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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
46 years experience Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: Most important for body is good fat not protein. Can buy frezeil over the counter, small amount of magnisium 250 mg/day.Defanetly no gmo food.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Whey Proteins: Most important - look at phosphorous and potassium content and talk to your dietician before you start anything. Products that I have seen suggested ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Important to review dietary restrictions with your nephrology team. It depends on what type of kidney disease you have call them.
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nepro ok: Protein, calorie shakes need to be dialysis friendly regarding phosphate and potassium loads.
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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Variety available: Protein shakes are generally good, but patients with renal failure must be mindful that their protein intake does not exceed the amount recommended ba ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Dialysis: It is best to ask your Nephrologist this question, as they know what is right and needed for you and your situation.
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what the purpose of it is. Whey protein is preferred for bodybuilding.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Multivit Maybe: Best are those with iron and zinc, with Vit D and B complex. Wont hurt, may even help.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Limited : There really are no real concerning side effects of the protein besides gas, abdominal bloating and stomach cramps. Other side effects are dependent ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: no problem with whey and having vitiligo, but be cautious with those supplements, drinking milk is much more beneficial, good luck
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