Start Weight:(06 Feb 11) 154.7 lb
Current Weight:(23 Aug 16) 149.5 lb
Goal Weight:155.0 lb
following: billtech66's own diet
performance: gaining 3.5 lb a week

Please don't pass me off as "just one of those people who don't get fat." It's from constant attention.
I've studied cooking, diet, nutrition, herbs, exercise, weight training, for over 50 years.

I've been very good at fixing automobiles, naturally gifted for diagnostics, being intuitive, right brain dominant type, able to easily visualize shapes and forms in my head. A latent artist, with terrible handwriting. Always got 100% in mechanical aptitude tests. Resulting in Working on vehicles for over 50 years.

People, Nature, Psychology, Astrology & metaphysics have been my lifelong studies as well.
I tend to do everything thoroughly. :)

FatSecret member since: 13 Feb 11

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billtech66's Latest Member Challenges

  A No Chocolate Holiday
status: Completed
ended: 21 Nov 11
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billtech66's Cookbook

cals: 96kcal | fat: 4.00g | carbs: 12.55g | prot: 2.74g
Roasted Garlic Chickpeas
These treats really fill the craving of munching mindlessly.
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how to remove rice from diet?
No idea really. Sad
For me though, cutting down on carbs in general and boosting protein helped a lot.
Don't really crave rice or carbs now. Instead I feel like eating protein.
No idea if it works that way for anyone else.

but then I looked up protein online;

8/17/16, looked up webmd RE: protein powders/
too much protein can be hard on yourkidneys and your liver.”
says I may need 94g to MAX 120g protein / day. at my wt. (150) that’s .625 x 150 = 93.75g and 0.8 x 150 = 120g
SAYS NO ONE, can use more that .9g per pound of body wt. even top athletes or body builders.

The recommended daily intake of protein for healthy adults is 0.75 g of protein/kg body weight, which translates into approximately 45 to 56 g of protein a day.
The daily intake for adult athletes is about 1.5 g/kg body weight, with a range of 1-2 g/kg body weight.
But excessive protein intakes can cause a buildup of ketones bodies.
When there is an excessive accumulation of ketone bodies, an abnormal but not necessarily harmful state called ketosis results.
With progressively higher levels of ketone bodies, the body's pH is lowered to dangerously acidic levels, leading to a state called ketoacidosis.
As your kidneys rid your body of these toxic ketones, you can lose a significant amount of water, which puts you at risk of dehydration, particularly if you exercise heavily.
And dehydration from a ketogenic diet can make you feel weak and dizzy, give you bad breath, and lead to other health problems.
While there is no evidence that high protein intake per se would be detrimental for bone mass, it appears reasonable to avoid high protein diets (i.e., more than 2 g/kg body weight/day) when associated with low calcium intake (i.e., less than 600 mg/day).

*(1.5 x my wt of 68 kilo (150Lb) is 1.5 * 68 = 102g/day of protein.*

always learning! Smile
posted 17 Aug 2016, 19:50
Low carb high protein bars, no baking. :) anyone have good recipes??
I'm not needing to do the LCHF since I'm pretty much at my best weight, but I am becoming aware how much CARBS affect my life! Smile
It's too easy to get 'energy bars' or quick food that's loaded with corn syrup or sugar, but hard to find things that are high protein without the high carbs.

so, I found this recipe online;
Low Carb Protein bars, no baking!:

YIELD 6 bars
1⁄2 cup flax seed meal (grind whole flax in a coffee grinder)
2 tablespoons coconut flour
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
10 tablespoons protein powder (I use rice protein)
3 tablespoons carob powder
1⁄3 cup almond butter
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1⁄2 cup water (more or less, as necessary)
36 grams Spirulina (bill’s addition)
36 grams Nutritional Yeast (bill’s)

. 1. Mix all dry ingredients well.
. 2. Mix together almond butter and coconut oil in a small cup (if the oven is warm (not hot!) I place it in there for a minute to soften it before stirring.
. 3. Add almond butter and oil to dry ingredients and mix WELL (I actually use my hands to do this). The mixture will be rather dry and crumbly.
. 4. Add vanilla extract and water (I'd recommend adding water gradually, starting with 1/4 cup, so you don't overdo it) and mix well.
. 5. Grease a 9x9 pan (or similar size) and press dough into pan. I press for a few minutes with my hand to create a consistent thickness.
. 6. Chill in the fridge for several hours to set, then cut into approximately 6 pieces. Wrap each one individually for a quick snack, or store them with wax paper in-between.

so, you can see I added things. took out one thing, but have not tried it yet.
anyone found something like this?
and what do you think?
posted 05 Aug 2016, 16:31
food search is now different, and much worse.
Who is the IDIOT ?
Well, the idiot is ME. -> by Jumping to conclusion it's someone that's an idiot.

Turned out to be a corrupted application on my phone.
Deleted, restarted, installed again. now it's fine. Smile

thanks for the responses. Smile
posted 06 Mar 2016, 10:07
Problems now finding foods, different lately for you too?
Has anyone else had trouble finding foods that you previously entered
yourself or foods that are not common that you've used before? but now can't find?
Also, does the search have a lot fewer choices now? whereas before it would keep
scrolling down, and then even offer several more pages?
Now for me it rarely offers more pages, and sometimes just a couple choices and
that are different enough to be odd that they include them.?
This has been true now for a month or so, and both on the Mac using 2 different
browsers, and on my android Sony z5 xperia phone.
ALSO, separate issue, only on z5 phone: now when entering a new (& previously
entered food that can't be found) on the android, choosing weight is different,
and offers 100g or serving choices. but when I choose 100g, it does not have a
way to enter any amount. it just stays at 100g grayed out. ??

posted 04 Mar 2016, 10:55
This was delivered to my email box today. out of the blue:
Loving what you eat. Be mindful of the food you eat. Enjoying each delicious taste will make it easier to stick to a sensible eating plan. For the foods you do love, look for ways to make them better for you. For example, if pizza is your weakness, substitute a lower-calorie crust and choose toppings that help counteract added fat and calories.

Not skipping meals. Although skipping breakfast may seem like a good way to cut calories, it's a plan that can actually backfire, making you hungrier as the day wears on, and more likely to overeat or sneak unhealthy snacks. Start each day with a well-rounded breakfast to fuel your body.
[to me, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. How about you?]
Eating smaller portions. When you simply must indulge, go ahead, but to do so in moderation. One clever way to keep your portions small: use a tablespoon, not a serving spoon to dish out portions.

Getting your fill in healthy ways. Overeating often comes down to a very basic cause: hunger. Becoming more conscious of how you answer your hunger will help you stay on track. Drinking water before and during events will help to fill you up so you are less likely to consume excess calories. Snacking throughout the day can also help keep hunger at bay; several small, healthy snacks, such as a handful of nuts or trail mix, can help keep you feeling full.
posted 08 Jan 2016, 16:37
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