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Protein (Overview)

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, structural, and many others.


Protein (Overview)

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, structural, and many others.


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How much protein % daily?

Dr. Cynthia Lu Dr. Lu
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How much protein % daily?

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 requirement in grams. ...Read more

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Protein (Tip)

Don't overdo it. Eat the right amount of protein for your diet. Save the rest for tomorrow. ...See more

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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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Are nuts high in protein?

Are nuts high in protein?

Protein source.: Many nuts are a good source of protein. But most also have a high fat content. ...Read more

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What's a complete protein?

All essential aminos: Some Amino Acids can't be made from others in your body, and a complete protein is one you can live on -- it has plenty of each of these. It's important for vegetarians to mix proteins to get enough of each amino acid; I respect vegetarianism if taken for moral reasons but it makes safe eating more complicated. ...Read more

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Protein (Tip)

Crucial: high saturated fats, natural, while avoiding all or nearly all carbs while eating protein. ...See more

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What does 4+ protein mean?

LOT OF PROTEIN IN UR: Means large amount of protein in urine.
Kidneys filter waste products from your blood at the same time retaining the things your body needs including protein. Some diseases and medical conditions can allowprotein to pass in urine. Can be temporary like fever, heat& cold exposure and strenous exercise
conditions can cause persistant protein are
diabetes
glomerulonephritis
multiple meyloma&others. ...Read more

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Is fat a source of protein?

Is fat a source of protein?

No: There is no protein in dietary fat that you ingest ...Read more

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Protein (Tip)

Be kind to your kidneys. Make sure to drink enough water, especially while on a high protein diet. ...See more

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What is metamyosyn protein?

What is metamyosyn protein?

To get muscle: Is s a blend of proteins most use for bodybuilding in power. ...Read more

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Is 100mg of protein too much?

No.: Not for most people! Unless you have major liver or kidney disease it is not. But intake should be slightly less than 1 gram per 2 pounds of body weight, after which will help your low carb diet, but will not help increase muscle mass if exercising! ...Read more

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Protein (Tip)

Do choose lean sources of protein such as fish. Don't eat too much unhealthy red meat. ...See more

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Is 9.4 reactive protein high?

Is 9.4 reactive protein high?

Yes: I would consider it high, but it really depends on what your lab's reference range is. If your doctor says it's high, then ask how to get it down. ...Read more

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How much protein is too much?

No consensus but...: It is probably more common for people to get too much protein rather than not enough, but there is no consensus as to what constitutes too much. 30-60 grams of protein is enough for most people but many americans get 100-160 grams a day. Too much protein increases risk of osteoporois and other problems- see http://www. Drmcdougall. Com/misc/2004nl/040100puproteinoverload. Htm. ...Read more

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Protein (Tip)

Eat healthy protein like lean meat and nuts. Don't eat a lot of junk or fried foods. ...See more

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What makes proteins defective?

What makes proteins defective?

Genetic & acquired: Most of the protein defects are due to mutations in the dna, i, e., the person inherited a bad gene from one or both parents. Protein defects may be acquired as in the case of cjd and mad cow disease. ...Read more

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Are naked protein drinks good?

Are naked protein drinks good?

Naked protein.: They're good. A little gritty, but good. Natural food sources in there. ...Read more

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Protein (Tip)

Don't fill up on carbs. Stick to your eating plan. ...See more

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Does protein make you nervous?

Does protein make you nervous?

Only if...: Only if it's on a dinner plate and looking much too raw. Protein, whether it's beef, pork, chicken, or fish, should be adequately cooked just to be safe. Ground meat, such as a burger, should be cooked well-done to avoid "food poisoning" from bacterial contamination. ...Read more

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