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A 36-year-old member asked:

can you please recommend some effective sources of protein other than meat?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes.

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A 46-year-old female asked:

Protein & globulin have gone down each time a little in last two bloodwork still normal range but should I be concerned ?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bloodwork: Hi, greetings from skokie. As long as your blood work is in the normal range, i wouldnt worry.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Are there any protein bars out there that don't have soy in them?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Many!: There are too many to name by brand, but eas and atkins are two.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Please help, how much protein is too much for me?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
More than...: 1g/lb of body weight, unless you have liver or kidney disease. It would be much lower!
A 40-year-old member asked:

Is there a number one doctor-recommended protein on the market?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Whey is best!: The two best 11-12 oz protein drinks that are 100% whey are premium protein (costco/sam's/walmart) that has 30 g of protein in 11.2 oz, and protein plus (23 g in 12 oz). Both are 100% whey and are loaded with vitamins. Drink alone and/or make a smoothie!
A 44-year-old member asked:

I heard our bodies only absorb about 25 grams of protein every one or two hours. Does that mean if i eat more than that, then it's a waste?

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Dr. Brett Spain
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Not a waste: It's not a waste insofar as your body will process the excess protein into fat, and store it this way.

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