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The Complete Vegan IIFYM Guide With Top Tips and Food Suggestions

The Complete Vegan IIFYM Guide With Top Tips and Food Suggestions

This is a complete guide to following a vegan ‘If It Fits Your Macros’ (IIFYM) lifestyle. It will provide you with all of the information to get started on your IIFYM journey, including our top tips and macro-friendly vegan food suggestions. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s get started! Vegan IIFYM Contents What is IIFYM? What are macros? Are macros vegan? What does it mean to “count your macros”? How many macros should a vegan have per day? How do I calculate my macros? Can I follow an IIFYM lifestyle as a vegan? How do vegans hit their protein...

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How to Use Our Macro Calculator to Calculate Your Macros

How to Use Our Macro Calculator to Calculate Your Macros

We get it, counting your macros can seem complicated and too much like hard work! However, the IIFYM lifestyle is not as bogged down with mathematic equations and calculations as you might think. Once you’ve worked out your initial macro targets, it’s simply a case of remembering which foods contain substantial amounts of each macro - try searching for the #IIFYM hashtag on Instagram for plenty of macro-friendly food inspiration! To help you avoid all the initial maths mumbo jumbo, we’ve created a macro calculator and this handy cheat sheet to accompany it! What Are Macros? You’ve probably heard of...

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The Best Macro-Friendly Snacks to Take On-The-Go

The Best Macro-Friendly Snacks to Take On-The-Go

Life On-The-Go Life can be busy. Whether you’re on the school run, running to catch your train, frantically preparing for that big presentation you’ve got coming up, or simply need to fill that gap between lunch and dinner, there are occasions in life when having a snack is deemed acceptable. However, the majority of these hunger-craving moments share commonalities, such as lack of time and kitchen facilities. What’s more, if you happen to be counting your macros, finding a healthy snack that balances carbohydrates, fats, and protein can be surprisingly difficult while on-the-go. That’s why we’ve done all the hard...

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Counting Macros for Weight Loss

Counting Macros for Weight Loss

How Counting Macros Differs From Other Diets for Weight Loss When it comes to eating for weight loss, the majority of diets are restrictive by nature. For example, the keto and paleo diets recommend significantly cutting down on foods containing carbohydrates and the Atkins Diet suggests removing both fats and carbs. Counting your macros (the IIFYM ‘diet’) is far more flexible and sustainable because it doesn’t require you to eliminate anything in order to lose weight. Instead, it focuses on getting the right balance of macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat). This ensures that you don’t risk any long-term damage due...

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