The Definitive Guide to Tracking Macros on Keto

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Understanding Keto Diet Macros

Carbohydrates

Protein

Fats

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How To Calculate Macros for Keto

  • For fat: Multiply your total grams of fat by nine and divide the result by your total daily calories. Multiply this result by 100 to find your percent calories from fat.
  • For protein: Multiply your total grams of protein by four and divide the result by your total daily calories. Multiply this result by 100 to find your percent calories from protein.
  • For carbohydrates: Multiply your total grams of carbohydrates by four and divide the result by your total daily calories. Multiply this result by 100 to find your percent calories from carbohydrates. As mentioned, the keto diet requires that you restrict your carb consumption drastically.
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Benefits of Tracking Macros on Keto

  • Weight loss. While losing weight is not guaranteed and is entirely dependent on an individual’s lifestyle and commitment to their diet of choice, following a tailored macro tracking plan can help you eliminate excess calories. When you have a calorie deficit, you lose the most weight.
  • You’ll be more mindful of what you eat. When we not only pay attention to what we put in our bodies, but understand the makeup of the foods we eat, we naturally make better dietary choices.
  • Ultimate health benefits: The keto diet promotes several health benefits, such as lowered blood pressure, reduced blood sugar and insulin levels, improved cholesterol, and more.

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