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Doctor insights on: Daily Recommended Carbohydrate Intake For Women

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What is the recommended sodium and carbohydrate intake per day?

What is the recommended sodium and carbohydrate intake per day?

You have it all: Nutrient unit of measure daily values
total fat grams (g) 65
saturated fatty acids grams (g) 20
cholesterol milligrams (mg) 300
sodium milligrams (mg) 2400
potassium milligrams (mg) 3500
total carbohydrate grams (g) 300
fiber grams (g) 25
protein grams (g) 50. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more


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Does a high level of daily physical activity require carbohydrate intake? What about just eating protein?

Does a high level of daily physical activity require carbohydrate intake? What about just eating protein?

Must have carbs: Carbohydrates are essential for energy. There are arguments over how many and exactly what type, but generally speaking, a moderate amount of complex carbohydrates should be a part of at least a couple of your meals each day. Those that try to exercise without carbs in their diet often have shortened or poor workouts. ...Read more

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How do I reduce my carbohydrate intake?

How do I reduce my carbohydrate intake?

It is easy: Cut out most of the sweets which means avoiding sugar and sugary foods and sugary drinks. You can eat whole grains cereals and whole wheat bread in moderation. Use more proteins in your diet which should include eggs, fish, nuts and tofu along with low fat milk and yogurt. Veggies and fruits are great to have with each meal. ...Read more

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How can carbohydrate intake affect mood and appetite?

How can carbohydrate intake affect mood and appetite?

effec onblood sugar: It does by effect on blood sugar
when you consume carbs it gives a spurt of glucose in your blood and your blood sugar goes up, that causes the pancreas to release Insulin to bring the sugar down to normal and it can cause blood sugar to go below normal as a reaction to Insulin release and causes hypoglycemia and that can make you hungry and affect your mood, than you eat carbs again&causes wt gain. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way to reduce your carbohydrate intake?

Is there an easy way to reduce your carbohydrate intake?

Reduce cravings: Reduce your carbohydrate (sugar) cravings by eating a healthy diet rich in protein and fruits/vegetables and a regular exercise program. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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Is carbohydrate intake and acne related?

Is carbohydrate intake and acne related?

No: I was surprised too but the scientific, controlled studies of acne and diet show little or no effect. Your acne isn't your fault and isn't related to your personal choices. All acne can be managed by your physician or a consultant and it's fairly easy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should teens worry about xs carbohydrate intake?

Should teens worry about xs carbohydrate intake?

Ask doctor: Everyone should be mindful of what they put in their bodies for nourishment. A teen should "worry" about what they are eating when their weight is not healthy. Talking to your pediatrician should provide guidance on healthy weight for your body. In terms of carbs, try to select healthy (whole grains, dark versus white products) rather than refined and overly processed ones (corn syrup, etc)n. ...Read more

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What should my carbohydrate intake be while dieting?

What should my carbohydrate intake be while dieting?

Zero sugar: Complex carbohydrates are in fruit and vegetables and that is the source that you should choose. No sugar or sweeteners. No need to calorie count with purely god-made food. ...Read more

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Which foods would boost carbohydrate intake without adding too much salt?

Fresh: Fresh fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and whole grains will boost carbohydrate intake without adding salt. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the adverse effects of a high carbohydrate intake?

Junk: Not all carbohydrates are the same - but many in western diets are "junk". They have been stripped of their fiber and nutrients. Eating a high carbohydrate diet tends to lead to the problems of obesity and its ills: diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, etc. A well-balanced diet is half your plate of veggies and fruit, then complex carbs and some protein. And don't forget the "good" fats. ...Read more

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What are some great suggestions on learning how to eat healthy, such as carbohydrate intake and more?

As listed below: You should consume plant based foods in preference to animal based foods. This would include cereals, grains, veggies, salads and fruits with each meal. Also take a good share of proteins which require eating eggs, tofu, fish, nuts and low fat milk and no fat yogurt. Avoid animal fats and meats as much as possible. ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

Look it in two ways: 250 grams of carbohydrates.
60 grams of protein per day.
65 fat grams per day.
You have to keep in mind the body wieght those numbers could be high or low.
Fat is 20 to 35 percent of daily calories
protein is 10 to 35 percent of daily calories
carbohydrates is 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily intake of carbs for a 5 year old?

What is the recommended daily intake of carbs for a 5 year old?

Depends: The answer depends on :
are you asking me or some "expert" panel
how much your child weighs
is your child of normal weight? Overweight?
Underweight?

My recommendation -for each pound of body weight approximately 0.6 grams of carbs per day. Less if overwieght, more if underweight.
How much do the "experts" recommend? Probably way too much. ...Read more

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I am a female age 30, and weighing a little over 180 pounds. What would be the daily intake of carbs and protein be for me?

I am a female age 30, and weighing a little over 180 pounds. What would be the daily intake of carbs and protein be for me?

What Works: There are huge amounts of advice around, most of it heavily biased by marketing & misinformation. Tiny errors add up big over time. Best strategy: get a scale which reads out to 1/10th pound increments, every day weigh at same time (morning probably best) wearing same clothes (ideally none) & write down your wt. This way you can see the results of the previous day & see what works. Study nusi. Org. ...Read more

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I am 490 pounds and I am going to go on a low carb diet. How low should I start my carbs on my diet & what's my daily recommended intake for fat loss?

I am 490 pounds and I am going to go on a low carb diet. How low should I start my carbs on my diet & what's my daily recommended intake for fat loss?

Expert: At that weight I would recommend you consult a bariatric physician and good nutritionist. The information you will get on line is going to be varied, confusing and not personal. You need personal, direct and specific counsel.

I applaud your decision and wish you the best! Keep at it! ...Read more

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What is the recommended amount of calories, carbs, and protein for a daily intake? Trying to loose weight.

What is the recommended amount of calories, carbs, and protein for a daily intake? Trying to loose weight.

Knowledge: This is a life long issue. Learn about your diets calories. Start if you have not all ready a weekly fun exercise routine.

There is no magic here. Lots of fokes selling whatever. Study your diet first, adjust it according to what you find doable.

Physics: you have to burn more calories than you consume... To lose wt. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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For a 19 year old female that's 5'5 and weighs 110 pounds, what should be her daily intake on fat, sodium, carbs etc if on a 500 cal diet?

For a 19 year old female that's 5'5 and weighs 110 pounds, what should be her daily intake on fat, sodium, carbs etc if on a 500 cal diet?

Too few calories: At 5'5" and 110 lbs, you should not be on a 500 cal/day diet. If your doctor has ordered this, then you should speak to a nutritionist for help. If you are trying to lose weight...You do not need to do so. ...Read more

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What is a safe amount of carbohydrates to intake daily if you are trying to lower your blood glucose?

What is a safe amount of carbohydrates to intake daily if you are trying to lower your blood glucose?

Depends: It depends on age, health, sex, activity levels, & diabetes. You're a female in your 20s, so most nutritionists would say that you can have 45-60 grams of carb per meal. You can aim lower if you're trying to lose weight, but then you might have to watch for ketosis (ketones in your urine). And eat healthy carbs (veggies) and avoid processed foods. If diabetic, use your fingersticks to guide you ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the normal daily intake of carbs in a low carb diet?

Could you tell me what is the normal daily intake of carbs in a low carb diet?

Variable: If you're really interested in a low carb diet, read books by dr. Dean ornish who has done the most research on the subject: http://www. Amazon. Com/ornishs-program-reversing-heart-disease/dp/0804110387

there are also youtube videos - search "dean ornish". ...Read more

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How many grams of carbs should a female who's 19 and 5'5 and calorie intake should be is 1500. Consume in a day? I usually get between 40-70g please help

How many grams of carbs should a female who's 19 and 5'5 and calorie intake should be is 1500. Consume in a day? I usually get between 40-70g please help

Probably more: There are so many diets out there today. Low carb, no carb, low fat, high fat, on and on. 50 grams of carbs is only 200 calories, so you are leaving 1300 cal for protein and fat. I think that is excessive. I tell my patients a balanced dies with lean protein and lower glycemic carbs like brown rice, sweet potatoes and quinoa. Fat - mono saturated like olive or nut oils at about 20-25% of cals. ...Read more

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How many calories and carbs should a lady 5'4" 170 pounds intake daily? Pre diabetic blood results were given 2 months ago

How many calories and carbs should a lady 5'4" 170 pounds intake daily? Pre diabetic blood results were given 2 months ago

Your: Your age, activity level and whether you are trying to lose weight are also very important in calculating your daily calorie needs. Below I've linked to a calorie calculator that can help figure out your needs. Also, keeping a food journal and measuring out your portions are two of the best ways to know exactly what you are eating and making the healthiest choices possible. If you have any specific diet requirements or concern, give your doctor a call. Good luck! ...Read more

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How many carbs are considered low carb when trying to lower HbA1C and glucose? After lower what should one limit their carb intake for daily? Thanks!

How many carbs are considered low carb when trying to lower HbA1C and glucose? After lower what should one limit their carb intake for daily? Thanks!

Not 1 size fits all: For people with type 1 DM, restricting carbs is not usually part of the strategy, other than trying to eat a consistent amount of carbs, or accurately counting carbs and dosing insulin to cover that amount. For people with type 2 diabetes, the best diet is one they can stick to longterm. Usually, very low carb diets (Atkins, 20gms/day) are hard to stick to for more than a few months. ...Read more

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Is there a standard % of carbohydrates that need to be or should be complex vs simple for dailey intake?

See below: Generally (unless you are dieting), carbs represent approximately 30% - 50% of your caloric intake. Complex carbs must be broken down to simple carbs to facilitate absorption (i.e. Simple carbs are easier to absorb). ...Read more

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In the past three decades, have carbohydrates in this country comprised a larger % of our caloric intake?

Yes that's true: The worst carb are the sugar rich sodas which have been promoted by the soda industry and the fruit juices. The creals fortified with sugars are another cause. There is incresed consumption of processed food. This is all at home
when people eat out that's a different story, there sky is the limit in calorie and carb intake especially for children.
The result is obesity, diabetese, hypertension, heart dis. ...Read more

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What can my calorie, carbohydrate, protein intake be?

What can my calorie, carbohydrate, protein intake be?

Too many variables!: Sex, weight, activity level! Are you an apple or pear in terms of body shape. What are your goals? Sorry, need more info! ...Read more

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Can someone give me information on carbohydrate intake for diabetes?

Broad topic: This is a broad topic that requires intensive patient education. Here are some basic principles.

1: less is better
2: spread whatever carbs you eat throughout the day. Your body may be able to handle small loads of carbs without making your sugars too high

hope this helps you get started. ...Read more