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What Is The 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
Basically!: The low carb/glycemic index diet diminishes the secretion of insulin. Without high Insulin levels, fat cannot be put in a fat cell. When Insulin levels are low, you burn more fat. Therefore, avoiding sugars and starches does just that! in metabolic syndrome, the number one cause of cv death, Insulin resistance is the culprit with high levels which are toxic! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
Balance: 1/4 plate from protein, 1/4 plate from complex carbohydrates as beans, legumes, whole grains. 1/2 plate as fruit and vegetables. Try to get 5-7 servings of fruits and veggies a day. Try to use olive oil or unsaturated fats instead of saturated fats. Do not have more than 30% of your daily calories from fat. ...Read more
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
No, that's outdated: That is an outdated thought. An appropriate diet to build muscle is one that provides enough calorie and protein to support your body's muscle building efforts while getting enough vitamins, minerals, fiber, etc that are just as essential to good health. Focusing on meat will almost certainly provide excess protein & calorie with too much fat and not enough vit/minerals/fiber. ...Read more
Protein: Protein is in every living cell in the body. Our bodies need protein from the foods we eat to build and maintain bones, muscles and skin. We get proteins in our diet from meat, dairy products, nuts and certain grains and beans. The average person needs 50 to 65 grams of protein each day. This is the amount in four ounces of meat plus a cup of cottage cheese. ...Read more
Make it personal: A perfect diet is one that promotes health and well-being. Fad diets don't work! Experiment with foods and listen to your body! Most importantly, eliminate processed foods, and limit sugar intake, especially high fructose corn syrup. The quality of your calories is as important as the quantity. Vegetables (organic), lean protein, healthy fats (no trans-), and plenty of water are foundational. ...Read more
Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a better choice. Edamame has high protein, lower carbohydrate content, but soy beans have enzyme inhibitors which may block the action of enzymes for protein digestion. So, may be best to try 1/2 cup of lentils two meals daily, if trying to lose weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Balance Diet: It is difficult to define in 400 words.But i will try.A balance diet is a diet which is low in cholesterol, high in fiber, contains foods from various groups like diary products, lean cut meats, poultry without skin, legumes like bean, lentil and peas, nuts including almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, fresh fruits and fresh vegetables.The food should be limited in calories based on body weight and not excessive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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