Wound Care Concierge Part III: The Power of Protein and More

Paul M. Graham, DO Sources of Protein for Wound Healing As I mentioned in a previous post (Wound Care Concierge Part II: Nutrition), it is recommended that a healthy adult consume at least 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day (60-70 g for a 70 kg adult) for proper nutrition and woundContinue reading “Wound Care Concierge Part III: The Power of Protein and More”

Wound Care Concierge Part II: Nutrition

Essential Nutrients in Wound Healing Paul M. Graham, D.O. Nutrition is one of the most important aspects of proper wound healing. With adequate intake of carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals, the immune system has all the tools necessary for proper healing to take place. If nutrient intake is below what is required, the healing processContinue reading “Wound Care Concierge Part II: Nutrition”