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Keeping track of daily carbs

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by ExD, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. ExD

    ExD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Is there such a thing as a check list of daily carbs - perhaps one I could print out off the internet? There are some things like the slice of Bergan bread I have for breakfast, and the quarter pint milk I allow myself, that are regular daily things I could write in for a start, along with the extras like a tomato with the salad in a lunchbox. I'm trying to keep to about 40gms a day - is this sensible?
     
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    Bluebell_GB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Try the free MyFitnessPal app. That will calculate the macros in your food for you.

    40g per day is a good starting point but the key is to test your bg before and 2 hours after meals to see what you can tolerate.

    Regards

    Bluebell
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    There's also an app called Cook & Count which is handy when you cook meals from scratch.
     
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    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    ExD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks folks. Perhaps I should have mentioned I can't walk. But I'll give them both a serious try.
     
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