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High Protein Diet And Green Stools
Nutrition today is quite complex. Why? The food industry has made every form of artificial food whether it be protein, fat, or carbs; available to consumers. Try to eat fresh, natural-organic foods, usually a balance of 15-25 % protein, 15-25% fat, and 50-75 complex carb---fruits. And veggies not much breads, rice or starchy
foods. Lots of water at least 2 liters a day. ...Read more
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Not really: Not to a significant extent.Get a more detailed answer ›
No and no: Generally this is for weight loss. The diet works either by making people so miserable that they don't eat, or loss of some muscle glycogen, or changing the cues for eating. All of these will be messed up by even small amounts of bread. Furthermore, the whole question implies trying to get out of eating less and exercising more and how to bail out on dieting. ...Read more
What to do if I have recently began a high protein diet. I am not overly strict but was wondering if my diet could include bread at any point?
Bread: In general, moderation goes a long way. (i know, the term "moderation" is so overused and hard to define. Still...). A high-protein diet combined with a small portions of bread can be a useful approach to managing weight. You might consider using breads that are lower in glycemic load, such as sprouted wheat (or "flourless") breads (available at trader joe's or ezekiel brand). ...Read more
Yes: High protein diet in a healthy person sould not matter much, although I still would not recommend it. In people with kidney problems, meat intake should be limited to 0.8 g per kg body weight per day. Overall, a well balanced diet with emphasis on plant-based foods is much healthier than high meat intake. Eat water-filled foods, not fat-filled foods! ...Read more
No fads: In my opinion, you're thinking about this wrong. Diets (short term caloric restrictions) do not result in weight loss that is maintained. Subtle but sustainable changes to your diet (what you eat every day) can have life-long results. Make subtle changes to what you eat to take in fewer calories per day and increase your activity to burn more. You should not shoot to loss more than 1 pound/week. ...Read more
Some ideas: Salad with meat, chicken or fish, vegetable stir fry with chicken or nuts, spinach omelet. ...Read more
Depends on the exten:
Of the change from an average diet.
normally we need about 10x weight in pounds to maintain weight. 10-20% below that, you'll lose weight. If you don't do muscle stimulation (weight lifting) it will be mainly loss of muscle. 50% less than required calories could cause metabolic serious problems. Protein causes a bit more kidney work. W. normal kidneys, doesn't matter. ...Read more
See below: Meat, eggs fish, cheese at times, poultry. To start. You can find information at www. Weighstation. Net see newsletters and dietitian. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Is a very high protein diet (35-50% total calories) dangerous for a weightlifter eating an unprocessed, produce dense diet?
My createnine was 0.44 and egfr 177 in march and did a high protein diet for 3 months will this effect my kidneys function?
I see mild renal insuff. On my paperwork from my doctor. Could a high protein diet cause this? She said maybe caused by dehydr. I'm concerned.
I'm an endomorph & im on a high protein diet, 1.5g of protein per pound of bodyweight, 100-150g of good carbs & minimum fats, is this a gd diet plan?
Depends, Prob. Not: If your goal is to build body fat, then yes, otherwise no. Carbs block burning fat, so which are "good". Protein also stimulates Insulin release, Insulin promotes fat storage & high protein can drive higher kidney failure rates, so high questionable. Fats, of natural origin, best evidence of being healthy for humans. Study: "big fat lies", "science for smart people", dietdoctor, lustig, taubes... ...Read more
I am doing heavy exercise and taking high protein diet since last 6mths. Now my serum creatinine is 1.8, could this be normal? I have no other symptom
Good for you!: Yes. It's usual for bodybuilders to have a serum creatinine up to 2.0. When I was lifting daily, mine ran 1.6 to 1.7. The current fad for interpreting creatinines and estimating gfr's out of context is unscientific and has caused complaints in the peer-reviewed literature from pathologists and nephrologists. Keep it up. ...Read more