Carbs - daily intake?

previous topic · next topic
SlimOne56

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 03:11
Can anyone advise me on where I can find out how many/% calories I should have per day pls?
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 11:18
It depends on what your goal is. Some people go as high as 80% carbs, people on Atkins are only doing 20 grams or fewer a day while in the induction phase.

I think people who are not setting out to do a low carb diet should start by setting a protein target based on their bodyweight and activity level, and then dividing the calories remaining between carbs and fat. Give it a week or two and then adjust it if you feel the need.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search


Latest Posts

Healthy Snacks
It did not turn out well. The asparagus were over cooked and the bacon was not crispy enough.. Worth experimenting with..
by wiildflowers on 07 Feb 16 07:58 PM
Math help with Keto diet
@shadow451 -- regarding your calculations for weight loss, what is the time period associated with each of the three scenarios ? Ie, if one reduces their weekly caloric intake by 15% in scenario 1, how ...
by Firebelly on 07 Feb 16 03:51 PM
Having a hard time choosing a calorie counting app...
I've been torn between Fatsecret and Myfitnesspal for a long while now. I'll join here, delete and then go back to Myfitnesspal…Delete my account from there and then return back here. Today, I ...
by kofe_3 on 07 Feb 16 03:28 PM
creating and saving my recipes
thanks for that info! def what I needed to know!
by loribe1 on 07 Feb 16 06:15 AM
In it to Win it !
John, I'm glad you learned this lesson. You'll be happier as you move forward too because it is a lifelong journey.
by Sweetalot on 06 Feb 16 08:12 PM