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Recommended daily calorie, fat, carb, protien, sugar, sodium intake?

Recommended daily calorie, fat, carb, protien, sugar, sodium intake?

Here: A little article about sodium: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html.

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Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Is carbonated water with added vitamins a healthy low calorie choice?

Is carbonated water with added vitamins a healthy low calorie choice?

Yes: Much better than sodas. Plain water is good too, and does not pollute the earth with more plastic bottles. Drinks with high sugar content such as juices or sodas will raise your blood sugar too quickly, then drop just as quickly. Watch out for artificially sweetened beverages. There are health risks associated with many of the synthetic sweeteners. ...Read more

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A reasonable and recommended goal for daily dietary fiber intake is how many grams?

A reasonable and recommended goal for daily dietary fiber intake is how many grams?

Fiber recommendations.: It is recommended that both children and adults need at least 20 to 30 g of fiber per day for good digestive health. Most americans actually only get about 15 g per day. Natural sources are the best. ...Read more

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Does coffee count towards daily water intake?

Does coffee count towards daily water intake?

Not on equal basis: The caffeine in your coffee effects your kidneys directly and promotes water loss. If you are caffeine free, it is more or less equal. ...Read more

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Daily program diet for losing weight?

Daily program diet for losing weight?

Many options!: If you want a program that works and has meals pre-made for you so you don't have to measure and track calories, I would try Take Shape for Life. I, myself, used this program and lost 60 lb which has stayed off for 5 years. If that's not appealing, then look at www.myfitnesspal.com for ideas. A great book to read on permanent weight control: Dr. A's Habits of Health by Dr. Wayne Scott Anderson ...Read more

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Can powerade/gatorate zero count towars daily water intake?

Yes: As a fluid it does count, as dopes the fluid value of foods, like applesauce that is 95% water, or vegies that are often 50%. ...Read more

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How to balance calcium absorption with minimum carbs intake?

How to balance calcium absorption with minimum carbs intake?

Tums (calcium carbonate): I suggest the antiacid tums as it is calcium carbonate.Maybe better absorbed than some other calcium preps. ...Read more

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How do I minimize calorie but maximizing nutrition intake?

How do I minimize calorie but maximizing nutrition intake?

Calories and nutriti: Nutritionally dense foods with lots of vitamins and minerals are generally green and low calorie. Consider a multivitamin to ensure nutritional intake when reducing calories. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat high fiber diet daily?

Is it good to eat high fiber diet daily?

Yes: fruit and vegetables contain the fiber that is needed for good nutrition. ...Read more

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Can we intake zinc powder on daily basis?

Can we intake zinc powder on daily basis?

Limit it: Ingesting more than 30 mg of zinc a day can impair your ability to absorb other essential minerals such as copper and iron. ...Read more

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What is my daily calorie intake for huge weight loss?

Minimum 1300 kcal: Too rapid weight lose can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Is a 1500 calorie diet healthy and sustainable if vegetables, fruit, lean protein and in processed carbohydrates are consumed?

Weight and Activity: Yes that diet can certainly be sustained if it provides for the caloric expenditure of the individual on a daily basis. The mix of foods you choose is also very good. By "processed" i assume you mean complex carbohydrates. If you happen to be 350lbs and 6ft 4in then you are going to be rather hungry for quite some time. ...Read more

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Can 0 calories per serving of diet pop cause your caloric intake to rise?

Can 0 calories per serving of diet pop cause your caloric intake to rise?

Sweeteners: Artificial sweeteners can trigger your brain to crave more sweet calories and you may end up eating more than you intended to. The best zero calorie drink is water. ...Read more

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How much daily alcohol intake is good for heart heatlh?

How much daily alcohol intake is good for heart heatlh?

A glass of wine at d: A glass of wine at dinner may help. No clear cut evidence of benefit. ...Read more

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I was curious with my level of fitness and activity what a good calorie intake would be. I currently weigh 158 lbs and typically average an hour a day of either cardio (6 mile run) and/or strength training. Daily Calorie Intake ?

I was curious with my level of fitness and activity what a good calorie intake would be. I currently weigh 158 lbs and typically average an hour a day of either cardio (6 mile run) and/or strength training. 

Daily Calorie Intake ?

Daily calories: You burn about 500 calories exercising and I calculate that you would need about 2500 calories a day to maintain your present weight. A registered dietician could determine your ideal weight and calculate your daily calorie needs the best however. She could critique your eating habits and determine how much daily protein intake is best for you as well. ...Read more

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Would it be acceptable to eat your daily calorie intake in one sitting?

See below: It certainly can be done. But the body likes balance. Rather than having one giant sugar spike once a day, it likes to have a slower release (as one might get with timed meals during the day). ...Read more

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My daily calorie intake is more than 2500 but still I am not gaining any weight?

My daily calorie intake is more than 2500 but still I am not gaining any weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the daily calorie intake of a 15 year old?

See below: Roughly 2000 calories per day. Though this can vary with exercise, growth spurts and so forth. The best way is to watch growth and weight charts with your pediatrician. Get in touch with them to help you. ...Read more

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What are good ways to boost calorie intake without gaining weight?

Calories burned: If you burn more calories than you take in this will help to prevent weight gain. But do remember that if you gain sigificant muscle that wil icrease your weight. (that muscle will however, help to increase your metabolic rate). ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a normal daily calorie intake for someone who is dieting?

Anyone know what is a normal daily calorie intake for someone who is dieting?

Depends: The answer depends on your height, weight, and diet goals. Dieting, in general, is a mistake. It sometimes leads to weightloss, which ultimately comes back. Learn to eat properly and don't rely strictly on calories restriction. ...Read more

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Best diet for (estimated) 200 pound, 13-year old female? What daily calorie intake is recommended? What exercises should be done at home, or in a gym?

Best diet for (estimated) 200 pound, 13-year old female? What daily calorie intake is recommended? What exercises should be done at home, or in a gym?

Caution: Obesity is a complex issue with genetic, environmental and hormonal causes. Extreme or stringent diets are not recommended for an adolescent however avoiding processed foods and added sugar while increasing lean protein, fruits and vegetables and walking 30 minutes per day is a good way to start improving your health. Weight loss should be slow and sustainable. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 19 yrs. Old weigh 136 & currently 5'6. What is a good calorie intake ?

What do you suggest if I am 19 yrs. Old weigh 136 & currently 5'6. What is a good calorie intake ?

Good proportions: Your BMI (body mass index) is perfect at 22. For a good overall dietary approach to maintain your health, check out the website www.choosemyplate.gov to follow and you'll be fine. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's good for a teenager to lose weight by exercising and reducing calorie intake by half?

Please advise if it's good for a teenager to lose weight by exercising and reducing calorie intake by half?

Depends: Certainly nothing wrong with exercising but i would be cautious about the calorie reduction. If the teen were eating far above average to start with, then a 50% reduction may be ok. But if the 50% reduction results in caloric intake far below daily baseline needs, then that would be a problem. See a physician for any further questions. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 19 yrs old yrs. Old weigh 136 & currently 5'6. What should be a good calorie intake ?

What do you suggest if I am 19 yrs old yrs. Old weigh 136 & currently 5'6. What should be a good calorie intake ?

Depends on BMI: BMI, or body mass index, is a tool used to determine appropriate weight based on your height. There are many online calculators with interpretation guides, or better yet, schedule a full physical with your physician for a more comprehensive assessment. Caloric requirements will be based on your BMI, activity level and any medical conditions. ...Read more

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If you havw already reached your daily calorie intake before dinner, is it okay to go over and eat less the next day?

If you havw already reached your daily calorie intake before dinner, is it okay to go over and eat less the next day?

Generally, yes.: Daily calorie amounts are suggestions for average intake. If you are very active one day & not trying to loose weight, you will need more energy. Days you are less active you may eat less. It is ok to overindulge occasionally but just don't make a regular habit of it, especially if you are trying to loose weight. You might want to eat a lighter dinner when that happens like a salad. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good snacks to increase calorie intake for underweight adults?

Any Milk products: Such as milk, yogurt, sweets, chocolate, nuts, and eggs in any form. Any meat preparations are also fine. Most soups etc are not all that good in calories. ...Read more

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What is my daily calorie intake for huge weight loss?

Minimum 1300 kcal: Too rapid weight lose can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Ahm doc, what daily calorie intake do you recommend for an 18 year old teen guy?

Balanced Diet: Calorie requirements should be based on age, ht/wt, activity level, and your goals. In addition to total calories, also need to consider nutrient sources and timing of meals. Regardless diet should be rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, and lean protein sources. Mayo offers basic calorie calculator @ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/calorie-calculator/nu00598. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could be a good calorie intake for a teen girl trying to lose weight?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could be a good calorie intake for a teen girl trying to lose weight?

Weight: Since you have not sent us any statistics it would be a good idea for you to see a doctor and find out if you really need to lose weight. ...Read more

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