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Episode: 149 Q&A: Determining Your Calories & Macros, How To Know If You’re Under-eating, Starting Paleo, and More!

podcast Jan 21, 2022

In this episode, Rachel chats about how to determine your personal calories and macros, why you need more metrics than just the scale to track progress, how to determine if you’re malnourished or undereating, why the 80/20 rule is gold for a lifestyle approach, and much more!

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Today's Questions:

  • How do you determine how many calories and macros your clients should be eating?
  • Thinking of starting the paleo diet, should I just dive in?
  • How do you know if you’re under-eating or malnourished?

Top Takeaways:

  • Why you should ditch the scale as the ONLY tool used when tracking weight loss
  • Reasons the 80/20 rule could be easier to adhere to vs. diving into a very strict diet protocol
  • Signs you may not be getting enough nutrients

Show Notes:



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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).



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