Do you think 1300 calories is appropriate and how should I break down carbohydrates, protein, and fat?

First off, CFF is an abbreviation for "calories from fat" (I think that I picked that up from the fat-free newsgroup!). The doctor has never given me any specifics regarding diet since my kidney removal, but his nurse suggested watching my protein intake. I'm afraid that I have no idea of how my calories should...

Prior to discharge from the hospital, I was told to go on a low-fat diet.

I was told, prior to discharge from the hospital, to go on a "low-fat" diet. However, I don't have an appointment with either my cardiologist or my internist for about another 6 weeks. I would like to know what amount of fat I need to include in my diet. I'm about 40 pounds overweight,...

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