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Does Body Needs Enzymes To Taken Externally For Digestion Of Protien
I've been taking a broad-spectrum digestive enzymes supplement; can I take it when/beforeI eat hot meals or will the enzymes be denatured ?
Whats the maximum amount of protein human body can absorb a day?Im suppose to take a supplement which has 80g proteins per day.Is it bad for kidneys
Does weight gainers harm the body organs such as liver or kidneys? If not , what is the optimum type of weight gainers? And how should it be taken?
No and depends: If used when you are otherwise normal and drinking plenty of fluids they are ok. Which is optimum, depends on a number of circumstances. ...Read more
Is there a way to neutralize bilurubin in blod if liver doesn't function properly and bilurubin levl exced resulting in jaundice and other -ve effects?
Do b complex supplements need gastric acid to be absorbed in the body or passes the stomach, without any kind of digesting?
NEED FOR B12: Vitamin B12 needs intrinsic factor which is produced by parietal cells in your stomach which also produces hydrochloric acid two steps are required for body to absorp vit B12 from food.First hydrocloric acid in stomach separates vit B12 from protein to which B12 is attached in food. After that B12 combines with protein produced in stomach called intrinsic factor and is absorped by the body. ...Read more
1 of metformin's functions is to regulate liver glucose production. If it's taken 4 a while, should the body tell the liver to produce enough in order to get off the meds?
It's not a cure: To answer this in a short way, metformin is not a cure. It helps rearrange some metabolic pathways but it cannot cure the disease. It doesn't reset anything, but is only capable of exercising its effect when it is taken. When stopped, unless other measures are employed, the disease returns. ...Read more
Digestion: It would be unusual for your body not to be able to digest all three of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. What makes you think that you are not able to digest them? Have you had any test that showed that? If you have, I would be happy to help you with your dietary issues. Just find me on HealthTap Concierge and have your test results handy to upload. Good luck. ...Read more
Can you improve your digestive process by taking the quantum supplements HCl and digestive enzymes?
If it inhibits Uric acid, which the body needs to a certain extent, will the body be deprived of the required amount of Uric acid? I gave heard of people on this drug loosing muscles. Is it true? Tks,
Waste: Uric acid is a waste product of protein metabolism in your body. It serves no purpose, nutritional or otherwise. If your body can not excreted properly or its overproduced/over accumulated, it can cause four. Meds are designed to excrete or keep you from accumulating it. Meds can have side effects if not properly taken, prescribed and/or monitored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've heard after a certain age our bodies stop absorbing the protein from milk? And how much protein can the body absorb in a day ?
Myths: Not sure where you heard this, but it is not real or true. ...Read more
Will using digestive enzymes after full meals for 3+ months inhibit my body from producing the enzymes naturally and make me dependent on digestive en?
Digestive enzymes: If you are so concerned about your future enzyme function why are you using digestive enzymes in the first place? No there should not be anylong term effects on your body enzymes. ...Read more
If gut isn't breaking foods completely can that cause your body to not receive vitamins and minerals?
Is protein powder good for you?And how to use it so that my body's protein absorption wont be harmed by the large concentrated protein consumption
Yes: The best protein is the natural protein gained from good, *essential amino acids* to many protein will exhaust the liver as the liver is responsible for breaking down the proteins and you might have concentrated urin if taken large amount of protein powder,the best is to drink large amount of water after taking the protein. ...Read more
Enteric Coating: Allow the tablet to transverse the stomach and dissolve the GI tract ...Read more
Is it recommended for a patient w/ ascite to take protien suppliment such as whey protien mix and pure protien shake? Ascite is a condition where by a person starts collecting fluid in his/her abdominal cavity due to liver failure. My friend is currently
Ascites : Ascites is a fluid build up within the abdominal cavity that can be caused from a variety of reasons, but most commonly from liver disease. In this case, scarring within the liver, called cirrhosis caused elevated blood pressures within the intestine and other abdominal organs, also known as portal hypertension. This causes fluid to leak into the peritoneum and when the amount of fluid formation exceeds the capacity of the abdominal lining to absorb the fluid, then accumulation of fluid occurs. In some liver conditions, such as portal vein thrombosis (sometimes related to liver cancer), ascites accumulation may be severe. The fluid consists of protein, including albumin. Patients that have the fluid removed, called paracentesis, to relieve the pressure from the ascites, also lose the protein and exacerbate protein loss. Together with the liver disease (liver makes essentially all of the proteins that circulate in the blood), patients will lose a large amount of muscle mass, called muscle wasting. Patients with liver disease may also experience mental confusion, called hepatic encephalopathy, which calls for dietary protein restriction, which also exacerbates muscle wasting. The recommendations for protein intake in liver failure patients has changed. The american association for the study of liver diseases currently recommends that protein intake should be at least 1 g/kg/day and increased to 1.75 - 2 g/kg/day as tolerated. A late night meal with the highest amount of protein will minimize the risk of encephalopathy interfering with daily routine. At this point, your friend should be under the careful management of a liver specialist, called a hepatologist and possibly evaluated for liver transplantation. ...Read more
Some products claim to be natural enzymes which can detox the body. Does a healthy person with consistent balance diet need such products to detox?
These are scams: I'm glad that you see through the glitzy ads by people posing as persecuting humanitarians. Use your discernment to recognize supplements that may indeed by helpful -- and get with your physician. In fact, if you're interested in this area (it's fascinating) there's probably an ethical holistic-medicine practitioner in your area -- choose wisely. Best wishes. ...Read more
If you eat poorly: Body needs fuel to run the body machine 24 hours a day. This comes from foods you eat. But if you do not eat adequately like upto about 1500-1800 calories per day, the body will get its energy from normal tissues of the body like stored fats or from the proteins in the muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any evidence to back up claims that taking daily adequate amounts of omega 3 can help to burn body fat as the body will not store so much fat?
Weight Loss: Nope. Not in any way. This claim is false and is a myth that is in no way true. ...Read more