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How much protien should I be consuming if I am working out?

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 more

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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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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?

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

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What would be the right food to eat if I am working out, needing protein but I am a vegetarian?

What would be the right food to eat if I am working out, needing protein but I am a vegetarian?

Protein.: There are many non-meat sources of protein including soy protein, beans, greek yogurt, etc. There are many different vegetarian choices in the supermarket and many are made with soy protein. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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What happens if you consume whey protein 50mg everyday and drink water without working out is it fine or must workout? Tia

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 more

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I eat a high protein, calorie, carb dinner about 30 minutes after working out, should I still take a protein shake or is this enough protein?

I eat a high protein, calorie, carb dinner about 30 minutes after working out, should I still take a protein shake or is this enough protein?

Good diet is best: It is important to eat a good meal. If you track your calories and proteins, the extra calories from the shakes may not be needed. Post-workout proteins espeoially branch-chain Amino Acids can aid you post lifting. If you are doing aerobic exercise carbo replacement post exercise is most important. But most of all a good and healthy diet is best. ...Read more