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How many carbohydrates do I need to consume per day to lose weight?

How many carbohydrates do I need to consume per day to lose weight?

It varies: There is no magic number of carbohydrates per day needed to lose weight. Instead focus on eating small frequent meals with a mixture of nutrients at each meal. Your carb choices should be healthy carbs--whole grains especially-- and as a general rule should make up about one quarter to one third of your plate. ...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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What do you suggest if my nutritionist says I need to eat 240 g of carbohydrates per day to lose weight and control my glucose.?

What do you suggest if my nutritionist says I need to eat 240 g of carbohydrates per day to lose weight and control my glucose.?

To Lose Weight: To lose weight and to have energy to function in daily life, Balanced Diet needs to have protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants starting at 1500 Cal/day 240 g of carbohydrates will give 960 calories/day., Discuss with your Physician status of blood Glucose, and to decrease daily caloric intake Include Exercise and Stress Management for Weight loss ...Read more

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My nutritionist says I need to eat 240 g of carbohydrates per day to lose weight and control my glucose. What kind of foods should I eat to meet this goal?

My nutritionist says I need to eat 240 g of carbohydrates per day to lose weight and control my glucose. What kind of foods should I eat to meet this goal?

Low glycemic: Choose low glycemic carbohydrates and whole foods such as sweet potatoes and whole grains, and avoid processed carbohydrates such as breakfast cereal, bread, cake, and cookies. Also avoid anything containing high fructose corn syrup, agave, or added sugar. ...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?

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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Is it ok to eat carbohydrates if I am trying to lose weight?

Is it ok to eat carbohydrates if I am trying to lose weight?

Yes, in moderation: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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I can't lose weight despite I managed to lower high carbohydrate foods.

I can't lose weight despite I managed to lower high carbohydrate foods.

That's a start: If you can distribute your food including slow carbs like quinoa, amaranth, and buckwheat groats soaked for 8 hours, rinsed and cooked for 15 minutes with vegetables, berries, beans, and fish into 6 small equal meals followed by 10 minutes of movement like walking after each meal, stress reduction, and a good night sleep weight loss happens. ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose weight (about 30 pounds). What is considered the ideal amount of carbohydrates for me to consume daily?

I'm trying to lose weight (about 30 pounds). What is considered the ideal amount of carbohydrates for me to consume daily?

Your choice: Only for breakfast like waffles, pancakes, bread, rice and others you like.! 200 calories per breakfast. ...Read more

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Want to lose weight?

Want to lose weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits have sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What if I stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will I lose weight?

What if I stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will I lose weight?

Breast size: Breast size is affected by weight loss, and many other factors including hormones and pregnanacy. ...Read more

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Am 14, 345lbs, and 6'1. If I do not eat any carbohydrates and minimal amounts of sugar, will I lose weight?

Losing weight: You are on the right foot. But, you will need to limit the number of calories you eat, always eat breakfast, and do something like walking fast enough to get your heart rate up to about 130 for at least 20 minutes per day. ...Read more

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Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Not necessarily: You need to restrict caloric intake and exercise to burn more calories to lose weight. Low carbohydrate diet is marginally better, but you can gain weight on a low carbohydrate diet if you eat fats and proteins in an amount that more than makes up for the carbohydrate deficit. ...Read more

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Is decreasing fats (carbohydrates) and playing volleyball twice a week enough to lose weight?

Is decreasing fats (carbohydrates) and playing volleyball twice a week enough to lose weight?

It's a start: Decreasing your caloric intake and increasing your activity level are both necessary to losing weight. You simply have to determine how many calories you're taking in with your meals, and proceed to burn more than that in the form of exercise. ...Read more

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What are some ypical carbohydrate foods that should be avoided in a healthy diet in order to lose weight?

Most: All carbohydrates excluding fiber breaks down to simple sugar, which is the main reason for the obesity epidemic that we have. If you want to lose weight, cut out all sweets, juices including fruits, grains, snacks, starchy vegetables etc. ...Read more

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Are too much carbohydrates bad for you? White bread, pasta, potatoes. Do I need to keep them in my diet to maintain a healthy weight or to lose weight

Are too much carbohydrates bad for you? White bread, pasta, potatoes. Do I need to keep them in my diet to maintain a healthy weight or to lose weight

YES!: The key to losing weight is to eat less, but not all calories are created equal. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet: www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/foodpyramid. Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www. Huffingtonpost. Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important. See comment:. ...Read more

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If you eat a low calorie diet but majority consists of carbohydrates, would you still lose weight?

If you eat a low calorie diet but majority consists of carbohydrates, would you still lose weight?

Yes, if low enough: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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Carbs (Definition)

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