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What's the recommended dietary allowance rda for zinc?

What's the recommended dietary allowance rda for zinc?

Depends on age: Recommended dietary allowances (rdas) for zinc [2] age male female pregnancy lactation 0–6 months 2 mg* 2 mg* 7–12 months 3 mg 3 mg 1–3 years 3 mg 3 mg 4–8 years 5 mg 5 mg 9–13 years 8 mg 8 mg 14–18 years 11 mg 9 mg 12 mg 13 mg 19+ years 11 mg 8 mg 11 mg 12 mg * adequate intake (ai). ...Read more

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What is the recommended dietary allowance for calories?

What is the recommended dietary allowance for calories?

Depends: Get your resting metabolism checked (measured or calculated) by a doctor or dietician who specializes in weight loss. They can then write a proper diet prescription. ...Read more

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What are the dietary guidelines for fat and saturated fat?

What are the dietary guidelines for fat and saturated fat?

See below: Dietary fat should be 20-35% of your overall calories, which should be around 1800-2000 or more, if you are very active. Saturated should be less than 10 percent of total calories. So about 700 calories total from fat, about 75 grams of fat per day, of which 20 grams may be saturated. Avoid all trans fats as possible. ...Read more

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Are there special recipes and dietary guidelines for people who have had a partial colectomy?

Are there special recipes and dietary guidelines for people who have had a partial colectomy?

Usually not: Depending on the portion of colon removed you may need more fluids to compensate for that lost in the stool. Most limitations in your diet will be learned by trial and error, learning which foods to avoid. ...Read more

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I am skinny for a man, is there any recommended dietary supplement? i eat a lot if you are asking

I am skinny for a man, is there any recommended dietary supplement? i eat a lot if you are asking

Supplement: In your case recommend u try increasing protein/carb intake and heavy weights while exercising. No magical supplement to just increase your weight ...Read more

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What's the recommended dietary allowance for protein in breastfeeding?

What's the recommended dietary allowance for protein in breastfeeding?

Increase by 20-30%.: Breastfeeding increases your caloric consumption by 500-1000 kilocalories daily, therefore incease your protein intake accordingly by 20-30% compared to your baseline diet. ...Read more

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Is it really safe and recommended to take several dietary supplements a day?|

Is it really safe and recommended to take several dietary supplements a day?|

Yes: There is no way that one pill would meet all of your needs per day. Therefore, taking a multivitamin, omega 3s and probiotics routinely is suggested for most of the public. Some people will require other supplements according to their medical issues. All these supplements, however, should be directed by a knowledgeable health care professional. ...Read more

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I'm doing cardio, core for exercise, are there any dietary supplements you recommend?

I'm doing cardio, core for exercise, are there any dietary supplements you recommend?

In reality: You're best bet is just to eat a varied, healthy diet. Unless you have a deficiency that you can't correct by eating more foods that may contain that particular micronutrient, you shouldn't need supplements. Focus on a colorful diet rich in veggies and fruits. ...Read more

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What dietary changes are recommended for someone with mesenteric ischemia?

What dietary changes are recommended for someone with mesenteric ischemia?

Limit calories/ fat: Control calories: eat quality fat eat the right amount of fats, carbohydrates and protein avoid fad diets: eat a well-rounded diet instead. Eat small, frequent meals. Avoid large and heavy meals. Limit cholesterol in diet: limit iron intake: eat enough dietary fiber: whole grains are best. Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable. Reduce salt. ...Read more

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Can you recommend one vitamin/dietary supplement?

Can you recommend one vitamin/dietary supplement?

Tough question: But if I had to recommend just one vitamin or supplement, it would be either vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) or high quality fish oil. ...Read more