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Signs Symptoms Of Too Much Protein In The Diet
Will alcohol 24 hrs before a blood test show low hemogoblin levels? Male 23yo 56kg. Not too much protein in diet. Thanks.
If anemic: If a person is anemic, his hemoglobin test result will be low, regardless of whether or not he drank alcoholic drinks the day before. Likewise, if he is not anemic, his hemoglobin result will not be low, regardless of the alcoholic drinks he had the day before. ...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
Is eating too much fruit (7-9 servings a day) along with a balanced diet of vegetables, proteins, and whole grains, considered too much?
Can too much protein in diet cause weight gain. I eat 1000 cal. Diet and I have bee. Eating around 70 grams protien. I'm afriad ill gain weight?
My long list of symptoms indicates malnourishment, despite protein/complex carbohydrate-rich diet and supplements. Specialists are stumped. Help!
Keep a journal: I would like to see a food journal of what you are eating, portion, and amounts of food eaten. I would have a dietician do an analysisof the amounts eaten first, if it seems that your intake is adequate, the next step is to look for evidence of malabsorption or processing problems. ...Read more
Excessive twitching/pain after every hearty meal. Diet does not matter. Usually fatty and animal protein rich meals trigger this. Infection maybe?
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
Could 60 grams of soy protein a day interfere with Synthroid absorption? TSH in Dec. 1.25. TSH now 3.55 - on Medifast diet - lots of HYPER symptoms
Thyroid: Synthroid absorption is key. It is to be taken by itself on an empty stomach for an hour. Your TSH going up does not coincide with hyperthyroidism. TSH is the hormone that is "telling your body/thyroid gland to produce or not produce thyroxine or thyroid hormone. When the TSH is high it means production is lower than the brain wants (your brain is "screaming" for more t4), meaning hypo still. ...Read more
Unknown: This has many variables including your pre training weight, intake, intensity of training, etc. Consult a trainer. ...Read more
How much protein (grams) should a 5'10, 23 yr woman have for a healthy diet? Wants to lose 15 pounds?
Started reading why we get fat by gary taubes. Seems unhealthy to eat so much protein. And knowledge about the books content or recommendations of another book about a healthy diet?
No one best diet:
There is no one best diet for everyone but I share your concern about the excessive protein that low-carb advocates advise. I've written an essay on the pros & cons of various diets including low-carb vs. Low-fat diets at http://drrandybaker. Com/2013/01/20/diet-and-health/
my favorite diet book is eat to live by joel fuhrman md. Also see http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/are-you-a-nutritarian. Aspx. ...Read more
Low protein is NG: The long term effect of a low fat, low protien diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the long lerm effects of low fat diets are miserable. A low fat - high carb diet will lead to high Insulin levels, high triglcyerides, low hdl, metabolic syndrome and finally high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more
There are two many?: There are two many to recommend even three or four! But there are many considerations. Stay with 100% whey protein if possible, avoid soy blends. Not as efficient. Avoid those with large amounts of carbs, which is usually milk sugar. Flavors are nice. Avoid the added expense that added branched chain Amino Acids add! And cost. Whey is whey. Go to places like cosco, sam's, walmart, and target! ...Read more
That's what we need: More than that can put undue stress on the kidney in an attempt to get rid of the extra protein. The 10-15% is all that is ncecessary for growth and maintenance of muscles, healthy tissue, cell repair and turnover. Protein and fat are not good sources of immediate energy, for that we need 65% of our diet from complex carbohydrates since the body runs on sugar-- glucose. ...Read more
Take charge: I am very glad you are gymming. But nobody here is going to design your diet for you -- you're an adult now with your own preferences. Protein after a workout, limiting calories sufficient to lose body fat for definition, and avoiding the worst grease / sugar / salt. Imitate the other guys. Creatine & an electronic muscle stimulator if ok with your physician. Good luck -- you'll look & feel great. ...Read more
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
No: The best thing to do is eat a healthy variety of foods. ...Read more
Eat a healthy diet and add protein to maximize muscle growth potential.
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. ...Read more
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
Low carb ketogenic: Diets are the best high-protein diets. Examples of these diets include adkins, south beach, and the dukan diet and many other high-protein low-carb diet. Following any of these diets will improve your metabolism and results in healthy fat loss from the abdominal area which is the source of diseases such as diabetes and many cancers. ...Read more
Exercise with weight: You need strength training to challenge your muscles, that will give you more muscles and increased strength. Your protein needs is probably about 1 gram of protein for every kilogram of weight. Too much protein and or calories as protein doesn't enhance muscle growth, it can end up as fat just as well. It can also put a strain on your kidneys who have to deal with the extra protein. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more
I take proper diet ie proteins and all but when I masturbate I start looking so thin n ugly please help me?
Masturbation: Normal: I have absolutely no idea what you are really asking. There is no connection between the normal and natural sexual activity of masturbation and how fat or thin you are. If you are having guilt or anxiety or shame for masturbation then please no there is no medical reason not to masturbate. Every man you know masturbates or has masturbated. This is a normal part of the human experience. ...Read more