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The per­cent­age break­down of car­bo­hy­drate, protein and fat of to­tal daily calo­ries that can help you best man­age hunger and sati­ety, and keep belly fat and weight un­der con­trol, says di­eti­tian Diana Lip­son-Burge. For ex­am­ple, if your base me­tab­o­lism (calo­ries your body burns daily at rest) plus ac­tiv­ity works out to 1,800 calo­ries a day, that breaks down to 900 calo­ries (about 225g) of healthy carbs like veg­eta­bles, fruits, beans and whole grains; 540 calo­ries (135g) of protein from sources like nuts and lean meats; and 360 calo­ries (40g) from fats, such as those in olive oil, soy­bean oil, salmon and wal­nuts.

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