Thank You everyone for your tips. I will try Quinoa. I read tofu is another high protein source that is low in fat. Is folate really necessary. I know it is important for pregnant mothers but do we need that high of folate?
Also on mostly protein. Can't eat dry chicken. I have a lapband and it sticks in throat. I eat fish and turkey but Love that darn cheese. I lsot 85 lbs and am thin. Down from 256 to 171. I was told that I was lean. I take medicine for cholesterol already and exercise al the time. I wonder what I should do.
Miss Ilene. Ready to get back on the wagon.
Co-Leader and Co-Founder of Lapband Rulers. I have a lapband for more than 5 years. I am strong and can do it. I am a strong American women. Lizybird@aol.com
current weight: 196.6
Fitness Minutes: (1,431) Posts: 251 4/3/11 5:58 A
How about some nuts for protein? Folate, I have no clue, as I don't track it.
3/31/12 Trailbreaker half marathon 13.1 miles in 3 hours 13 minutes 4/20/13 Neighborhood Watch 5K 39:17.6 10/5/13 5K Grace Pet Fest 38:47.6 12/1/13 Secret City Half Marathon around 3 hours and 4 minutes 4/19/14 Butterflies for Hope 5K for Lupus 39:23.8 (I hurt my back a few days before, and though it was my first official 5K with some jogging, my back hurt, so was very slow.) 2/7/15 Hearts & Soles 5K, San Jose 34:50 (Recovering from a cold and wet day.)
current weight: 6.8 over
Fitness Minutes: (2,305) Posts: 58 4/2/11 8:18 P
I just started this group on tuesday and have been logging my nutrition and everytime I look at my feedback of my nutrition for the day. My report always says I need more protein and folate. How do you do this when you need low fat meals. I am meat eater but allergic to milk. Mind you I do have fat free milk with my cereal but small amounts. I can eat chees but like I said small amount but cheese has high of fat and well does meats. So what can I do up my protien and how do you get folate?
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