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7/31/11 6:16 A

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I track my nutrition and find the fat is running a about 25% lower then low range and the carbs are of course a little higher (15%)than range. Protein has been in range but the low side.

The exact numbers will depend on your calorie range.

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7/30/11 5:38 P

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I follow the ETL plan 90% faithfully, and my carbs were averaging 60% of my pie chart on a fairly regular basis. Protein was about 20% and fat was about 20%, if I remember correctly.I'll check and amend if necessary. I do know that the carb average is accurate.

The most effective health-care is self-care.

Nutrition is the prescription.

You can literally stretch your lifespan by shrinking your waistline.

Nutrition and other lifestyle factors that you can choose are a more significant determinant of your health than genetics.

Filling your stomach with high-nutrient foods is like by-pass surgery without the surgery.

We are all born with an innate desire to not only survive but thrive.

--Joel Fuhrman
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7/30/11 5:34 P

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I wish I could help, but I don't use the SparkPeople nutrition goals tracker. Dr. F suggests no ADDED oils so I'm not sure what that would mean in terms of a daily goal. I think most people on the team eat according to the six week plan and don't really do any tracking. The exception may be SUNNY - if so, I'm sure she'll post some suggetions for you.

One of the things I like about ETL is that tracking is not necessary. I plan to make this a lifestyle, a way to eat for the rest of my life. I KNOW I don't want to write and track all my food the rest of my life.

I stay on my road and I don't change lanes.
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7/30/11 1:07 P

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I'm trying to set my sparkpeople nutrition goals tracker to meet the criteria for the ETL plan... what should I set the fat/protein/carbs amounts to???

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