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What exactly is a high protein diet?

What exactly is a high protein diet?

>30%: High in proteins such as beans, nuts, meats and dairy. A chicken breast has about 20 grams of protein just to give you an idea. Normally you want around 30 percent of your calories to be from protein so anything higher would be "high protein". ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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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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Is a high protein diet the most healthy?

Is a high protein diet the most healthy?

No: Nutrition today is quite complex. Why? The food industry has made every form of artificial food whether it be protein, fat, or carbs; available to consumers. Try to eat fresh, natural-organic foods, usually a balance of 15-25 % protein, 15-25% fat, and 50-75 complex carb---fruits. And veggies not much breads, rice or starchy foods. Lots of water at least 2 liters a day. ...Read more

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How much protein is in a high protein diet?

How much protein is in a high protein diet?

Size, activity, age: Our protein needs depend on our age, size, and activity level. To estimate your minimum daily protein requirement multiply the body weight in pounds by .37. This is the number of grams of protein that should be the daily minimum. According to this method, a person weighing 150 lbs. Should eat 55 grams of protein per day. If you don't have kidney problems then you can take in more than this amount. ...Read more

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What can people mean by a high protein diet?

Taking chemical,: Liquid or solid high protein diets. Regular foods contain protein, carbohydrate and fat in fixed proportion for proper and full digestion. High protein diet is not advisable for long period. ...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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What kind of precautionary measures should take for a high protein diet?

What kind of precautionary measures should take for a high protein diet?

Kidney problems, gou: If you have kidney problems, you shouldnot have a high protein diet. It is also advisable to eat lots of vegetables to buffer the acidity of the high protein diet. If you have a history of gout that can also be a problem. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many pounds can you lose a week with a high-protein diet?

None: To loose weight, let us try this: 1. Eat every food you like. 2. While eating when you realize that you can eat 5 more bites, stop. Try it you will like it. ...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