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Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Metabolic rate: If u maintain a certain caloric intake and activity regimen weight remains constant then your body is in equilibrium. Keep a food diary you should ea ... Read More

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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Weight loss: 1st congratulations on 20 pound weight loss. But I am curious that you can't see/feel any difference. Certainly your clothes should feel looser, at le ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
There are....: 4 kcal per gram of protein, versus 4 for carbs, and 9 per gram of fat! protein is an essential nutrient for life. It is composed of amino acids, which ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, bean ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: All calories matter. Body can convert carbohydrate and protein into fat. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, bean ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many!: Turkey, white fish, chicken, whey protein, skim milk, beans and lentils!
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on...: This depends on your weight and activity level.The recommended daily intake of protein is 0.36 grams per pound each day,so if you weigh 140 pounds 50 ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
Watch mercury levels: Tuna, a lean protein, low in saturated fat, good source of selenium and is naturally rich in vitamin d. It provides omega-3 essential fatty acids too ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
40 years experience Family Medicine
Harris-benedict form: Men BMR = 66.4730 + (13.7516 x weight in kg) + (5.0033 x height in cm) – (6.7550 x age in years) women BMR = 655.0955 + (9.5634 x weight in kg) + (1 ... Read More

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