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Doctor insights on: Daily Protein Requirements For Adults

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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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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

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

Healthy diet: If you have bronchiectasis, it helps to have an overall very healthy diet, with ample protein from healthy sources - low in saturated fats (including chicken, fish, legumes). Equally important is a balance of nutrients and vitamins from fresh vegetables. ...Read more

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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.

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

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What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

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

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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?

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

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30 yrs, 150 lbs, 160cms having pcos what are daily requirements in terms of calories, how much carbs, protiens, fats should I take daily?

30 yrs, 150 lbs, 160cms having pcos what are daily requirements in terms of calories, how much carbs, protiens, fats should I take daily?

Online calculator: Check out the dailyplate. Com or myfitnesspal. Com which have excellent, reliable calorie and calculators and trackers and also give you the recommended carb/protein/fat/fiber breakdowns. ...Read more

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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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What do I do to get protein in my daily diet?

What do I do to get protein in my daily diet?

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

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How much protein should an adult consume in a day?

How much protein should an adult consume in a day?

10 to 35% of calorie: Average adult needs 10to35% of their days colories as proteine. That approx 46 grm of protein for women and 56 grm for men. ...Read more

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Please help, how much protein should I consume daily?

Please help, how much protein should I consume daily?

Lean protein.: For general health it's recommended to take one gram of lean protein (fish, pork, egg whites, chicken, turkey) per kilogram of body weight. If you weight train, it's recommended to take one gram per pound of body weight to promote muscle recovery and building. ...Read more

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Why are the protein diets of children different from adults?

Why are the protein diets of children different from adults?

Protein diets: The short answer to that question is that children's kidneys are not mature and an adult protein load will tax a child's kidneys. ...Read more

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How many grams of protein should a female, 43- be eating daily?

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

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Are there good ways to get 120-150gr of protein into a daily diet?

Are there good ways to get 120-150gr of protein into a daily diet?

Easy!: Two cosco/sam's club premier protein shakes: 11 0z 30g per drink: total 60g. Have three servings of meat each meal with milk. Eat nuts for snacks. You have it made. Add eggs to breakfast and cheese to each meals to decrease meat portion size! ...Read more

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Is 100 grams of protein daily a lot considering I workout 5 days a week for around an hour and a half?

Is 100 grams of protein daily a lot considering I workout 5 days a week for around an hour and a half?

High amount, but: Not obscenely high. Working out a great deal, young, you could probably use 60-80 grams a day. The rest you will just urinate out. Try to make sure it is from lean, healthy sources, include carbs in post workout meals to maximize gains. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is it really necessary for women to eat 70 grams of protein daily? Why 70? Is 40-50 grams not enough? Would it hurt the baby's development?

Protein recs: Generally speaking, the body needs a minimum of 1 gram of protein per kg of body weight per day. So a 70 kg (approx 150 lb) person needs 70 g of protein daily. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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?

Ans: You are building more muscle. This is good for you. Be sure to eat your protein and you do need a small amount of carbs caravans sugars. Your goal is to be healthy. The weight is not the market for a healthy lifestyle and body. ...Read more

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How much daily protein need for bodybuilders?

How much daily protein need for bodybuilders?

Lean protein.: For general health it's recommended to take one gram of lean protein (fish, pork, egg whites, chicken, turkey) per kilogram of body weight. If you weight train, it's recommended to take one gram per pound of body weight to promote muscle recovery and building. ...Read more

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How could I know how many calories or proteins should I take daily?

Harris-benedict form: 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

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I am trying to put some muscle on; how much protein should I have daily? 24yo, 70kg, 180cm height

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

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Would addition of 25 g protein from whey powder to an elderly person's regular diet on a daily basis be safe?

Why?: The main question is why are you adding the powder? It's going to constipate them and probably cause abdominal discomfort. If they need additional protein, i'd recommend a supplement like boost or ensure. ...Read more

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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")

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