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how much protein should i supplement

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Glad you asked: While you're gaining muscle, you can't go wrong with 20 gram or so (more is a waste) of protein after a good workout. Especially, i'm glad you're in t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
38 years experience Family Medicine
Protein diet: Protein has medium caloric density in between sugar and fat. If you've been on a high carbohydrate diet and switch to protein , appetite decrease.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
40 years experience General Practice
Depends : It depends on what the supplement contains... You should not need a protein supplement if you eat any where near a healthy diet... I would suggest t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Why not get it fresh: Soy/beans, nuts, wheat/whey, fish, lean chickens, eggwhites, and lean meats are common protein sources. It should be a balance. Find out/learn about w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Balanced diet: A combination of proteins from lean meat, green vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and dairy is the best strategy. Do not take protein supplements, as t ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Whey protein based!: Whey protein is the best, provided the remove lactose (milk sugar). Whey/egg blends are good, but more expensive. Soy protein is not as good as the fi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Get enough protein in your diet. If you're trying to pack on muscle, one gram of protein eaten per day per pound that you weigh is sufficient and more ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Protein supplements: Either whey or soy with the isoflavones removed.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Protein supplements if used as recommended and you have normal kidney functions , are safe to use. This can help with bulking up. Just remember to hyd ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Protein shake: The majority of these shake will give you the protein, but, you will elimate what your body doesn't absorb.

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