20 Super Foods You Need To Build Muscle & Lose Fat

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by MikeMartial, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. MikeMartial Black Belt

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    Taken from StrongLifts.com, Mehdi posted up a solid article on nutrition:

    To build muscle & lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein has a higher thermic effect than carbs/fats. Eating fats also helps fat loss: your body holds fat if you don
     
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    Nice.

    I eat everything there regularly except apples. I hate apples. Apple Sauce?
    I need to start drinking Green tea again. Before I moved I had like 5 boxes, that's how much I drank it. I guess the sun is out now so I don't think of it as often.


    What up with peanut butter? I stopped buying it completely and getting almond butter now.

    Thanks for posting that Mike.
     
  3. Ziltoid In search for the Ultimate cup of Coffee

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    This is great for the people coming on here bitching about gaining weight or losing fat. I do just about everything in this article and have had great success in gaining mass. My friend that I work with wants to gain weight as well. I have to point him to this thread. I already told him what I did but if he needs to see it on paper, or on screen I should say. :)

    Thank you Mr. Martial.
     
  4. TopCat The Most Tip-top

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    You can use green tea as the base of your oatmeals and shakes. You can also use it to help make applesauce in a processor/blender. Or just make a bug jug, flavor it with splenda/stevia, and drink it iced.
     
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    Ya, that's what I did last year. Big jug. Stevia is pricey (not really, I'm just cheap) so I just use lemon juice and put my Greens + in it too.

    Good call though.
     
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    *sniff sniff* do I smell a sticky?
     
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    When it says

    "Eat proteins, veggies, fruits & fats every 3 hours. 2 cups water with each meal. Carbs post workout only. Junk food 10% of the time. Get stronger in the meanwhile and you
     
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  9. Chad Hamilton Amateur Fighter

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    Low-fat yogurt?

    Why not the full fat?

    My belly seems to like the whole product much better than the fat-stripped. I have a lactose issue with the lower fat varieties of anything dairy.
     
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    Dairy fats are "not recommended", as I recently read in a different thread. Get your fat intake elsewhere.
     
  11. Samurai Jack faixa roxa

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    me too..
     
  12. Chad Hamilton Amateur Fighter

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    Nah, I'll keep my dairy as "intact" as I can get it.
     
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    Do not worry about the carbohydrates from vegetables, or reasonable fruit portions. It is the starches, sugars, and liquid calories that should be limited.

    9g of EPA/DHA is a good bit for supplemental use. I tend to use around 3g daily.
     
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    Paste a except and then provide a link to the specific article to give stronglifts.com more hits. We gotta support our sources of info.
     
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    Do i agree with all of it, no. Do i agree with a lot of it, yup
     
  16. mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    9 gms of epa/dha??? I dont think I can choke down that many fish oil pills...:(
     
  17. GSPforLIFE Purple Belt

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    I've read a number of 'top food for muscle building, fat loss, etc.' lists, but I have to say this is my new favourite. Very succinct and informative thread. Thanks, Mike.
     
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    As if that isn't bad enough, your significant other probably won't appreciate it very much either :icon_cry2.
     
  19. Michael Wanaka Amateur Fighter

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    No coffee?
     

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