“When asked what she would tell people who wished to pursue a true paleolithic diet, Dr. Hoyes laughed harshly before replying. ’You really want to be paleo? Then don’t buy anything from a store. Gather and kill what you need to eat. Wild grasses and tubers, acorns, gophers, crickets- They all provide a lot of nutrition. You’ll spend a lot of energy gathering the stuff, of course, and you’re going to be hungry, but that’ll help you maintain that lean physique you’re after. And hunting down the neighbor’s cats for dinner because you’ve already eaten you’re way through the local squirrel population will probably give you all the exercise you’ll ever need.’ ”
On any weight management program, portion control is very important. Eyeballing can easily turn into higher calorie intake than desired, easily halting your weight loss goals or increasing pounds on the scale.
When measuring remember to level up the food using a knife or any other available tool.
seriously, it makes a huge difference. I measure everything now, and I weigh a lot of stuff on our food scale.
I use a food scale for meat and peanut butter and anything where inaccuracy could really fuk up my counting. A serving of peanut butter measured with a tbsp actually ends up being around 1.5 servings O.O. That stuff adds up!
Q&A with Layne Norton, aka one of the who’s who in (natural) bodybuilding, nutrition, and fitness. He’s worked with one of my biggest fitness idols Ava Cowan… let’s just say the physiques speak for themselves!