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Many people are interested in Calorie Shifting. This has proven to be a dangerous diet becasue of the wrong nutrients which are removed from ones diet. A 2000 calorie diet is what the average person is recommended to eat on a daily basis. This provides an individual with an optimal diet, in which the body receives an adaquate amount of nutrition to keep going throughout the day.
2000 calories can also seem like alot to a smaller frame individual, or someone who is not active, both which would require less caloric intake. There is a healthy way to determine your caloric intake by removing certain foods without bringing on long term detrimental results to your organs, muscles and bones.
How are calories broken into the amounts for Daily Intake of Carbs, Fat, Protein?
You can easily due this on your own with a bit of practice and understanding of what your caloric intake should be, provided to you by your Doctor or Dietitian.
Carbohydrates are 55% of daily caloric intake. (2000 x .55= 1100) Therefore, 1100 calories should consist of :
6 servings of breads,
5 of servings fruit
6 servings of vegetables.
Protein is 15% of daily caloric intake. (2000 x .15= 300) Smaller quantities of:
2 servings/day 3 oz (card deck size) lean meats and fish
Nuts (1 oz).
Fat is *30% of daily caloric intake. (2000 x .30= 600) 600 calories should come from fat. EVO Oil, salad dressing, butter.
Mono or Poly Unsaturated Fats come from plants 340 calories
Saturated fat is from animal products less than 260 calories
Carbs 1100 calories
Protein 300 calories
Fat + 600 calories
Total daily intake = 2000 calories