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Old 08-07-2012, 07:57 PM   #15 (permalink)
rpmcduff
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Originally Posted by jjrudd View Post
That's the hard part...I'm also on low protein diet (for about a yr) because I have too much protein in kidney's (body doesn't filter). Kidney function is fine. Unfortunately Dr has never told me how much protein to have--just decrease the amount. I seem to be doing ok since the number went down a lot. I just try to increase fruits and vegetables. It's frustrating trying to find the balance for menu preparation. The dietician at kidney specialist only told me what I couldn't eat, it was very discouraging.
How much protein are you currently consuming? For me I tend to lose better when my protein is 30% or more of my calories. If you are exercising you need .75 to 1.0 grams of protein per pound of LEAN body weight. Would be interested to know where your macros are?
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Male, Age 53 Height 5'-11"
Start, Spring 2009....,.. 270.0 lbs
January 21, 2010. ....,...255.0 lbs (Joined Fitday)
September 10, 2010..,..223.8 lbs. (-46.2lbs)
Mini-Goal......................225 Achieved 9/21/2012
Mini-Goal......................220 Achieved 10/26/2012
Current.........................216.2 lbs. (-53.8 lbs)
Mini-Goal.......................215
Goal..............................200



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