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My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 6:06 am
by Shtwophell
Ok, i figured the sooner i start this the better, todays intake will be less than an average day because i only got out of hospital an hour ago from getting my kidney stone sorted

Anyone who reads this please feel free to comment, and if im doing something wrong, please be honest!

My height is about 6 ft

And my weight right now is 8 1/2 stone = 119 pounds

I am 18 years old and have been vegan for about 6 months

But anyway. i will stop yammering on and start getting on with it!

2 litres of water

1 bowl of chicken flavoured noodles

2 slices of toast ( pure and vegemite on white bread )

cheese and mayonaise sandwhich

Small bowl of salad (All sliced : tomatoes, mushrooms, red onion, cucumber, lettuce, dairy-free cheese, 2 large spoons of egg-free mayonaise, 1 small spoon of mustard and croutons! :) )

1 bowl of beef flavoured noodles

1 plate of mashed potato, vegetables and rice

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:39 am
by Richard
Yeah dude, keep the log going. Like Katabatic said, try to keep count of the calories for a few days, since that's quite important for putting on weight. If you don't know how many you've consumed, you won't know if you're hitting your target or not. You won't have to keep on doing it, just do it for a few days so you get an idea of how much you're eating

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:11 am
by Shtwophell
Day 2 !

Theres no food left so not much today either :S

1 Litre of water

2 Slices of toast

A bowl of potatoes, salt and mayonaise

Hooray! Shopping has arrived!

A nut cutlet in a bun with brown sauce

Plate of chips with mayonaise and brown sauce

Ice lolly

Bowl of cheerio style cereal

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:04 pm
by medman
You eat mayo? Is it vegenaise or one of those products? Real mayo is egg-based.

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:09 pm
by Shtwophell
medman wrote:You eat mayo? Is it vegenaise or one of those products? Real mayo is egg-based.


vegan mayonaise of course :) the chicken noodles are flavoured with fake chicken also etc, everything i eat is vegan

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:42 am
by Shtwophell
today this is what ive eaten

2 litres of water

a cup of orange juice

a bowl of cheerios

a bowl of chilli

a bowl of chips


i have a lot of bowls dont i ?

a PLATE of chips, beans and a nut cutlet

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:34 am
by Richard
Eat more, eat it!

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:45 pm
by Shtwophell
next on my long list of excuses for not eating as much, i was out most of the day, oh and i saw the dark night , was AWESOME!

4 cups of water

1 cup of orange juice

1 bowl of pecan and maple crunch

some sweeets

veg noodles and chips

beans on 2 slices of toast

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:30 am
by Shtwophell
sorry i havent kept this up to date, ive been very busy lately but ill try again!

3 sandwhiches (cheezely and marmite)

2 bowls of cereal (wheat hoops)

1 homemade cheeseburger (cheezely in center and lettuce)

1 rocket lolly

midnight snack (cant remember what it was :S)

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:43 am
by offense74
Ooooookey.
There's a lot of stuff there that Michael Pollan would call "edible food-like substances" and not a lot of what I (or him) would call food. You need whole foods. A few rules:
1. Eat greens every day. That's a given for anyone, nomatter what the weight.
2. Since you want to gain weight you need to seriously step it up. Eat whole grains, beans, (preferably raw) nuts and seeds, coconut milk.
3. Get Cronometer and put in everything you eat in a day.
4. Aim high, since you want to gain weight. Go for at least 5000kcal/day. It's easy, I could do it every day, without problem. If you gain too fast, cut it down until it's on par with what you want.

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:16 pm
by Richard
Eeeeeeat it. Have you kept track of calories for a couple of days? Once you do it you'll know how much you're eating. Right now, it looks to me like you're not eating enough, but I don't know by how much, just need a rough guide for a day or two, then you'll know you have to eat X more caloriesz

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:04 am
by Shtwophell
ohhh, so its not really the kinds of foods i'm eating? protein carbs etc? but more of how many calories im taking in?

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:39 am
by Richard
That is also important, if you can keep track of those roughly then you can see the grams of protein, carbohydrates and fat you are getting. But yeah, the total number of calories should be high when you're trying to gain weight.

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:39 am
by Shtwophell
Its been so long since i've posted here, i really need to keep up with this, thank you for the advice rich, and also thank you offense74 ok here we go again!

2 bowls of pasta (covered in tomato puree and soy sauce, yeah i cant cook)

1 cherry and coconut flapjack bar ( about 450 calories )

beans on toast (two slices of buttered toast)

handfull of chips ( just a couple of leftovers)

5 packets of ready salted crisps dipped in hummus ( 132 calories each pack )

a bowl of blackberries

Re: My Food Log (Shtwophell)

Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:05 am
by Shtwophell
Looking at it, it seems i dont eat as much as i think i did :S oh dear.


3 packets of crisps and hummus ( 132 calories per pack)

Half a pack of cashews ( 450 calories)

bowl of pasta in mayonaise sprinkled with cashews and beans

plate of sausage, beef , bacon and tofu and beans ( all fake meat of course)

a buttered roll

a slice of treacle tart