anyone know how many grams of sugar/day you are allowed per/lb of body weight?
or a rough estimate for someone at 120lbs? ~1500calories/day
Thread: How Many Grams Of Sugar?
04-23-2007, 03:01 AM #1
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Yea, broc**** and many healthy green vegetables contain sugars, or at least the back of the food label says so. Always confuses me.
Anyway, if broc**** is what you're eating, then don't worry about it. Keep the total carbs below 20-30g, but don't try to eat things that just have sugars added. Post processed crap is out in this diet. For example, you can't have 1/2 a serving of ice cream or soda, even if the total carbs for the day is below 20g.You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.
04-23-2007, 08:49 PM #7
but that still doesnt answer my Q. lol. im such a planner i really need to know how many grams of sugar i could have in a day.
everything has it, pretty much.
sausage. bacon. certain spices. certain dressing, etc etc.
SOMEBODY!!?? answer my Q.
reps for a deffinate answer on sugars.
thnxOn the path to get my Pre-pregnancy body back :)
04-23-2007, 09:15 PM #8
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10-15 grams of sugar spread over 5 meals would be fine..I usually average about 2 grams of sugar per meal from either salad dressing, sausage, bacon, etc.
You have to realize that such a small amount of sugar will have little effect on insulin levels when eaten with a meal full of fat/protein. Just keep the amount toa relative minimum and try and get most of your foods from natural sources if possible.