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foods with high protein for athletes?

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Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
Sports Medicine 26 years experience
Whey Protein: Whey protein powder is freely available for athletes. Lean protein such as chicken, turkey, and fish are all good sources of protein. Eggs in particular are good - especially egg whites. If you are vegetarian, most green vegetables, and beans, grains etc contain all the essential amino acids, and are actually more bioavailable than Amino Acids from animal proteins.

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How much protein should I eat while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Specializes in Pediatrics
60 g: During pregnancy and breastfeeding, we need 60 grams (gm) of protein a day. This is 15-20 gm more than usual. This "extra" is the equivalent of one egg, 1/4 cup of cheese, or one glass of milk. It is also important to maintain a well balanced diet and to stay on your prenatal vitamins.
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What can I do to manage my baby's intolerance for soy milk protein?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Use a nonsoy formula: 10% or more of babies allergic to milk formula are allergic to soy. If you are using soy formula for the above reason you may need to try a more elemental formula such as nutramigen or alimentum which do not have the major allergen in other milk based formulas.
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What are some good sources of protein if I am sticking to a vegetarian diet?

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Dairy, lentils, tofu: Dairy in the form of milk, yogurt, cheese. Various grains, lentils and pulses such as pulses and sprouted beans, tofu in various forms, eggs if you are allowed eggs.
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What proteins are important in alcoholism?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Actin and myosin.: They make up muscle fibers which bring the drink to mouth.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What are normal test results of a protein s assay?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Functional activity: The test is usually for functional activity rather than quantification of protein and is reported as a percentage with 60-150% of normal being the usual range in healthy individuals.

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