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What Exactly Is A High Protein Diet
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
Protein: Main Diet: A protein diet is how any one who seeks to be lean and healthy should eat. The majority of your daily calories should come from protein sources. This means limiting the calories you get from carbohydrates and fats. This is new thinking in western medicine. But, it is good advice. 60% of your daily calories should be protein. ...Read more
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
See below: The term "low-carbohydrate diet" is generally applied to diets that restrict carbohydrates to less than 20% of caloric intake, but can also refer to diets that simply restrict or limit carbohydrates to less than recommended proportions (generally less than 45% of total energy coming from carbohydrates) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low carb: Read this wiki en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/low-carbohydrate_diet.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol measurement is above the normal range for that individual then it is generally called high cholesterol. Interpretation of the meaning of high levels in the blood requires a physician consultation and other testing to determine any health risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it is healthy: Fiber is undigestible plant cellulose. It comes in all the shapes of a plant. Hard round nubbins like seeds can get caught in gut folds and trigger (rarely) diverticulitis/appendicitis. Fine dissolved fiber can't. large threadlike fiber (celery) not a risk. The bulkier makes bowel function work better. The dissolved helps metabolism (better diabetes control) in basically an unknown way. ...Read more
VeryLowCarb, Hi Fat: See the last question i just answered. Specifically high natural, not processed, fats & only moderate protein + minimize body fat. Also study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths" (on foxbusiness.Com), "what makes us fat", fatchance.Html, eatingacademy.Com, nusi.Org, & the people involved in these research efforts, etc. Also study youtube: "big fat lies". ...Read more
Protein/Fluid Limits: The kidney is responsible for excreting waste and maintaining an electrolyte balance. Patients with kidney disease can have a decreased capacity to do the aforementioned, so "renal diets" are focused on limiting proteins (which are metabolized into kidney-excreted wastes like urea), fluids, and electrolyte fluctuations. This is analogous to "diabetic diets" controlling blood glucose fluctuations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: We now know that there are some specific scientifically sound truths about what we should be eating. Your diet should consist of 1800 calories and be made up of the following: 60% of your calories should be from protein sources 25% of the calories should be from carbohydrates 15% of the calories should be fats. ...Read more
Bad!: Unless you have a major kidney problem, there is no reason to be concerned about the amount of potassium in your diet. Having an adequate amount of [potassium in your diet can help keep your blood pressure under control....So unless you have impaired kidney function, do not go on a potassium reduced diet.! ...Read more
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