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OK, so I'm going on the trip to Europe in a little while with my school. The problem is I'm planning on being on phase 2 of the Fat Smash Diet by that point and we'llbe eating out a lot and that type of stuff. Also, when we're walking around the day times, we'll probably end up stopping at McDonalds and places like that...
any ideas? even if I deviate from FSD a tiny bit, any way to make sure I don't end up gaining all the weigh back?
Sun. Jul 1, 5:01pm
as a european, let me say please don't eat mcdonads when you're in europe. when i go to the states i don't eat there because i want to try restaurants i could never go to at home. there is SO many great great restaurants, bistros, cafes all within your budget as a student in Europe. get on the net research where you're going and what's in that area and you'll come back from europe looking hot!!
Sunday, July 01, 2007, 5:44 PM
While I admire your dedication, consider this....
How often do you get to go to Europe? Won't it feel like genuine deprivation to avoid a major part of a cultural experience like this? Okay, so McD's is far from cultural (and really should be limited to once a week), but you're going to have a super hard time getting your needs met anyway.
Just enjoy your trip and herd the kids everywhere rather than hop on your tour bus for every little movement around town. I've never had anyone in my groups come back from Europe heavier than they went, so you don't have anything to worry about along those lines. Maybe just avoid the nutella when it comes with your breakfast rolls...if you can!
Sunday, July 01, 2007, 7:11 PM
OP here XD
I'm one of the kids. That's why I'm worried, since I'll have min. choice in the decisions of where to eat and things like that. So a lot of the time, if it comes down to what to eat for a run around lunch, it's very likely we'll end up at McD's.
Personally, like the 1st reply said, I'm looking foward to trying "native' dishes and more foreign things than a burger XD
Maybe I'll just take this as practice in portion control XD
Sunday, July 01, 2007, 7:14 PM
I would suggest talking to the leader of the group to find out where you will be eating and what types of foods you'll expect to have, that way you can come up with a game plan in advance.
If you do think they'll be stopping at McDonalds, check out the nutrition info on their website - check out the info for the country that you'll be in if it's available in English or you can read the language, because I think the food varies a bit from country to country. But I know here in the USA you can make a meal that's reasonable in fat and calories - for instance, a hamburger with apple dippers and a white milk, or their Asian salad (it comes with dressing but the chicken in it already has flavoring so I don't find it necessary to add the dressing) with white milk.
It's definitely a good time to practice portion control, and just do the best you can at each meal and then don't worry about it. You'll probably be doing a lot of walking and get a lot of activity in that way. But most importantly be sure to enjoy yourself and have a fabulous trip!
Sunday, July 01, 2007, 9:27 PM
Thanks for the ideas! I've always thought that places like McD's are impossible to find good choices (my mother trained me well lol)
1 Chicken McNuggets® (4 piece) = 170 cals
1 Honey Mustard Snack Wrap™ = 260
Overall 430 cals... not TOO bad according to phase 2 of FSD and since I'm on vacation I'll close my eyes to the preservatives and fat content and drown it with water XD
Thanks so much for the tips guys!!!!!!
Sunday, July 01, 2007, 11:38 PM
Get yourself a pedometer - that way, you'll know how much extra walking you're doing (wear it for a few days at home to see what "normal" activity looks like) - and then you'll know whether to allow yourself a couple treats, or if you need to be good. Try and get in extra walking so you can have the extra treats, since you're on vacation! I'm sure you'll do a ton of walking around either way!
Just try and save the treats for something really special. If people are getting soft-serve while waiting in line, b/c they're bored, that may not be the time to have it. But if it's gelato in Italy, that may be the time! Or a pastry shop in France, etc.
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