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Is this the right diet to get ripped?, im hving 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight, 40 to 50g of carbs & 1 to 1.5g of protein per pound of bodyweight

Is this the right diet to get ripped?, im hving 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight, 40 to 50g of carbs & 1 to 1.5g of protein per pound of bodyweight

Fat is not the Enemy: Sugar is the enemy. If you want to be ripped you will make your diet composition 60% protein, 20 to 25% percent carbs and the rest the necessary fat calories to sustain life. Carbohydrates are the enemy. ...Read more

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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


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I strength train 5 times a week (lifting weights) is 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight a day too much?

I strength train 5 times a week (lifting weights) is 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight a day too much?

No.: I think in terms of kgs (2.2 lbs), but 2 grams per kg of weight is ideal. 1 gram per pound is very slightly over and is not an issue. So you are taking an optimal amount, after which there is no additional benefit! ...Read more

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Could taking 1g - 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight cause liver or kidney damage?

Could taking 1g - 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight cause liver or kidney damage?

Protein ingestion: The amount of protein intake in your question is not toxic to the your liver or kidneys, if they are not diseased. If they are, discuss your question with a physician who knows both your kidney and liver function for a meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more

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Would drinking 1 serving of whey protein and one b-12 vitamin, each morning, help promote a higher metabolism for weight loss?

Would drinking 1 serving of whey protein and one b-12 vitamin, each morning, help promote a higher metabolism for weight loss?

No: B12 is poorly absorbed from the GI tract by mouth andprotein is protein. An egg would give you better protein at less cost but also does not eggect weight loss. ...Read more

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Will i gain lean muscle if i hv 1.5 grams of protein & 1 gram of fats per pound of body weight? I am 5ft7 & weigh 76kg, about 12-15% bodyfat.

Will i gain lean muscle if i hv 1.5 grams of protein & 1 gram of fats per pound of body weight? I  am 5ft7 & weigh 76kg, about 12-15% bodyfat.

Lifestyle change: Nobody can answer this question because you haven't told how much you're going to burn in terms of calories by your aerobic fitness activities. 1.5 grams of protein per pound of body mass daily is plenty. You'll lose weight and gain muscle by focusing on fitness, and as you do this, your brain will start telling you accurately how much total you should be eating. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am a boxer & have trouble losing body fat, will i get lean by eating 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight & about 150g of carbs per day?

I am a boxer & have trouble losing body fat, will i get lean by eating 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight & about 150g of carbs per day?

High protein diet: With low carb, at least no simple carbs, minimum good carbs initially will be good idea. And as you know, train aerobic and anaerobically daily. After weight lifting a good supplement of 30-40 gr of whey protein will be a good idea. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is losing 9.5 lb of body fat in 1week good?

Is losing 9.5 lb of body fat in 1week good?

See below: It depends on how obese you are... My patients loss a average of 2.5 3.5 a week. Be sure you are eating correctly for you! ...Read more

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Is 80 grams of monounsaturated fat and 17.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat per day too much? I eat 2500 calories per day.

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Is 80 grams of monounsaturated fat and 17.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat per day too much? I eat 2500 calories per day.

Difficult: Official guidance is 20-35% of calories from fat and each 1g fat is 9 calories so probably around 55-95g fat per day. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000747.htm Main fat to reduce is saturated fat. Recommend seeing licensed dietician in your area for specific advice/guidance here ...Read more

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Is it healthy to consume 2 grams of protein per pound of body weight, when I am cutting?

Is it healthy to consume 2 grams of protein per pound of body weight, when I am cutting?

Protein: 1-1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight is what most bodybuilders aim for. If you choose to take in that much protein, be sure you drinking a considerable amount of water and also taking calcium. High protein diets cause leaching of calcium from the bones. Check labs with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How many grams of fat per meal is considered a low fat diet?

How many grams of fat per meal is considered a low fat diet?

Fat is good for you: if it is good fat such as olive oil and coconut oil. Avoid transfats found in packaged foods and pastries. If you don't eat good fat you will feel hungry a lot, w/or w/out a special diet. Please do what your doc says but being a fathead is good. Eat butter rather than marjarine, trusting a cow rather than a chemist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Reducing ones body fat is a matter of calories in vs calories out ?

Reducing ones body fat is a matter of calories in vs calories out ?

Not exactly: Newer research suggests it is more complex than that.For instance, two people can eat the same amount of calories, all other things being equal, and show different amounts of wt gain or loss.This suggest people are different and even calories are different. ...Read more

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For a 16YR OLD MALE taking 120mg Orlistat TDS what is the minimum amount of calories to b consumed given a diet of 55% carbs, 30% protein 15% fat.

For a 16YR OLD MALE taking 120mg Orlistat TDS what is the minimum amount of calories to b consumed given a diet of 55% carbs, 30% protein 15% fat.

Depends on weight .: activity level and maturity rating, as your body may still be growing, and to limit vital nutrients can have long term problems. I would suggest a minimum of 1500 cal/day, but supplement with multivitamin. Focus on vegetables, lean meats, fat free dairy and fruits and limit sugars &"white carbs" such as white rice, pasta, white bread. ...Read more

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Im an endomorph & im on a high protein diet, 1.5g of protein per pound of bodyweight, 100-150g of good carbs & minimum fats, is this a gd diet plan?

Im an endomorph & im on a high protein diet, 1.5g of protein per pound of bodyweight, 100-150g of good carbs & minimum fats, is this a gd diet plan?

Depends, Prob. Not: If your goal is to build body fat, then yes, otherwise no. Carbs block burning fat, so which are "good". Protein also stimulates Insulin release, Insulin promotes fat storage & high protein can drive higher kidney failure rates, so high questionable. Fats, of natural origin, best evidence of being healthy for humans. Study: "big fat lies", "science for smart people", dietdoctor, lustig, taubes... ...Read more

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Eating 200 or more grams of sugar in one day if at healthy weight dangerous of diabetes?

Eating 200 or more grams of sugar in one day if at healthy weight dangerous of diabetes?

Yes: Having that much sugar stresses your pancreas, causing it to secrete large amounts of insulin, leading to Insulin resistance and starts you down the road to diabetes. Doing this once won't cause diabetes but doing it even once in a great while is not good for you and will definitely increase risk of diabetes. Sugar is toxic! and it's even worse if it's from high fructose corn syrup or gmo beets! ...Read more

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I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 75kg, will i build lean muscle & lose fat if i remove the carbs & eat 1.5g of protein & 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight?

I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 75kg, will i build lean muscle & lose fat if i remove the carbs & eat 1.5g of protein & 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight?

Good start: This is adequate protein. How effective this will be depends on how much energy you burn / how hard you work in your fitness activities. I'm glad you're undertaking this and wish you luck. ...Read more

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Does eating of 5 almonds daily increases body weight? What are the benefits of almonds?

Does eating of 5 almonds daily increases body weight? What are the benefits of almonds?

Food Myths: Food is seen in your body as sugars, fats, or proteins. There is nothing special about almonds as far as causing weight gain (unless you ate more than your daily amount of necessary calories.). Almonds have protein and fat calories. ...Read more

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Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

It isn't that simple: Look at junk carbs, sugar, fat, total calories ; physical activity. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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