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Old 04-24-2008, 08:20 AM   #1
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Default South American diet observation

I just spent 10 days in Bolivia. this was my third trip to Bolivia and my umpteenth trip to South America. However, I hadn't realized in the past how little protein the people actually eat. I had been averaging around 150-200 grams of protein a day. I think I was getting about 30 grams per day down there. all meals have a tiny piece of meat and then tons of starch. for example, i went to a rotissery (sic?) chicken place and got one chicken leg on top of a moundful of rice, with a side of noodles and yucca plant. Breakfast is bread. I am sure this is because meat is much more expensive and the starch is used as a filler. Obviously, most guys down there have no muscle to them whatsoever. It makes you wonder what the population would look like if they were able to eat more protein.
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Old 04-24-2008, 09:09 AM   #2
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That's why God created the Coca Plant.

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Old 04-24-2008, 09:27 AM   #3
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I found the same thing in spain...and each time I've been to other parts of europe i've seen the same thing....it's why all euros are built 5'11 130lbs soaking wet...
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eduardo failed to get the memo.

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