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200 grams of carbs a day

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
40-60g/day.: More if you exercise a good amount. Some low glycemic carbs can increase the daily amount. You can "google" "low-glycemic foods, and multiply the ca ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Thyroid/Carbohydrate: Carbohydrates should have no effect on your thyroid levels.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Ideally...: The goal is as few grams as possible, since carbs are not essential for life. Shoot for 50-60 grams per day! but the fewer the better. Protein and fa ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeannine Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
CARBS/ SUGARS: Depends on amount of energy required /day by work done by body. Your body is a well oiled machine- if you are a marathon training individual- these ca ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience in Dentistry
Only If...: You eat the majority of those carbs about 45 min-1 hour prior to your workout. Even still, you will be very tired at the end of the workout. If you ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Ok: Yes and increase your vegetables and fruits.
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Less: You will find the fewer carbs a day, the less Insulin you require. What matters more is that you are using enough Insulin to maintain very good contro ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Range: It is recommend the average adult eat about 60 gm of carbs (sugar) with each meal, larger people or men may sometimes eat up to 75 gm carb per meal an ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience in Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: It is not about calorie count it is is about what you eat. Thin people are not healthier than obese one. Your body needs more good fat than carbohyd ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience in Bariatrics
Depends: If you are able to maintain a normal body weight then that is probably ok. If you are overweight then you should reduce your carb intake.
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