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When I'm at school if I'm in a hurry or ish restricted in places to get food, I'll tend to stop by some natural/organic store. In times of hurry I'll usually get a drink(coffee or naked juice?)and something high protein... But I don't know if it's too healthy...typically it's a can of organic beans(a whole can)or a ball of organic mozz cheese. The cheese is less because of the fat but I saw the protein count, people tell me if I eat too much it'll make me sick or get <a href="http:/muscle/heart/whatever">like...bone/muscle/heart/whatever</a> problems. Typically the protein count is 35g or higher, is this too much or not enough?<br><br>
Doesn't happen too often, most of the time I get something healthy when I has the time, but I don't want to continue this if it's bad for mein health...x-x
 

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You can get too much of anything. Most Americans consume at least double their protein requirements but vegetarians aren't like to get way too much unless they are consuming a lot of very concentrated protein.<br><br>
To figure out your protein requirement take your mass in kilograms and multiple it by 0.9. That will give you the grams of protein you should eat in a day. 35 g is enough protein for someone who has a mass of 39 kg (weighs 85 lb) so it probably isn't enough.
 

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Yeah it can put a strain on your kidneys because if you take in too much your body won't utilize it but your kidneys still have have to filter the amino acids and it basically makes them work for no reason. Also high animal protein can leech calcium from the bones because animal protein is acidic and calcium is the most alkalizing mineral in the body.
 

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So, someone who weighs 150 lbs should get 61 grams of protein a day? That sounds like a lot. Unless I did the math wrong. I definitely don't get enough protein...not that I'm saying "I" weigh 150 lbs, mind you. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 

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depends how much muscle mass and activity too.<br><br>
i'm making a 72 hour bag. in this case i'm actually avoiding protein because it's designed for short duration and protein takes more energy and water to metabolize.
 

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unless you're eating protein powder, you'd be hard pressed to eat protein doses that which are harmful for your body.
 

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I think a lot of omnivores eat too much protein, but much less common in veg*ns. if you're worried about it then try to limit your dairy/egg consumption.<br><br>
you may think you don't get much karen, but there's at least a little protein in everything, it adds up throughout the day
 
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