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August 16th, 2015, 1:03 pm

Hey,i was feeling weirdly tired and unenergetic often lately and i think it was probably connected to me not eating healthy, and not exercising enough. So, since a few weeks I am substituting proper breakfast for fruit, and actual lunch for salad. I feel bad for the breakfast, because it's really the best meal. I feel less bad for the lunch, because my coworkers have this habit of picking terrible spots so it's a relief to not be part of these misadventures anymore. Dinner is a bit of a problem, when we entertain client because for some strange reason it's almost always steak. Or steak with a side of lobster (not the actual Maine kind, but more like a too large shrimp cut in half, which is slightly unnerving because these things are either bizarrely obese scampi or obviously sick lobsters. in any case you wouldn't want to put that in your mouth.). Or steak with another kind of steak, preferably something half-rotten i.e. "aged". Whatever, can't get a salad here. Also, adjacent to steak dinner are drinks, can't say no here either. I mean sure, i could, but would you buy from the guy that ordered a salad with dressing on the side and diet coke? maybe not. In any case the struggle is that if I'm hungry, I get irritated and can't focus on work 100%, which is bad. But since my work involves sitting down and staring at screens for prolonged periods of time and/or eating/drinking with clients it's difficult to keep up a good diet and even though I am still quiet fit, I'm looking at the guys 5 years older than me and they look... not good. In any case I'm wondering what you guys do to eat healthy? Cheers
 
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August 16th, 2015, 1:39 pm

Go live in Italy.
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August 16th, 2015, 1:45 pm

"Also, adjacent to steak dinner are drinks, can't say no here either. I mean sure, i could, but would you buy from the guy that ordered a salad with dressing on the side and diet coke? maybe not."I've heard it's healthy to grow a spine.
 
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August 16th, 2015, 2:04 pm

QuoteIn any case I'm wondering what you guys do to eat healthy? No breakfast (literaly never), no lunch (expect professional lunch from time to time and some fruits sometimes), and the very same ham mayonaise sandwich + biscuits for my tea. HTH
 
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August 16th, 2015, 2:06 pm

1. Eat only kosher food certified by Badatz. 2. Want sustained happiness' ? Get religionQuoteA study in the American Journal of Epidemiology by researchers at the London School of Economics and Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands found that the secret to sustained happiness lies in participation in religion....The study analyzed 9,000 Europeans who were older than 50. The report that studied older Europeans also found that joining political or community organizations lost their benefits over time. In fact, the short-term benefits from those social connections often lead to depressive symptoms later on, researchers say.
 
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August 16th, 2015, 3:11 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: somor1. Eat only kosher food certified by Badatz. yeah, sure. What are the advantages? (it is incredibly expensive). Kosher veal ~ normal veal?Mandating vaccinations and butchery procedures (Shechita) is a broad subject. The aim is to prevent any harmful, debilitating and even deadly diseases at the time the veal is vaccinated as well at the time it slaughtered.
 
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August 16th, 2015, 3:38 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: somorQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: somor1. Eat only kosher food certified by Badatz. yeah, sure. What are the advantages? (it is incredibly expensive). Kosher veal ~ normal veal?Mandating vaccinations and butchery procedures (Shechita) is a broad subject. The aim is to prevent any harmful, debilitating and even deadly diseases at the time the veal is vaccinated as well at the time it slaughtered.In general, eating dead animals should probably be avoided. It would solve many problems.
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August 16th, 2015, 3:49 pm

eat healthy on the meals where you have a choice and grin and bear it on the other onesThat, and exercise when you canyour lobsters may be "florida lobsters" which have no claws
 
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August 16th, 2015, 3:55 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppaupereat healthy on the meals where you have a choice and grin and bear it on the other onesThat, and exercise when you canSometimes there is no choice, indeed.
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August 16th, 2015, 4:33 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: CrashedMintHey,i was feeling weirdly tired and unenergetic often lately and i think it was probably connected to me not eating healthy, and not exercising enough. So, since a few weeks I am substituting proper breakfast for fruit, and actual lunch for salad. I feel bad for the breakfast, because it's really the best meal. I feel less bad for the lunch, because my coworkers have this habit of picking terrible spots so it's a relief to not be part of these misadventures anymore. Dinner is a bit of a problem, when we entertain client because for some strange reason it's almost always steak. Or steak with a side of lobster (not the actual Maine kind, but more like a too large shrimp cut in half, which is slightly unnerving because these things are either bizarrely obese scampi or obviously sick lobsters. in any case you wouldn't want to put that in your mouth.). Or steak with another kind of steak, preferably something half-rotten i.e. "aged". Whatever, can't get a salad here. Also, adjacent to steak dinner are drinks, can't say no here either. I mean sure, i could, but would you buy from the guy that ordered a salad with dressing on the side and diet coke? maybe not. In any case the struggle is that if I'm hungry, I get irritated and can't focus on work 100%, which is bad. But since my work involves sitting down and staring at screens for prolonged periods of time and/or eating/drinking with clients it's difficult to keep up a good diet and even though I am still quiet fit, I'm looking at the guys 5 years older than me and they look... not good. In any case I'm wondering what you guys do to eat healthy? CheersIf you didn't like your job---that'd make you tired? If you're passionate about what you're doing, why being afraid to be "rejected" by a prospective client? If your work is game changing, why not your eating habits? But there's one more thing: IMO, (extreme) diets "cheat". Their external values are obviously positive, but their internal values (at the unconscious layer) may be negative (like the emergence of a sudden compulsion to overcompensate). I eat mixed diet and I'm choosy. That's what let me feel good and consequently healthy.
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August 16th, 2015, 7:09 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: somor1. Eat only kosher food certified by Badatz. 2. Want sustained happiness' ? Get religionQuoteA study in the American Journal of Epidemiology by researchers at the London School of Economics and Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands found that the secret to sustained happiness lies in participation in religion....The study analyzed 9,000 Europeans who were older than 50. The report that studied older Europeans also found that joining political or community organizations lost their benefits over time. In fact, the short-term benefits from those social connections often lead to depressive symptoms later on, researchers say.Opium for the masses, as they said.
 
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August 16th, 2015, 7:25 pm

You know what they put on French fries in Holland instead of ketchup? QuoteThe study analyzed 9,000 Europeans They are 500 million Europeans. A bit suspect the findings. Except maybe for Poland.
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August 16th, 2015, 7:46 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppaupereat healthy on the meals where you have a choice and grin and bear it on the other onesThat, and exercise when you canThat's the best feasible strategy. Also:1) Order "nicer" cuts of meat or fish, which tend to be smaller.2) Add lots of very spicy peppers to your diet, which accelerate metabolism (and you some street creed when consume a raw jalapeño or order Thai food "Thai hot" ).3) Peanuts can be a healthy and filling snack.4) Avoid non-nutritive sweeteners (diet coke is evil). They may have no calories but they f*ck up your body's calibration on calories = f(sweetness) and induce nasty changes in your digestive flora.
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