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A 34-year-old member asked:

On low carb diet, what is the minimum carb, protein, fat and fiber that i need each day?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
To many variables!: It depends if you exercise a bit. You can be more liberal with carbs. Obviously if calories don't come from carbs, they come from protein and fat. Most people on a low carb diet consume 100-120g per day of proteinm 40-60g of carbs (after induction). Aside from fats in meat and dairy, go with nuts, monosaturated oils (olive, peanut, canola). Vegetables are low caloric density, so eat plenty!
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