A 27-year-old male asked:
On a 2000 calories a day low carb diet how many grams of carbs should i aim for ?
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Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Depends on type : A low carb diet might have 5-10% of calories as carbs. I am not big of counting calories but the biggest problem I have with your question is not all carbs are created equal- mimimize sugars/starches/simple carbs but complex carbs in veggies, beans, nuts and low-glycemic fruits do not need to be avoided. See http://lowcarbdiets.About.Com/od/lowcarb101/a/gettingstarted.Htm.
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