RDI- Protein, Carbs, Fat

previous topic · next topic
PSULadyLion

Joined: Jul 09
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 18 Sep 2012, 13:59
I am new to the Primal diet lifestyle. Does anyone know how to figure out the % of Carbs, Fat, etc I should be eating as a % of total calories?
ArchStanton

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 42

      quote  
Posted: 18 Sep 2012, 14:14
Hi PSULadyLion,

Looking around online I found various sources discussing this and while the numbers vary from source to source, they are fairly close to each other. Here's one I found that has a breakdown and a brief discussion of each entity. Each entity is on the left side of the screen and if you click on the link to it, it will open up the page on carbs, protein, fat, et cetera. I'm sure others here may have other sources they like and want to share, but this one is pretty good in my opinion and I think it will help you get started.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-diet/NU00200
Stella1964

Joined: Sep 10
Posts: 56

      quote  
Posted: 05 Oct 2012, 11:41
I find many links to be too carb heavy. My primal lifestyle naturally has me at 50% fat, 35% protein and 15% carbs works for me.
lovzart

Joined: May 10
Posts: 19

      quote  
Posted: 05 Oct 2012, 12:50
I read an article that stated percentages this way:

Protein 10-35%
Carbs 45-65%
Fats 20-35%

Sorry I don't have the link.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

food diary techie question
I left Fat Secret in 2015 and now am back. Been on for two weeks now and still my diary comes up to when I left it in 2015. I have to always use the drop down arrow and choose today to be current. Any ...
by parkplacecreative1 on 31 Aug 16 03:20 AM
Sugar and Carb Cravings
I eat chocolate and or some ice cream every day...................the trick is how much :)
by spacey48 on 30 Aug 16 04:42 PM
LCHF diet
My name is Tim, I'm 68 going on 69 years old. I'm married to my best friend; who keeps me sane and alive. I decided to start on this road to better health as I have a thin body with a very fat ...
by tinytim47 on 30 Aug 16 02:44 PM
Hi Everyone
So excited i found a support community. You guys are great, and i'm more than confident everyone will reach their goals. As my doctor advised me, i was so worried about the exterior, i wasn't ...
by Daisy971 on 30 Aug 16 10:03 AM
Let me brag a little
I didn't say it was a bad thing, I was just stating a fact.
by XshapeshiftX on 30 Aug 16 08:10 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member ctlss
Remember that this is not an all or nothing proposition. Changing a lifetime of eating habits will not happen overnight. Aim for 80%, any thing over that, is fabulous.
26 May 11 for diet The Primal Blueprint