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Doctor insights on: What Is The Relationship Between Protein Intake Calcium Metabolism

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Can increasing my intake of calcium help combat my low levels of mannose-binding protein?

Can increasing my intake of calcium help combat my low levels of mannose-binding protein?

MBL-2: Mannose-binding protein deficiency is a rare disease, which overall does not end up affecting the immunity is much as suspected it would. Increasing Calcium will not help in anyway. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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Connection between high calcium and antcardiolipin and high c-reactive protein?

Connection between high calcium and antcardiolipin and high c-reactive protein?

Maybe: Depending on which antibody for anticardiolipin and which lab that value may fall into the indeterminate range and not really be an issue. The c- reactive protein can be elevated with acute infection or chronic inflammation. The elevated calcium deserves repeat testing with some additional labs to evaluate the parathyroid glands. You need the help of your medical provider to sort out the relevance. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between: high calcium (11.2), high anticardiolipin (16), high c-reactive protein (7.2)?

Is there a connection between: high calcium (11.2), high anticardiolipin (16), high c-reactive protein (7.2)?

Maybe: Depending on which antibody for anticardiolipin and which lab that value may fall into the indeterminate range and not really be an issue. The c- reactive protein can be elevated with acute infection or chronic inflammation. The elevated calcium deserves repeat testing with some additional labs to evaluate the parathyroid glands. You need the help of your medical provider to sort out the relevance. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between: high calcium (11.2), high anticardiolipin (16), high c-reactive protein (7.2)?

Is there a connection between: high calcium (11.2), high anticardiolipin (16), high c-reactive protein (7.2)?

See details: The anticardiolipin antibody value of 16 is only marginally elevated and probably not clinically significant. The elevated calcium is the major issue and needs immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between acne breakout and intake of whey protein (and/or creatine)? My acne broke out as soon as I started taking these.

Is there a connection between acne breakout and intake of whey protein (and/or creatine)? My acne broke out as soon as I started taking these.

Milk and acne: Whey protein is the protein contained in whey, the watery portion of milk that separates from the curds when making cheese. There is a recent clinical study done in Italy where they linked a considerable percentage of acne outbreaks to milk and dairy products, so it could be the whey, probably not the creatine. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between fitness and water intake?

What is the relationship between fitness and water intake?

Water = health: In populations where water intake is low, increasing water improves weight loss and BMI, thus lowering chances of type two diabetes, hypertension, the primary causes of lifestyle disease. In healthy people who don't drink sodas and sugary drinks, drinking enough water is essential for good health. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

Divine orchestra: Weight management depends on both the foods you eat, hormonal balance, and your physical activity. Foods provide both calories and important biochemical information to your body -- you can affect the proteins your genes make through the foods you eat. These in turn affect your metabolism, which eventually affects your weight. Physical activity affects your metabolism too. Balance is key! ...Read more

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Is there a specific amount of calcium intake forb2 year olds?

Is there a specific amount of calcium intake forb2 year olds?

Yes: Regardless if you meant 2 years old, or 32 your age, or 82 for your grand mother. The best source of calcium remained, milk and cheese. ...Read more

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Does excessive intake of proteins (free proteins) stored as fat?

Does excessive intake of proteins (free proteins) stored as fat?

Yes: Excess calories of any nature, regardless of the source, will be stored by the body as fat. ...Read more

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How many grams of fibre and protein should you have a day and what percentage of iron and calcium should you have in a day?

How many grams of fibre and protein should you have a day and what percentage of iron and calcium should you have in a day?

General advice: With regards to nutrition, just eat a healthy diet. Its the basics- the five food groups and stay away from fried, salty and processed foods. Watching iron and calcium levels/fibre/protein unless you have an underlying chronic illness is not going to make an impact beyond doing the usual things. Great question! ...Read more

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Will meat analogues help with protein intake?

Will meat analogues help with protein intake?

Vegetarian "meat": If you eat a variety of vegetables, legumes, and whole grains, you will get all the protein you need. Meat analogues certainly have lots of protein, but one drawback is that they are highly processed. They also tend to be high in sodium. Use them sparingly if you do use them to wean off flesh-based food. ...Read more

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How do you increase your calcium intake whrn pregnant?

How do you increase your calcium intake whrn pregnant?

Dairy products: Dairy products such as yogurt, cheese, and milk (if not lactose intolerant) all increase calcium. A word of caution about using large amounts of calcium tablets as it is relatively insoluble (doesn't dissolve well) and can precipitate kidney stones. ...Read more

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If I reduce my sugar intake would it speed up my metabolism?

NOT REALLY: But if you are taking on a lot of carbs, decreasing intake and losing weight will mean less weight to move around. Ask dr to check thyroid if you're sluggish, cold averse, etc. ...Read more

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Can calcium intake cause renal stones?

Can calcium intake cause renal stones?

Not necessarily.: Kidney stone formers often have elevated levels of calcium in the urine and calcium lowering medications can help them. However, reducing calcium in the diet is not recommended and does not seem to prevent stones. Excessive intake may predispose to stones, but there is no evidence that it will cause them. If you have a prior history of stone, taking the regular usrda of calcium is recommended. ...Read more

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Calcium, cream of wheat, & hypothyroidism, what is the relationship?

Calcium, cream of wheat, & hypothyroidism, what is the relationship?

Zero: Wow, we get weird questions on this site, but this one gets a medal! What do YOU think the relationship is between calcium, Cream of Wheat, and hypothyroidism??? ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between having a fast metabolism and heart rate?

Is there a relationship between having a fast metabolism and heart rate?

Sometimes, yes: If you have excess thyroid hormone, fast heart rhythm is common. Moreover, thyroid excess is an important cause of atrial fibrillation which, is most people, tends to cause a heart rate in the range of 140-180 until it's modified by medication. Other than thyroid xs, metabolism is hard to measure. How do you know yours is elevated? ...Read more

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Is it possible to experience bloating and weight gain from an increase in protein intake?

Is it possible to experience bloating and weight gain from an increase in protein intake?

Lactose intol.: May have lactose or protien in milk allergy for bloating. weight gain from calories associated with proetien like nuts or check calorie content; protien should ne most satisfying and appetitie is held down longer so not direct affect to weight gain; calories, weight lifting ect can put on weight. Need balance of fruits/vegetables, protien, breads/cereals, milk, meat for healthy diet wellbalanc ...Read more

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What is the recommended protein intake for a 270lb male with kidney problems and a GFR of 70?

What is the recommended protein intake for a 270lb male with kidney problems and a GFR of 70?

Protein intake: At your present level of kidney function, you do not have to severely restrict protein intake. You do need to get on a weight reducing diet as soon you can. Your weight is clearly in the obese range. People who are obese lose their kidney function faster than those that are not. Do you have hypertension or diabetes? If so, are they under control? Consult with your doctor to get his opinion. ...Read more

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Please help, how much protein, fat, cals, and carbs should I be intake a day in order to lose weight?

Use minimum essentia: Your weight can guide you. But eat a balanced diet with ample fruits, veggies, grains and some good quality proteins which are found in eggs, poultry/ fish, nuts, tofu and low fat milk. Avoid excess of fat if you want to lose weight, . ..To eating less add daily exercise and you will be able to lose weight if you persist with this discipline for the long term. ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?

Look it in two ways: 250 grams of carbohydrates.
60 grams of protein per day.
65 fat grams per day.
You have to keep in mind the body wieght those numbers could be high or low.
Fat is 20 to 35 percent of daily calories
protein is 10 to 35 percent of daily calories
carbohydrates is 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. ...Read more

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I increased my protein intake & gained a lot of weight. Now I have high blood sugar, is it the protein?

I increased my protein intake & gained a lot of weight. Now I have high blood sugar, is it the protein?

No: It's the increased caloric intake. It's 3500 calories that you take in and don't burn off to gain a pound. Your increased weight pushed your Insulin resistance over the edge. ...Read more

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When I don't fullfill my daily protein intake, can I drink my gold standard whey to help reach the intake?

When I don't fullfill my daily protein intake, can I drink my gold standard whey to help reach the intake?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. ...Read more