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How Do You Guys Get Enough Protein?


#41

Agree 100% here. My cholesterol went down after I incorporated ground Flax Seed in my shakes on a daily basis.


#42

250g of 70% lean ground beef only has 35 g of protein. You would have to eat 5.5lbs of ground beef to get 250 g of protein. I say again ((( Yuck ))) haha


#43

I went on keto for bout 9 weeks. Talk about jacking your lipids!!! My ldl more than doubled! I was taking in plenty of omega 3s (salmon and cod and such) and even supplementing 2g a day but maybe it still wasn’t enough. I recently went back off keto and saturated fats scare the shit out of me now, but then again my family has a history of heart disease. I stay away from cheeses and shit now, and ground beef, unless it’s a cheat meal. I also upped my omega 3 supps to 4g a day.


#44

Why would you eat 70% lean?


#45

I have oatmeal every morning and 3 to 4 sweet potatoes a day will do the trick. Oh I’m very regular like twice a day without fail.


#46

Typically it’s 5-10% fat beef, depending how spendy I’m feeling, so 12.5g-25g per meal, plus olive oil and, in this example, avocado.


#47

I’m eating 95% lean… I don’t think you can even buy 70% lean in the UK, not in typical supermarkets anyway. So 77.5g protein per meal. Wow that’s more than I thought actually.


#48

Where do you even get 70% lean ground beef? Untrimmed full fat ground beef is about 73/27. So you shop at a place where they add fat trimmed from other cuts back into the ground beef?


#49

I personally struggle with getting 1g per lbs. I’m 190 and usually eat 80-100g of protein, but I’ve been creeping my way into 130ish g lately. I mean I’d probably have to eat 2lbs of meat daily, and that’ll just get me around 160g


#50

Haha lighting is deceiving, I only weigh 195ish at the moment. I’m leanish now, but this is as high as my carbs ever go. If I’m cutting I’d be at 2100-2200 Cal’s and either be keto or carb cycling 50-150 depending on what I’m training.


#51

I don’t eat hamburger. Yuck. That shit can have meat from a 100 different cows. Cows that are sick, been given steriods and growth hormones and antibiotics. ((( No thank you ))) I only buy and eat steak I can identify. I don’t have a problem with the cost of good food its the price one pays for better health.


#52

I just google protein in ground beef and 70% came up.
I don’t know anything about that shit other than I don’t buy or eat it.
That is what poor people eat in america when they can’t afford real steak.


#53

I guess I’m one of those poor people, because I’ll eat the hell out of some hamburgers, or meat loaf, or lasagna with ground beef and sausage. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some steak too, I’ll be grilling ribeye at work tonight.


#54

I think it was your lack of knowledge in this area that drove the issue then. If you look up the nutrition on 90% lean ground beef, much better protein to fat ratio. I can buy 93% where I’m at.


#55

You sound like a great guy


#56

Because I don’t like ground meat? How its made or whats in it. OK whatever.


#57

I imagine it’s because you said it was what poor people eat when they can’t afford steak.


#58

OK I get it sorry if I offend anyone.
If I have a recipe for ground beef this is what I do. I buy a piece of meat I can identify and run it thru a meat grinder. Now I know there is no lips snouts private parts gound in with the steak.
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And if you prepare your meals that way you to can have abs of steel like me.

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#59

More lips, snouts and private parts for me.


#60

If this was the flame free confession thread, I would say that I pay $9 to $10 per lb for my organic grass fed ground beef, packaged from one cow only, hopefully including testicles if any…

I would also say that I pay to eat pig ears in restaurants. For cows I pay for tongue.

But fair warning to all: never, ever, eat fermented shark from Iceland.