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How many grams of carbs are recommended per day?

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2015-06-09 16:30:00
2015-06-09 16:30:00

HOW MANY GRAMS OF CARBS ARE RECOMMENDED PER DAY

It depends on whether you want to aim for optimum health, in addition to whether you want to

  • lose weight
  • maintain weight
  • or gain weight.

Therefore, the question overall is answered using sub headings -- one is for weight loss, one is for weight maintenance or weight gain, and one is for optimum health for all groups.

HOW MANY GRAMS OF CARBS ARE RECOMMENDED PER DAY FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT

For weight loss 20-60 grams of carbohydrate are recommended per day, depending on your level of activity. However, 60 grams would be rather too much for those who might be insulin resistance and, by that, have great difficulty losing weight, gain weight very easily, or have a history of repeated dieting. Many overweight people have a degree of insulin resistance (often without being aware if it). If this sounds like you, use the lowest level of the carbohydrate range. At the bottom of this answer, you will find a page link leading to a list of low carbohydrate foods, and a choice of free low carbohydrate diets, plus page links to free Fruit and Vegetable Carbohydrate Charts to use as daily guides for weight loss.

Also, avoid or strictly limit refined processed carbohydrates (apart from an occasional treat). Over-consumption of refined processed carbohydrate is a major cause of weight gain, obesity, Heart disease and many other diet related diseases. (You can read more about this, further down this page, in the section that is for all groups). At the bottom of this answer there is also a page link leading to a full list of refined processed carbohydrates.

In addition, replace refined processed carbohydrate with more of the so called 'fat burning foods and take full advantage of the fat burning thermic effect of these nutritious foods. Again, at the bottom of this answer, you will find a page link leading to a list of fat burning foods and more in depth information about the thermic effect of food.

HOW MANY GRAMS OF CARBS ARE RECOMMENDED PER DAY FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO MAINTAIN WEIGHT OR GAIN WEIGHT

If you are not trying to lose weight, 180-230 grams are sometimes recommended. Please note, however, that unlike protein or fat there is no minimum daily requirement of carbohydrate for good health or to sustain life. For free Fruit and Vegetable Carbohydrate Charts to use as daily guides for weight maintenance, or weight gain, and for a free list of the foods to avoid or strictly limit for optimum health, use page links at the bottom of this answer.

CRUCIAL HEALTH ADVICE FOR ALL GROUPS

Irrespective of how many grams of carbs are recommended per day for you as an individual, for optimum health you need to avoid or strictly limit refined processed carbohydrates (apart from an occasional treat). Over-consumption of these particular carbohydrates is a major cause of many diet related diseases and conditions. The diseases, often referred to as diseases of Western civilization, such as insulin resistance, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, obesity, and many other diet related diseases and conditions, became pervasive in the twentieth century primarily because of our high consumption of refined processed carbohydrates. At the bottom of this answer, you will find a page link leading to a full list of these foods.

SUMMARY: FOR ALL GROUPS

Now that you know how many grams of carbs are recommended per day for you, lets summarize the advice given. For health, weight loss, weight maintenance, or weight gain, strictly limit refined processed carbohydrates. As stated earlier, over-consumption of these foods is a major cause of many diet related diseases and conditions.

In addition to counting carbohydrates, if you are able bodied and want to aim further for optimum health, add weight/strength training exercises to your health regime. Male or female, beginner or more advanced, you are never too old to benefit from exercise.

Exercise is like the Fountain of Youth!

At the bottom of this answer, you will find a page link leading to free weight/strength training exercises suitable for beginners onwards. In addition, to the many benefits of weight/strength training, more muscle will enable you to eat more food without gaining weight. This is because muscle is your Metabolic Furnace that burns body fat twenty-four hours a day and not just when you are exercising. (Don't worry you do not have to build huge muscles to benefit from weight/strength training


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  1. Refined Processed Carbohydrates (to avoid or strictly limit apart from an occasional treat)
  2. List of the Nutritious Fat Burning Foods (to replace refined processed carbohydrates)
  3. Carbohydrate in Fruits Chart (a daily guide, for weight loss, maintenance, or weight gain)
  4. Carbohydrate in Vegetables Chart (a daily guide for weight loss, maintenance, or weight gain)
  5. How to use Low Carb Foods, and a choice of free Low Carb Diets
  6. Weight/Strength Training Exercises for Optimum Health, weight loss, weight maintenance, or weight gain
  7. Weight Loss, or Weight Gain (suitable for beginners or upwards)



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2020-05-18 13:57:12
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that carbohydrates make up 45 to 65 percent of your total daily calories. So, if you get 2,000 calories a day, between 900 and 1,300 calories should be from carbohydrates. That translates to between 225 and 325 grams of carbohydrates a day.

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2020-02-27 09:59:56
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As per the dietary Guidelines to recommends that carbohydrates make up 45 to 65 percent of your total daily calories. So, if you get 2,000 calories a day, between 900 and 1,300 calories should be from carbohydrates. That translates to between 225 and 325 grams of carbohydrates a day. Cheer's, Alana
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2020-04-02 05:59:35
2020-04-02 05:59:35

50 GRAM PER DAY

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2020-01-29 18:31:59
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you should aim for about 225 to 325 grams of carbs per day.
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2020-04-23 14:26:40
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100 grams a day i learned in science

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2020-04-28 10:02:34
2020-04-28 10:02:34

Unfortunately, this wonโ€™t transition your body into a fat-burning state of ketosis. On the keto diet, your carb count will be far lower, often between 25-50 grams of carbs per day.

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2020-05-07 17:45:19
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According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Daily Value (DV) for carbs is 300 grams per day when eating a 2,000-calorie diet.

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that carbs provide 45โ€“65% of your daily calorie intake for all age groups and sexes.

Research has shown that low carb diets can be part of an effective weight-loss strategy.

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2020-05-08 10:27:12
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whit this As much as you want

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2020-05-08 10:27:53
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aliexpress

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2020-09-04 15:58:12
2020-09-04 15:58:12

The required amount of carbohydrate in your diet is zero. There are no required carbs at all. That means we donโ€™t need any.

What we do need is protein, at least 0.8 g/kg of body weight, with more better up to at least double that amount. A good, moderate level is 1.2 g/kg.

Beyond that, we need to eat fat for the fat-soluble vitamins and to provide sufficient calories for energy to get through the day.

A person can do just fine on a diet of 70-80% fat, 20โ€“30% protein and ZERO carb.

Eat meat, drink water.

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2020-05-15 23:41:20
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2 maybe 3 if one wears out

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2020-01-21 06:36:00
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The dietary guidelines recommend that carbs provide 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. So if you eat a 2000-calorie diet, you should aim for about 225 to 325 grams of carbs per day. But if you need to lose weight, you will get much faster results eating around 50 to 150 grams of carbs.
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2020-05-29 18:29:08
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I think it depends on your weight, right?

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2020-02-20 15:40:58
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The dietary rules prescribe that carbs give 45 to 65 percent of your every day calorie consumption. So on the off chance that you eat a 2000-calorie diet, you should focus on around 225 to 325 grams of carbs every day. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you have to get more fit, you will get a lot quicker outcomes eating around 50 to 150 grams of carbs.
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2020-01-21 04:58:52
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Hi, 250 to 300 grams of carbs per day.
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2020-01-09 09:41:01
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Most people will need to go under 50 grams per day to reach ketosis. Keep in mind that this doesn't leave you with many carb options except vegetables and small amounts of berries
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2020-06-30 20:33:29
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Carbs are not bad for you as long as you are active. For eg. if you are into bread and are eating like 5 loaves of bread per day then maybe you should get off the couch and go for walk. If you are eating a moderate amount of bread per day then you do not have to really worry. Your body will do what it is supposed to do and process it for you. You just need to be really honest with yourself and admit to yourself what you already know but your are trying to find a lupul around it. If you overeat to a point that your body is having a hard time processing it then you will gain a lot of wait and you should help your body by going for a very long walks depending on what you ate. 1 hour walk minimum. The best way to test this is to try it and see. At the end of the day no one can tell you what you already know to be true. Stop looking for excuses.

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You should take 225 to 325grams of carbs daily need of your body if you want to be healthy and normal body. But if you want lose the weight then you need to take 50 to 150 grams of carbs which will help you lose weight fast. And its also depend on you body type and lifestyle, what you do for living or doing presently on daily basis. If you are a sportsman than you need high intake of carbs but if you stick to the one place for most of the time then body only need low amount of carbs.
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The dietary guidelines recommend that carbs provide 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. So if you eat a 2000-calorie diet, you should aim for about 225 to 325 grams of carbs per day. But if you need to lose weight, you will get much faster results eating around 50 to 150 grams of carbs. I hope it Will Help You. Thank You Forever Leaves wwwdotforeverleavesdotin
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You should take 225 to 325 grams[1] of carbs daily needs of your body if you want to be a healthy and normal body. But if you want lose weight then you need to take 50 to 150 grams of carbs which will help you lose weight fast. And it also depend on your body type and lifestyle, what you do for living or doing presently on a daily basis. If you are a sportsman than you need high intake of carbs but if you stick to the one place for most of the time then the body only needs a low amount of carbs.

The ketogenic diet is a low carbohydrate, moderate protein, high fat diet that was initially prescribed to children with epilepsy back in the 1920s. But it wasnโ€™t until the past couple of decades that scientists started researching the weight loss and mental clarity benefits that come with restricting carbohydrates.

Successfully following a keto diet means you must eliminate most carbohydrates from your diet and replace them with healthy fats and protein. It's important that your fat comes from the right sources, as not all fat is created equal.

How Does Keto Work?

There are two main energy sources that your body can run on, glucose (from carbohydrates and, to a lesser extent, protein) or ketones (from fats).

The only way to use ketones as a primary fuel source is by restricting carbohydrates and increasing healthy fat intake. By doing so, you enter a fat burning mode also known as ketosis. This is because glucose takes priority for energy if it is present in high enough amounts in your body. When you highly restrict carbs in your diet, you use fats -- both dietary and stored body fat -- for energy instead.

Ketones are molecules that can supply the brain and body with energy. In fact, many parts of your body prefer this fuel source over glucose. Not only do you receive the benefits of weight loss by becoming a fat-burner, but youโ€™ll begin to experience mental clarity and improved mood, among other benefits.

For example, the ketogenic diet may also decrease insulin levels and increase insulin sensitivity. High insulin levels contribute to weight gain and certain metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

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I've been on the keto diet for 9 months now. Ive lost 40lbs on it. I recommend 20 carbs per day. you can start on 30 and go down to 20 after 2 weeks. On top of that it depends on the person and how much weight you want to lose.

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You should not be doing keto. It does not give you the necessary nutrients your body needs. You should get a macro coach, where you eat more food. My friend is my macro coach, and I feel like I can't eat all of my food she tells me to eat. I've eaten all of it, and lost 30 pounds in 2 weeks. AND I'm getting all the nutrients my body needs me to provide. I did keto and passed out all the time after a few weeks if being on it because I was not in good health from not eating enough.

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30grams

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2 maybe 3 if one falls out

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no

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These helped me and my sister..we were able to have a normal diet and the supplements regulated everything. email gjefry80@gmailDOTcom and it will automatically send the link

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2020-08-02 10:41:57
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at leased 10% of your daily calories

my maintenance is 3500, so that's at leased 350 calories in carbs

350 / 4 ( calories per 1 gram of carbs )

= 87.5grams

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Youcan mine ETH here for free

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Just read the nutritional label on something. Thereโ€™s usually a list there of recommended intake of all nutrients. But also donโ€™t stress out about it, almost nobody follows those very well.

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