Diet/calories help

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    I've been keeping track of my diet at fitday.com the last week and wanted some advice/critiques from those who know better.

    I'm 6'3" 185, lift weights 3-4 times per week (alternating push/pull/legs days) and do about 20 mins of cardio 3-4 times per week.

    According to fitday's calculator on my workout days I'm right at about 2500 calories, 60g fat (22% of total), 270g carbs (41% of total) and 220g protein (27% of total). On my non-workout days I don't have a protein shake which cuts about 400 calories, 40g carbs and 25g protein from the diet.

    I'm eating lots of fruits/veggies, proteins (chicken, salmon, tuna), and drinking lots of water. Anything I should change just based on these numbers?

    My goal is to increase strength but not necessarily bulk up, and cut excess fat from my body. Thanks!
     
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    more protein, less carbs
     
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    What's a realistic protein goal to shoot for?
     
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    [][][] what makes you think i wont cut you

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    whats that equation to find out your maintenance calories?
     
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    [][][] what makes you think i wont cut you

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    so if my gf weighs 115lbs, she can cut at 1380 calories a day? sound about right?
     
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    Its better to use maintenance calculators as guidelines. Your gf may gain weight or lose weight with that amount of calories. You have to adjust according to actual results.
     
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    thank you
     
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