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Had cravings yesterday. The first in over a month. The only thing I did different was add some Millet to my eating regime. Hummmm... food for thought
I ended up eating two of my homemade complinate choc fudge pieces (very small) and over the afternoon indulged in a NAP Cherry Choc. Protein bar.
Hung on the best I could. Today.. onward being careful with the millet... that millet is really good. I think it's dangerous for me. I want to keep eating it like bread. Basmate rice, I can stop with the normal serving amount.
I wish I was a hunter.....my favorite way to do asparagus is roasted in the oven for about 15 minutes at around 400 degrees. You just trim it, put it on a cookie sheet with some olive oil and sea salt. Delish! Can squeeze on some lemon juice or zest also after it comes out.....yummo...
I've been meaning to thank you for this for along time! I am nuts about Asparagus cooked this way! And so is hubby who had never had it this way.
We roast it until the tips are pretty dark... even black, in olive oil and then sprinkle salt and Kelp Sprinkles on it! It's inhaled in minutes! Tastes enough like french fries to qualm that need forever!
Just started this week and so far I'm eating, eggs, dates, unsweetened chocolate, salmon, beef, cinnamon, chamomille tea, watermelon, pears, artichoke...
I feel great but I have a nasal condition which always keeps me down so I'm doing good for me. What's been hard is getting enough protein and calories during the day because it's hard to find good food at work and not into the routine of taking food. So I went off the diet a little today and don't feel so good. I'll have to get my snacks in order and I'll be a lot better.
What I love the most is that I can have all the things I really like on the Hunter and they are beneficial. I love dates, chocolate and watermelon. Although I can't have the sugar filled cholate bars, I improvise by buying unsweetened cooking chocolate bars from the store and eat them with the sugary dates and it's just like the real thing.
I just really need to keep my calorie intake up all day.
I've lost some weight fast but feel strong. My six pack is coming through and I feel like my body is just working better overall.
Location: Rosemary Beach, Florida and Mobile Alabama
I think I told you all this, I thought I was a Gatherer until just recently... mistaken Genotype!
I am SO happy to be a Hunter because almost all of the food really agrees with me!
One of my staples on the BTD ( O ) was romaine with evoo..... as a Hunter, these aren't particularly wonderful for me... in fact most of the lettuces aren't .... I have always eaten LARGE salads... so today I did finely chopped turnip greens.. it was fine...
Question: the only grape leaves I have seen are in a jar.. I assume they have vinegar .. can I wash it all off and will it be ok?
Has anyone found sweet potato leaves? There is no way I could grow my own unless I had a field.. I'd eat too many of them!
I started GTD a couple of weeks ago. The only improvement in myself that I have noticed is my shoulder, which I believe I've already mentioned. The muscle in my shoulder becomes super tight if I sit at the computer for a while or hold my 2 1/2 month old for any length of time while standing on my feet. My shoulder hurts so badly that it tingles and burns with pain. Within three days of GTD that went away. I know it was the spelt because if I eat wheat I get a stiff neck. I believe that it's all related for me. Unfortunately I haven't really been able to add anything to my diet, only take out. I've removed, spinach, iceberg lettuce, mozzarella cheese, raisins, spelt, carrots, tomato, and avocados. Unfortunately these were foods that I ate nearly on a daily basis. So now I eat leaf lettuce salad that contains broccoli, onions and peppers, sprinkled with olive oil and Parmesan cheese. Beef and cooked broccoli. I'm trying it for a while but to me the diet seems so limited. I hear many people saying that they are enjoying the variety and the new foods. I've only been able to take things out. It's been rather disappointing. However, on the more positive side I've seen many affects in my daughter who's 2 1/2 months old. I'm nursing her full time. She's taking longer naps and seems more contented, and she's a really good baby to begin with. Also, she was getting cradle cap and that has disappeared as well. So I know that the diet is doing something different. I had hoped to see a little bit of weight loss. But so far nothing. Leanne!
My husband Daniel A+ Teacher, me O+ Hunter, DJ O+ Hunter, Abigail O+ Gatherer, Nathaniel O+ Hunter, Israel A+ Teacher, Esther O+ Gatherer, Levi O+ Hunter, Joel A+ too young to know yet.
Location: Rosemary Beach, Florida and Mobile Alabama
I've just gone full blown into the Hunter diet... as I said, when I thought I was a Gatherer I wasn't very enthused because the list didn't appeal to me.... lol.. I PROMISE I didn't just make up that I am a Hunter ...I did some remeasuring and got the kit and watched the video.... but I am SO thrilled... so I have very bad arthritis in my knees.. particularly in one knee.. from tennis and running marathons.. self inflicted... I am SO hoping that this diet will give me some relief.. perhaps not a cure.. but relief... from the stiffness.
A little update on myself, I've been feeling "Too Good". I have lots of energy, strength, endurance and stamina after a little less than a week. The only thing holding me down is my nasal issues which I've stated before as probably why I seeked out the BTD diet in the first palce. I'm treated it with stinging nettle and it works well.
Some of the things I've done that I haven't been able to do in a long time.
I ran 3 miles straight, barely loosing a little breath. I helped my brother inlaw move all his furniture into his new house without loosing a sweat, impressing my sister in the process. I am no longer tired at work and have a little too much energy for people to handle (Hunter metabolism).
Today I changed a little and went off the diamonds during meals and eat the diamonds as snacks inbetween and kept my high metabolism going, didn't feel any effects really.
I feel the diet is curing my digestive system fast which is what I always looked for. My stomach just seems to finally be working right and it doesn't take too many diamonds to keep it that way. Well sorry I seemed to be bragging, I never got on the diet to become a huge body builder or something like that I just wanted to get out of my rut of disfunctional health. So it's going great, hope it continues and I hope everyone has great success. By the way thanks Dr. D.
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great to hear you are doing so well!! keep up the spirit!
''Just follow the book, don't look for magic fixes to get you off the hook. Do the work.'' Dr.D.'98 DNA mt/Haplo H; Y-chrom/J2(M172);ESTJ The harder you are on yourself, the easier life will be on you!