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How many grams of sugar should I have on an average day?

How many grams of sugar should I have on an average day?

Not a set Amount: There is no normal amount of sugar - you should eat a healthy balanced diet that may include some sugar but there is no set amount. ...Read more

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How much sodium should someone have a day? And how many grams of sugar per day?

How much sodium should someone have a day? And how many grams of sugar per day?

DRV..: The daily reference values (drv) published by the us government are the amount of nutrients recommended based on a 2000 calorie per day diet. The drv of sodium is 2, 400 mg and total carbohydrate 300 gm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I consume 6-8pints of water per day and have an average type body with about average activity levels, is it safe for me to have 2oz of bourbon a day?

I consume 6-8pints of water per day and have an average type body with about average activity levels, is it safe for me to have 2oz of bourbon a day?

Not really!: It doesn't go that way, that the more water you consume, the safer it is to consume bourbon.Alcohol can be dehydrating, and depending on your BMI, you could be overdiluting and drinking too much water! So, best is to avoid alcohol or bourbon daily, altogether. It's toxic to nerves. Speak to ur PCP on why you're drinking so much water? More importantly? Have that worked up! Need to find out cause! ...Read more

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I consume 7pints of water per day and have an average type body with about average activity levels, is it safe for me to have 2oz of bourbon in a day?

Not really.: For heart health that is near the limit, for cancer prevention, less. There is no known benefits to bourbon health-wise such as reseveratrol in red wine. Best to cut down from daily drinking to a few times per week and no drinking alone. http://www.prevention.com/food/food-remedies/alcohol-consumption-limits-men-and-women ...Read more

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For teens under 18 how much sugar should they have per day and what's the max amt?

For teens under 18 how much sugar should they have per day and what's the max amt?

None: There is no ammount of table sugar a patient should have per day. Table sugar, brown sugar, etc. Is a sweetener and as such a treat, not a necessary nutrient. ...Read more

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How many grams of fat should one have per day?

How many grams of fat should one have per day?

Depends: It depends on your total calorie intake If your total calorie intake is 2100 calories Less than 1/3 should be from fat ( 700 calories) since there are 9 calories per gram of fat that would equal less than 80 grams of fat a day. Try to have less than 8 grams (10%) as saturated fats, and the rest as unsaturated fats, such as olive oil. and polyunsaturated fats. ...Read more

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How much grams of sugar should I intake a day and still be considered healthy?

How much grams of sugar should I intake a day and still be considered healthy?

Very little: Sugar is a simple carb, and those are not good. Complex carbs are good for you. A diet with little/no simple carbs (sugar) is best. ...Read more

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Fruit and veg under 5g of sugar and how many grams should i have per day?

Fruit and veg under 5g of sugar and how many grams should i have per day?

Sugar intake: According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the maximum amount of added sugars you should eat in a day are - Men: 150 calories per day (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons). Women: 100 calories per day (25 grams or 6 teaspoons ...Read more

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I been recently diagnosed with hypoglycemia and i want to know is there a limit of fruits i can eat per day on meals?

I been recently diagnosed with hypoglycemia and i want to know is there a limit of fruits i can eat per day on meals?

No: I would say no. Fruits as i'm sure you know have sugar in them, so they would help to prevent you from getting hypoglycemic. Unless you know your blood sugar is getting too high, i don't see any reason to necessarily restrict the amount of fruit in your diet. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic and would like to monitor my sugar intake. What should be my daily grams of sugar per 135lbs body weight?

I have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic and would like to monitor my sugar intake. What should be my daily grams of sugar per 135lbs body weight?

Count carbs: Eat like a diabetic and you'll keep from being one. Ask your doctor to send you to diabetes education class. It is usually covered for those with pre-diabetes also. "sugar" is just a simple carb, and those are bad. Complex carbs are good. A diabetes education class will help you learn to eat more healthfully, schedule food regularly, and get daily exercise. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should I eat a day, and how many hours of exercise?

What amount of calories should I eat a day, and how many hours of exercise?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more

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How many grams of natural sugars a day should I be eating as a maximum when trying to lose weight?

How many grams of natural sugars a day should I be eating as a maximum when trying to lose weight?

It depends...: This is a good question with no simple answer. More important than the amount of natural sugars is the degree to which they will raise your sugar, measured as glycemic index/load & carohydrrate density. See http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/carbohydrates-full-story/ & http://www.Mendosa.Com/gi.Htm & http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html. ...Read more

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I have my meals all planned out the only one I have trouble with is bread . How many servings should I have per day for a flatter belly.5'2" 110lbs?

I have my meals all planned out the only one I have trouble with is bread . How many servings should I have per day for a flatter belly.5'2" 110lbs?

Flatten ab: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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How many grams of fibre and protein should you have a day and what percentage of iron and calcium should you have in a day?

How many grams of fibre and protein should you have a day and what percentage of iron and calcium should you have in a day?

General advice: With regards to nutrition, just eat a healthy diet. Its the basics- the five food groups and stay away from fried, salty and processed foods. Watching iron and calcium levels/fibre/protein unless you have an underlying chronic illness is not going to make an impact beyond doing the usual things. Great question! ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you tell me what number of grams of sugar should a 15 year old boy take in a day?

Can you tell me what number of grams of sugar should a 15 year old boy take in a day?

Depends on activity: dietary sugars should generally come from food, and be naturally occurring, as opposed to being added sugars. An active 15 yr old boy running track/cross country 3 seasons per year could need 4500 calories per day. A sedentary boy could need 2200 or fewer if he is overweight. Optimize vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, healthy fats, plenty of water in diet. might not need to count calories then. ...Read more

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Hi my weight is 43 kgs and I aim for a weight of around 50 kgs.how much ensure drink should I take per day and for how many months?

Hi my weight is 43 kgs and I aim for a weight of around 50 kgs.how much ensure drink should I take per day and for how many months?

Why not gaining lbs?: A rule of thumb--to gain 1 pound eat 3000 calories more than your body normally burns. A bigger question is why are you having difficulty gaining weight? Have you explored with your doctor the possibility of undernutrition, hyperthyroidism, malabsorption and maldigestion, infection, altered GI tract function, eating disorders, inflammatory conditions, and malignancy? Pursue evaluation please. ...Read more