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what are the best quality whey protein powder for me?

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Dr. James Lin
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Who knows?: I assumed you want to have good protein intake. If so, the surest intake comes from your own intestine with balanced nutritious intake. Of course, exercise, adequate sleep.... As universal healthy lifestyle should be the very core foundation for health medical care and the very key to longevity and happiness. Commercially, who knows? Probably, just read the label because everyone is touting...

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A 24-year-old male asked:

In terms of protein powder for protein drinks, what is the best absorbed type? I'm thinking of trying whey protein.

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Dr. Hugh Pabarue
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Whey: Whey protein seems to be absorbed well. One thing to remember is that liquid protein tends to rush through the digestive tract quicker, yielding less absorption. To improve absorption, some recommend a digestive enzyme supplement to breakdown the protein and maximize absorption. According to studies, it is absorbed better than casein or soy. I would stick with that and 1g protein per pound/day

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