SP gave me 1200 to 1500 but I found even 1500 was to low. Seems between 1700-1800 was my magic range..I'm counting points right now (weigh watchers) it's easier because I have all tools and don't have to jump online to look everything up. Even with them it was to low when I went to the meetings.. I'm eating 13 more points then I was told to.. Everyones body is different you have to find what works for you. I guess all that yo yo dieting I've done over the years did do some good after all lol
Same for me .. Id lose for a while on low carb then the scale would stop moving. With calories counting you can eat what you want...as long as it's in calorie range of course. Just be careful and don't go to low on your calorie range because you'll also stop losing. Try to always stay on the high in of your calorie range to keep your body happy. I made the mistake way to many times of getting to low then giving up because I couldn't get the scale to move again. You'll lose fast but then it stops... Also keep track of the amount of calories you ate that day/ week then when you weight loss slows or stops you can go back and see what the calorie range your body likes.
How many calories are you considering low cal? I too need a certain amount of carbs, but I have found that choosing smart carbs is the important part, and as long as I always pair them with a protein, they don't seem to hurt me.
But if I eat too low of calories I get tired, headachey, crabby, and my blood sugar drops too low. (Of course right now I need to eat a certain amount anyway because of breastfeeding)
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