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What is the proper ratio of carb protein and fats to eat for a runner?

What is the proper ratio of carb protein and fats to eat for a runner?

Let us help you: A ratio of 0.4-to-0.6-to-1. For adults, proteins should be between 10 and 35 percent of the diet, fats between 20 and 35 percent and carbohydrates between 45 and 65 percent. An acceptable balanced diet is 20 percent of your calories from proteins, 30 percent from fats and 50 percent from carbohydrates, that is general guide not for the race, thank good luck. ...Read more

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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


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What is the ratio of fats carbs and proteins am i supposed to eat?

What is the ratio of fats carbs and proteins am i supposed to eat?

Diet and Science: The new endorsed scientific answer to this common question is that 60% of your calories should come from protein sources, 25% from carbohydrate sources and 15% from fats. The government now has also published this as a diamond shaped chart with the majority of calories noted to be from proteins. ...Read more

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Trying to lose weight..is it better for someone my age/weight/height to eat higher proteins? Carbs? Or fats? I am not very active

Trying to lose weight..is it better for someone my age/weight/height to eat higher proteins? Carbs? Or fats? I am not  very active

High protein: low carbs (complex carbs like vegetables are good), and good fat (olive oil, coconut oil, not transfats in junk food). Movement is crucial. Walking is good. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I get really cold when I am hungry. I eat regularly and healthy. (low fat and balanced carb/protein/veg.) it is worse when I have gone to the gym. ?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What are some food that I can eat that's high in protein and fat but low in carbs? I always come up short in protein and I use calorie trackers.

What are some food that I can eat that's high in protein and fat but low in carbs? I always come up short in protein and I use calorie trackers.

Nuts may be best bet: Don't know whether you are looking for snack or regular foods. Of course meat would be the obvious answer, but nuts contain very good fats as well as significant protein. Almonds and walnuts are probably best. So do cheeses. Of course they have calories, but you do need fats and calories at your age to continue to develop normally. ...Read more

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I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 75kg, will i build lean muscle & lose fat if i remove the carbs & eat 1.5g of protein & 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight?

I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 75kg, will i build lean muscle & lose fat if i remove the carbs & eat 1.5g of protein & 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight?

Good start: This is adequate protein. How effective this will be depends on how much energy you burn / how hard you work in your fitness activities. I'm glad you're undertaking this and wish you luck. ...Read more

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Hi, i'd like to know how much protein/fat/carbs I have to eat each day to slowly and healthy loose weight and to not have sagging skin. 36kg to go :)?

Hi, i'd like to know how much protein/fat/carbs I have to eat each day to slowly and healthy loose weight and to not have sagging skin. 36kg to go :)?

Slow: If you decrease your caloric balance (calories in - calories out) you will lose weight. Firming your muscles is achieved through exercise. Skin tightening is not improved with weight loss, it can actually be worsened. Skin tightening is better addressed through surgery or laser treatments. Visit with a board certified plastic surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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Should COPD patients eat low/ high protein, carbs, fat diets? And why for each ? Also, what nutrients are beneficial to them? Thanks dr.!

Studies have shown..: A high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate diet may improve lung function. Fruits and whole grains may also help. As for nutrients, vitamin c, vitamin e, ?-carotene, and selenium intake may be beneficial due to being antioxidants. ...Read more

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Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more