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How Many Calories Should You Eat On A Keto Diet?

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Keto Calculator – Low Carb Macro Calculator

Are you eating a low carb or ketogenic diet or want to start? Perfect! We’re going to guide you through the steps you need to take to figure out how much you should be eating depending on your goals! This is a highly individualized macro calculator and will be tailored to you and only you! Using this Macro Calculator Knowing how many calories you need to eat as well as your macronutrient numbers is important for your success in weight loss or weight gain goals! Generally, you want to keep below 50 grams of carbs to stay in ketosis, but how about your fat and protein? Use our macro calculator to find out exactly what your daily macronutrients and calorie intake should look like. After all, calories are not created equal! You can read more about Calories vs. Macros if you’re interested! Know your Body Fat Percentage To use this calculator you’ll need a rough estimate of your body fat percentage. This is important because the macro calculator uses your lean weight (total weight minus body fat) to calculate the macronutrients you need on a daily basis. Use our body fat percentage guide to understand how to get this number. Recommend to a friend: Continue reading >>

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  1. [deleted]

    Ok, so here's a question I have, that I can't find the answer to in the FAQ...
    Once you are fat-adapted, do you intentionally drop your dietary fat intake down and rely on body fat being utilized to make up the difference?
    Are successful Keto diets generally eating a monitored calorie deficit for their fats, or just eating fat to satiety?
    Probably both?
    I understand the first part of the Keto diet for losing fat - get into nutritional ketosis. I just don't understand the second part. I assume that it is possible to overeat fats and put on weight, so do most people still count calories?
    If so, is the major advantage over traditional dieting that it is easier to say no to food Or is it that it that you can maintain energy in a caloric deficit. Edit:Or is it muscle preservation while dieting?
    If this is answered in the FAQ's or elsewhere, thanks in advance for links.
    Cheers

  2. ketogirlde

    Not counting calories is often referred to as "lazy keto" around here, you can search that for experiences. It works best for morbidly obese men - the less you have to lose and the smaller you are, the less leeway you have.
    If so, is the major advantage over traditional dieting that it is easier to say no to food Or is it that it that you can maintain energy in a caloric deficit.
    The latter. Eating low-carb is satiating and it is easier to maintain a deficit without blood sugar ups and downs. This is the case whether or not you count calories. However, for people who don't have a lot to lose, are prone to binge eating, or have a history of food abuse, those satiety effects are often not strong enough to negate the need for counting calories.

  3. Scarykidscaringkids

    Yup, I'm 130 pound and not aiming to lose much more but as I used to have an ED I feel a strong need to count calories still. Not counting can result in bingeing and that scares me. I'm hoping one day to rely completely on just my hunger but I still can't trust it yet.

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