how important are calories compared to protein and carbs?

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  1. hsmith

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    i am putting down 2x body weight in carbs and 1.5x weight in protein, but my calorie intake is right around 3500.

    should i switch things around more to push above 4000, or is 3500 ok as long as i am getting what i need in protein/carbs?
     
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    it's not a straight forward answer. what you're doing now is perfectly fine as long as it's producing results....if not, you might need to bump it up to 4000.

    keep 1.5x protein 2x carbs
     
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    i am eating extremely clean, so i am not getting anything special from fat or sugars in my carb intake

    i've been @ a lb a week so far, so i am happy with it
     
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    if you are happy there is nothign wrong.
     
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    iti s pretty easy, i am not even eating any pasta :dunno:
     
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    i was hoping so :o
     
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    i am glad i have had serious replies
     
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    i gave you one :hug:
     
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