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20 Grams Of Fat Per Day Diet
Calories and grams of fat intake for weight loss is it more important to count grams of fat per day or is it just the amount the calories taken in per day that matters? For weight loss, how many grams of fat and calories should a sedentary woman take in p
See below: Carbohydrate and proteins = 4 calories/gm fat=9 calories / gram its how many calories less/day you eat that translates to weight loss eg: for every 100 calories less you eat each day , you'll lose ~ 1 lb/ month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why am i gaining so much weight after i quit smoking? I quit smoking in january, after 20 yrs of smoking a pack a day. I've dieted religiously since then, (under 1200 calories and under 20 grams of fat a day) i also work out (mostly cardio) for at least a
Very common: Almost everyone gains weight after quitting smoking, usually in the range of 5-10 pounds, but sometimes more, and occasionally much more. If you are truly limiting yourself to 1200 calories and are exercising, i don't know why it is continuing, and you should see your doctor to rule out any metabolic problem, like thyroid disease or many others. Congrats on quitting smoking after 20 years! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low fat diet: I don't give my patients numbers, you want to try and eliminate as much fat as possible for you. If whatever you settle on doesn't achieve lipid targets, statin or other drug can be added. ...Read more
See below: Your diet should be less than 30% ot daily calorie from total fat. 7% from saturated fat and less than 1% from trans fats and less than 300 mg of cholesterol. A target of 15-30 gm monosaturated fats. Avoid butter, margarine, hydrogenated oil, lard and palm oil. ...Read more
I had borderline high C-peptide. By removing sugar from diet it lowered significantly. Approximately how many grams of sugar i can consume per day to maintain the lowered level of c-peptide?
Extra insulin: The C-Peptide tells you that you are making insulin from your pancreas. what you really want to look at is if you have an elevated Hemoglobin A-C which helps to determine if you have Diabetes or Insulin Resistance. You need to restrict the simple sugar that you consume. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please give me a range of how many fat grams I should take in per day, I'm trying to lose weight since my TSH is stable now?
It depends: upon many factors, such as : age, sex, weight, activity, etc, You need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. Good luck. See a good registered dietitian. ...Read more
It depends: If you follow a zone diet which is what i recommend, then 130 grams of carbs (complex grains, fruits and veggies), 98 grams of lean protein, 42 grams of fat (plant and fish based preferred). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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