FAT percentage?

previous topic · next topic
smilingrandm...

Joined: Jun 09
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 12 Jan 2013, 11:09
The Atkins tips say to count carbs and watch your calories - but what about fat? I think my carbs and calories are controllable, but when I get all that in line, the fat percentage comes up higher than the protein! Is this okay? My carbs percentage is very VERY low, my protein percentage moderate to high, but my fat percentage is the highest of all. Am I doing this correctly? Thanks much! Smiles!
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 12 Jan 2013, 12:55
They are concerned primarily with grams of carbs. Most people will automatically keep their fat down low enough so they lose weight, as fat is more satisfying than carbs as an energy source. However, if you track your calories and find you are eating so much fat that your calories are outside your range, you would probably need to cut down on fat. But for most people it is not necessary to be concerned about it.

You are doing it right.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Not Losing Weight !! Advice Needed!!
I eat a lot of eggs, yet my fat is still in a good range compared with my carbs
by howzat4u on 27 Jan 15 12:10 AM
Want to lose more weight
you have your profile set for only Buddies to see, so its kinda hard to see what you have been doing so far, to suggest anything new.........
by howzat4u on 26 Jan 15 08:58 AM
Diabetic ...where can I enter my insulin useage.
On the right hand side, in the My Food Diary, where it says enter Custom Foods. You could save your meds there to add to your food diary. But other than that, I don't think there's an option on ...
by ebivr on 25 Jan 15 10:17 PM
Tracking Water
Just type in water in your food search, it's there
by wholefoodnut on 25 Jan 15 08:23 PM
i cannot get motivated
Felicia! Ask God to help you! When you have got the kids off to school. Take a deep breath and take pleasure in tyding the breakfast things away and then go look for something interesting to do that ...
by r1xlx on 24 Jan 15 02:06 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member LWBB
Measure and track. Measure and track. Yeah, I know you aren't supposed to have to do that with Atkins, but if you don't you will never get anywhere. And if you're like me, your overall app ...
06 Nov 14 for diet Atkins