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NICK91
11-04-2008, 03:16 PM
If my diet looks like 50/30/20 and i get 3000 calories a day, what would be the break down in carbs/protein/fat? Thanks in advance.....

Dolfan_714
11-04-2008, 03:50 PM
1gr carb = 4 cals
1gr protein = 4 cals
1gr fat = 9 cals

you do the math yourself.

Lochirco
11-04-2008, 04:10 PM
375/225/66

Carb/Pro/Fat - All in grams

NICK91
11-04-2008, 04:15 PM
1gr carb = 4 cals
1gr protein = 4 cals
1gr fat = 9 cals

you do the math yourself.

thanks but what do i do? Divide 9 fat cals by 3000?

CharliC
11-04-2008, 04:19 PM
thanks but what do i do? Divide 9 fat cals by 3000?

Divide 20% of 3000 by 9 fat cals....

NICK91
11-04-2008, 04:19 PM
375/225/66

Carb/Pro/Fat - All in grams

Awesome thanks alot!

anonymous
11-04-2008, 04:21 PM
thanks but what do i do? Divide 9 fat cals by 3000?

When solving for carbs, you do 0.50 (50%) times 3,000. This gives you 1,500, you then know carbs are 4 calories per gram so 1,500 calories divided by 4 is 375 grams. When solving for proteins, you do 0.30 (30%) times 3,000. This gives you 1,000 calories, you then know proteins are 4 calories per gram so 1,000 grams divided by 4 is 225 grams. When solving for fats, you do 0.20 (20%) times 3,000. This gives you 600 calories, you then know fats are 9 calories per gram so 600 grams divided by 9 is 66.7 grams.

NICK91
11-04-2008, 04:38 PM
what would i do without you guys.... :)