After reading “An Interview with Don Alessi, Part 2,” I must admit that I’m QUITE confused as to what would be my daily macro nutrient ratios under his tutelage! Example: I’m a 170 lb male, so if I consume 1.5 grams of protein per kilo of BW – (as Don suggests) this would equal 116 grams of protein and 464 calories. He
suggests that I should consume about 100 grams of carbohydrates, which equals 400 more calories. My present caloric maintenance intake is 2650. According to my math, I would need to consume 198 grams of fat in order to make up the last 1786 calories.
These figures seem most confusing, not to mention quite strange. The protein seems too low, and the fat seems WAY too high! (Did I misinterpret the figures given in the article?) Could someone please shed some light on this issue, possibly Chris Shugart. P.S. I respect Don’s work, and I’m not trying to be a wise-ass. - (Joey Z.)