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Daily Protein Requirements For Adults
Do I need to consume more protein to meet daily requirements of body, then an average female of my height, if I have bronchiectasis? Thanks
What is the daily protein requirements for a 55kg (21 years old boy) starting gym. Does drinking a milkshake consisting of 3 eggs daily good or bad.
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 or want to gain muscle mass. You're free to take more but it will not cause you to get big any faster. There's nothing magic about eggs; get the protein in whatever form you like, trying to avoid grease & empty calories. ...Read more
What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?
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 or low.
Fat is 20 to 35 percent of daily calories
protein is 10 to 35 percent of daily calories
carbohydrates is 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. ...Read more
My son 5 years old has malnutrition from lack of appetite doesn't eat proteinOnly some carbs (starches n sugars). CAN I give him egg protein milkshake ice crem with penut butter n honey, once daily From (store) Vitamin shoppe supplements for adults?
If your son's weight: For height or BMI is < 5th% ile with no medical or neurodevelopmental cause, seek referral for your family to a nutritionist & a child psychologist to learn age-appropriate portions of the right foods to offer - not force- at 3 sit-down meals & 2 snacks/day, with no grazing or sipping between them. The child psych teaches you how to stop reinforcing his food refusals & demands & supports you. ...Read more
30 yrs, 150 lbs, 160cms having pcos what are daily requirements in terms of calories, how much carbs, protiens, fats should I take daily?
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, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more
The usual: Recommendation of 0.5 - 0.7 grams of protein per pound of body weight. This is the minimum for a healthy adult male or female. So for a normal weight, 145 pound woman, this would be about 70 to 101 grams per day. Many would say to bump this up to 0.8 - 1.0 gms/lb, or 116 gm to 145 gms, for this same woman, when one is trying to build muscle, and perhaps, to lose weight. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is 100 grams of protein daily a lot considering I workout 5 days a week for around an hour and a half?
How much protein can we eat and absorb in one day? If a person worksout daily how much can he/she consume protein in 1 week? What's the max usage?
1.0gm protein/Kg of: Weight is sufficient as daily intake, in an otherwise healthy person. Taking more does not provide additional benefit and much more may be harmful. ...Read more
How can I figure out the right amount of protein to eat daily? I am 6'4'' and weigh about 225 at the moment.
Protein needed: Most experts agree that most americans get sufficient protein for their lifestyle. How you can calculate it is your weight/2.2 (to provide kilograms) and multiple by 0.8 to 1.8 roughly. If sedentary use 0.8-1, if light activitly 1.1-1.3, if moderate activity 1.4-1.6 and is heavy exercise 1.7-1.8. Try more plant based proteins since they are healthier and easier on kidneys; & drink alot of water. ...Read more
I workout at gym only 3 days a week. How many grams of protein I should daily take? Calculating over internet is unreliable.
Protein: 1 to 1.5 grams per kgGet a more detailed answer ›
I worked out for a full month- combo of cardio and weights for 1hr daily. Ate only fruits, veggies, and lean protein. Haven't lost any weight. Normal?
Age-20, wgt- 60kg, I go to gym daily, I have taken protein daily 3times in a day, I take heavy diet like eggs, banans etc but still I fail to gain wgt.
At breakfast: Milk, dark greens, lean meats and eggs. ...Read more
Men BMR = 66.4730 + (13.7516 x weight in kg) + (5.0033 x height in cm) – (6.7550 x age in years)
women BMR = 655.0955 + (9.5634 x weight in kg) + (1.8496 x height in cm) – (4.6756 x age in years)
calculate basal metabolic rate in calories, and decrase your calories by 10% for slow and chronic weight loss over a 6 - 12 month period. Increase the % reduction for more rapid weight loss. ...Read more
I am trying to put some muscle on; how much protein should I have daily? 24yo, 70kg, 180cm height
Usually 1 gm/kg/day: The problem is that you cannot speak to the food and say OK you go to my muscles, you go my skin, you go my nerves, you go to my bones and so on. The best thing to do is to eat a well rounded diet and do a good exercise program and don't strain yourself and enjoy what your doing. ...Read more
What is "g protein", what are vegan sources (food or.?) to get it, & how many daily units for women? (re: post, "if you're trying to gain weight")
Protein: G of protein refers to grams of protein. A person needs about 60-70 grams per day to gain weight, depending upon gender and age and body size. Egg white is superior to all. Quinoa is excellent. Beans and lentils are excellent. Milk protein is excellent. Whole grains are good but not sufficient. Nuts are excellent. Yogurt is excellent. ...Read more