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Doctor insights on: Can The Human Body Surive On Liquids And Protein Drinks For A Week Or Two

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Can the human body surive on liquids and protein drinks for a week or two?

Can the human body surive on liquids and protein drinks for a week or two?

Yes: But why would you want to? Is this for a diet? Some cleansing ritual? Religious purposes? There is little reason to engage in these activities for weight loss reasons, because they are not sustainable, can lead to malnutrition and electrolyte problems, and cause rebound weight gain after one goes back to a regular diet. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

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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Whats maximum amount of protein the human body can absorb a day?

Whats maximum amount of protein the human body can absorb a day?

Need/kidney function: This is a complicated question. Our bodies need different amounts of protein depending on what's going on. For example, if you are healing a wound - especially a burn - you will need larger amounts of protein than the average person. Most people need one-half to one gram of protein per pound of body weight. But you can seriously overdo this if your kidney function is less than normal! ask the doc! ...Read more

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Does the human body digest animal protein more effeciently than plant-source protein? Why, if so?

Does the human body digest animal protein more effeciently than plant-source protein? Why, if so?

Plant Digestion: The aspect of plant materials that is hard for humans to digest is cellulose. This is present in the cell walls of plants and is a form of starch or carbohydrate. We cannot break down the Cellulose molecule into a form that can be absorbed, so it can cause loose stools, bloating and gas. Many meats are not only high in protein but also contain a higher fat content than most plants. ...Read more

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Does whey protein supplemet have any side effects to human body?

Does whey protein supplemet have any side effects to human body?

listen to your body: It is a processed food. A high protein diet from processed food is acidic. It is best taken with lots of fresh green vegetables and fruit which provide fresh water. Good essential fatty acids are needed and slow carbs from anti-inflammatory grains. If taken in that way and it still causes symptoms, don't use. ...Read more

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What are the differences between proteins, minerals, carbohydrates, vitamins? How does these help the human body?

What are the differences between proteins, minerals, carbohydrates, vitamins? How does these help the human body?

See link: They only give us 400 characters & spaces to answer questions here & what you are asking requires much more space to answer. But here are good websites that will provide answers: http://www.Drmcdougall.Com/medical_nutrition.Html http://www.Healthsupplementsnutritionalguide.Com/vitamin-deficiency-symptoms.Html & http://www.Healthsupplementsnutritionalguide.Com/mineral-deficiency-symptoms.Html. ...Read more

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Was wondering how much sugar level is required in human body after drinking glucose?

Was wondering how much sugar level is required in human body after drinking glucose?

I don't: Understand the question. Required for what? Are you referring to a glucose tolerance test? There are different answers depending upon whether it's a gestational diabetes test or not. Check w/ who did the test or diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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What effects do guarana and taruine from energy drink have on the human body?

What effects do guarana and taruine from energy drink have on the human body?

Caffeine ; calming: Guarana is a main source of caffeine in energy drinks, which is a natural stimulant. I am really not sure why energy drinks have taurine, which is an Amino Acid that has a calming effect on the nervous system ; does not make people feel energetic. My best guess is that because the first energy drinks had taurine all the others have it because people now expect energy drinks to have it!see comment:. ...Read more

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How long can HIV virus survive outside human body in dried blood & liquid blood under normal circumstances ?

How long can HIV virus survive outside human body in dried blood & liquid blood under normal circumstances ?

It doesn't: It doesn't survive. There is no transmission of HIV in this scenario at all. There are other viruses such as hepatitis c or hepatitis b. But, HIV does not survive at all and is not a risk in the scenario you describe. ...Read more