I am a large man trying to drop weight. I am on a plan that requires me to have 300grams of protein 240 grams of carbs and 115g of fat. I am trying to use the paleo approach but I find it hard to get in those amount of carbs in a day without using starchy carbs. Does anyone have any suggestions.
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on May 31, 2013
at 11:14 PM
If you're sedentary, you don't need that amount of carbs (or fat, or protein). If you're active (and not an endurance athlete but do regular, intense resistance training and walking/NEPA), then you SHOULD be eating a hefty portion of those 240 grams as starch.
on June 01, 2013
at 01:29 AM
Wayyyy too many carbs if your trying to drop weight without being ravenously hungry! Drop carbs to 50-100 and make up the difference with fat. 300 grams of protein is a lot also but not as big a deal as the carbs
on June 19, 2013
at 07:04 AM
Both counting carbs and counting calories are effective for weight loss. It is basically just two different paths to ultimately get to the same goal of weight reduction. However, the important distinction is that, depending on whether you're counting carbs or calories, you will be eating a vastly different selection of foods under each approach. If you like eating fatty foods while still losing weight, go with the Atkins Diet, but if you would rather eat foods that restrict fat and are low calorie in nature, stick to counting calories.