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I train very intense every day as im a boxer but hv trouble losing weight, is 100g of carbs per day enough for my workouts? & will i lose weight fast?

I train very intense every day as im a boxer but hv trouble losing weight, is 100g of carbs per day enough for my workouts? & will i lose weight fast?

No: 100 g of carbs a day is not enough for a young male who is intense training, even if you are trying to lose weight. See a dietician to find out where you can cut fat calories as this will help you lose weight faster and still provide the energy you need to train. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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I am a boxer and weigh 76 kg I am trying to lose weight so I am only having 100 grams of carbs per day is this enough carbs for my boxing workouts?

I am a boxer and weigh 76 kg I am trying to lose weight so I am only having 100 grams of carbs per day is this enough carbs for my boxing workouts?

May be low : 100-150 grams is good for the average active person but you may need more. Pay attention to your energy levels. You can also check your urine with keto strips. When you run out of carbs you start burning fat and that shows up in your urine. ...Read more

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How many gram of carbohydrate should I take per day to lose weight and ant the same time prevent hypoglucemia?

How many gram of carbohydrate should I take per day to lose weight and ant the same time prevent hypoglucemia?

Individuals vary: I am glad to see that you want to make sure that your plan to lose weight is done safely. The composition of a diet varies by individual, their current health, activity level, goals and tastes. Further, diet is not the only contributing factor to hypoglycemia. You should see a bariatric physician to make sure that your desired weight management plan will be safe and effective. ...Read more

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How many carbs should I eat a day to LOSE weight and yes I exercise. Thanks in advance.

How many carbs should I eat a day to LOSE weight and yes I exercise. Thanks in advance.

30-40 grams a meal: Cutting back on carbs is a great way to lose weight. If you limit carbs to 30-40 grams with each meal it will help you lose weight. To give you an example one apple has 20 grams of carbs and a slice of bread usually has about 15-20 grams of carbs. Eat lots of vegetables and lean meats. Great that you are exercising. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many carbs grams are you eating a day if you are pre-diabetic, diabetic, or trying to lose weight?

Very variable: Depends on your metabolic activity, and the age, and the physical activity and the food that you eat (there is a increased metabolic effect of certain food). The carbs should be used in combination with protein and good fat. The diabetic diet is good for everybody. ...Read more

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Is carb cycling (2 high carb day followed by 1 low carb day) long term safe for someone who is athletic and don't need to lose weight ?

Depends what type of: exercising you are doing? High intensity, triathlon, marathon, or short burst, walking, running, sprinting? If you are a long, term high intensity runner, triathlon, you need to have more calories (carbs) before hand to not burn up (or consume) your muscles as fuel instead of the carbs. If you just do mild exercising (nothing long distance), it will be safer. Moderation is key! ...Read more

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Please help, how much protein, fat, cals, and carbs should I be intake a day in order to lose weight?

Please help, how much protein, fat, cals, and carbs should I be intake a day in order to lose weight?

Use minimum essentia: Your weight can guide you. But eat a balanced diet with ample fruits, veggies, grains and some good quality proteins which are found in eggs, poultry/ fish, nuts, tofu and low fat milk. Avoid excess of fat if you want to lose weight, ...To eating less add daily exercise and you will be able to lose weight if you persist with this discipline for the long term. ...Read more

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If i eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will i lose weight fast?

If i eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will i lose weight fast?

Calories, exercise: If you also do aerobic exercise at least 3-5 times a week, weights to build muscle, and restrict your intake of calories by about 300kcal less a day, you will lose about a pound a week which is safest. The main thing is to learn new habits by changing the old over time. Smaller portions with white smaller plates actually has been studied to help. Drink water or water-based soup or salad first. ...Read more

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I eat lots of protein, slow burning carbs, and I STILL can't lose weight, even with a 6 day a week exercise routine. Do I have insulin resistance?

I eat lots of protein, slow burning carbs, and I STILL can't lose weight, even with a 6 day a week exercise routine.  Do I have insulin resistance?

Weight loss: Exercise may build muscle, which can add to weight, even though you are more trim. However, most of us eat more than we think, and exercise less than we think. Recommend getting a fitbit or equivalent and use not only the exercise features, but the calorie/food counting features. If you tally up all your food every day, you may have some surprises. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

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