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Doctor insights on: Daily Protein Requirements For Adults

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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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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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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?

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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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