheddar cheese (protein).

 

The day is not done though, I plan to have a bowl of mixed fruit soon and some tilapia fillet for dinner, also a protein bar between meals. 

 

 

 

 



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Posted 07 February 2015 - 11:33 PM

Today:

Upon waking - 20g Whey Protein

Breakfast - Gynostemma Tea and various supplements

Lunch - Homemade trail mix with goji berries, cacao nibs, unsweetened coconut, cashews, mulberries. Peet's decaf ice coffee. 1 Teaspoon of Royal Jelly. 2 naturally fermented dill pickles.

Dinner: A salad I made at Whole Foods whilst purchasing my trail mix ingredients made with Arugula, Broccoli, Carrot, Beet, Cabbage, Garbanzo, bit of Gorgonzola and shredded chicken and 2 dolmas.


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Posted 08 February 2015 - 03:25 AM

Nothing. Day 3 of a water-only fast.
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#15 timar

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 09:03 PM

For breakfast today I had my usual muesli (which is not quite the usual muesli, though)

 

For dinner I was up to something Japanese, so I got a big bag of fresh spinach and sauted it with a bit of sesame oil, soy sauce and lots of mashed garlic (isn't it amazing how all of this volume just melts away when the spinach is cooked? No wonder it is one of the most nutrient dense foods). Then I dabbed sliced tofu and sweet potato with oil and put it in the oven to roast while grating carrots and dressing them up with lemon juice and pepper. I like the culinary contrast between the fresh, crunchy carrots and the earthy, tender spinach, so I thought it fitting to arrange it on the plate like a yin and yang symbol (yeah, I know, it is not a Japenese symbol, anyway :happy:). I put the tofu and potato strips on top and garnished it with some roasted sesame and teriyaki sauce.

 

For lunch I had a few broiled salmon strips (~50 g) and a thin slice of cheese with salad (romaine, arugula, cucumber, tomato, radish, red onion) wrapped in whole-grain pita with a yogurt-horseradish dressing and lots of chopped dill and parsley.

 

In-between I had a kiwi fruit, a pear, a small piece of walnut cake and a handful of wasabi peas.

 

I drank a cup of filtered coffee, a cup of green tea, a cup of hibiskus tea, a glass of diluted orange juice and a bottle of beer.

 

When I think about it, I've included something to offend virtually everyone today: vegans (yogurt), vegetarians (fish), saturated fat phobics (cheese), omega-6 phobics (sesame oil), soy phobics (tofu), paleo dieters (pita bread), low carbers (walnut cake), whole foodists (wasabi peas) and teetotallers (not the tea).

 

So feel free to issue your complaints (or to ask for my BMI, waist-to-height ratio, blood sugar, cholesterol level, etc.)


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Posted 11 February 2015 - 01:36 AM

So feel free to issue your complaints (or to ask for my BMI, waist-to-height ratio, blood sugar, cholesterol level, etc.)

Frankly, a stool sample would be the more meaningful measure.

I know you were being facetious. But let's not steal the credit for good health from the overwhelming majority of our cells that actually deserve it, OK?
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#17 timar

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Posted 15 February 2015 - 10:33 AM

Fine, I'll PM you some nice high-resolution images of the samples I've recently produced :-D


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#18 TheFountain

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Posted 18 February 2015 - 04:04 AM

Today I had a large salad made with Arugula organic lettuce, fresh parsley, tomatoes and beets and sardines, an omelette made with mostly egg whites and two normal eggs, lots of spices and mozzarella cheese. Some chicken tenders topped with cheese and a protein bar after my work out with my brother in law. 



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Posted 18 February 2015 - 12:07 PM

breakfast: smoothie containing ananas, oranges, apple, fennel, cucumber, kohlrabi leaves, brokkoli and chia seeds sweetend with xylitol

a cup of green tea and a cup of devil's claw tea

10g gelatin protein

 

lunch: arabic soup with chick peas, red lentils, kidney beans, spinach, lemon juice

 

in between: 50g of 85% cocoa choclate, a cup of coffee with soy milk


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Posted 25 May 2015 - 11:23 AM

This is my basic meal every day. Sometimes I eat berries instead of the apple and bananas, and I try to switch the vegetables in the soup for a variety.

I supplement with beta alanine, creatine, d-vitamin, iodine, and fish oil on a regularly basis

I am thinking about doing a transition to a golden algae omega 3 - or other algae specie without BMMA, however the studies are not clear what species are BMA free yet?

Occasionally I will add a b vitamin complex and choline.

The oats in the soup thickens it up (soluble fiber + water = ...) to a nice consistency.

The cornflakes is for the consistency. And the IMO? I am addicted to that stuff.

The sweetness in the whey, the umami of the almond butter, the bitterness of coffee, and the spiciness of cinnamon all combined in the base of the IMO - throw in a handful of cornflakes = it’s like drug for an addict.

 

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 06:26 PM

Breakfast: Oatmeal, beans, nuts, seeds, cocoa powder, ground flax seed. (450 kcals)

Lunch: Vegetable soup with spinach, mushroom, leeks, onions, sweet potato, rice, noodles, quorn, olive oil, spices. Berries, Cantaloupe, seeds (500 kcals)

Snack: Coleslaw and raw spinach salad with tomato and soy yogurt dressing with seeds and raisins with olive oil. (200 kcals)

Dinner: Same as lunch less the berries. Add an open face sandwich. Single piece of flax bread with peanut butter and honey. (600 kcals)

 

3-4 cups of Chinese pu-er/jasmine tea each day between meals.


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#22 ioanna

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Posted 07 June 2015 - 10:43 AM

Breakfast: 3 scrambled eggs with 200g mushrooms, 1 slice of wholegrain bread, 1 Actimel (379cal)

 

Lunch: Turkey and vegetable wholegrain bagel (370 cal)

 

Dinner: tuna salad, 3 slices of wholegrain bread, 1 tbsp of flaxseed oil (562 cal)

 

Snacks: 2 scoops of whey protein, 1 small banana, 1 sugar-free ice cream cone (471 cal)

 

Supplements: vitamin A, E, D, calcium, Echinacea


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Posted 10 June 2015 - 06:13 AM

I do intermittant fasting, so i eat around midday. Usually eat when hungry, but it generally looks like this

 

lunch: 3 poached pastured eggs, 20g liver, handful almonds/macadamias, yogurt, cheese, 100g rockmelon, can of oysters (occasionally)

linner:  80g salmon, apple, banana, carrot

dinner: broccoli, spinach, watercress, potato, mung beans, meat (generally chicken or beef)

 

snack: Blueberries,

Drinks: Coconut water, beetroot juice, green tea


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#24 Kalliste

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 06:19 AM

Some days I eat like a pig, other days like a LE kind of guy.

Yesterday I ate a 200g bag of potato chips with extra salt. 0.5 liter of ice-cream. Some bread with butter on it.

Today I have eaten 50g of walnuts, will eat some muesli with probiotic dairy. 5 eggs. Drink about 5 cups of coffee. Will eat some chickpeas with olive oil and 10g of curry and curcumin powder and some cottage cheese before bed.


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#25 timar

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 07:46 AM

When I see the last few posts, it seems that low-carb, high-protein is still very popular here.

 

Where do people get the idea that eating massive amounts of animal protein is good for your health or longevity? The evidence tells a very different story. High protein diets may have some value for weight loss, but they are a terrible choice if you want to live a long and healthy life.


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#26 TheFountain

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 09:08 AM

Some fried Chicken and Half a water melon (fuck you it makes my dick hard>Nitric>oxide). 


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Posted 10 June 2015 - 09:33 AM

1st meal: steel-cut oats with bananas (100 g dry steel-cut oats, 250g 0,5% milk, 2 big bananas). 0,5l cup of green tea, 1 pill of multivitamins, 1000 IU of vitamin D3

2nd meal: 1000 g of fruit salad (2 apples, 2 bananas, 1 orange, 3 kiwis)

3rd meal: 1 huge shawarma (110 g lavash bread, 200 g chicken breast, 200 g cabbage, 100 g tomatoes, tomato ketchup 50 g, condiments), 0,5l cup of green tea with 20 g of honey.

4th meal (after exercise): 600g of 1% fat yoghurt, 1 banana, 25 g of soy protein, 500 mg of vitamin C.

5th meal: 200 g of canned sardines with 2 slices (100g) of wholewheat bread with 300g of cucumber salad. 0,5l cup of green tea with 20 g of honey, 1 pill of multivitamins.


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Posted 10 June 2015 - 10:34 AM

Timar, i assume you mean me as one of those :p

Low carb doesnt always mean high protein (and i don't eat excessively low carb anyways).

I believe that both low carb and high carb are healthy, but i prefer low to medium carb in the range of 100-180g carbs. Depending on my exercise intensity.

Additionally, i aim to get only enough protein to maximize muscle if i overshoot my goal, i cut my meat back.

I put my health and enjoyment first and longevity (i know, i know. longevity site :P)  second, although i still think i have a good chance of living a long and healthy life like this.

I would much rather try my hand at intermittent fasting and balance my methionine intake with glycine then go on a lower protein high carb diet.


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 12:57 AM

Breakfast: 1 avocado and whey shake (with extra glycine, raw potato starch and coconut oil)

 

Lunch: 1 sweet potato, bunch of dates and 1 can of sardines in olive oil

 

Dinner: Raw egg over black rice with garlic and turmeric. Some strawberries. 

 

Two cups of sencha green tea over the day.

 

Supplements: niagen, magnesium, zinc, vitamin k2, black seed oil, fish oil and probiotics. I take c60oo from time to time.

 

It is a fairly typical day. I also eat alot of macademia nuts and swiss cheese but it doesn't last long hehe. I do my own yogurt sometime. I tend to keep the meat heavy dinners for the week-end. I do vegetable juice from time to time also. I don't eat grains other than rice and stay away from processed foods.


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#30 timar

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 10:14 AM

Additionally, i aim to get only enough protein to maximize muscle if i overshoot my goal, i cut my meat back.

I put my health and enjoyment first and longevity (i know, i know. longevity site :P)  second, although i still think i have a good chance of living a long and healthy life like this.

I would much rather try my hand at intermittent fasting and balance my methionine intake with glycine then go on a lower protein high carb diet.

 

You don't need to emphasize protein-rich foods in order to grow muscle. That is a widespread misconception. The effects a protein-rich diet and particularly BCAA have on muscle grow are due to anabolic effects from insulin-related growth factors, not due to increased availability of protein building blocks. In fact, grains, legumes, nuts and leafy green vegetables alone provide sufficient protein (~10% of calories) to maintain muscle mass even during heavy exercise. Top that off with an additional ~5% of high-quality animal or vetegable protein (25 g for a 2000 kcal diet, e.g. a cup of yogurt plus one egg and a slice of cheese or a 3 oz serving of fish, meat or tofu), and you not only have plenty of options for enjoying a varied diet but also an abundant amount of protein for muscle growth. Eating more animal protein and thus boosting IGF-1 will generally only give a minor boost in muscle growth but likely come at the cost of long-term health and increased suscepbility to cancer and other chronic diseases.

 

There is a guy on youtube giving a nice explanation on how much protein we actually need.

 

I agree that intermittent fasting is a good thing as it seems to have a lot of beneficial metabolic effects, one of them being a marked decrease in IGF-1. One could ask, however, why one would intentionally eat lots of protein in order to boost IGF-1 and then engage in intermittent fasting in order to get it down again instead of just practicing moderation to maintain a healthy balance in the first place. ;)


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