According to this site, I am supposed to have 1250 Cal a day, but no mention of how many fat grams. Anyone have an idea of how many I should limit myself too? Thanks!
Cholesterol: less than 300mg a day
Fiber: 21-25g (women) and 30-38g (men)
That depends on your percentage for fat, really, not grams.
I try to keep my fat percent around 25%, My protein at 30% or so, and my carbs between 50-60%. It's never perfect, but it works.
http://www.umm.edu/heart/caloric.htm According to this site and your calorie intake, however, you need around 42 grams of fat a day.
from bobkitten: I am 5 feet 3.5inches tall and I weigh 145lbs. My totalcalories are
1600because I do moderate physical activity. My total calories from FAT are only
304 daily. this is my CEILING! To weigh 130 lbs which is a tempory goal. to weigh
120lbs my fat calorie ceiling is only 281 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! By the way I have a medium frame and am a 62 year old woman who works out for 40minutes 4 times a week and I 'run' at least 5 miles once a week. I hope this helps because all calories are NOT created equal.Thank you
Yeah, you need fat. But you need good fats - not like junk food fat. This is what I try to stick to:
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