too many carbs?

previous topic · next topic
dk1985

Joined: Feb 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 27 Feb 2012, 18:33
Noticed I don't eat enough protein as often as I do carbs. Tweaking the food choices for breakfast and lunch.
beccie1789

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 28 Feb 2012, 02:22
the ideal is 30% fat 30% protein and 40% carbs
Becky Boo
fredmugs

Joined: Jan 11
Posts: 383

      quote  
Posted: 28 Feb 2012, 07:04
beccie1789 wrote:
the ideal is 30% fat 30% protein and 40% carbs


What you're calling ideal is the governments 2,000 calorie a day diet that contains 300g of carbs. I doubt you'll find many people who believe that 300g is ideal.

If you're trying to lose weight and burn fat I believe you have to cut the carbs at least in half. That saves you 600 calories and then you could eat more protein if you need more calories than 1400.

Right now I do not exceed 100g of net carbs a day. Once I reach my goal weight I can raise that to 150g.

Pain is a by-product of a good time.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Qsymia anyone?
Gem11 wrote: Doesn't it follow that if you have a reduced appetite - and EAT LESS (which equals fewer calories), then you would have a FAT loss -- all other things being equal?? Only if that redu ...
by ieGod on 09 Feb 16 03:47 PM
Crabby-Can't exercise
I am going through the same thing with my shoulder. :( I have tried increasing my magnesium, along with a few other things, and everytime I start to feel like I can workout again, it becomes aggravated. ...
by ChristinaO65 on 09 Feb 16 01:58 PM
Motivering/Motivation
Glo in jouself. Believe in yourself.
by catherineodendal on 09 Feb 16 10:50 AM
In it to Win it !
Good for you. My husband and i went on the low carb diet a year ago. The first 3 months he lost 35 lbs., and it took me a year to lose 20. Within the last 6 months, I have continued to lose at a very slow ...
by mbstar2 on 09 Feb 16 10:38 AM
Healthy Snacks
I bought a desert bullet. They're fantastic because all it is is frozen fruit that is turned into almost a ice cream texture. I highly recommend it.
by Scuterdude on 09 Feb 16 09:31 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Sharon Caulkins
eat regularly
07 Jun 13 for diet The South Beach Diet