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Protein meat based diet

Protein is an essential macronutrient, but not all food sources of protein are created equal, and you may not need as much as you think. Learn the basics about protein and shaping your diet with healthy protein foods. Jump to: — What is protein? Protein is found throughout the body—in muscle, bone, skin, hair, and… Read More »

High protein diet prior to pet scan

Why is that so important? This radioisotope will go to any metabolically active areas in the body. If the glucose levels are elevated from food or drink the patient consumed prior to the test, the level of insulin will increase. When the muscles take up the radiopharmaceutical, the radioactive tracer may not go to the… Read More »