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Your take on protein supplements for a gym person?

(I guess I’m the only one to say it…) No, it is not okay! Scientific studies show that the over consumption of protein is dangerous, and leads to numerous diseases. Fortunately, a typical diet in most countries will provide more protein than you normally need. You will not suffer from protein deficiency, because no one does.We generally consume too much protein. And too much of a good thing, in this case, is a really bad thing. A scientific review of 32 studies found that:
“The adverse effects associated with long-term high protein diets are disorders of bone and calcium balance, disorders of kidney function, increased cancer risk, disorders of the liver, and worsening of coronary artery disease. Therefore, there is currently no reasonable scientific basis to recommend protein consumption above the current recommended daily allowance due to its potential disease risk." ( Link: Adverse Effects Associated with Protein Intake above the Recommended Dietary Allowance for Adults)
If you are working out daily, understand that excess protein will not help you, but it will harm you. Avoid the myths spread by the nutritional supplements industry, who profit greatly from our loss. Seek out solid scientific data - not from advertisers, friends, or “health” websites.
You can cover your protein requirement from diet, your diet has enough protein. Consider the many aspects of health to ensure you’re functioning optimally, and can meet your goals. This includes enough water, sleep, stress management, and if you’re not eating a healthy diet with plenty of plant based whole foods, be sure to do that. Then you’ll not just be strong, but also healthy!

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Do you think gene-edited vegetables are safe for consumption? Would you eat vegetables if you knew they gene-edited?

I would, yeah. They are researching into making crops have a longer shelf life to reduce post-harvest waste, which I'm all for because seriously it goes off so quickly that it gets wasted. There's also research being done to up the nutritional value of some veggies which, given the current situation with most soil being largely depleted and therefor our veggies having much less goodness in them, is definitely important

Do you prefer cooking or pre made meals?

I prefer cooking my own food at home with my items I've pre purchased...such as making my own wraps for dinner or something like that.
As long as I have access to portion sizes and nutritional information, I'm happy.

Do you think some people get more attention because of how they look?

Facial symmetry isn’t distributed evenly in this world. That’s true. And neither is body shape, some people struggle more with that. It would be false to say that there aren’t certain types of faces and bodies that make life easier for some people. Because they just do. There are some people who have an easier time getting attention because of the way they look and it would be a lie to say otherwise. But I think it’s worth thinking about it in a couple ways. Firstly, we do actually have an incredible amount of influence over our attractiveness and part of that is of course the ways we can work on our personality, our boundaries, how we come across. Our charisma is something that we’re not just born with a certain level of charisma that can’t change, we do actually have ways of improving our charisma. We do actually have ways of being more bold, of speaking up for ourselves more, or flirting better but also on the outside, we do. We can go to the gym, we can workout, we can improve our body. You can groom yourself and look better that way. You can look after your skin. Like there are a lot of things you can do.
Now, is it gonna take someone who doesn’t look anything like the kinds of people that are held up as the examples of today’s day and age beauty? No it’s not gonna completely eradicate the gap, but it can make an extraordinary difference. So I think that’s the first thing. And the second thing is being the best looking person in the room, only really matters if you’re trying to attract everyone in the room. Which by the way isn’t even possible for the best looking person in the room. So if you’re coming at it from a place of trying to attract everyone in the room is just an egoic pursuit. That’s just your ego that wants to attract more and more and more people. What is it that you actually really want? And if the answer is “oh I’m looking for a really great connection” then you’re playing a very different game than the attention game. You’re actually in the game of “let me find that person who I’m gonna build something extraordinary special with” and that to me, is where there’s much more happiness anyway. I think one of the problems for people who get an extraordinary amount of attention is that it actually takes their focus away from something that could be far more nourishing, far more nutritional, it’s harder to choose one person if you are inundated with options. And it can also be seductive to have lots of options, and it can make it hard to give that up, but that doesn’t mean that happiness resides in y’know constantly flitting from one superficial interaction and romantic situation to another. If you take the preside that for most people being in a deeply connected and beautiful relationship, however they define it, is one of the most beautiful things they can experience in life, then you don’t need to worry about that egoic part of you that worries “Am I attractive enough?” That’s ego.

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Cc ga mau bikin FAQs aja ta? To avoid repetition of questions gt?

Actually that's a really good idea. Im gonna list the answers to the FAQs below. And I'll put the link on my bio. From now on, any questions related to these will not be answered. Thanks!
1. Soft lens: Geo lens super angel in brown (@eyelovin)
2. Curling iron: @beauphoria automatic curling iron carousel 1 (32mm)
-Haircut/hairstyle: http://ask.fm/nathaniaelisa/answer/117542337704
3. Shampoo: Pantene (for any type of hair will do)
4. Other hair products/treatments: none
5. Hair color: never dyed my hair
6. Makeup products used:
-Moisturizer: Clinique
-Face primer: Benefit
-Foundation: MUFE N125
-Concealer: Kat von d
-Loose powder: Mac
-Bronzer/Blush: Hourglass
-Brow: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow powder duo in ash brown
-Eye primer: Urban decay
-Eyeshadow: varies (my most fave is the lorac pro palette)
-Eyeliner: kat von d or stila liquid liner
-Mascara/lipstick: barely use any (almost never)
-Detailed steps on eye makeup: http://ask.fm/nathaniaelisa/answer/120921436072
7. Skincare: varies (currently clarins and clinique)
8. High school: Bina Bangsa Malang
8. O Level/A Level/IB: A Level
9. College: Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
10. Uni: University of California, Berkeley, CA (graduated on May 2014)
11. Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science, Dietetics concentration
12. Was I on scholarship: Nope
13. Place, year of birth: Jakarta, 1993
-Lived in Malang 1998-2010
-Moved to US 2010-2014
-Currently reside in Jakarta
14. Instagram: @nathaniaelisa
15. Pap selfie no lens no makeup:
16. Cullen's house address: 3333 NW Quimby St, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
17. Other bunch of random facts:
18. How to calculate ideal body weight:
-Please dont ask me "my weight is __kg and my height is __cm. Wdyt?" anymore. Calculate it by your own.
That's all I guess. I will really appreciate it if you'll take time to read them before you ask me anything from now on. Good night! XO

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