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Food

Macro and

Everything you need to know about calories and macros can be found in the guide below. And to help clarify these concepts, Naomi has recorded a short video explaining the major concepts.
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Summary

  • Calories are units of energy used in nutritional science
  • Individual calorie intakes are based on a number of factors
  • Appropriate calorie intakes are needed to fuel the body
  • Macronutrients are the energy producing nutrients
  • Carbs, fats and protein are the macronutrients
  • Personal preference ultimately determines macro ratios

My

My Fitness Pal

  • Simply a tool used to track your food intake
  • You need to be weighing and measuring for accuracy
  • There is an error margin for calorie calculations
  • You need to track consistently for 2-4 weeks to get meaningful data
  • Staying within calorie allowance is the major goal
  • Protein is your target and needs to be achieved every day
  • Carbs to fat ratio is a preference
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