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

Anyone know any low-carb or no-carb snacks?
The above is a good list of suggestions! I personally love jerky. It's low in fat, high protein and takes effort to eat, so it slows you down! If you're looking for a snack, it's a nice one ...
by Kishlette on 24 Jun 17 02:36 AM
CHOLESTEROL
I have familial high cholesterol. I was only 16 when diagnosed (after a family member was) and had a BMI of 19 at the time. I tried modifying my diet and doing more exercise but no approach could get it ...
by Kishlette on 24 Jun 17 02:29 AM
Need Help!
Have you been restricting a fair bit before this started? Very low calorie days or creating a very large deficit? If I drop too low for a couple of days, I'll get that way too. It's why I keep ...
by Kishlette on 24 Jun 17 02:08 AM
Hunger and dedication
I'm glad only have 29 pounds to go, this 500 calorie a day diet is about to break me. I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel
by SirHampton on 23 Jun 17 09:08 PM
Question about FatSecret
Go to you FatSecret Profile, then click on the icon of a plate, fork and spoon at the top. It will bring up what you've recorded you've eaten for the day. Scroll to the bottom of the page and it ...
by crstlgls on 23 Jun 17 04:42 PM

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