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How many carbs per day should you be having in a low carb diet

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by SamD1994, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. SamD1994

    SamD1994 · Member

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    Hi sorry this is late, app hasn't been working for me.

    I'm currently receiving eye injections due to hemorrhage I had caused by maculopathy in my right eye. I'm 4 out if 5 injections in and had laser but have speckles in my vision when I look at at the sky or blank surface, and read a low carb diet or carnivore diet has amazing benefits of cleaning up all sorts of health issues including eye floaters , so wanted to try it :)
     
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    SamD1994 · Member

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    Hi bud, sorry for super late reply. Yeah I'm trying to reduce carbs and up protein as I have heard taking in leas carbs and sugar can have great health benefits just clearing up problems and some with eyes.

    I'm currently getting eye injection, on my 4 out of 5th but the laser has left some scarring and I now have snow/ static like speckles in my vision which I can see when I really focus or look at the sky or blank surface .

    I'm just desperate to get my eyes back to normal, I'm also taking vitamin B12 and cod liver which has vitamin A and D in
     
  3. Winnie53

    Winnie53 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    SamD1994, I had a flame hemorrhage in front of my optic nerve when I was in my mid-20's. Scary stuff. My blind spot is a squiggly line. Eventually, my brain stopped paying attention to it.

    You might find this interview on macular degeneration of interest...



    Getting the processed foods out of your diet is an excellent goal. You've got a bit of a learning curve ahead of you but it gets easier with time. And you'll feel so much better. I started LCHF/Keto diet on 30 - 42 carbs a day. I probably eat closer to the 40 - 60 carb range today, 4 1/2 years later.
     
    #23 Winnie53, Sep 9, 2019 at 6:16 PM
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    Spongology · Newbie

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    A daily limit of 0.7 to 2 ounces (20 to 60 grams) of carbohydrates is typical with a low-carb diet. These amounts of carbohydrates provide 80 to 240 calories. Some low-carb diets greatly restrict carbs during the initial phase of the diet and then gradually increase the number of allowed carbs. However, different people will have a different opinion and it's up to you.
     
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    millenium Carer · Well-Known Member

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    The only successful diabetic bodybuilders are those that are insulin-dependant. The injected insulin help glucose and other nutrients to enter their muscle cells much much more efficiently.
     
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