Keto: How to Visualize Your Plate instead of Counting Calories.

Here is an easy way to calculate the quantity of macros on keto.

Let’s start breaking down your meal plate.  Please see the picture of a plate. The three macronutrients are proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. 

It is divided in half. On the left side are the carbs on the right side are the fat and protein. Be aware that most foods are not 100% one macro – they often contain multiple macros.

Let us start with carbohydrates. You want the majority of your carbohydrates to come from vegetables. The average person needs at least 7 cups/servings of vegetables every day. (You will need a side bowl.)

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How Much Protein Is Too Much Protein In The Ketogenic Diet?

It is a difficult question because you have so many variables.

Age.  If the person is 18 to 21 years old, they’re going to need more protein than someone that’s 30 years old.

Too low stomach acid.  If they don’t have enough acid in the stomach, they will not have the ability to digest the protein.

Stress.  If they’re under massive stress, they are going to eat a little bit more protein.

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