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#1 Old 02-09-2009, 06:20 AM
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Anyone know the daily guidelines in regards to Fat, Protein, Carbs, etc? What should the balance mean? I started tracking on Fitday.com and the numbers at the bottom mean nothing. Thanks!
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Anyone know the daily guidelines in regards to Fat, Protein, Carbs, etc? What should the balance mean? I started tracking on Fitday.com and the numbers at the bottom mean nothing. Thanks!

It depends on varying factors like your weight, activity level...etc. The ones set out by the USDA are just for average people. I know for protein it's supposed to be:

1. Take your weight in pounds and divide it by 2.2 to get your weight in kg.

2. Take your weight in kg and multiply it by 0.8-1.8 to get the amount of protein.



According to the USDA, 30%-35% of your calories should come from fat and 50% should come from carbs. Good luck!

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Thanks. It makes more sense now. Before it was just a bunch of numbers.
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#4 Old 02-09-2009, 01:44 PM
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I prefer the 80/10/10 approach. Eighty percent of your calories should come from carbohydrate, ten from protein, and ten from fat. I reversed my diabetes by following this proportion.

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I prefer the 80/10/10 approach. Eighty percent of your calories should come from carbohydrate, ten from protein, and ten from fat. I reversed my diabetes by following this proportion.



WOW!!! That's great that you were able to get rid of your diabetes.
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I prefer the 80/10/10 approach. Eighty percent of your calories should come from carbohydrate, ten from protein, and ten from fat. I reversed my diabetes by following this proportion.

Congrats...that's pretty amazing!

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I prefer the 80/10/10 approach. Eighty percent of your calories should come from carbohydrate, ten from protein, and ten from fat. I reversed my diabetes by following this proportion.



You too?
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I forgot that I posted in this thread. Yes, thank you everyone!

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Wait you should post a thread going into more detail about that cause I always tell my friends that are diabetic that they can reverse it with diet but they don't listen or thinks it's false but you are one of many (that I've read online) who have done it!

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Type II diabetes, correct?
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Yes.

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#12 Old 02-16-2009, 11:10 PM
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I prefer the 80/10/10 approach. Eighty percent of your calories should come from carbohydrate, ten from protein, and ten from fat. I reversed my diabetes by following this proportion.



That is great and just read this thread. I've heard a few of theses stories. Happy to hear!
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Type II diabetes, correct?



yes
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