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My PSMF experience

Discussion in 'Weight Loss and Dieting' started by LaoDan, Jun 4, 2021.

  1. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Coming back to Singapore from the USA, I was forced to do a 21 day quarantine. So I’d figure I’d try a PSMF. I limited myself to 600-800 calories from lean protein. Plus a one day break.

    I lost 6kg, measured after two weeks back a maintenance calories .

    basically it was no fun at all, being stuck bored in a hotel room, all I thought about was food.

    My BG levels were in the low 4s the whole time and I felt cranky,

    Eating a tiny bit of food seemed to make me hungrier than straight up fasting. But it did seem to protect against muscle loss.

    I think it would have went better if I upped the calories, and added a small amount of cardio.

    I’ll try again in a better environment, in quarantine wasn’t it lol
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    You were able to get them to give you the food that you wanted for the diet?
     
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  3. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    my wife brought me pre-made meals. Mostly chicken breast, cod , salads, packs of cottage cheese, and a tub of casein protein. I didn’t weigh anything. Just estimated
     
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