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Do athletes have more injuries when they eat a low-protein diet?

Do athletes have more injuries when they eat a low-protein diet?

Yes: On a low protein diet body burns the muscle for extra calorie needs - like sports activity so is important to balance the diet for increased body needs. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What to do if i'm on a strict low protein diet and am absolutely starving!?

What to do if i'm on a strict low protein diet and am absolutely starving!?

Starving: Who has put you on a strict low protein diet and why? It would be helpful for you to make an appointment with a registered dietitian. ...Read more

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What effects does a low protein diet have on urine?

What effects does a low protein diet have on urine?

Mind Your Garden!: It contains less of nitrogenous waste in the form of urea.Urea contains the nitrogen & is very soluble in the blood and so is carried to the kidneys for removal. Of course a really low protein diet that causes malnutrition can affect the kidney & then the urea builds up in the blood.Urea is used in many fertilizers as a source of nitrogen for plants, so, if you have a garden, you know what to do!! ...Read more

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I lost 20 pounds wieght but see nothing difference in my body why is it because of low protein diet or I lose muscles plz tell?

I lost 20 pounds wieght but see nothing difference in my body why is it because of low protein diet or I lose muscles plz tell?

Protein and weight loss: Some weight fluctuations can be fairly dramatic, and sometimes visible changes take a few weeks to settle in. In general, no matter what diet you are using, I would not limit protein. A good strategy is to just be patient, continue healthy diet with some aerobic exercise, and you will see the results you're looking for. ...Read more

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Doc I want to know that is person lose wieght on low protein diet or not plz tell thanx? Means fat loss

Doc I want to know that is person lose wieght on low protein diet or not plz tell thanx? Means fat loss

I think you are: asking if a low protein diet helps weight loss. First, see your doc to be sure you are healthy enough for a diet change. Low CARBOHYDRATES is the way to go for weight loss, and increase your protein a bit so you don't get tired. Eggs and good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are all GOOD for you. How is your exercise level? Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will an extremely low protein diet cause irritability and clumsiness?

Will an extremely low protein diet cause irritability and clumsiness?

Yes: This will be hard to attain if you live in the us though. Keep me posted as to what you've been eating. ...Read more

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I lost 20 pounds but see nothing change in my body I think I lose muscles becoz I'm on low protein diet doc what do you think why I not see difference?

I lost 20 pounds but see nothing change in my body I think I lose muscles becoz I'm on low protein diet doc what do you think why I not see difference?

Low protein: Is dangerous. Better to go low carb. Seeing results depends on what your weight was at first. Large people who loose weight continue to see themselves as fat for a year or so. Self-concept changes slowly but it will. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more