So, I'm wondering if anyone wants to post some "ideal" eating days?
What's the most nutrition you can get from YOUR calories? What do you eat to hit 100% (or almost 100%) on all vitamins and minerals and etc. daily?
Bonus points for keeping it 2000-4000 calories and cheap! :D
(I think this thread may help people out, who are worrying about deficiencies they can't quite pinpoint.)
I often lack iron in my day, though I'm still working on logging spinach the right way --- my scale doesn't capture the light leaf very well.
To start things off right, I'll go with a large cantaloupe: it knocks out A and C with ease.
Taylor, may I ask why you are eating Flaxseed Oil?
This forum doesn't view bottled oils as healthy or even as food for that matter. Please let us know the reason you have it in your diet and hopefully we can suggest some healthier and better tasting alternatives.
100% of all vitamins and minerals, including amino acids and omega 3. Percentage 90C, 6P, 4F Total cals: 3080
Papayas, raw 1 large (5-3/4" long x 3-1/4" dia) 148.2
Melons, cantaloupe, raw 1 melon, medium (about 5" dia) 187.7
Bananas, raw 5 medium (7" to 7-7/8" long) 525.1
Lettuce, green leaf, raw 1 head 54.0
Celery, raw 3 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) 19.2
Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average 5 medium whole (2-3/5" dia) 110.7
Dates, medjool 5 date, pitted 332.4
Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw 0.5 head 53.2
Chard, swiss, raw 1 leaf 9.1
Spinach, raw 1 cup 6.9
Kiwifruit, green, raw 4 fruit (2" dia) 168.4
Oranges, raw, navels 10 fruit (2-7/8" dia) 686.0
Grapes, red or green (European type, such as Thompson seedless), raw 450 g 310.5
Pineapple, raw, all varieties 1 fruit 452.5
Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched 0.5 kernel 16.4
True, most days I eat less variety, but the OP wanted an example of a "perfect day". I actually had to scroll through a few weeks to find one day that would fit.
Digestive nightmare seems like a bit of an exaggeration to me. I never have any problems.... it's not like I put the whole thing in a blender!
Ya, that's true. It's hard to have a digestive nightmare on LFRV :). True digestive nightmares come from eating meat, grains, etc.