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

All the "magic pills"
As was I mummy. You are supposed to be able to learn language, how to play piano... all while you sleep. I have heard claims of the Suzuki method for learning piano but never saw it work. No more than ...
by eddie1261 on 31 Jul 14 03:20 PM
I did well today!!!!
Doughnuts always look better then they taste. They are not worth the calories. Good for you that you didn't cave in :-)
by snezica on 31 Jul 14 02:11 PM
Another non diet day
Well the last 2 day's I have just binged like a banshee, No sense in worrying about it today is a new day try again tomorrow.
by Toniann54 on 31 Jul 14 12:41 PM
Dance Central 3
Would love to play Dance Central with others who use it for exercise. I am not sure how to do it live but we can figure it out.
by missylou1 on 31 Jul 14 12:27 PM
today is my birthday!!!!!!!!!!
Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day!
by newkim on 31 Jul 14 11:42 AM