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Looking for high protein/low carb snacks, general diet tips

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    Goal is to lose fat current;y approx. 29% bf () never accurately measured though, only electric handheld machine from boots

    Any suggestions? Currently, i eat a lot of peanut butter - one 340g jar a week, but ive seen some people saying i should avoid it . I buy that ratehr than actual nuts because its muuuuch cheaper and tastes better

    My typical diet is (trying to eat low carb):

    Breakfast: two egg, tuna, a bit of milk omlette.

    Lunch: spinach/broccoil & cauliflower with two fillets coley fish (sometimes 1 fillet salmon)

    Dinner: hmm varies, i try to have mainly meat or protein, but my mum cooks im not in complete control. Often ill have grilled chicken (half or wings, depends how much change i have)

    Snacks: 1 or two scoops protein shake (precision engineered frim H&B) and the aforementioned peanut butter.


    I dont eat sweets/chocolate/ cake/cheese (i just dont like the taste ) , i may have some crisps now and then (never a whole pack, i might just have a couple from a friend etc.)

    So, essentially i just want to know:

    is there anything wrong with my diet? Especially, if i eat too much peanut butter?

    can anyone suggestion alternative high protein snacks?

    Thanks very much
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    Google high protein snacks.

    Personally, beef jerky is delish, nuts, cottage cheese, eggs, tuna.

    Diet wise looks clean and good although depends on your specific goal. Do you want to gain muscle? Maintain? lose fat? so on.
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    (Original post by TheInformer)
    Google high protein snacks.

    Personally, beef jerky is delish, nuts, cottage cheese, eggs, tuna.

    Diet wise looks clean and good although depends on your specific goal. Do you want to gain muscle? Maintain? lose fat? so on.
    thanks, sorry i added some otehr details to the OP - that i want to lose fat and dont eat cheese (just dont like it)

    ooh ive never tried beef jerky, that could work . Is it ok to eat lots of eggs and tuna? ive heard obviously of high cholesterol and mercury poisoining , but i dont know he big these threats actually are

    Thanks
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    (Original post by tooambitious)
    thanks, sorry i added some otehr details to the OP - that i want to lose fat and dont eat cheese (just dont like it)

    ooh ive never tried beef jerky, that could work . Is it ok to eat lots of eggs and tuna? ive heard obviously of high cholesterol and mercury poisoining , but i dont know he big these threats actually are

    Thanks
    Are you male or female? not that it really matters as the method of losing fat is the same (guessing female from the use of smilies).

    You would be best off doing resistance work (weights) in order to preserve the muscle mass you do have, otherwise you will likely just turn into a lighter version of your current body - skinny fat.

    As a fat loss diet you mainly need to focus on calories, eating less than your bodies 'maintenance' calorie need. As it is purely down to calories in vs calories out, carbs don't need to be avoided. It looks high in protein which is great and 'good' fats from fish etc.

    I eat double that amount of peanut butter per week, i'm still alive. Regarding tuna and mercury, yes I've heard that as well am not sure but as long as you don't go mental you should be O.K.

    Also i'm pretty sure the eggs thing is well known as 'bro-science' and that they are fine for you. Apparently dietary cholesterol doesn't affect the bodies cholesterol, same with dietary fat doesn't affect body fat - that is purely calories.
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    (Original post by TheInformer)
    Are you male or female? not that it really matters as the method of losing fat is the same (guessing female from the use of smilies).

    You would be best off doing resistance work (weights) in order to preserve the muscle mass you do have, otherwise you will likely just turn into a lighter version of your current body - skinny fat.

    As a fat loss diet you mainly need to focus on calories, eating less than your bodies 'maintenance' calorie need. As it is purely down to calories in vs calories out, carbs don't need to be avoided. It looks high in protein which is great and 'good' fats from fish etc.

    I eat double that amount of peanut butter per week, i'm still alive. Regarding tuna and mercury, yes I've heard that as well am not sure but as long as you don't go mental you should be O.K.

    Also i'm pretty sure the eggs thing is well known as 'bro-science' and that they are fine for you. Apparently dietary cholesterol doesn't affect the bodies cholesterol, same with dietary fat doesn't affect body fat - that is purely calories.
    correct haha

    ok thanks for that, i was worried about eggs and peanut butter but i wasnt sure, thanks v. much
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    (Original post by tooambitious)
    correct haha

    ok thanks for that, i was worried about eggs and peanut butter but i wasnt sure, thanks v. much
    Knew it was that, girls love smiley faces!

    No worries, just remember, although your diet seems very healthy, unless you eat less calories than your bodies maintenance calories you wont lose weight.

    Also, hit them weights!
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    (Original post by TheInformer)
    Are you male or female? not that it really matters as the method of losing fat is the same (guessing female from the use of smilies).

    You would be best off doing resistance work (weights) in order to preserve the muscle mass you do have, otherwise you will likely just turn into a lighter version of your current body - skinny fat.

    As a fat loss diet you mainly need to focus on calories, eating less than your bodies 'maintenance' calorie need. As it is purely down to calories in vs calories out, carbs don't need to be avoided. It looks high in protein which is great and 'good' fats from fish etc.

    I eat double that amount of peanut butter per week, i'm still alive. Regarding tuna and mercury, yes I've heard that as well am not sure but as long as you don't go mental you should be O.K.

    Also i'm pretty sure the eggs thing is well known as 'bro-science' and that they are fine for you. Apparently dietary cholesterol doesn't affect the bodies cholesterol, same with dietary fat doesn't affect body fat - that is purely calories.
    Exactly right for the eggs. They boost good and bad dietary cholesterol equally, so it balances out.

    Although, interestingly dietary fat does affect cholesterol.

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