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How Much Protien Should I Be Consuming If I Am Working Out
Depends: It all depends on the level of working out. If you are trying to gain mass, you want more protein and calories in than going out - if trying to tone, you want high protein and less carb/calories. On average for someone your age and working out, id aim for 50-60g of protein (or more) per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am working on losing weight. I eat mostly vegitables and fruit lately. How much protein do I need to each day? I am taking B12 & a multivutamin.
0.5-1g / 1# body wt: Depending upon goals & what journals you read/believe, we typically recommend 0.5-1g protein for every 1 pound of body weight. Of course, you need to exercise regularly, too. Be sure to incorporate strength, aerobic & flexibility into your regimen. Congratulations on your start to a healthier you! btw, aim for using up 500 cal more each day than you eat. That should lead to 1 pound loss each week. ...Read more
I'm working out trying to build muscle. I can't digest protein powder/ mass gainer. Do I have to eat a whole lot of meat? How much?
Lift weights: The best way to build muscle is to do weight training. Go to your local y or gym and see a personal trainer who can give you a program designed for your particular needs. If you stick with the exercise plan you should build muscle mass. Eating more protein or taking supplements won't help. ...Read more
What happens if you consume whey protein 50mg everyday and drink water without working out is it fine or must workout? Tia
Protein need: In order to increase muscle mass priming your cells with exercise 30 min before is best. If you are consuming 50 grams of protein it could be too much or not enough depending or your total intake of protein and your energy expenditure during the day. In general most people who are inactive need 1gm/kg of protein a day. Illness and other energy consuming factors can change the body's energy need ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband is working out and can he eat 3 talipia fillets a day everyday throughout the whole week to get the protein he needs, is it okay?
Best diet DASH: I recommend the DASH eating plan as the most healthy of all. Here is the book number and ebook number. This eating plan has been very well studied and many peer reviewed articles on its benefits. His short and long term health will be much improved by DASHing. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 ...Read more
I hav a busy life working n school Im on the go. Is it okay TO drink protein Shakes everyday since i only hav time to eat a small dinner at work?
No: Protein shakes should only replace 1 or 2 meals and be supplemented with real food. The calories are too low to be used for full meals on a continuous basis and even those that do are under the care of a medical professional for weight loss. You need to find time to prepare meals and refrigerate or freeze for later use(best) or buy pre-made meals. Good luck ...Read more
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