The "average" recommendation for carb intake etc is 45 ea for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and 15 ea for two snacks. For most of us, that's too much.
I'm not supposed to drop below 1400 calories, and I have CKD (kidney disease) and a stomach issue as well, so I eat six "mini-meals" a day, and aim for 25 to 30 carbs each. I don't get the stomach symptoms that way--and a nice side effect is that I tend not to get the spikes and crashes like I did before I started eating this way.
The thing is, you can start with any one of the recommended carb counts you like, but it really IS an individual thing, and you and your doctor and nutritionist will have to work it out... This is where you test. And test. And test some more! LOL
And then, of course, it'll change... LOL
Life's about change, of course... and SP is going to be a really healthy one for you!... go for it!
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
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