If you are type-1 diabetic is the amount of carbs you should eat per day?
The answer is it depends - it depends on your dietary restrictions, it depends on how many calories you should be eating per day, and it also depends if you're a man or a woman. On average a woman should consume 45-60 grams of carbohydrates per meal and a man should consume 60-75 grams per meal. Snacks should contain between 15-30 grams of carbohydrates. All carbohydrates need to be accounted for so you can balance your insulin injections to your carbohydrate intake. If you aren't quite sure, this is something you should follow up with your doctor or certified diabetes educator to understand more about.
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Carbs and sugar restriction is very important in type 2 diabetics. Although the reduction of carbs should be discussed with a diabetic dietitian, a general rule is a diabetic should have no more than 20-60 grams of carbs per day , or even less if your blood sugar is constantly too high. …. Eating carbs is like eating sugar. It will increase your blood sugar levels without a doubt. As a diabetic, I am lucky that I was never much of a sweet eater, but carbs were my downfall. I watch my carbs carefully. Having protein and fiber with the meal to slow the uptake is also important. Exercise is one of the best tools to manage your blood sugar. . Yes, and it's a bit different for each person, too. It depends on your size, your individual metabolism, your capacity to produce insulin, and the GI index of the carbs you're eating. (GI Index is a measurement of how fast a particular carbohydrate turns into blood sugar.) . Since you can't calculate all these things, and everyone's reactions are different, just following a fixed number recommendation is not very effective. Your best strategy to avoid diabetic deterioration and deadly side effects is to "eat to your meter", that is, start testing your blood sugar (yes, now) at mealtimes, 1 hour, and 2 hours after each meal, and learn what foods and amounts keep YOUR blood sugar within recommended limits. Here they are for you: . Fasting blood sugar . under 100 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/L) . One hour after meals . under 140 mg/dl (7.8 mmol/L) . Two hours after meals . under 120 mg/dl (6.6 mmol/L) . Yes, it varies from person to person. The thing is that not all carbs are created equal. Those on the low glycemic index are good for some people. In my opinion, beans, lettuce, broccoli, sweet potatoes and so on will not cause issues for some people. Whereas, white bread, rice, white potatoes, fried foods, cookies and so on will give you grief as far as your blood sugar goes. Low sugar foods are good, but the sugar is often replaced with other carbs, like saturated fats, which will not do any good. Be sure to read your labels. . Yes, it varies from person to person. Moreover, people are not created diabetic equally. For example, even a small portion of beans, sweet potatoes, and all fruits, would cause significant problems for me. As would, even a small portion of all bread (whether white or wholewheat/wholemeal), rice (both white and brown), all potatoes, wheat products, rice products, cereals, grains, and refined processed carbohydrates. I might get away with a mouthful of each (but not all at the same time of course), just as a taste now and then. I'm a non-insulin-dependant type 2 diabetic. In my opinion, and in my experience, both professional and personal, some non-insulin-dependant diabetics need to be stricter than those taking insulin. For example, I've always had a careful diet and exercise regularly. Nonetheless, I developed diabetes because there is a strong family history of the disease. Therefore, although I don't need to take insulin, I'm very insulin resistant and can tolerate very few carbohydrates per meal. So, always bear in mind that some type 2 diabetics can have very few carbohydrates while others appear to be safe with more. You cannot afford to take chances. You many not be the 'average' diabetic. Your limbs, eyes, organs, and life are at stake if you do not count and restrict as necessary your carbohydrate intake. You need to determine how many carbohydrates are safe for you as an individual by testing your blood sugar, with your glucometer, one hour after each meal and then again two hours after the meal. Glucometers are readily available to buy at any drugstore, pharmacy, or chemist's shop. They are small and (with a little bit of practice) easy to use. After a few months of testing you will have a personalized 'safe' list of foods and quantities. ( Full Answer )
If you are borderline diabetic and the doctor said to control it by diet how many carbs should you have per day?
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It varies from person to person. Some people with diabetes can take more carbohydrate than other diabetics can. Therefore, you need to test this out for yourself by counting carbs and checking your blood sugar levels, with your glucometer, after eating. . Just recently the American Dietetics …Association posted a meta-analysis of low-carbohydrate diets as treatment for diabetes and the evidence is in favor of total carbohydrate restriction. (See the link below about the ADA.) . The ADA recommends that diabetic's blood sugar measurement before meals should be between 80 - 120 mg/dl and less than 170 mg/dl one to two hours after meals. Please use a glucometer and check until you're sure your carbohydrate intake doesn't bring your blood sugar above these limits. . I am non-insulin- dependant diabetic type 2 and I can cope with no more than 15 grams of carbohydrate per day. Anything more than that and I feel dreadful. However, everyone is different. Some people with diabetes type 2 can cope with more, particularly if they are taking insulin. . Diabetes (type II) is the body's way of telling you that you do not need as many carbohydrates as you are currently eating. Insulin sensitivity will increase as you lower your carbohydrate intake. . We're talking about diabetes here, and your limbs and eyes and organs are at stake if you happen to be different from average. Everyone's reaction to carbohydrate is somewhat different, and if you're diabetic you can't afford to be wrong. Taking the advice above, I'd buy a glucometer (available inexpensively at any drugstore) and learn exactly how much carbohydrate *you* can eat without raising your blood sugar above the now-recommended limits. . Note that changing the GI Index of carbohydrates you eat will soften the blood sugar spike too, so you have more control than simply changing the *amount* of carbohydrates you eat. More details on this strategy at the link below on "How to keep your blood sugar under control". See the page link, further down this page, listed under Sources Related Links for more information. ( Full Answer )
A diabetic needs to count all carbohydrates (sugar, too, is a carbohydrate). Foods such as pasta, bread, andfruits have no sugar but are full of carbohydrates and will cause arise in blood sugar. Even many of the products labeled "sugar-free"and marketed to diabetics contain carbohydrates and are n…o betterfor you than the regular product. The healthy amount ofcarbohydrates is not the same for everyone, diabetic or not. Itmight be more or less depending on the individual. Check with yourdoctor and consider meeting with a diabetes educator for diabeticcounselling. . Do not ask how many you can have! Ask how few you should have!Do not think that you can play at this or that it is optional. Youneed to stay away from sugar, products containing sugar, and youneed to count and limit all carbohydrates (sugar is acarbohydrate). At first you may crave sugar and carbohydrates butafter a while the cravings go if you do it properly. You need to doit properly and you need to look after yourself. . The answer is different for each individual. A much more usefulanswer that may save lives is: Everyone is different. If you arediabetic and worried about harming your body with sugar intake( as you should be) , then it is small comfort if yourintake is fine for average people but tends to cause high bloodsugar for *you* in particular. Rather than researching grams ofsugar and asking people (or even doctors) if a certain amount isharmful, you should buy a glucometer (blood glucose meter) at anydrugstore, learn to use it, and find out what foods you can eat (onyour current medicine and diet) that will keep your blood sugar inthe safe ranges. ( See the page link, further down thispage, listed under Related Links.) . Fasting blood sugar under 100 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/L) . One hour after meals under 140 mg/dl (7.8 mmol/L) . Two hours after meals under 120 mg/dl (6.6 mmol/L) . After you have determined how much sugar or carbohydrate youcan eat and stay within these boundaries, then and only then areabsolute grams of carbohydrate or sugar a useful thing to know. Inother words, what is safe for one person is not necessarily safe for you. ( Full Answer )
Because of your question I think you are trying to help yourself instead of seeking professional help. I do realize that in the U.S. (unlike Canada) it is expensive and difficult to seek help for almost all health issues, but it's important you find a source that will help you out. Usually diabetics… are treated by a nutritionist for a few months. I know you are aware you are over-weight and it's important you try your best to lose some weight with the help of your nutritionist which will minimize problems that can be associated with diabetes. My mother found out she was diabetic when she was 35 years old (was a slim woman) and she worked with a nutritionist and watched her diet to the "T" and she lived to be almost 84. If you simply can't afford a nutritionist or specialist then the very best place to go (will cost you a lot less) it "Weight Watchers." Weight Watchers is about corrective eating and they deal with diabetics and people with allergies. I lost 15 lbs. this summer at Weight Watchers (15 years ago lost 45 lbs.) and every so often I go in for what I call a "tune-up." The nice thing about Weight Watchers is your weight remains private (only the person weighing you in will know) and it's up to you if you choose to tell others. They just don't teach you how to eat correctly, but tell you what exercises you should do and where to buy your food at a good cost. The group encourages each other so attending meetings are important. These meetings are informative, light, and full of fun. Men seem to lose weight at a more rapid weight than women and it's because men don't carry that layer of fat women do. ANSWER= VERY LITTLE! coming from a type 1 diabetic, extreme control over sugar intake is necessary, lest you wish to become a type 1. I suggest only consuming fruit and fruit juice sweetened products because they're more slowly digestible sugars. Omit ALL refined sugar foods, they will cause blood sugar spikes that are damaging. Diabetics can not only not process sugar but carbohydrates and fats as well. All carbs turn to sugar in the body so I strongly suggest a VERY low carb /low fat/ portion controlled diet. Research the foods that are considered" slowly digestible carbohydrate foods "such as beans ,peas, lentils,ect.and replace the high carb foods with these. Begin to read labels carbs are hidden everywhere even in ketchup! be wary of artificial sweeteners such as Splenda and others that will spike sugar. Omit soft drinks and replace with water. (WATER is key in keeping and getting high blood sugars down). This is the basis for optimum blood sugar control. ( Full Answer )
How many carbs should a 5'3'' woman who weighs 175 pounds eat per day to lose about 5 pounds a month?
\n. \n Losing Weight \n. \nCurrent study suggests you shouldn't worry about one specific item like carbs. A low-carb, low-fat eating plan is recommended, but the most successful long-term plan is one that incorporates plenty of fruits and vegetables (in there most natural state), fiber and le…an protein. You can actually eat more while getting fewer calories and better nutrition. Exercise, in most people, will almost double your success rate. Something as easy as leisurely walking 30 minutes a day can boost your metabolism and easily help you lose 5 lbs a month. ( Full Answer )
The number of grams of carbs you can eat each day depends on a number of factors, including your body weight, height, activity level, and age.. To really figure out what you need to eat each day you need to start by figuring out how many calories you need at your baseline. A rough estimate of the n…umber of calories you need is about 12 calories per pound of body weight.. So if you are 200 pounds you need around 2400 calories per day.. If you want to lose weight you need to reduce this amount of calories. If you reduce it too much you will feel starved and lower your metabolic rate. Reducing it by 500 calories per day is reasonable.. Then you have to figure out how many calories from fat in your low fat diet. If it is 20% that would be 0.2 x daily calories.. If your protein is 30% of daily calories that would be 0.3 x daily calories.. That leaves 50% for carbs or 0.5 x daily calories.. Let's take an example: If you are eating 1600 calories per day on your diet, and 50% is carbs, then 0.5 x 1600 = 800 calories from carbs.. Since there are 4 calories per gram of carbohydrate that works out to 200 grams of carbs per day. (800/4 = 200). That might seem like a lot of carbs, but your food has to be made of something, and the only things it can be made of are fats, proteins and carbohydrates. If you decrease one you have to increase another. ( Full Answer )
'Carbohydrates are today mythologically equated with weight management. In fact consuming more may be required in losing weight depending on how active you are. Calories are a better measurement of unhealthy consumption, but still not absolute.'
Few to NONE. You can help to prevent diabetes and heart attacks by AVOIDING sugar, wheat, cereals, and other refined/processed carbohydrates, and exercising, will help you to avoid moving into diabetes. A LIFE STYLE change is called for - Sugar and all other refined/processed carbohydrates a…re the ENEMY. Lose weight. A Body mass Index of 25 or lower will put you in great shape. Exercise - As little as 30 minutes cardio walking every day. Bad weather outdoors? - Walk up and down a staircase for an exercise routine, and do it up to 30 minutes every day. Better still, if you can afford to, buy a good treadmill. ( Full Answer )
You should keep your carb intake below 23 grams of carbs a day tolose weight. This is a very low amount of carbohydrates.
This depends on several factors including your age, weight, condition, metabolism, gender, physiological state, physical activity levels, and the ambient or environment which you find yourself in. These all impact on the energy-needs you have on a daily basis. Having said that, the total number of… calories needed could vary from 1500 to 5000 per day. Typically, as an estimate, you would determine your lean factor multiplier (related to your gender and bodyfat percentage) to come up with the basal metabolic rate (BMR), and then multiply this value by the daily activity multiplier to give you a total daily calorie expenditure. For example, a male who is physically active, weighing 200 pounds with 15% bodyfat would consume around 3420 calories per day. ( Full Answer )
A 75-year old women should eat close to 300 carbs per day. This istrue as long as she is not diabetic or has any other healthissues.?Ã¦
Losing weight can be difficult, and the amount of carbs consumed isnot enough to determine the ability to lose weight. In addition tocutting down on carbs, someone would need to alter the rest oftheir diet accordingly, and also get enough exercise.
You should keep your carbohydrates less than 23 grams a day. Thisis a very small amount of carbohydrates but will help you loseweight.
If you mean added sugar, you should eat none. If you feel the need for something sweet, use a sugar substitute called stevia . If you are talking about sugars that occur naturally in foods, then you need to be counting carbohydrates.
If you are wanting to lose weight , 20 - 70 grams are recommended depending on your level of activity. For more information, see the page link, further down this page, listed under Related Questions.
Somewhere between 8 to 10 glasses of liquid every day is necessary to keep your body its most healthy. One glass = 8 oz. = 250 ml. This means you should try to drink around 2 liters of liquid every day.
600 calories worth, or less for carbs 600 calories worth or less of fats 800 calories worth or less of protein An active 11 year old should be around 2000 calories with a 30/30/40 ratio of carbs/fats/protein For a less than active 11 year old or if weight loss is desired, lower calorie c…ounts while maintaining ratio ( Full Answer )
A 6th grade should consume approximately 1,500 per day. He or sheshould also eat between 45 and 60 grams of carbohydrates a day.
The amount will vary from person to person. As a life long type one diabetic, I would strongly recommend you find the carb regimen you can live with and then and then adjust your insulin to fit that, not the other way around. The ADA website has a great database and menu creator. Most insurance plan…s will pay for one visit a year to a dietician or nutritionists, and this is priceless! Make sure to take advantage of this, you will leave inspired and filled with new ideas each year. ( Full Answer )
If your goal is to eat more than 140 grams of carbs per day, youcan easily achieve that by eating a dozen cookies of almost anytype. If you are looking for low-carb foods, eat lettuce, tomatoes,cucumbers, herbs, olives, and meats, dairy products, eggs, andseafood.
I am 4'10 and weigh 170 lbs how many calories should i eat per day and how many carbs should i eat per day in order to lose 50 lbs?
First off don't look at the scales. If you want to loose weight then go into a healthy diet. Eat foods that are healthy. Don't junk around. and only eat what your body needs..like if you are eating a whole meal and you are only hungry for about half of whats on your plate listen to your body and don…'t feel like you have to Have to finish it. and take a nice long walk around your neighborhood every afternoon. that's about it. ( Full Answer )
Children should be consuming less than 1500 calories a day. Adults should be consuming less than 2500 calories a day. P.S. There are more than 1500 calories in a normal McDonalds happy meal.
I am 4'11 and weigh 130 pounds how many calories should i eat per day and how many carbs should i eat per day in order to lose 15 pounds?
each pound weighs 3,500 calories so mupliply that 15(lbs) and the time you want to loose it by, heathly is 2lbs a week. An average woman should consume 1,200 calories a day depending on physical activity, age, health status and stage in life. 50-60% of your total intake should be from carbohyrates. …10% or less should be from fat. ( Full Answer )
You need to test this out for yourself by checking your blood sugar levels, with your glucose meter, after eating. Check one hour after eating and again two hours after eating. That way you will learn your carbohydrate limit. Moreover, the carbohydrate limit varies from person to person. Some people… with diabetes type 2 can tolerate far fewer carbohydrates than others can. Eat according to your meter . Know your individual carbohydrate tolerance. Never follow what others do. Never leave it to chance. You have far too much to lose. ( Full Answer )
Yes. Diabetcs should be regularly checking their blood sugar levels and taking the correct amount of insulin to compensate for their carbohydrate intake (Type 1 Diabetics). Their is no reason for a diabetic person to make any major changes to their diet, although a healthy diet is recommended fo…r anyone, not just those diagnosed as diabetic, again providing that their blood sugar is monitored and their insulin intake is administered correctly. ( Full Answer )
I think it is about 3000 per day not sure though, to be sure, get a second opinion
1200 for females and 1500 for male! These are the lowest intake of calories for a HEALTHY human being and should definitely be easily consumed with three meals a day! You are beautiful(:
That depends on what you mean by "dry" and whether you want to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight. See the Related Question for more information.
A child of this age should be consuming approximately 1400 - 2600calories per day. 50 to 60 percent of these should come fromcarbohydrates alone.
If you are trying to lose weight , 20 - 60 grams are recommended depending on your level of activity. You will need to experiment within that range and see what works best for you. For more in-depth information, please see the page links, further down this page, listed under Related Questions…. ( Full Answer )
My avg. consumption of carbohydrates is limited to 65 grams x 3 meals, or a total of 195 grams. Amounts may vary, according to individual conditions.
Depends on age, gender, size and level of physical activity. but roughly between 1800-2500 calories.
A person with type one Diabetes should consume the number of carbs consistent with a healthy diet based on the age height weight and activity level.
You should eat the complex carbs. They are present in your food. You should not eat the simple sugars like glucose. Fructose in fruits can be eaten. The teaspoonful of sugar that you take in tea or coffee does no harm to you, provided you do not take it very frequently.
Hi, Depend of your metabolism, your body, your dailies activities a lot of things actually ! You could start by calculating your daily calorie needs, simply by going to Google search bar with "metabolic rate calculator" :) Be careful, about carb you find it everywhere in your foods so try to limit …as much as possible... the big foods brand tend to put carb EVERYWHERE.. bread, convenience food.... So I repeat limit as much as possible :) Good luck ! Watchfit healthy tips ( Full Answer )
If you are 5'8 and weigh 265lbs how many carbs should you eat per day to lose weight in a healthful manner?
If you wanted to get down to 164 lbs for example which would be at the high end of a healthy BMI for someone who is your height than you could use this equation(although your preferred weight can be altered). 66+(6.23x164)+(12.7 x your height in inches)-(your age in years x 6.8) Multiply this by 1….2 to take into account the energy you would use well out in about every day and there you go. I would also recommend eating 6 to 8 small meals every day. ( Full Answer )
0. This because carbohydrates are non-essential. But that doesn't mean that you can't eat any carbohydrates.
There are several food that do contain carbs. They have whats called a carb counter to allow individuals to eat carbs but limit the amount. The reason carbs should be limited is they turn to sugar.
Every diabetic is different, something that works for one diabetic may not work for another. Diabetes, as I have learned, is mainly trial and error. Find what works for you and don't let others tell you what you should/shouldn't be eating. Control your diabetes, dont let it control you.
That depends on the diabetic and in particular whether or not they use insulin. Some diabetics can tolerate far fewer carbohydrates than others can. .
This all depends on the weight at size of your child. As I do not know this information, your doctor would be best to ask. There is always harm in unanswered questions when it comes to a child's development.
Just like people without diabetes your body do not require any carbohydrates. So the answer is 0.
Because carbohydrates raises the blood sugar which makes the body release insulin and diabetes is a disease where a person has a problem with their insulin production, the less you eat the better it is. Carbohydrates are also non-essential and therefore you do not need to consume any amount of it.
Firstly, diabetics should have Snacks, not Meals---generally between 5 and 6 snacks per day, which should include SMALL amounts of a good mix of all the basic food groups. Generally, trying to consume the lowest number of carbs at any meal is always the best, but you will drive yourself crazy by rea…ding labels to find the lowest amounts of carbs in foods....if you can keep your Total daily-intake of carbs to between 60 and 100grams, you are doing Great, and your sugar-numbers should reflect that. ( Full Answer )
The principle behind Low Carbohydrate Diets is a process known as Ketosis. Ketosis is a process in which an individuals body metabolises Ketones for fuel instead of Carbohydrates. For most individuals it is necessary to stay below 15g of Carbohydrates per meal to maintain Ketosis.
No, that's like installing sprinklers after your house has caughtfire. Luckily, type 2 diabetes is usually not that difficult tocontrol if you catch it in time and there is good and usuallyinexpensive medicine available that will bring down your sugarlevels. Totally avoiding sugar of carbs may then …not even benecessary (there's sugar in most foodstuffs anyway) if you combinemoderation in your eating (and certainly in your snacking and fastfood) habits with a more healthy lifestyle. Taking a half-hourbrisk walk every day often will work wonders and it will be lessexpensive than a gym subscription that you stop using after a fewmonths. Taking a dog that you have to walk each day may help tokeep you in that dayly walks-rhythm. But in all cases, go see adoctor and follow his medicine and lifestyle prescriptions. ( Full Answer )
Depends on factors such as age, height and weight, how active you are, etc. See this link for one example of a chart. Note that it refers to total calories consumed, not just from carbs: http://remakemyplate.com/how-many-calories-do-i-need/calorie-chart/
There are different types of carbohydrates and 2 different types ofdiabetes. As a general rule, diabetics should limit carbohydratesto 45-60 per meal.
Reason 1: Carbs can help boost your mood. Reason 2: Carbs can help prevent weight gain-and even promoteweight loss. Reason 3: Carbs are good for your heart. Reason 4: Carbs will help you trim your waistline. (an imaginaryline around a person's body at the waist, especially with respectto its s…ize.) Reason 5: Carbs will keep your memory sharp. ( Full Answer )