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daily protein requirements for adults

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Amino acid's: If u are a vegetarian or a vegan then it may require supplements to improve your protein intake. Strict vegans do usually require some supplements bec ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Vegetable protein: Excellent sources of plant protein include beans, lentils, soy, whole grain, quinoa, and nuts
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Healthy diet: If you have bronchiectasis, it helps to have an overall very healthy diet, with ample protein from healthy sources - low in saturated fats (including ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
At least 2.2 gm/kg: Or one gram per day per pound of body weight. This is time-honored and seems to work. This is a more than is required for a man who does not exercise ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Calendine
24 years experience Pediatrics
Whey for Resistance: 1.4 g/kg is minimum for athlete with weight training. Timing is important. You should consume a fast-absorbed protein source like "whey" protein immed ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Look it in two ways: 250 grams of carbohydrates. 60 grams of protein per day. 65 fat grams per day. You have to keep in mind the body wieght those numbers could be high ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
A tiny: human being your son's age really needs professional help with Nutrition issues. I would not use the supplement you describe due to the ALLERGENIC com ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Dorn
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Online calculator: Check out the dailyplate.Com or myfitnesspal.Com which have excellent, reliable calorie and calculators and trackers and also give you the recommended ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
16 years experience General Practice
See detailed answer: How to calculate your protein needs: 1. Weight in pounds divided by 2.2 equals weight in kg 2. Weight in kg x 0.8-1.8 gm/kg equals protein require ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Protein: Recommended amount is 0.8-1.0 gm per lb of body weight.
A 35-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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
10 to 35% of calorie: Average adult needs 10to35% of their days colories as proteine.That approx 46 grm of protein for women and 56 grm for men.

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