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Old 01-10-2013, 01:29 AM   #31
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i'm craving and hunger free anywhere between 40 and 100 g net per day.
i have better focus, cognition, energy and mood stability at the low end.
i feel amazing at 40 g net, so i've never felt motivated to try going lower.
i might, however, out of curiosity one day, if i hang around with LC friends long enough.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:53 PM   #32
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I am low, low, low carb. I'd estimate approximately 10-15 but that may be an overestimation.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:49 PM   #33
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:40 AM   #34
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I'm back after too much time away from this WOL. Once thru induction, I add berries and nuts and nut butter. I also eat yo cheese daily. I have no idea where this puts me in terms of carbs but I would guess under 40.
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:06 AM   #35
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I just started induction. Will be keeping it under 20 grams a day and clean. Yesterday I actually only ate 9 carbs, but 2800 calories :O
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:41 AM   #36
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I stay between 20 and 30 and have been maintaining for 7 years.
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:18 AM   #37
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I am working on my food tracker and seeing where I could shave off some carbs. One place is eat a bit more raw veggies in place of some cooked veggies: that woul bring ny carb count down to a net 60 but it increase my fibers to 35. It's not all bad!
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:06 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by limetwist View Post
I just tend to naturally eat foods that put me below 20g of net carbohydrates per day. I eat simply—meats, with dense, fibrous vegetables as my sides, healthy fats (coconut oil, butter), and dairy in small amounts, as well as nuts (generally almonds).
I do the same thing and just eat foods that are naturally low in carbs.

Meats
eggs
green veggies (not peas)
berries occasionally and in small amounts
nuts (limited amounts)
evco
olives
mushrooms

Very very occasionally, I have a small bit of popcorn or a few bites of an apple (I share it with someone else in the house) and I always have protein with these two things, such as a bit of cheese or peanut butter.

I have also added some low carb yogurt here and there, but it is very low in carbs. I would say I average between 20-30 carbs a day right now on most days.
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