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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A lighter wallet: The typical western diet provides more than enough protein to support the metabolic processes of the athletic population. Multiple studies show that s ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Shiller
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, potentially: A study showed that in people working out, more than 20g of protein 3-4 times a day didn't help them. Taking too much protein could put extra load on ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Whey.: Irrespective of the brand, whey protein is considered a high quality supplemental protein. If you exercise, shoot for no more than one gram of protei ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
That based on..: Whey protein, a milk derivative. Plant based protein powders are not as effective. Egg protein Albumin is more expensive and less palatable!
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A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein powder: If you have kidney or liver disease a high protein diet can worsen your condition.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein substitute: It is advertised as a replacement for meat/dairy sources of protein. It has no advantage over normal foods and costs much more. No sense wasting your ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
The ones...: That are least expensive, taste good, and are devoid of the most carbs and fat!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Protein: Protein powder can be used as a meal replacement, in a shake or smoothie, and alos as a protein supplement to assist with muscle building after workou ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Be careful: High protein energy drinks can increase daily exposure to arsenic, cadmium, or lead thus increasing cancer risk. Try to increase protein intake natura ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hammes
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Exercise: Lift weights. Eat adequate (1gram /kg body weight) protein. No need for supplements. Testosterone and derivatives will build muscle but have harmful s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Hemp protein powder is reportedly free of tyramine.

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