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Doctor insights on: Low Fat Quality Protein Foods

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Could you tell me what are good low-fat foods that contain high protein?

Could you tell me what are good low-fat foods that contain high protein?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...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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What are some high protein vegan foods, other than tofu? Would like to know the high protein, low fat ones.

What are some high protein vegan foods, other than tofu? Would like to know the high protein, low fat ones.

Beans, nuts, seeds: All beans, lentils and chickpeas are good sources of protein, as are nuts & seeds. Hemp seeds contain as much protein as any food and it is a "complete" protein rich in essential fats. Quinoa is the highest protein grain. Seitan from gluten is also high in protein. While nuts and seeds do have some fats, these are relatively healthy fats. See nutrition/protein. ...Read more

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Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Not that Simple: Endurance, slow twitch, red muscles (eg. Cardiac muscle) primarily burn fat. Higher strength, quick twitch, more white/less red (lower capillary density/blood flow) muscle burns more sugar. No scientific evidence that sat. Fats, of natural origin, less healthy than carbs/protein, indeed opposite true. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, dietdoctor, nusi.Org, lustig. ...Read more

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What are some good food choices while on a high protein, low fat diet?

What are some good food choices while on a high protein, low fat diet?

Lean Meats: Lean meats are a good source source of protein, as are egg whites, skim milk, and whole grains mixed with legumes. Quinoa is a good protein that is fat free. Fresh fruits and vegetables although not high in protein, should be included as part of your diet plan. ...Read more

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What food choices if i go on a high protein, low fat diet actually work?

What food choices if i go on a high protein, low fat diet actually work?

Low fat is unhealthy: Eating low fat is unhealthy. There are many bad fats in our food supply such as hydrogenated and many of the plant based oils. You should always avoid those and foods fried at high temperatures ( hi temp alters fats). Keep in mind, though, that your brain is mostly fat and you have to have fats and cholesterol to make hormones and cells. ...Read more

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I'm on a homely diet since April : Low fat, Medium Carb & veg protein. Low on Ani protein, no red meat, No fast food, greasy/fried food. High Veg, Fruits. Brisk walking. I lost 13 lbs in this tenure. Is this normal loss or I am seriously ill inside?

I'm on a homely diet since April : Low fat, Medium Carb & veg protein. Low on Ani protein, no red meat, No fast food, greasy/fried food. High Veg, Fruits. Brisk walking. I lost 13 lbs in this tenure. Is this normal loss or I am seriously ill inside?

Weight loss: 1-2 pounds per week is the recommended healthy weight loss pace, but be careful with the quantity of fruits and grains you eat daily. People doing this kind of diet have a tendency to eat to much fruit or grains which has high sugar and carbohydrates content and this can decrease the weight loss pace. ...Read more

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I'v Lost 14-15 lbs in last 14 weeks. I've only stopped eating fast food/greasy/fried food & red meat. Eating homely food -low fat/oil, moderate Curb & veg protein & good fibre. Is this WT loss good or due to serious disease? No Major fatigue.HB 14.

I'v Lost 14-15 lbs in last 14 weeks. I've  only stopped eating fast food/greasy/fried food & red meat. Eating homely food  -low fat/oil, moderate Curb & veg protein & good fibre. Is this WT loss good or due to serious disease? No Major fatigue.HB 14.

Weight loss: First I commend you on your weight-loss. In addition what you are doing is the necessary steps for weight loss, reducing fat suit reducing hi greasy foods cleaning your diet. Losing about 1 to 2 pounds a week is actually an adequate goal and I think you're on target keep it up. ...Read more

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I had colitis, Elev Bili & mild fatty liver since April mid.I took Low Fat, OK On Curb & med protein diet. No meat or greasy/junk food outside, No alch/soda.I'v lost 13lbs(218->205) till Aug 21st.Since Mon,I got bad stool & lost 3 lbs. Major illness?

I had colitis, Elev Bili & mild fatty liver since April mid.I took Low Fat, OK On Curb & med protein diet. No meat or greasy/junk food outside, No alch/soda.I'v lost 13lbs(218->205) till Aug 21st.Since Mon,I got bad stool & lost 3 lbs. Major illness?

Get checked by a GI: Colitis and elevated bilirubin can be a sign of primary sclerosing cholangitis especially if your colitis is chronic. Large majority of patients with PSC have ulcerative colitis. Though not all patients with ulcerative colitis have PSC. Since all the facts of your case are not available it's best to see a specialist to determine the answer to your question. I am concerned by the weight loss ...Read more

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I am on a easy diet since March. Low Fat,Carb,protein. More salads, fruit/vegs. No fast/fried food,meat/Alc.Only brisk walking. I hv lost 13 lb/4 months. I hv problms with Acid reflux, indigestion, gas, soft stool. Scared if this wgt loss due to ca?

I am on a easy diet since March. Low Fat,Carb,protein. More salads, fruit/vegs. No fast/fried food,meat/Alc.Only brisk walking. I hv lost 13 lb/4 months. I hv problms with Acid reflux, indigestion, gas, soft stool. Scared if this wgt loss due to ca?

Probably not cancer: Your diet and exercise can explain the weight loss,,but the GI symptoms will,improve with smaller meals and decreasing spice.,several drugs that speed up,the gut or act as antacids can control,these symptoms.mdiscuss this with your family doc as well as why you have jumped the the cancer diagnosis so quickly ...Read more

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