cpmodem's Journal, 08 June 2014

Been battling loose BM's for the past week. LOL, I know TMI ;-] but I don't usually have that problem, so it is interesting to me to try to find out what the cause is. I am usually very careful of what I take in and weigh/measure everything and record it. I also pay particular attention to the nutrients I intake for both me and my gut biome (I affectionately call them "my little friends." JK. Anyway, I believe I've narrowed it down to some habanero flavored pistachio nuts I got from a house guest, some retrograded sweet potato that I had in the refer for about 1 1/2 weeks, or an omelet I had while on the road. Everything else was my usual fare, so not anything I can think of there.

The nuts could have been the culprit with the habanero, or maybe even a mold contaminant in the processing (a family operation). Or even the fact that I ate far more than my usual 1-2 oz (more like 4-5 oz in one sitting). The sweet potato is something I eat almost everyday for the resistant starch, but I remember this particular potato had a slightly off taste and texture and may have gotten contaminated with some sort of pathogen or mold during the 1 1/2 weeks in the refer. However, my wife ate from the same source without a problem. I eat omelets anytime I'm out on the road, and being that I can't control the production of cafe items, that could always be a possibility, though not something I usually run into (but I don't eat out often).
164.0 lb Lost so far: 8.0 lb.    Still to go: 0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 08 June 2014:
1806 kcal Fat: 132.47g | Prot: 94.43g | Carb: 69.35g.   Breakfast: Cinnamon, Nutmeg (Ground), Coffee (Brewed From Grounds), Bulletproof Upgraded Chocolate Powder, Bulletproof Upgraded MCT Oil, Kerrygold Unsalted Pure Irish Butter, Sweet Leaf Liquid Stevia. Lunch: Nutiva Organic Chia Seed, Kirkland Signature Roast Beef in Beef Broth, Premium Gold Organic Golden Omega Flaxseed, Bob's Red Mill Potato Starch, Kidney Beans (Canned). Dinner: Olivado Extra Virgin Avocado Oil, Butter (Salted), Kroger Red Wine Vinegar, Wholly Guacamole Classic Guacamole, Wegmans Organic Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin Steak, Roadhouse Grill Dinner Salad. Snacks/Other: Bob's Red Mill Unsweetened Shredded Coconut, Pecan Nuts. more...
2515 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 6 hours, Yard Work (gardening) - 1 hour, Sleeping - 8 hours, Resting - 9 hours. more...
on diet The Paleo Diet   losing 1.8 lb a week

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Probably all three foods contributed to your discomfort. According to the US government, cooked leftovers (your sweet potatoes) should be discarded after 4 days. I wonder if freezing your sweet potatoes and taking out only what you will need would change the retrograde.  
09 Jun 14 by member: Deb_N

     
 

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