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Calories or macros: nutritionist explains which works best for weight loss or building muscle

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Macronutrient Dieting

If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) is a new diet that counts the daily macronutrients in the food and drinks we intake, mainly the fats, carbs and proteins. It provides flexibility and choice in our diet with the same results as a much stricter diet.

This popular new diet currently h...

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Calorie counting does not take into account the type of nutrients consumed, reducing the many types of food into numbers. It essentially makes no distinction between cottage cheese and a chocolate bar, apart from the number of calories they have.

The advantage of counting the macros (fats...

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