What is the recommended carbohydrate intake for an active teenage boy?


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2005-11-23 15:54:02
2005-11-23 15:54:02

If he is normal weight don't worry about it. Just make sure the carbs he eats are healthy ones. that is fruit and vegetables, whole grains (rice and bread) and not sugary sodas, chips and candy. The occasional pizza does no harm, just not every day.


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From my understanding it should be 60% of your calorie intake. Since you typically get 4 calories per carb intake calculate your recommended carb intake as follows: (Recommended Calorie intake * .60) / 4 = Recommended Carb intake Example: Recomended Calorie intake: 3000 (relatively accurate for an adult male who is pretty active) 3000 * .60 = 1800 1800 / 4 = 450 grams of carbs

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