LET SCIENCE GUIDE YOUR WAY TO...
by Dr Megan Chircop
So, when it comes to weight loss, women should eat no fewer than 1200 calories per day and men should eat not fewer than 1500 calories per day. But is that all there is to it?
Whilst attention to total calorie intake is paramount for modifying or maintaining body composition, it is important to realise that, apart from merely being used as a source of energy, the different macronutrients have different structural and functional roles. This needs to be taken into consideration when deciding what to eat.
A good place to start is:
Use this information, in combination with this article about portion control, to help you establish your minimum macronutrient intake.
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Welcome. I am Dr Megan Chircop. I am a medical scientist and nutritionist with 20 years in medical research. As such, I have extensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of how the body works. I am able to simplify the science behind the way food fuels the body and mind to provide energy and nutrition needed to achieve optimal health and vitality. I am also a keen sportswoman, and have extensive knowledge of sports nutrition.
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