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What Happens To The Body If You Lose Too Much Protein
What will happen to your body weight if you eat less calories than what your body naturally burns?
Nothing but --------: Eating too much protein will not make you gain more weight and muscle mass according to the experts, but has been used in low carb diets to loose weight, but long term they may do more harm than good, the harm may be subtle and not easily noticed too much protein puts stress on your kidneys cause problems with kidneys, cause constipation and ketosis ie accumulation of ketones in blood and dehydration. ...Read more
Calcium intake: As a female who is passing thru middle age, your bones will be impacted the most. Osteopenia will evolve then osteoporosis; new guidelines say we should not rely on calcium supplements but get our 800-1000 mg of daily calcium from food; you can do this by changing your diet: yogurt, soy milk, almond milk, lean meats, other milk, cheese; you can consult AAKP.com Nutrition Counter for calcium mg ...Read more
That's right: This is only a problem for people with kidney disease however. If you have kidney failure, one should not eat too much protein; how much you can eat depends on how severe the kidney disease is and how much you weigh. Most studies have shown that people who have normal kidneys can tolerate a high protein diet just fine. ...Read more
Fat: Saturated or unsaturated fat is not the issue some thought it was relative to heart disease. Here's a link http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/features/truth-about-saturated-fats The type of fat to avoid is called "Transfat." This is human made and the body does not recognize it. It's in lots of things, especially junk food. Consider coconut oil or olive oil for good fat and satiety. ...Read more
You can't tell: Unless you do some blood testing. But i would advise it only under the appropriate circumstances. ...Read more
Ethylene glycol: Ethylene glycol, the main ingredient in anti-freeze, is toxic to the body. Once ingested it is converted to glycol acid and causes effects on central nervous system, cardiopulmonary system, and renal failure. The symptoms /signs range from nausea, vomiting, hyperventilation, seizure, coma, metabolic acidosis and renal failure. ...Read more
Work out when hungry: Not necessarily. Just because you are hungry doesn't mean your glycogen stores are depleted, meaning you won't just burn stored fat. However, if your glycogen stores are depleted, your body will go into ketosis and start burning fat as a source of energy. The key is to just exercise consistently, and not worry about when you work out relative to eating. ...Read more
What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?
Type of carbs: You want to avoid large amounts of simple carbs (like sugar) but complex carbs are ok in reasonable amounts. Protein is good, but too much fat will reverse any benefit of avoiding carbs. And any diet without an increase in activity is doomed to fail. You need to burn more calories not just decrease your intake. Even if you start with simple walking... Just get our heart rate up. ...Read more
Myths: This concept if toxins has no basis in real health. Your body is a miraculous thing that cleans out the toxins through the liver, kidneys, and immune and lymph system. ...Read more
Type?: What kind of powder? If talcum (baby) powder, you may have difficulty breathing or coughing. This can cause irritation but hopefully resolves as your body coughs it out. If you have any type of lung disease, even controlled asthma, you may want to see your doctor if you have symptoms. ...Read more
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