Hi everyone... I have reached my goal and love eating paleo, but have been feeling sluggish lately eating <40 g of carbs a day. I would like to reach 100-150 g and add some whole wheat, sweet potatoes and some dairy back (not entirely paleo). What would you suggest I do in terms of reintroducing carbs back into my diet? In what order? How many grams a week? Any help would be appreciated!
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on April 18, 2013
at 03:31 AM
I don't know why you want to add whole wheat...? If anything go with sprouted organic bread. Sweet potatoes are amazing, fruits are a great source of carbs too.
I don't think you need to worry about an "order" or "intro stage" with carbs. Just start eating them again as comfortable. Dairy might be one you can start with a small cup, then slowly go more to make sure your body is OK with it.
on June 29, 2013
at 12:23 PM
Why on earth do you want to add whole wheat? Madness...
I went from about 30g of carbs to about 80g. No order, I just ate. Mainly starchy veggies - carrots, beets, butternut squash, parsnip, turnips etc.
Dairy, start with fermented high fat dairy - yoghurt or kefir. Ideally organic. I prefer goat dairy myself, and fermented is easier to digest
on May 30, 2013
at 08:24 PM
It's been said that chocolate milk is the perfect thing to have after any type of workout due to it's carb content that the muscles need for glucose. Why I don't know.. my guess it's quick, easy, tasty, and it has a decent amount of protein and fats, along with an abundance of carbs.
If you don't work out much, your probably best to get them from fruits. If that isn't enough and you want to migrate into something more starchy, have sweet potatoes first before potatoes.
on May 16, 2013
at 07:25 AM
For Carbs i would like to suggest to eat vegetables, potato's and fruits ( apple, banana). so if you want more carbs then you should eat fruits daily and one potato.