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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are good sources of protein for a lacto vegetarian and also what should be the optimum intake of protein for a 19 year old male?
Protein: Rice protein is an excellent source , for a 170pound male for instance you don't need anymore than 70mg per day. If you are active you will need more but the old idea that we need excess protein for optimal health is not true. Stay as close to a plant based diet as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
What type of excersize is good to lose stomach fat quick? And what type of yogurt is healthy to eat and has a lot of fiber?
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
To many variables!: It depends if you exercise a bit. You can be more liberal with carbs. Obviously if calories don't come from carbs, they come from protein and fat. Most people on a low carb diet consume 100-120g per day of proteinm 40-60g of carbs (after induction). Aside from fats in meat and dairy, go with nuts, monosaturated oils (olive, peanut, canola). Vegetables are low caloric density, so eat plenty! ...Read more
I realize protein is essential to health, but what is the significance of including it in every meal to lose weight?
Eat protein: Your diet should consist of carbs (mostly complex), proteins and fats (plant and cold water fish are best). Our bodies use all three to maintain health. One problem with dieting is that our bodies don't like to burn fat. It's easier to burn carbs then protein and keep the fat stores for later (in case you starve). A balanced diet and portion control are the key to weight loss. See your doctor. ...Read more
If I'm considering a vegetarian diet, what are some of the best non-meat, non-soy sources of protein and iron to ensure my intake is adequate?
These guidelines for: These guidelines for a healthy adult who has no medical condition like obesity, diabetes etc and consumes 2000 cals daily 45 to65% of total calories should come from carbs.So for a 2000 cals diet, you will need 225to325 grms of carbs in your daily diet but if you have medical condition than you need to be in low carb diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm trying to lose wieght, so is it healthy to depend on a diet consisting of water, lettuce, whey protien and multivitamins?
Reduce weight: This is a repeat of what I have said before. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more
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
50:50: In general carbs/protein should be equal with a few caveats. If you are significantly overweight and want to get into a mild ketosis "fat burn" state keep the total carbs below 85 g. Increase protein a bit if you were actively muscle building. For exercise and endurance ad carbs as you go. Good health ...Read more
Is it okay to go on a low-carb and high protein diet, with 1 hour of physical activity, to lose weight and be healthy?
Won't harm: Low carb, high protein diets are the basis of several diets such as atkin's diet. It is important to note that the key to weight is not losing weight but maintaining as close to ideal weight as possible over time. Significant changes in diet that can not be sustained over the years is likely to lead to a weight loss/weight gain roller coaster that is not conducive to good health. ...Read more
What are great foods to eat/cook for a diet to lose weight. What is the ideal workout and how long?
Your choice!: A enjoyable balanced diet of wholesome fresh fruits, vegetables, proteins and carbs in a quantity to sustain good health, a steady exercise program to burn the calories and build the body, restful sufficient sleep, and good relationships developed as a life plan will result in improved fitness, efficiency, and reduction over time of unnecessary weight. Enjoy the challenge! ...Read more
Whats the verdict to losing pure fat in the body? Is it doing interval circuit training.. Or eating right proportions? And what are good food to loes?
Unlikely: You can't lose "only fat". Whenever your calories-out is more than your calories-in, you'll lose some muscle mass. Anyone telling you otherwise is selling you something. You can limit muscle loss some by eating plenty of protein after exercise. The key to being really fit & looking & feeling good is finding a fitness activity that you enjoy. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is the minimum and maximum daily amount of carbohydrates needed to be consumed in a low-carb diet?
40-60grams: But this depends on your physical activity! ...Read more
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