Originally Posted by BendtheBar
Many people fear fat to the point where when they go low carb they are hesitant to eat more fats than they did while eating with their normal diet. A 2500 calories, low carb diet would look something like:
175 g protein
25 g carbs
189 g fat
That's nearly 70% fat.
You could certainly eat a little more protein, but that still wouldn't drop fats under 60%.
Here is a shocker to most folks. I started this journey to bring my cholesterol down. I did so in 12 weeks eating super low carb and high fat/protein.
David, Husband, Father, Pastor
(Yasen Miroslav Zavadil)
OBX Open August, 2014:
Squat 308 PR
Deadlift 402 PR
Total - 886 at 50 yrs 199.6 lbs
Shooting for a 900+ total for next meet. (see quote below)
"If there is nothing you can improve on, your standards are too low!" - BAMA Strength Coach Scott Cochran
1Co 9:27 But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified