After my terrible experience with the keto diet, I'm counting macros to lose weight and repair my relationship with food
Though the low-carb diet helped me shed 130 pounds, I'm focusing on building a better relationship with food, practicing patience, and losing weight.
If I hit my macros and calories, does it matter what foods I eat if I want to lose fat and maintain muscle?
Overall calories and macros determine fat loss, but whole foods keep you fuller and make it easier to hit your goals, diet coach Nick Shaw said.
I tried counting macros for a week to lose weight but found it so difficult that I wouldn't recommend it to anyone
When an Insider reporter counted his fat, carb, and protein intake for a week, he found it to be too complicated and restrictive.
Alicia Vikander followed the keto diet because she was traveling so was unable to track her meals, and ate 1,900 calories a day to lose fat.
A former dancer and daughter of a bodybuilder, Peloton instructor Jess King is passionate about nutrition. She follows an intuitive eating plan.
How to transition from calorie-counting to intuitive eating without damaging your physical or mental health
If you're nervous about moving away from calorie-counting, start small by not measuring your food one day a week (ideally a weekday) then work up.
Hilary Duff says she 'stays lean' through 'flexible dieting,' tracking macros while still having bread, chocolate, and wine
Duff is a fan of tracking macros and flexible dieting, which means not restricting any foods but hitting certain amounts of protein, carbs, and fat.