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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

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If i'm taking 50mg of zinc gluconate which is equal to 7mg of elemental zinc, is that okay? Is recommended dietary intake in elemental zinc?

For what indication: I am not sure what are you taking zinc for but you have to bear in mind that zinc can potentially bind copper in the stomach and decrease copper absorption which results in anemia. ...Read more

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What are the dietary guidelines for post liver transplant patients?

What are the dietary guidelines for post liver transplant patients?

Moderation: A generally healthy diet is most important. Unless a specific genetic disease is present, most recipients should try to follow an overall moderate diet that is not typically american and not too rich in carbohydrates and fats. But with a new, healthy liver, there are no specific restrictions. ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

Look it in two ways: 250 grams of carbohydrates. 60 grams of protein per day. 65 fat grams per day. You have to keep in mind the body wieght those numbers could be high or low. Fat is 20 to 35 percent of daily calories protein is 10 to 35 percent of daily calories carbohydrates is 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. ...Read more

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For an alcoholic who has stopped drinking, what do you recommend to restore health? Besides aa , what do yourecommend: supplements, dietary changes..

For an alcoholic who has stopped drinking, what do you recommend to restore health? Besides aa , what do yourecommend: supplements,  dietary changes..

Post Alcoholism: In reality just eating three meals with a variety of foods is probably enough. Your stomach will learn how to absorb nutrients again the longer you do not drink. The bigger story is that many in recovery find new addictions and sugar is a common theme in the early days and months of sobriety. This would be something to watch for and to avoid as well. Too much sugar is not healthy. Congratulations. ...Read more

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A reasonable and recommended goal for daily dietary fiber intake is how many grams?

A reasonable and recommended goal for daily dietary fiber intake is how many grams?

Fiber recommendations.: It is recommended that both children and adults need at least 20 to 30 g of fiber per day for good digestive health. Most americans actually only get about 15 g per day. Natural sources are the best. ...Read more

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My SGOT level is 239 , SGPT level is 277 , GGTP is 152 and ALP is 166 . i have already consulted the doctor but please recommend me a dietary plan .

My SGOT level is 239 , SGPT level is 277 , GGTP is 152 and ALP is 166 . i have already consulted the doctor but please recommend me a dietary plan .

On the internet?: First: The most important thing that needs to happen next is to find the cause of this very dangerous and potentially life threatening liver problem. Without a cause a treatment cannot be recommended. You did not include any medical history or any other pertinent data on which to comment. What is causing this dangerous situation? ...Read more

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On Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for colitis, also diagnoses of mild diverticulosis. Given vague dietary guidelines... How long eating BRAT diet? Then what to eat?

On Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for colitis, also diagnoses of mild diverticulosis. Given vague dietary guidelines... How long eating BRAT diet? Then what to eat?

Colitits: Those medications and that condition make it important to eat carefully but doesn't have to be BRAT diet ( Banans, Rice, Applesauce, Toast) just nothing greasy or spicy or hard to digest - soups, rice, pasta, crackers, yogurt, etc- avoid any fast foods ...Read more

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Im a bodybuilder and i want to know if it's recommended to me using Dietry supplement and Bodybuilding supplement or it's better to avoid them ?

Im a bodybuilder and i want to know if it's recommended to me using Dietry supplement and Bodybuilding supplement or it's better to avoid them ?

Depends: It depends what is in the supplement you want to take. Some are safe and some are not. Make sure you review them with your physician before starting a new supplement. ...Read more