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Diet (Definition)

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


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My friend told me a protein diet is the best and easiest way to lose weight fast, is this true?

My friend told me a protein diet is the best and easiest way to lose weight fast, is this true?

Yes: Following a low carb high protein ketogenic diet is a safe way to lose weight fairly rapidly. Basically have 2-4 oz of protein with each meal, no starch or sugar (only green veggies and berries and melons) as your source of carb and plant and fish based fat and your should be able to lose the weight. For exercise best is spinning and circuit training. ...Read more

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What protein foods are the best for a high protein diet?

What protein foods are the best for a high protein diet?

Meat & Vegetable: Natural foods are much healthier because it make the digestive system work the way it is supposed to.
The liquid proteins and chemical proteins bypass this natural system. ...Read more

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Which high protein diet to lost weight fastis considered the best?

See details: The way to lose weight is to exercise and maintain a low carbohydrate diet. Any high protein, low carb diet would help you achieve those goals. ...Read more

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Is a high protein diet really the best for working out / getting more muscular?

Is a high protein diet really the best for working out / getting more muscular?

Protein diet: One does not really need a high protein diet to be more muscular. Exercise or working out builds muscular mass. ...Read more

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K elevated suspect hemolysis of sample pres. Pat. No lab review the significant abnormalities the mild lower protein diet & mild monocytosis. Means?

K elevated suspect hemolysis of sample pres. Pat. No lab review the significant abnormalities the mild lower protein diet & mild monocytosis. Means?

Incomplete info: The information you provided is not readily understandable. Please note that all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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I am on ideal protein diet. Now wherever I am slightly cold I start sneezing uncontrollably and my nose runs nonstop. Why is wrong?

I am on ideal protein diet. Now wherever I am slightly cold I start sneezing uncontrollably and my nose runs nonstop. Why is wrong?

Sneezing: Your ideal protein diet is not related to your sneezing. Which is not a response to cold temperature but to irritation by pathogen (bacteria, virus) or allergen. The runny nose may be due to vasomotor rhinitis, as a response to cold temperature and the best way to manage it is to prevent it by minimizing cold weather exposure. ...Read more

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I recently started going to gym, my goal is to gain muscle weight. My trainer has placed me in a high protein diet. What is the best protein powder?

I recently started going to gym, my goal is to gain muscle weight. My trainer has placed me in a high protein diet. What is the best protein powder?

Health Tap: The physicians here have chosen not to endorse any specific products. We would only have an opinion if we thought a mentioned product or plan was dangerous to health. ...Read more

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What is an adequate protein diet?

What is an adequate protein diet?

Protein: Protein is in every living cell in the body. Our bodies need protein from the foods we eat to build and maintain bones, muscles and skin. We get proteins in our diet from meat, dairy products, nuts and certain grains and beans.

The average person needs 50 to 65 grams of protein each day. This is the amount in four ounces of meat plus a cup of cottage cheese. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should I eat while on protein diet?

Please suggest what foods should I eat while on protein diet?

Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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Is no carb all protein diet beneficial?

Is no carb all protein diet beneficial?

DANGEROUS, however:: A no carb diet would consist only of meat ; eggs; I don't know anyone who recommends this. It would result in many nutritional deficiencies, completely lacking vitamin c, fiber, flavonoids ; other phytonutrients essential for good health.
There is lots of research showing benefits of a vegetarian diet but none on the benefits of no carb diet. However, many recommend a low carb diet. See comment:. ...Read more

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What are the bad consequences of doing an only protein diet like dukan diet?

What are the bad consequences of doing an only protein diet like dukan diet?

Acidosis: Your body needs sugar to run- in an only protein diet, your body breaks down fat to make ketones for energy to run the heart brain and muscles. Too many ketones can result in ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis can become dangerous to your body chemistry. ...Read more

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Is the lemonade protein diet safe for 30 days?

Is the lemonade protein diet safe for 30 days?

Bah Humbug: Dear mal,
i researched this a bit for you. It is basically liquid plan plus some protein and lemon. It is considered a cleanse. If you are in excellent health? Following this for 2 days or so probably would not harm you. But, first get a history and physicial from knowlegeable physician in weight problems; before you even consider a "diet" like this one and then no more than 2 days not 30! ...Read more

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Do athletes have more injuries when they eat a low-protein diet?

Yes: On a low protein diet body burns the muscle for extra calorie needs - like sports activity so is important to balance the diet for increased body needs. ...Read more

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I am on protein diet and from last 15 days excess hairloss started how to stop that and why it happened?

I am on protein diet and from last 15 days excess hairloss started how to stop that and why it happened?

HAIR LOSS ON DIET: Crash dieting, fad diets, and occasionally high protein diets, can cause temporary hair loss. How long have you been on this diet? Probably a vitamin deficiency. Ask the doctor who has prescribed it for you. I'm sure all your will come back. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to be on a straight protein diet?

Is it harmful to be on a straight protein diet?

Healthy mix is best: Extremes can carry a risk of causing problems. When dieting it really depends on how your body handles the big 3: carbs fats proteins. A healthy mix of all 3, atleast 64 oz water/day works best. Kidneys differ but generally going too far above 200 grams of protein/day can strain them. ...Read more

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Could a higher protein diet help me build muscle?

Could a higher protein diet help me build muscle?

Yes, but not much.: You don't actually need a LOT of protein in your diet to build muscle. What you need is a BALANCED diet, including fat and carbs. There is no need to eat large amounts of protein because most of it will be wasted. Follow a balanced diet sheet for your age, sex, and BMI. The most important (and hardest) thing to do is be CONSISTENT with your workouts and healthy diet. Good luck! ...Read more

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What effects does a low protein diet have on urine?

What effects does a low protein diet have on urine?

Mind Your Garden!: It contains less of nitrogenous waste in the form of urea. Urea contains the nitrogen & is very soluble in the blood and so is carried to the kidneys for removal. Of course a really low protein diet that causes malnutrition can affect the kidney & then the urea builds up in the blood. Urea is used in many fertilizers as a source of nitrogen for plants, so, if you have a garden, you know what to do!! ...Read more

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Do we have to take protein diet everyday like beef, meat everyday to stay strong n healthy

Do we have to take protein diet everyday like beef, meat everyday to stay strong n healthy

Protein is good.: Protein is good, but lean protein is the key - beef tends to have large amounts of saturated fats, which are unhealthy. Focus on fish, chicken, turkey and pork. And grill, bake and broil - don't fry. ...Read more

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My friend lost 30 pounds in a month by going on a protein diet, only ate a piece of poultry for breakfast/lunch/dinner. Is this safe for short basis?

Probably: No fad diet is completely safe. In this case, it would be very important to drink plenty of water to protect the kidneys. The only really safe diet is calorie restriction with a balanced diet. ...Read more

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I'm 28 year old male (74kg, about 8% body fat, lifting weights 5times/week, on protein diet). My creatinine level I 109 umol/l, should I be concerned?

I'm 28 year old male (74kg, about 8% body fat, lifting weights 5times/week, on protein diet). My creatinine level I 109 umol/l, should I be concerned?

No worries: This is within the normal range for a male of 60-110 umol/l. Higher muscle mass typically gives a higher level. Stay well hydrated and you'll be fine. ...Read more

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