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Ketogenic Diet Calculator: Calculate Protein And Calories For Your Diet

Ketogenic Diet Calculator: Calculate Protein And Calories For Your Diet

Diet is the only energy source of human body. Human body gets all the essential nutrients from diet only, which provides energy to body. Human body runs on two sources: glucose or fat. When the body consumes fat to obtain energy, fat is converted into ‘ketones’ and burns it to release energy. Nowadays, most of the people consume such a diet that just stores fat, instead of burning them. In normal diet, the proportion of the carbohydrate is more, from which some get used as energy and surplus get accumulated in the body as fat. By reducing the consumption of carbohydrates, body will compulsory have to utilize ‘stored fat’ as energy source, by converting fat to ketones. Such a diet is called a ‘Ketogenic Diet’. In Ketogenic diet, fats are in higher proportion than carbohydrates and proteins and calories are restricted. In simple words, Ketogenic diet means ‘eat fat to lose fat’. Ketogenic Diet A Ketogenic diet is high in fat, low in carbohydrate and lower in protein. A Ketogenic Diet can include: Whole meats, poultry and seafood (for example: beef, pork, quail, chicken, turkey, duck, goose, pheasant, shellfish and fish) Eggs (Quiche, scrambled eggs, omelets, poached eggs, soft boiled eggs, deviled, hard boiled eggs) Natural Fats (butter, peanut butter, cream, cheese, tofu, coconut oil, commercial mayonnaise, vegetable oils, olive oil, almond oil, walnut oil, etc.) Nuts and Seeds (Pecans, Hazelnuts, Walnuts, Cashews, Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds, Hemp Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, etc.) Green leafy vegetables (lettuce, spinach, kale, collards, cucumbers, broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage) What is Ketogenic Calculator? ‘Ketogenic Calculator’ or ‘Keto Calculator’ is an online calculator for Keto Dieter, which calculat Continue reading >>

Customizing The Calories In Keto Chow To Your Requirements

Customizing The Calories In Keto Chow To Your Requirements

On the Keto Chow page I have this: This recipe has the added benefit of being customizable for people with different caloric requirements. Without any oil or cream it’s right around 500 calories/day and still hits all the right nutrients except protein, and the different fatty acids. Following the directions you’ll get 1269 calories/day (woohoo, deficit!) but you can raise that up to whatever level you want by increasing the heavy cream and/or the oil. It’s super flexible. So how exactly do you do this? Well, there are two ways: Use the simple calculator (green button below) to determine how much heavy cream to use. Customize the Keto Chow recipe (rather involved). And here are the instructions for customizing the recipe. It’s pretty involved but can give you fine control over the nutrients. First you’re going to need a nutrient profile. Head over to the DIY profile calculator page: If you don’t have an account on the DIY site you’ll need to make one; either log in or create an account, then co back to the calculator page if necessary. Enter in all your information. You’re going to need to set the sliders to 5% 20% and 75% (maybe a bit more protein if you lift weights a lot). I use “chris.bair’s Keto New” as the DRI profile, I found it last time by typing “chr” three times in the dropdown menu but women might want to check out another profile. There’s a full list at Here’s what I put in last time I made one: You can play around with the requirements a bit if you like. Click on the “Copy” button. Once you have that saved you can start customizing. You’ll need to switch over to the “Recipe Editor” tab At the bottom it will show you the percentages you’re hitting. You may get red flags on Sodium, Potassium and a few other minerals Continue reading >>

What Are Macros? What They Are & How To Calculate

What Are Macros? What They Are & How To Calculate

What are macros? If you’ve been reading up on the keto diet, you may have stumbled across the term “macros” and wondered what all the fuss is about. It’s thrown around everywhere by well meaning ketoers giving advice to newbies: “If it fits your macros”, “track those macros”, “your macros may be off”, ad nauseum. I’m guilty of it myself. But to someone trying to get started, this can be completely mind-boggling. A quick Google search doesn’t even really help. Is this an advanced function in an Excel worksheet? A fancy camera lense? What in the hell are people talking about? Exactly what are macros? Let me clarify. The term “macros” is short for MACRONUTRIENTS in the context of nutrition and the keto diet. Macronutrients are the energy-giving components of food that fuels our body. They include carbohydrates, protein, and fat; this is where your dietary calories come from. Grasping the concept of macros is important for the keto diet because you need to find the right balance of carbs, protein, and fats to get into ketosis, stay in ketosis, and turn your body into a fat burning machine. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the only macronutrient that is not essential for survival. There are essential fatty acids and amino acids (the building blocks of fats and proteins), but there is no such thing as “essential carbohydrates”. Carbs are made up of sugars and starches. In order to successfully reach ketosis, you will need to limit your carbohydrate intake. Fiber is also considered a carb, but it doesn’t count towards your total carb tally. The reason for this is that we can’t really digest fiber so it has a minimal impact on your blood sugar. So, what does this mean for you? When you are looking at a nutrition label, look at the line that sa Continue reading >>

Keto Calculator

Keto Calculator

This calculator will help you figure out how much fat, carbs, and protein you should eat every day. All you need to do is answer 6 easy questions... All recommendations are tailored 100% to you and the information that you enter into the calculator. And all recommendations are designed to keep you in ketosis and to help you reach your goals (whether you want to lose fat, gain muscle, or stay put). Continue reading >>

Why Counting Calories For Weight Loss Isn’t The Answer + What I’m Doing Instead

Why Counting Calories For Weight Loss Isn’t The Answer + What I’m Doing Instead

Introduction to the new keto eating style I’ve been following for the last 14 days that has resulted in an 8 pound weight loss and a reduction in my body fat by 3%. I went on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in an effort to get my period back (more on this here, here + here). I got my period for the first time in 5 years, stayed on HRT for 8 months, gained 20 lbs and got up to a whopping 32% body fat. I accepted that if the weight gain was getting me back to health, it was worth it. Went off HRT. Got 1 period in 4 months (the endocrinologist chalked it up to “breakthrough bleeding”) and haven’t gotten one since. What I know: gaining weight didn’t help heal my hormones. Based on the results from this test, we know that my lack of periods is due to an estrogen imbalance. More on this later. Today, we talk weight loss. So here I am. No periods + 20 extra pounds at my waistline and recovering from a state of excess progesterone (brought on by HRT). Why the extra poundage? Progesterone increases fat cell COUNT – the same action that happens when women transition into puberty, pregnancy and menopause. Once you have new fat cells, they stick with you for life. They can only grow or get smaller but not disappear. And when you gain more fat cells as a result of hormone irregularities, they’re a bitch to shrink, I’m learning. I want to be clear here — I’m not saying that gaining 20 pounds is bad or that 32% body fat is a horrible place to be. It’s just not MY place to be. Last month when my hips wouldn’t fit into a pair of last summers’ shorts, I didn’t call myself “fat” or “disgusting”, I just looked in the mirror and said, firmly, “My current state is no longer a reflection of the commitment I’ve made to take care of myself. From that da Continue reading >>

Ketogenic Macros Calculator

Ketogenic Macros Calculator

Ageyears Body fat% Net carbsgrams Specify the amount of daily net carbs you'd like to consume. Typically, 20-30 grams is recommended to start with. Results Maintenance Maintenance level is the level at which your weight remains stable. Goal Weight loss Below is a range of calorie deficits to help you lose weight. For best results, it is recommended that you opt for a moderate calorie deficit of 10-20%. Small calorie deficit (11%) Moderate calorie deficit (22%) Large calorie deficit (33%) What is the Ketogenic Diet The ketogenic diet (often termed keto) is a high-fat, moderate (adequate) protein, and low-carbohydrate intake diet. By adapting to this diet, essentially you turn your body into a fat burning machine. Above are the calculated macronutrient values to help you achieve your goals. Please keep in mind that these calculations are estimates and small differences won’t impair your progress. You likely have different energy requirements every day, so what really matters is the long-term average, e.g. over a week, not your exact daily values. Join the FloKeto Kitchen for support, meal ideas, and community. Continue reading >>

Keto Diet Macros: How To Calculate Yours

Keto Diet Macros: How To Calculate Yours

The keto diet (ketogenic diet) has been around for quite some time, but recently there has been a surge in popularity for this ultra low carb eating regime. Firstly I want to emphasize that long-term, flexible dieting (eating normal levels of macros) is just as good at helping your reach your weight loss and fitness goals as a keto diet. It could be argued that flexible dieting is better as it is less restrictive and therefore more sustainable. But, a keto diet may be appropriate for someone looking for faster initial results¹. Those training for fitness competitions. Those trying to lose weight for an event but have a shorter time window. Those who have tried flexible dieting but because of metabolic issues are unable to lose weight eating normal levels of carbohydrates. What is a Keto Diet? The keto diet was first developed for use by those with epilepsy. It later became popular among bodybuilders to cut fat before competitions. It will cause your body to burn nothing but fat for energy instead of using glucose (carbohydrates). A person achieves this by greatly limiting carbs and eating more fat. In the absence of carbs, the body will begin converting both dietary fat and body fat into ketones which are then used by the cells of your body for energy. It’s important to understand that a calorie deficit is still required for fat loss to happen. Looking for keto food ideas? Keto Macro Calculation If you wish to calculate your keto diet macros, the first thing to do is to establish your estimated TDEE (total daily energy expenditure). Here’s the formula:² Now factor in your movement, since you probably don’t lie in bed all day. Sedentary Regular daily activity like a little walking, a couple flights of stairs, eating, talking etc. (REE X 1.2) Light activity Any ex Continue reading >>

Ketogenic Diet: Your Complete Meal Plan And Supplement Guide

Ketogenic Diet: Your Complete Meal Plan And Supplement Guide

So you've heard the arguments, weighed out the challenges and benefits, and decided you're all in. You're going keto. First off, you're in good company. More people—and more athletes—than ever are embracing a very low-carb, high-fat diet and sticking with it for months, or even years, on end. Once they successfully make the switch from using carbohydrates to using fat and ketones for fuel, they find they're leaner, healthier, and more mentally focused than ever. But for every lifter who ends up loving this approach, you'll find another who had a miserable experience and bailed after just a few days. This is a shame, because they probably could have felt great if they had simply had a better plan—or a plan at all. I'm not here to sell you on nutritional ketosis or explain what it is or the big-picture benefits it can provide. That's the domain of other articles. With the help of Myoplex athlete and longtime keto-adapted athlete Jason Wittrock, I'm here to provide you with your best induction experience. Here's what you need to know to ace your nutrition and supplementation during the crucial first month of ketogenic dieting, along with a complete sample meal plan! Your Must-Have (And Must-Not-Have) Keto Food List Feeling ready to start buying groceries? Slow down there, chief. Go through the pantry, fridge, freezer, and secret stashes under the bed, and get rid of foods with any significant carb content. In the first few days, you could end up craving them—badly. Sorry, no fruit for now. Even carrots and onions are too high-glycemic to work with keto, Wittrock says. Got that done? Cool. Now, here are some of the staples you should build your ketogenic diet around: Fatty nuts and seeds: cashews, macadamia nuts, pumpkin seeds Avocado Whole eggs Full-fat cheese Beef Continue reading >>

Perfect Keto Macronutrient Calculator

Perfect Keto Macronutrient Calculator

Your Keto Macronutrients Explained Using a macronutrient calculator is a great way to estimate how to eat in order to, Let’s recall that for the classical ketogenic diet, our food intake will be, With this distribution, a person eating 2,500 calories per day will eat: Carbohydrate Intake For most people, a range of 20-50 grams of carbohydrate intake per day is ideal for the keto diet. Some people can go as high as 80 grams per day to stay in ketosis, but the majority should stay in the 20-50g range for best results. Each person’s metabolism is different. Protein Intake Protein should be kept to adequate proportions. Eating too much protein is undesirable because our bodies have a metabolic process named gluconeogenesis which converts excess protein into glycogen and keeps you in glucose burning-mode (i.e. not in ketosis). The word gluconeogenesis has three parts to it, To prevent gluconeogenesis, avoid eating more than 1.5 to 2g of protein per kg of lean body mass (0.68 – 1g of protein per lb. of lean body mass). Fat Intake The remaining 70-80% of your calories come from fats. Since fat is the main source of nutrition on a ketogenic diet, it’s important to source high-quality, healthy fats. Using Your Results Now that we know how to eat for ketosis, it’s time to put the information to good use and help us towards our goals. Many people use keto for one or more of the following benefits: Using Ketosis for Medical Conditions Preparing For Success As the saying goes, “failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” The way to set ourselves up for success is to source great foods to nourish our body and get into ketosis. This means our grocery list and pantries will look quite different. Common foods on the ketogenic diet include, Meats: fatty cuts of grass-fed beef Continue reading >>

Calorie Counting: Helpful Or Not?

Calorie Counting: Helpful Or Not?

Calorie counting is not really necessary on a ketogenic diet. It would seem that as long as you keep your carbohydrate intake super low, and your protein intake moderate, you shouldn't have to worry about calories. It is true that a ketogenic diet is very satisfying, and after you adapt to ketosis, you'll find you just aren't as hungry as you were when you ate lots of carbohydrates. Ketones have a damping affect on the appetite, and most people spontaneously reduce their food intake when they eat a high fat diet. However, for some people, myself included, it may be necessary to track calorie intake to take off excess weight. There are two ways to do figure out how much of each macronutrient (fat, protein, carb) as a percentage of calories : Use ketogenic percentage ratios Setting gram amounts of protein, carbs and fats on a reference weight and then multiplying to get calories. I think the second way is the better way and I'll explain why, but let's explore the first way. Using Percentage Ratios You can set calories on the ketogenic percentage ratios of about 70% of calories from fat, about 20% from protein, and under 10% from carbohydrate. Here's an example on how to do it. Let's say you set your total calorie intake for the day to be 1500. Here's one way to calculate how many grams of fat, carb and protein to eat: 1500 x .70 = 1050 calories from fat. Fat has 9 calories per gram = 1050/9 = 116.5 grams of fat. (Reference: 1 tablespoon of butter has 12 grams of fat. 1500 x .20 = 300 calories from protein. Protein has 4 calories per gram, = 300/4 = 75 grams of protein. (Reference: an ounce of meat has 7 grams of protein). 1500 x .10 = 150 calories from carbs. Carbs have 4 calories per gram, = 150/4 = 38 grams of carb. (Reference: 1 slice bread has 25 grams of carb.) While Continue reading >>

Put Your Diet On Autopilot

Put Your Diet On Autopilot

The best nutrition strategy is the one that actually happens, because behaviors, not ideas, are the secret to changing your diet. Eat This Much makes meal planning simple, automatic, customizable, and most importantly, doable. We created Eat This Much to save you time and energy while also giving you complete control over the meal planning process. Caloric and macro targets, recipes, grocery lists and a growing food database are all here to help you create your best meal plan. New! Once you find your perfect plan, order everything instantly with integrated grocery delivery. Click here for more info on using our grocery delivery features. Once you create the perfect plan, don't wait to put it into action. If you're in Instacart's delivery area, you can get your week's groceries delivered in as little as an hour (U.S. only for now). Or just take your grocery list to the store. "I started tracking my weight in April of 2013 when I was 184lbs. In May I signed up for Eat This Much and immediately appreciated being able to just cook the menu and not worry about what to have for dinner. By November I was down to 155lbs and I still use Eat This Much today!" * Ben Kutil, Owner of Make Things Studio™, LLC "As a professional trainer who understands the importance of dietary compliance when it comes to results, I searched high and low for nutrition and meal-planning software for my clients. I came across Eat This Much and was immediately BLOWN AWAY by its ease of use, customization potential, and cost-effectiveness. This tool is the best of its kind." Mike Howard, Owner of Core Concepts Wellness "I am loving Eat This Much. I have already lost 4 pounds and notice my self making healthier choices! I definitely plan on signing up for a premium account! Thank you!" * Christian R. Pot Continue reading >>

Keto Calculator: Calculate Your Macronutrient Goals

Keto Calculator: Calculate Your Macronutrient Goals

Use this Keto calculator to determine your macronutrient levels. This will be your best method for reaching and maintaining nutritional ketosis. I highly suggest using the Keto Gains calculator. Before starting, please make sure that you understand that: Carbs are a limit. Do not eat above your carb allowance daily. This will ensure ketosis. Protein is a goal. Your main priority. Always strive to hit your protein macro goal each day. You can eat more protein if desired. Fat is a lever. Eat as much as you need to feel satisfied and energized. Not a goal. Eat less to lose more. Eat more to gain. If you’ve ever heard somebody tell you to “track your macros,” this is the first step. Please start by entering your information below. Tracking Your Macros It’s important that you track your macros — at least temporarily — until you can get a feel for the amount of food you can eat. My favorite way to do this is with an app on my phone called My Fitness Pal. You can look up millions of different foods, create recipes, scan barcodes and more. I highly encourage you to check it out. Others prefer to use plain old pen and paper, and that’s completely fine. Remember to re-check your macros with the Keto Calculator as you lose weight. This is integral as your dietary needs will change over time. How to Find Body Fat Percentage There are a number different ways that you can calculate or estimate your body fat that include: Skinfold calipers Body measurements DEXA scans Comparison photos Chances are that you’ll likely opt for the last option — comparison photos. This method is fine despite not being as accurate. You can see some comparison photos of men and women below: Continue reading >>

Iifym Calculator

Iifym Calculator

The IIFYM macro calculator is the first diet calculator of its kind. We developed the IIFYM macro calculator to become the most comprehensive and easy to use weight loss calculator for people following the IIFYM diet and flexible dieting for fat loss with IIFYM. Our IIFYM Macro Calculator takes the guess work out of calculating macros for immediate fat loss.. All you have to do is enter your details, select your goals and retrieve your macros. Our diet calculator is the most accurate macro calculator there is, making tracking macros & IIFYM fat loss very easy. Continue reading >>

Keto Calculator For Ketogenic Diet Macronutrients

Keto Calculator For Ketogenic Diet Macronutrients

This simple Keto Calculator is an easy way to give you a foundation on the Macronutrient Ratios, in grams and percentages, to base your Ketogenic Diet around. Your focus (for the first month at least) should be on your Macronutrients, not your “Daily Calories Consumed”, as you enter into a new and better way of eating. Calculating Body Measurements Enter your current weight in pounds or kilograms into the Keto Calculator then add your body fat percentage. The most important thing for those beginning the Ketogenic Diet is not total calories consumed ( to start with ) it is your elimination of carbohydrates. By sticking with the Macro portions of 70% Fat, 25% Protein and 5% (no more than 30gram) Carbohydrates, it has been proven that your appetite will become suppressed naturally. A high-fat diet is very satisfying. Do this, and you will see a dramatic loss in weight. For more info on Keto Dieting and the psychology of it, all read our article here. Measuring Body Fat You can measure body fat ” at home” with skin fold measurements this is explained on page 129 in The Art and Science of Low Carb Living by Dr Jeff S. Volek and Dr Stephen D. Phinney. We highly recommend it, read it if you want to really educate yourself about Ketogenic Dieting. There are also expensive scans such as DXA or DEXA scans which will give you the most accurate and visual summation of your body composition. If you want to measure your skin folds you will need some inexpensive skin fold calipers that you can get here. If you are well overweight and for simplicity just put 45 into the Keto Calculator for your Body Fat measurement. The resulting macros will be perfect for you. Don’t get caught up in the technicalities however as they often just become another excuse. Just get started! Bodyfa Continue reading >>

Keto Calculator

Keto Calculator

Our Ketogenic Calculator is based on the Ketogenic Ratio Formula (K/AK, Ketogenic/Anti-Ketogenic), which was originally used for epilepsy patients. The formula gives you the potential ketone ratio of any meal, depending on the macronutrients of the meal. To keep yourself in a state of ketosis, you need to have a ketogenic ratio value of more than 1.5. How To Use The Keto Calculator Almost all other keto calculators are nothing more than low carb calculators. They don’t meet the K/AK equation, as these calculators are not designed for the anti- ketogenic nature of proteins. Keto Ratio Description Less than 1.5 – not a healthy balance. The body will not register ketones 1.5 To 1.6 – Mildly ketogenic where ketones will likely be registered 1.6 To 2.0 – A good state of ketosis where most people will register ketones More than 2.0 - Very ketogenic! Almost everyone will see ketones Why Do We Say This is the BEST and Most ACCURATE Calculator? As we mentioned above, other calculators do not take into account the anti-ketosis ratio of protein. They simply list the entire protein amount as being ketosis friendly, which isn’t true. Our calculator will help you set up an appropriate and safe calorie deficit. By setting a safe amount of protein intake, you will keep your lean muscle and lose only unwanted fat. Our calculator determines your macro NEEDS based on your unique specifications, not simply some generic percentages. When you keep carbs low you will lose weight. Eating enough protein will ensure that you lose only fat, while eating plenty of fat prevents you from feeling hungry and keeps you feeling satisfied with your food. Ketogenic/Anti-Ketogenic Nature Of Macronutrients In case you are new to the keto diet plan, some foods are rather ketogenic, others are not. Continue reading >>

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