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    Hello from Canada, and a Q on Fat/Carb/Prot ratios

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    Hello from Western Canada!

    I'm a Brit guy who immigrated to Canada. I'm 44, 6'1 and about 210lbs depending on which scale I use.

    Started Paleo/Primal last week, and lost 5lbs in the first week! I don't think this is water loss as I'd was already dieting prior to that and had lost 4lbs since the start of the year.

    So a question on ratios! Is there an ideal Fat/Carb/Protein ratio I ought to be trying for?

    I checked what I had yesterday and it was approx a 60/14/26% ratio, and about 700 cal's under my 'daily allowance' of 3500 cals.

    Is that good ratio, should I be trying to up Fat/lower Carbs? It's so easy to blow the carb input, one apple is all it takes from what I can see.

    Any advice?

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    I would just follow the book as written for 6 months, ie eating primal foods until you are satisfied, before you start worrying about macros etc.
    No need to make it complicated just yet

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