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

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Carb cycling diet

Combine a low-carbohydrate diet with an attempt to restore muscle glycogen and still reap the benefits of ketosis.
This involves consuming as close to 0 carbohydrates as possible throughout the week, then following intense workout eating lots of carbohydrates- reg 30 percent protein, 65 percent fat and 5 percent carbohydrate cycle with 30 percent protein 5 percent fat and 65 percent carbohydrates.

In brief: Carb cycling diet

Combine a low-carbohydrate diet with an attempt to restore muscle glycogen and still reap the benefits of ketosis.
This involves consuming as close to 0 carbohydrates as possible throughout the week, then following intense workout eating lots of carbohydrates- reg 30 percent protein, 65 percent fat and 5 percent carbohydrate cycle with 30 percent protein 5 percent fat and 65 percent carbohydrates.
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