This is what most of us – especially our Dr’s think is the ideal start to the day. A cup of oatmeal is 60 grams of carbs.
- The National Academy of Sciences recommends no less than 120 grams of carbs per day
- The recommended daily allowance (RDA) is 300 grams of carbs per 2000 calories (about 60% of total calories)
But Grains and the kind of carbs associated with them are not part of our Normal Diet. Here is a very helpful chart that shows what happens as we scale our consumption. At 300 grams a day – you have to get fat.