A 21-year-old member asked:
What do diet ratios like 40/30/30 mean?
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Pediatrics 32 years experience
Diet composition: "40:30:30" is the ratio of calories obtained daily from carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, respectively popularized by the “zone diet” which is advertised widely. Most people who eat a balanced diet and burn more calories than they consume will lose weight.
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