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Carbohydrate need is determined by your height, weight, physical activity level and the rate at which you burn energy. A loose guideline is that 50 - 70% of your calories should come from carbohydrates. So let's say you eat 2,000 calories a day. If 25% of your calories come from fat (500 calories) and 20% of your calories came from protein (400 calories); then 55% or the rest of the calories would come from carbohydrates (1,100 calories). The bulk of your calories should come from carbohydrates, which includes vegetables and whole grains. Carbohydrates deliver a lot of our plant chemicals, vitamins, minerals and fiber. They are also the fuel for energy. They are important to our health and generally speaking, we should get half or more of our calories from carbohydrates.


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Please be aware this advice comes from a bunch of politicians, and as people have started to follow their advice, has led to soaring rates of obesity, Diabetes, Heart disease etc. and has no real base in science.

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