So, I have started counting my calories and restricted my caloric intake to about 1800 calories. I try to get 160 grams of protein, 60 grams of fat and 160 grams of carbohydrates. This is based on the fitnesspal.com, recommended break down for 1800 calories, which I used caloric calculator to determine how much I need to consume to lose body fat.
Counting calories is the best way to keep track of your intake, as most people (even myself), tend to under estimate how much we actually consume within a day. Because of that, counting calories will keep you within your caloric requirement, and allow you to adjust your meals depending on what you have for the day. This allows me to consume the max amount of protein I need, while in a deficit, so that I can lose body fat and gain some muscles (I am basically building back the muscle used to have, so I am not building muscles I don’t have from scratch).Read More »