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Day 10 5/14/14

May 15, 2014
A New Study Shows That We Naturally Crave Sweet and Salty High Calorie Foods At Night.

         The Main Point: 

“Our study suggests that because of the internal circadian regulation of appetite, we have a natural tendency to skip breakfast in favor of larger meals in the evening. This pattern of food intake across the day is exactly what Sumo wrestlers do to gain weight.” Read The Article In Full

The Lesson:

The cards are stacked against you but you can win with the hand you are dealt. If you play it right. Eat despite having a small appetite early in the day. By doing so hopefully you will have eaten enough calories through the day to be satisfied with a normal sized dinner. You’ll likely sleep better as well which will help you maintain a healthy body weight.

Let us know how it went on Day 10 in the comments!
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  1. Shannah Jaburek Reply

    Breakfast: paleo blueberry muffin with coffee with unsweetened van almond milk
    S: go raw carrot cake super cookies
    Lunch: mixed greens salad with carrot, onion and left over roasted chicken from Monday with olive oil
    Dinner: Lemon chicken, broccoli and artichoke all sautéed together
    S: paleo shamrock shake ( avocado, unsweetened van almond milk, peppermint and vanilla extracts and ice). I’m celebrating because all my grades are in and I’m graduating on Saturday!!!!

  2. Bushy Reply

    water – check
    food – had some coconut milk with sugar in it so i guess just one point.

  3. Bill G Reply

    B- smoothie (8oz almond milk, 1 banana, cashew butter) 2 hard boiled eggs, 2 ~2oz sausages (chicken, apple, onion, spices)
    L- salad w/ spring mix/spinach, tomato, cucs, 1/2 an avocado and~3oz smoked turkey, homemade paleo Italian dressing. Bartlett pear.
    S- ~6oz strawberries, 2 slices of smoked turkey, ~1oz mixed raw almonds and cashews
    Post WOD- ~8oz coconut water with 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    Dinner- stir fry ~4oz chicken with ~2tsp of coconut oil and ~2oz of coconut aminos sauteed with onion, bell pepper, zucchini, yellow squash, mushroom.
    water- check

  4. Ann Massi Reply

    Breakfast- coconut kefir with mango, strawberry, chia seeds and egg white powder
    Lunch- salad same as last few days with grilled chicken and avacado
    Snack- applesauce with flax seed
    Dinner- chocked with paleo BBQ sauce, peppers and a half of a sweet potato
    Snack – macadamia nuts and dates
    Drank more than all my water!!!

  5. matt r Reply

    water check
    breakfast: turkey slices, banana, handful of pistachios, coffee
    snack: apple
    lunch: chef salad
    snack: peas in pod with guac dip
    dinner: jalapeño chicken sausage with zucchini & avocado

  6. Erin Gretzinger Reply

    Pre wod- 2 cups black coffee, water
    Post wod- egg white protein shake w/coconut water
    B-2 eggs scrambled, 1/2 avocado, 1/2 grapefruit, 1 mini bell pepper
    S-almonds, banana
    S-grilled chicken breast, mini peppers
    L-salad w/chicken, raddish, carrots, tomato, greens, paleo lime avocado dressing
    S-cupcake charlie mint madness cupcake….(pretty sure you didnt mean doing that to add fat to my daily food intake, but it was a moment of weakness)
    D-cucumber and steak
    Recipe:http://paleoleap.com/steak-cucumber-salad/
    Water in

  7. Kevin Medeiros Reply

    5/14
    Whey with water post WOD
    Breakfast – 3 eggs, leftover lime and herb chicken and bacon
    Lunch – not much because I had a late breakfast – fruit, almonds, and dried cranberries
    Snack – banana
    Dinner – steak tips, grilled summer squash and peppers, grilled asparagus
    Water mark hit

    • Kevin Medeiros Reply

      Also 2 green teas black

    • sarah lee Reply

      Try splitting that breakfast into breakfast and a snack combining carbs and Pro to both. Looks delicious though!

  8. Carol G. Reply

    Water good
    Apple sauce protien drink
    Mixed nuts lunch meat fruit salad
    Steak sauté onions green beans salad
    Apple sauce lunch meat

    • sarah lee Reply

      I would love to see more veggies! Maybe sub the last apple sauce with raw veggies dipped in guacamole to add some fat?

  9. Christopher Tufts Reply

    Water was good again
    B: three fried eggs and some pineapple
    L: Pork Chops with bacon, onion, and apple a small side salad, Banana.
    Later I had a pear
    D: went to hell in a hand basket! (we went to whole foods) had a hot dog, Salad with O&V and tried a few bite of Henry’s Chicken bites, plus a few bites of fish. We did have a DELICIOUS smoothy that was totally paleo. Cape Crusader Off the top of my head it had Coconut Water, apple, mango, kale (and something else I can’t remember….) all fresh! amazing I will do better tomorrow (today)

    I think I might have had a pear and a banana watching the B’s get their rears handed to them… luckily there wasn’t chocolate and I managed to avoid the beer in the fridge!

    • Christopher Tufts Reply

      I definitely see the benefits of the fat today mark, (today, not the above comment…) I had about a quarter of an avocado with my eggs this morning and I made it to 1 without noticing that I needed lunch…

    • Mark Lee Reply

      Glad to hear it, it’s a little known fact in america that fat is a good thing when it’s used right.

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