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Has anyone tried this med? I've tried many things to go along with good diet and exercise. Looking to boost metabolism and I had taken phenphen years ago, am not sure what this is. Thanks
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There have been some side effects reported from the use of phenylethylamine. These effects include heartburn, nausea, constipation and headaches. There have also been some more serious side effects such as insomnia, confusion, dizziness and chest pains, although these appear to be less common.

                                18 Metabolism-Boosting Foods
How much protein do you need?
New research suggests that many of us may need more protein than we realize. The current RDA is 0.8 g of protein per kilogram of body weight, but several studies have found that 1 to 1.2 g may be more protective against age-related muscle loss.
Use this formula from Caroline Apovian, MD, to determine the minimum amount of protein you should eat daily to offset muscle loss—and protect your metabolism—while you lose weight.
                                            STEP 1
Estimate your ideal weight. "If you're a woman, start with 100 pounds for the first 5 feet in height, and add 5 pounds for every extra inch," says Dr. Apovian. "For men, it's 106 pounds for 5 feet in height, plus 6 pounds for every additional inch. However, if your ideal weight is less than 120 pounds, don't eat less than 82 g of protein daily."
                                  
                                           STEP 2
Ideal Weight (in lb) ÷ 2.2 = Ideal Weight (in kg)
                                  
                                          STEP 3
Ideal Weight (in kg) × 1.5 = Daily Protein Goal (in g)
Now that you know how much you need, check out these metabolism-boosting protein-packed foods.
                                
                                        Avocado
Protein content: 2 g per half avocado
The protein in this fruit contains all 9 essential amino acids, plus heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
                            
                                  Cheese and milk
Protein content: 6-7 g per oz; 9-10 g per 1 cup
Go for low-fat options—they generally contain more protein than fattier alternatives.
                    
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So first, get your vitamin D level checked and corrected if you're deficient; most people should be taking 2,000 IU of supplemental D3 every day. Once your vitamin D level is in the optimal range, your calcium needs usually can be met through diet.
the following foods provide adequate intake in the amounts listed—eat a mix of them in smaller servings daily: canned salmon with bones (12 ounces); sardines (8 ounces); calcium-set tofu (6 ounces); calcium-fortified milk substitute (3 to 5 cups). Dark greens and broccoli are also good sources, but to get your daily allowance, you'd have to eat between 6 and 20 cups of them.
Finally, if you do opt for a calcium supplement, a reasonable dose would be 500 mg per day in divided doses of calcium citrate, which is more easily absorbed than other forms of calcium.
                                              
                                         Tempeh
Protein content: 15 g per 1/2 cup
Its nougatlike texture makes tempeh a smart stand-in for meat. Sauté, or crumble cooked tempeh over salads.
                                        
                                      Asparagus
Protein content: 4 g per 1 cup (chopped)
This tasty veggie is a nutrient powerhouse. Enjoy it steamed or grilled, or toss chopped spears into salads.
                                      
                                       Legumes
Protein content: 7-9 g per 1/2 cup (cooked)
Pair dried beans (think black beans, chickpeas, and lentils) with rice or quinoa for a complete-protein meal.
                                  
                               Greek-style yogurt
Protein content: 18 g per 6 oz
This thick and creamy treat packs nearly twice as much protein as other dairy sources; it's great with fruit.
                                          
                                   Tree Nuts
Protein content: 4-6 g per 2 Tbsp
A small handful of walnuts or almonds is great as a snack, mixed into yogurt or oatmeal, or on a salad.
                                      
                                Whey protein
Protein content: 24 g per 1 oz
Add a scoop to smoothies or water for a quick protein hit.
                                      
                                   Spinach
Protein content: 5 g per 1 cup (cooked)
Of all the leafy greens, spinach boasts the highest protein content. Try it sautéed with a bit of garlic.
                                          
                                             Tofu
Protein content: 12 g per 3 oz
Made from soybeans, this low-cal, versatile protein will take on any flavor, from Asian to barbecue.
                                    
                                      Fish and shellfish
Protein content: 28 g per 4 oz
Whether it's salmon, halibut, or tuna, seafood is a great catch. Aim for 3 to 5 servings a week.
                                  
                                    Pseudograins
Protein content: 5-9 g per 1 cup (cooked)
These hearty, grainlike seeds (quinoa, amaranth, and buckwheat) have more protein than traditional grains.
                                        
                                          Eggs
Protein content: 12 g per 2 eggs; 14 g per 4 egg whites
However you prepare them, eggs and egg whites are smart fuel for
muscles.
                                  Poultry and pork
Protein content: 28 g per 4 oz
Family favorites like skinless chicken and pork make it easy to score plenty of protein at each meal.
                                  
                                     Hemp seeds
Protein content: 10 g per 2 Tbsp
Great for soups and salads, these seeds have 8 of the 9 essential amino acids that build muscle.
                                    
                                  Cottage cheese
Protein content: 14 g per 1/2 cup
Eating a scoop doesn't mean you're on a diet--it means you're muscle savvy. Try adding it to smoothies.
                                            
                                           Beef
Protein content: 28 g per 4 oz
Look for the absolute leanest cuts, like round roast or top sirloin. Try bison for a leaner red-meat alternative.
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Forgot to add the following
Eat small meals throughout the day. This encourages steady caloric burn and a consistent metabolism.
Choose healthy carbohydrates. Replace refined, high-glycemic-index carbs with unrefined, low-glycemic choices. The latter do not cause the spikes in blood glucose levels that encourage the storage of fat.
Use spices. Capsaicin (the compound that gives chili peppers their bite), black pepper and ginger all boost the generation of heat in the body, leading to more calories burned.
Drink green tea. The main antioxidant polyphenol in green tea, known as epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG, stimulates the body to help burn calories. I recommend drinking a few cups of quality green tea every day.
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