Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
SANDYBREIT's Photo SANDYBREIT Posts: 1,121
4/10/13 10:46 A

Reply
Hi, PEPPERMINT131 -- I'm not entirely clear about your question; first, it's my understanding that a BMI between 19-24 is considered in the "healthy weight" range, so you would not be overweight at a BMI of 24, but would be in the high-healthy range so I'm not clear why you want to "get calories up without affecting carbs and fat." It does appear that you need to eat more lean protein -- the USDA recommendation calls for 10-35% protein, 20-35% fats (less than 10% saturated fat), 45-65% carbs.

You might want to send your question by Spark Mail to Coach Tanya, one of the HBP team co-leaders.

Best wishes,
Sandy

Sandy (Michigan Upper Peninsula) -- Say "Ya!" to da U.P, eh?


 Pounds lost: 4.0 
 
0
18
36
54
72
PEPPERMINT131's Photo PEPPERMINT131 SparkPoints: (9,434)
Fitness Minutes: (7,883)
Posts: 87
4/7/13 1:29 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Labile BP. Systolic running 130's-140's.Diastolic running high 80's/low 90's.Trying lifestyle changes, along with carvediolol 2xs daily. Tracking nutrition for weight management. Trending pattern is under on calorie intact of 1480-1830. Yet, over on carbs and fat. Protein tends toward low side. How do I get calories up without affecting carbs and fat?
Since I'm overweight at 24 BMI, what would be a good BMI to shoot for and what do you recommend calorie count, carbs, fat and protein?

Edited by: PEPPERMINT131 at: 4/7/2013 (13:31)
 current weight: 182.4 
 
185
176.25
167.5
158.75
150
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE Need Help? Posts

Topics: Last Post:
BP readings all over the place! 1/22/2015 2:38:51 PM
tracking team goals 9/12/2014 12:28:37 PM
Anyone take Tribenzor? 5/24/2015 5:57:01 PM
Any success stories getting off of BP meds 4/17/2015 7:27:50 PM
tracking sodium 2/14/2015 5:51:01 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10093x1444x52867341

Review our Community Guidelines




x Lose 10 Pounds by October 15! Sign up with Email Sign up with Facebook
By clicking one of the above buttons, you're indicating that you have read and agree to SparkPeople's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and that you're at least 18 years of age.