Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-30-2007, 10:19 AM   #1  
Trying so hard....
Thread Starter
 
MugCanDoIt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,350

S/C/G: 298/298/145

Height: 5'7"

Question How do you calculate your daily fat % ?

How do you find out what percent of fat you are eating daily? Everyone says to make your fat intake about 20 ior 25% of your calories but I dont know how to calculate it. And if you dont count calories all that strictly, how can you count the fat % ?
MugCanDoIt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2007, 10:46 AM   #2  
Senior Member
 
Robin41's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Northern California
Posts: 988

S/C/G: 292/144/145

Height: 5'10"

Default

Fitday.com. It will calculate the values of everything you enter and total it for the day in a lovely little piechart (no pun intended). And it's free.
Robin41 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2007, 10:46 AM   #3  
Senior Member
 
QuilterInVA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Yorktown, VA USA
Posts: 5,402

Default

You can't count the fat% if you don't count calories. The easiet way to do it is to use a free program like Fitday but you will have to enter everything you ate. How could you calculate it if you don't count everything - you can't.
QuilterInVA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2007, 11:25 AM   #4  
Senior Member
 
LaurieDawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 2,581

Height: 5'5"

Default

Many, many years ago, I did very low-fat (less than 10%) without counting calories. I just read nutrition labels and refused to eat anything that had more than 10% of the calories coming from fat. Perhaps not the best way, but it is an alternative to keeping track of all of the food that you ingest - although there are many, many benefits to writing it all down, and I would encourage you to consider trying it for a while to see if you like it.
LaurieDawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2007, 01:04 PM   #5  
Senior Member
 
vealcalf2000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 513

S/C/G: 251/190/175

Height: 5'10

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Robin41 View Post
Fitday.com. It will calculate the values of everything you enter and total it for the day in a lovely little piechart (no pun intended). And it's free.
Thanks for posting about fitday. I've seen it posted on 3fatchicks a few times but have never signed up, well I just did today! Wow, so easy! I had made my own spreadsheet up using Excel but w/all the copying and pasting it was becoming a pain. I'll use Fitday from now on-Thanks!!!!
vealcalf2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:02 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.