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How much protein appropriate in an athlete’s diet?

How much protein appropriate in an athlete’s diet?

Depends: It depends on your body's demand, as well as whether your intention is to build muscle mass. Protein is used for enzymatic development as well as muscle build. You should adjust your protein intake based on those needs. ...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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"protein s-functional" came back high?

"protein s-functional" came back high?

No problem.: There is no clinical meaning to a high protein s level. Deficiency of protein s is associated with a risk of abnormal blood clotting, but there is no risk associated with a high level. ...Read more

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What is a good protein to carb ratio for a male in his 20's?

What is a good protein to carb ratio for a male in his 20's?

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

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Of I have been advised that protein of 5.1 is showing in my blood. Is that s bad dx?

Of I have been advised that protein of 5.1 is showing in my blood. Is that s bad dx?

See your doc: This does not mean by itself, you need to see your family doctor and run full lab and then guide you if anything is abnormal, normally you have protein in your blood? ...Read more

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How much protein % daily?

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See detailed answer: How to calculate your protein needs:

1. Weight in pounds divided by 2.2 equals weight in kg
2. Weight in kg x 0.8-1.8 gm/kg equals protein requirement in grams. ...Read more

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Are nuts high in protein?

Are nuts high in protein?

Protein source.: Many nuts are a good source of protein. But most also have a high fat content. ...Read more

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What's a complete protein?

All essential aminos: Some Amino Acids can't be made from others in your body, and a complete protein is one you can live on -- it has plenty of each of these. It's important for vegetarians to mix proteins to get enough of each amino acid; I respect vegetarianism if taken for moral reasons but it makes safe eating more complicated. ...Read more

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What does 4+ protein mean?

LOT OF PROTEIN IN UR: Means large amount of protein in urine.
Kidneys filter waste products from your blood at the same time retaining the things your body needs including protein. Some diseases and medical conditions can allowprotein to pass in urine. Can be temporary like fever, heat& cold exposure and strenous exercise
conditions can cause persistant protein are
diabetes
glomerulonephritis
multiple meyloma&others. ...Read more

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Is fat a source of protein?

Is fat a source of protein?

No: There is no protein in dietary fat that you ingest ...Read more

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What is metamyosyn protein?

To get muscle: Is s a blend of proteins most use for bodybuilding in power. ...Read more

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Is 100mg of protein too much?

No.: Not for most people! Unless you have major liver or kidney disease it is not. But intake should be slightly less than 1 gram per 2 pounds of body weight, after which will help your low carb diet, but will not help increase muscle mass if exercising! ...Read more

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Is 9.4 reactive protein high?

Yes: I would consider it high, but it really depends on what your lab's reference range is. If your doctor says it's high, then ask how to get it down. ...Read more

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How much protein is too much?

No consensus but...: It is probably more common for people to get too much protein rather than not enough, but there is no consensus as to what constitutes too much. 30-60 grams of protein is enough for most people but many americans get 100-160 grams a day. Too much protein increases risk of osteoporois and other problems- see http://www. Drmcdougall. Com/misc/2004nl/040100puproteinoverload. Htm. ...Read more

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What makes proteins defective?

What makes proteins defective?

Genetic & acquired: Most of the protein defects are due to mutations in the dna, i, e., the person inherited a bad gene from one or both parents. Protein defects may be acquired as in the case of cjd and mad cow disease. ...Read more

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Are naked protein drinks good?

Are naked protein drinks good?

Naked protein.: They're good. A little gritty, but good. Natural food sources in there. ...Read more

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Does protein make you nervous?

Does protein make you nervous?

Only if...: Only if it's on a dinner plate and looking much too raw. Protein, whether it's beef, pork, chicken, or fish, should be adequately cooked just to be safe. Ground meat, such as a burger, should be cooked well-done to avoid "food poisoning" from bacterial contamination. ...Read more

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Is having too much protein bad?

Only if....: You have kidney or liver disease! Athletes can safely ingest up to 0.9 gram per lb of body weight! ...Read more

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What can vegans eat for protein?

Tofu and...........: Tofu is essentially soy protein. Pea protein. Beans, lentils, nuts, are all high in protein. Also there are beverages containing soy protein as a supplement, and some combine with soy with pea protein. ...Read more

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What types of foods have protein?

Proteins: I am surprised by this question. Protein comes from egg whites, many nuts and grains, and of course meat, chicken, sea food. Are we missing something in this question? ...Read more

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How can the body handle protein?

How can the body handle protein?

Lean protein.: For general health it's recommended to take one gram of lean protein (fish, pork, chicken, turkey) per kilogram of body weight. If you weight train, it's recommended to take one gram per pound of body weight to promote muscle recovery and building. You don't need any more protein than this. ...Read more

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What protein bars should you use?

What protein bars should you use?

Several factors!: I recommend those with the lowest carbs, highest fiber, and highest protein. Other factors are cost. I do not recommend the Special K bars. The atkins bars are good, as are others. ...Read more

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What's a good way to build protein?

Eat more & exercise: Food is made up of carbodydrate (4 calories per gram), protein (also 4), and fats (9 cal/gm). Typical diet may have 15-20% of calories in proteins (15-20% fat). Suggest increasing protein to about 30-35% of diet. Drink a lot of water, seltzer with lemon etc (if 160 lbs, drink about 70 ounces -really). Then, exercise (brisk walk for 30 minutes, light weights) to convert fat to protein in muscle. ...Read more

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Could protein powders really work?

Could protein powders really work?

They can...: But you must work out intensely, and you can use the protein powder to increase your protein up to 2g per 2.2 lbs of body weight! not for people with kidney disease or liver disease! More than the above mentioned protein intake provides no additional benefits! ...Read more

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What's the best protein for women?

What's the best protein for women?

Same as for men.: Milk (whey) and egg (albumin) proteins are the best, followed by meat, fish, poultry, legumes, and nuts. ...Read more

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Do people ever overdose on protein?

Do people ever overdose on protein?

Only if.............: Only if you have kidney or liver failure. You can overdose on free amino acids, but it's never happened! ...Read more

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Could protein drinks make you sick?

Could protein drinks make you sick?

Nope: No reason shy they should

If One "Brand" does try another!!
Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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