Most common mistakes

The most common mistakes if you start your LCHF journey are quite easy to solve. Just be aware of the following advises.

  • Cutting the carbs means also cutting the daily energy intake (kcal/day). Make sure you match your daily energy demands through adding more fats to your nutrition. For getting an overview of your daily intake we advise a nutrition protocol for a few days.
  • Active people have a higher protein demand when the live low carb or carb optimzed. The minimum protein intake should be between 1,5 - 2, 0 gram/kg body weight per day. Consider a protein shake if you don't match your daily needs with your normal meals/foods.
  • Living a low carb live you retire more minerals, especially sodium, potassium and magnesium. Make sure you have plenty of these minerals in your daily nutrition.