MuscleLite is a reliable software designed to help you create a suitable diet for both bodybuilding and weight loss. It is based on the Harris-Benedicts scientific formula and it can calculate the daily amount of nutrients you need to intake in order to obtain the desired results.
MuscleLite features two types of algorithms, that require input values for different parameters. Thus, the first method is used to estimate the total amount of energy you need to intake, based on the Harris-Benedicts formula, while the second requires that you specify the target number of daily calories.
The first method is used to calculate the total number of daily calories needed, as well as a detailed plan of each type of nutrients. Certain parameters, such as gender, age, height, weight, metabolism and body fat are taken into consideration. Additionally, you need to specify if you wish a diet plan for losing fat or for gaining muscles.
Friendly meal planner
MuscleLite is configured to calculate up to six daily meals, that sum up the total number of calories, protein, carbs and fat you need for your diet. The software allows you to choose sources for protein, carbohydrates and extras, then calculate the required quantity of each ingredient.
The software is set to calculate the lean edible portions before cooking. This means that the modifications in the structure of ingredients post cooking are not taken into consideration. The extras are excepted from calculations, since they are optional and are not subject to cooking. After configuring the desired meal plans, you can easily print them out.
Diet planner and assistant
MuscleLite is designed to help you configure a diet plan, that suits your goals, of losing weight or building muscles. Based on certain physical parameters, the software easily calculate the proper amount of energy you need to intake in order to obtain the desired results in a short time. You can also use it to calculate the quantities of ingredients required for daily meals, based on a protein and carbohydrates diet.