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FOODBEAST 101: How To Count Macros With Emojis

For those of us who are always trying to be the healthiest versions of ourselves, it’s always helpful to figure out how to get the most out of what we’re putting into our bodies. Like a car needs gas to run, the human body needs food to function.

Just like different cars can require different gas, the same thing holds true for the human body. That’s why some people may require different types and quantities of foods to be their healthiest selves.

When your body is burning valuable fuel, it’s critical to have a balanced diet that consists of protein, carbs and fat, in order see results.

Still, it’s not always that easy to figure out how much of certain foods we should be consuming or not consuming. To help make sense of a regimented eating method, fitness professional Billy Keleman helps break down the science behind Macros in our latest FOODBEAST 101 video.

Even for a Fitbeast like Billy, food is very important. We all know it’s hard to cook at home everyday, but Billy’s thankful for places like Flame Broiler that have delicious meal options that won’t ruin your macros regimen in one meal.        

To maintain your body weight, the average person should consume around 2,000 calories per day. However, there are different calorie requirements depending on your fitness goals.

Watch the video to see some of Billy’s favorite meals at Flame Broiler and learn what you need to eat in order to gain weight, lose weight, or maintain weight. Whatever your goal is, counting macros is a great way to start

Basically, macros account for a certain percentage each meal. Starting with carbohydrates at 40 percent, 35 percent protein and 25 percent fat in each meal. This simple formula will help you keep track of your daily intake.

By breaking down each meal into macro categories, it’s easy to have control over your fitness journey.

Eating healthy may be hard, but just know – next time you forget to meal prep, you can always rely on Flame Broiler!

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