A 19-year-old female asked:
What should the daily intake of carbs, fibre, protein, sodium, and fat be for a 19 year old female who is 5'5 and weighs about 110 pounds?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Variable! : Are you an apple or pear? Certainly lower carbs( starches & sugars), and increase protein intake to 100mg per day. Sodium intake: less than 3 grams. Fiber intake should be 20-25g per day. Caloric intake is dependent on physical activity. Make sure your fat intake is mono vs poly unsaturated vs saturated. These are universal guidelines.
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Dentistry 46 years experience
Personal trainer: I would go to a fitness facility and inquire about a personal trainer, who can advise you on proper exercise and nutrition programs. Should be a custom program because everyone is different.
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Last updated Mar 24, 2015
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