Ideal Protein Diet - veggie carbs?




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marnie
01-27-2013, 03:50 PM
i'm alittle confused.

how many carbs are we actually suppose to be taking in? with my IP packs i'm at about 25-28 then i reading looking up vaggies and they all have carbs as well? can someone help me please


ragdoll74
01-27-2013, 03:57 PM
Marnie- the total carbs are typically under 40, but as long as you are following the phase 1 sheet you don't have to worry about it.

Make sure you are not eating the occasional veggies every day.

marnie
01-27-2013, 04:03 PM
i eat cucumber, celery brocolli and just taken a liking to turnip i make in to fries. i eat my 4 cups a day, just confused i've lost 13 pounds in 4 weeks. so i must be doing somthing right still??


ragdoll74
01-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Sounds goods! Congrats on that great loss so far.

scorbett1103
01-27-2013, 06:40 PM
On average, we take in between 20 and 40 NET carbs per day on Phase 1. Net carbs are what you get when you subtract dietary fiber from total carbs. Do NOT worry about the veggies - everything on the select veggie list is low in carbs and pretty good in fiber so that they are "safe" when we are keeping our carbs low. Just follow the sheet 100% and you will be right on track :)