What is the best type of diet to lose body fat while maintaining lean muscle mass?
The best diet for weight loss with muscle maintenance is also the safest diet and one that can be followed for a lifetime. This type of diet:
• Restricts calories by 300-500 daily, aiming for a 1-2 pound weekly weight loss but not so low that the body goes into starvation mode. • Encourages a fitness program to boost metabolism and health benefits. • Allows for a variety of foods to meet the body's nutritional needs. • As far as the breakdown of carbs/protein/fat, a good range would be: Carbs; 45-65% Protein; 10-35% Fat:20-35%
These are all components of your SparkDiet program.
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