Originally Posted by mrtbone99
My activity level should be fairly high with more carbs though right? Otherwise the excess carbs turn into fat?
Good point. But what use is it to diet, trying to lose weight, without exercise? You'll still be fine at 45% carbs without exercising. With exercise, a lot of cardio, you should be higher. Around 50-60 percent. The "Runner's Diet" calls for 60% carbs, and you'll notice you won't have any energy if you're doing a lot of cardio and you're below 50%.