Macros

Macros are simply the proportion of Fat/Carbs/Protein you have to consume on the Ketogenic diet. I will go on to say that this is a major mind shift from the calories in, calories out method. In fact, it didn’t take me long to figure out that maintaining proportion of macros was more important than meeting the daily calories requirement. Especially when we get into the concept of Intermittent Fasting (IF) as it relates  to keto.

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Dr Berg Videos on Macros

This playlist covers what to eat on the ketogenic diet based on body type. There are also videos that discuss how much fat and protein we really need. The playlist continues on topics related to food on the ketogenic diet.

Recommended After Watching

Mindful Keto does an especially good job of explaining how to properly read labels for the ingredients. Please also be sure to check out the section on how to calculate “Net Carbs.” In Keto, we calculate net carbs.

How to Read a Food Label in 3 Steps to Make Sure It’s Keto

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