Can I have some help please with my Smoothie vs Solids plan, + work plan?

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Tom27
Joined: 5/18/2016
Hello

I was totally motivated to live on smoothies, but I've been advised against that because our digestive system needs solid foods (for fibre).

Can you advise, how many smoothies are recommended per day, I mean percentage wise, against solid foods? I was hoping of course to go 100% smoothies and juices. Also, when eating solid foods is it nearly always ideal to have (hot, cooked foods), rather than cold foods, like fruit?

At the moment, all I ever really eat are things like eggs, pasta, rice, chicken (legs/drumsticks mostly) fish, and rarely steak. I also have one smoothies every morning which has banana's strawberries, seeds, oats nuts and frozen yogurt.




I've purchased a few super foods, like nutriblast supergreens + seed and fruit booster mix, goji berries, a mix of (acai, banana and strawberry powder), chlorella powder, and matcha, and I've plenty solid fruits and vegetables to mix them into. I also got almond butter to have with gluten free crackers. Is it inadequate to try to blend small snacks with a smoothie containing the above, in order to compensate for a full solid meal?

Since at work, I can't cook my own foods, (although they do have a microwave), the only option I have is to bring something ready made meals, or purchase something healthy in there, which is fairly limited.

My question is, can you give an example of what you may do or of a plan you know of in terms of bringing ready made meals, or snacks?

Most of the food at work isn't the best, like an English breakfast (with a similar kind of dinner in terms of healthiness). There are salads, but these tend to chop and change quite a bit.
Tom27 wrote: Hello I was totally motivated to live on smoothies, but I've been advised against that because our digestive system needs solid foods (for fibre). Can you advise, how many smoothies are recommended per day, I mean percentage wise, against solid foods? I was hoping of course to go 100% smoothies and juices. Also, when eating solid foods is it nearly always ideal to have (hot, cooked foods), rather than cold foods, like fruit? At the moment, all I ever really eat are things like eggs, pasta, rice, chicken (legs/drumsticks mostly) fish, and rarely steak. I also have one smoothies every morning which has banana's strawberries, seeds, oats nuts and frozen yogurt. I've purchased a few super foods, like nutriblast supergreens + seed and fruit booster mix, goji berries, a mix of (acai, banana and strawberry powder), chlorella powder, and matcha, and I've plenty solid fruits and vegetables to mix them into. I also got almond butter to have with gluten free crackers. Is it inadequate to try to blend small snacks with a smoothie containing the above, in order to compensate for a full solid meal? Since at work, I can't cook my own foods, (although they do have a microwave), the only option I have is to bring something ready made meals, or purchase something healthy in there, which is fairly limited. My question is, can you give an example of what you may do or of a plan you know of in terms of bringing ready made meals, or snacks? Most of the food at work isn't the best, like an English breakfast (with a similar kind of dinner in terms of healthiness). There are salads, but these tend to chop and change quite a bit.
Just a little update about myself, I'm not trying to lose weight, and am in pretty good health, and I'm 27 years old. I'm just looking for extra energy, stamina, better sleep, to look better etc...