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The exact amount of protein and fat you need depends on the number of calories you need each day, which in turn, is based on factors such as your...
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Most people, aged 9 and older, should eat 5 to 7 ounces of protein a day.
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For most people with hair loss, inadequate protein is not to blame.It's true that severe protein malnutrition may cause hair loss. But people with...
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I suggest that your daily caloric intake should be broken down as follows: Carbs- 55 %, Protein- 15%, and fats 30%. A fiber goal is...
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You choose your protein from fish, poultry, red meat, low-fat cheese (cottage cheese, feta, mozzarella, Muenster), eggs, and tofu. If you want to...
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As a pharmacist, I do not recommend supplements touted as "cleansers." They have not been proven to be safe or effective and are not...
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I think the main question you need to ask is why is your son eating so little and not gaining weight?  Is he a picky eater?  Sensitive to...
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Here is a good tutorial to help you limit potassium and protein in your diet. Be sure to stay in touch with your doctor as your diet needs may change...
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More than half your calories should come from healthy carbs, says sports nutritionist Nancy Clark, MS, RD. “Carbs supply fuel for energy and prevent...
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Protein, fats and starches are first all related, ... simply depends on the breakdown.  First thought to me would be gallbladder, ... but the...
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Unlike diets that are based on deprivation, the Volumetrics Diet doesn't try to fight this natural preference. Its creator, nutritionist Barbara...
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You won't gain weight as the protein ingested will store itself in your body for later use if you go above the amount your body can...
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In general, you don’t need to eat before exercise unless you tend to run low on energy during your workouts or it’s been more than a couple hours...
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There is "no whey" that this added protein alone will build muscle. Extra protein -- above and beyond his nutritional needs -- has the...
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It's true! Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Eating breakfast can improve your metabolism, reduce your cravings for...