Keto and Macros, oh my!
If you have been with me for a while, you’ve heard me talk about eating “according to macros.”
In the briefest form, eating according to macros means that you strategically eat a very specific amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat each day. Depending on your goal, you would aim for certain percentages of each macronutrient each day.
For example, the “macro” breakdown that I am teaching in my free Macros 101 Challenge is 50/25/25. This means that you eat 50% of your daily calories from carbohydrates, 25% of your daily calories from protein, and 25% of your daily calories from fat. This approach works wonders for most women and is exactly how I eat pretty much all the time.
“Keto” diets follow a similar philosophy, but the big difference is that you eat very, very few carbohydrates, and get most of your daily calories from fat and protein. In comparison, the macronutrient breakdown for a keto-genic diet is closer to 5/30/65.
Just to simplify it even more for you, a keto-genic diet suggests that you eat 5% of your daily calories from carbohydrates, as compared to my macro-nutrient approach will tells you to eat 50% of your daily calories from carbohydrates.
That is a massive difference! You can imagine that there will also massive things happening in your body depending on which protocol you follow right?
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