Right now I am 337 down from 360. I lost this by doing the common lower carb, low fat, high protien. However, I get my body composition tested in a BOdPod(very accurate) and I lost too much lbm for my liking.
I was thinking about trying the CKD diet. I bought "The Metabolic Diet" about two years ago and read the book but never decided to do the diet. Recently I got the dust off the book and began reading it again and am interested in giving the diet a try.
got a couple questions though:
1) I was thinking starting out at around 3000cals but according to the CKD Parameter Calculator at 12 cals/lb./day i should be eating 4044cals a day.
I find this to be excessive IMO.
2) Would it be bad to limit the amout of saturated fat as long as it is replaced by other fats? I've just read to many conflicting things on the matter.
3) Would a 1:1 ration of protien grams to fat grams be best? Again to many opinions to decide for myself. Some say protein isn't as important due to the protien sparing effect of the ketogenisis but just looking for some opinions/comments.
Just to explain why i weigh so much now. I've been fat but athletic pretty much my whole life but hadn't really added the pounds on till I got injured. I've had a knee surgery and 2 shoulder surgeries over the past 2-3 years. In this time I put on about 90 pounds due to depression and inactivity. Currently my shoulder is still ****ed up but I'm working on it and am in the gym like I use to be. I really don't look like what I weigh because dispite the bodyfat amount I still have a good amount of muscle. But I do look fat. Just not 337 fat but I am.
Thanks in advance for whoever responds for taking the time and effort to help me out.