When Assessing Macros, It’s ’Quality Over Quantity' for Weight Loss
By Julia Reedy, MNSP, January 31, 2020
Decades of diet culture has taught us that weight loss is all a numbers game. But does being purely quantitative with things like calories or carbs actually get you to your goal weight? Recent research says no, and suggests that the best way to lose weight may be to focus on the food source of your calories rather than their macronutrient composition. In fact, macros really may oversimplify the complexities of weight loss. Here's why.