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    I don't know sorry @TeBe. I tend to stick to around 40g per day like ZE does. If I don't have sweet fixes like theses I wont stick to it so for me I'm better off just having them.
    I did a quick count after checking the packets of nuts and coconut and it looks like around 45-48g carbs for the batch. It makes around 12 serves so maths wasn't my strong point...let me get the calculator....4g per serve!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zombie_eyes View Post
    Do you girls find it hard to track when you make recipes? Its so difficult and takes ages and i end up not knowing what my serving would be if its a slow cooker recipe/ sauce etc.

    Drives me mad
    Yes it is hard to track carbs when making recipes. I make a lot of casserole/stew/curry type meals at this time of year and its difficult to know exactly how many carbs are in there.

    When I am being super strict, I will often eat a piece of steak or chicken breast just so I can get a clear idea of how many carbs I am eating. Anther good meal option is an omelette for keeping track of carbs.

    Delirium, I lost a lot of baby weight by staying away from bread, pasta etc. I found the weight came off really quickly to begin with. When I hit a plateau with the weight loss, thats when I started counting carbs.

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    Hi girls. Sorry to crash but if anyone can offer advice I'd appreciate it. I went high protein low carb a couple of weeks ago for about 10 days. I got through the first few days of feeling rubbish and was going pretty well. But I got sooo constipated I never, ever get constipated so it was a big deal to me. I was eating heaps of low carb veg and raspberries/blueberries everyday. It got so bad I gave up on it. I lost 1kg in that time (I only want to lose 3kg - I was hoping it would kick start me but it went a bit pear shaped).

    Any advice? Xx

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    Hey zombie eyes could u post the recipe for your fajita thingy?

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    I would love the recipe too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by teenie View Post
    Hi girls. Sorry to crash but if anyone can offer advice I'd appreciate it. I went high protein low carb a couple of weeks ago for about 10 days. I got through the first few days of feeling rubbish and was going pretty well. But I got sooo constipated I never, ever get constipated so it was a big deal to me. I was eating heaps of low carb veg and raspberries/blueberries everyday. It got so bad I gave up on it. I lost 1kg in that time (I only want to lose 3kg - I was hoping it would kick start me but it went a bit pear shaped).

    Any advice? Xx
    I kow the body trim diet recommends taking Metamucil or benefibre

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    Its VERY spicy so next time i'll lower the chilli powder.

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    Zombie - which protein powder are you using for shakes?

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    20g carbs per day? That's one slice of bread!
    I use my fitness pal, it's a great ap to track your food.


 

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