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Doctor insights on: About Protein Shakes

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Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Any pure protein....: ...powder is protein. It's what else that's added 2 it that needs watching. Read labels carefully & if U don't understand what's been added, ask Ur PCP or a dietitian. 2 much protein will challenge Ur kidneys, so more is not always better. U need 50gms/day generally. Add supplement as U exercise especially in weight training.U have bbetter dose control with powered rather than capsules or pills. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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Do protein shakes overload liver?

Do protein shakes overload liver?

No: They may not overload the liver, but they can force the kidney to work a bit harder. If yyour kidneys are compromised in any way, you need to reduce the amount of protein you take in. Humans can only absorb less than 2 grams of protein/kg of body weight at the absolute maximum....The rest is just excess calories. ...Read more

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Could i buy whey protien shakes with ebt/food stamps?

Could i buy whey protien shakes with ebt/food stamps?

Protein shakes: and food stamps. Please just give the market where you shop a call and ask them. It is very likely that you can purchase protein powder w/food stamps. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Whey protein or soy protein, what is better?

Whey protein or soy protein, what is better?

Depends: Use of soy protein might increase the chance for male to develop breasts or gynecomastia. Soy protein might help with to lessen the effects of menopause. I guess it depends on wether you are male or female. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes good for you? If so what protein shake is best?

Are protein shakes good for you? If so what protein shake is best?

Diet and Living: Yes. Of course. That is also as long as you are ingesting plenty of fluids and getting regular exercise. But, medicine has no opinion on specific products to choose for this purpose. ...Read more

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Is gnc's amp wheyobolic protein shakes good for weight loss?

Is gnc's amp wheyobolic protein shakes good for weight loss?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read more

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What is better, chocolate milk or strawberry whey protein shake for afte workout?

What is better, chocolate milk or strawberry whey protein shake for afte workout?

Either: The whey protein shake likely has more protein, depending on how much is added. Base your decision on the nutrients and what you are looking for- which has more protein? Number of fat grams? Amount of simple sugars? Does the shake have added vitamins and minerals? What tastes the best? Both sound like reasonable recovery drinks. ...Read more

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Do protein shakes and supplements work?

Do protein shakes and supplements work?

No: I disagree with dr chao.There is no research available that demonstrates that they do work at all for endurance, performance and " replacing" muscle mass.And potential for serious side effects is very high. Not worth the expense or effort. ...Read more

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Hate protien shakes so what foods are really high in protein?

Lean meats: Fish, shrimp, lobster, scallops, squid are all high in protein and low in fat. Protein bars and whey are also high in protein and low in fat. ...Read more

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For muscle gain n body building which protein powder is helpful , whey protein or soya protein?

For muscle gain n body building which protein powder is helpful , whey protein or soya protein?

Whey protein: Is a little better for body building, but there is not that much difference. Make sure you are only using it as a supplement as well. You also need a solid balance of proteins from diet from sources such as meets, chicken, fish, etc. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could protein shakes make me gain weight?

No: Weight gain comes from muscle mass and fat loss. Muscle weighs more than fat, which is why people who appear 'ripped' weigh so much, but aren't obese. Protein will help to repair and build muscle, but not only if used in conjunction with a safe, effective, and committed workout routine. See your sports physician or personal fitness trainer to get you on the right track to produce the best result. ...Read more

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Have trouble eating, will Atkins shakes suffice for protein?

Possibly: Remember, nutrition is more than just about protein. You need proper balances of many minerals and nutrients in the proper dosages. Speak to your physician or ask a sports nutritionist. In the meantime, i'd choose a multi-nutritional drink such as ensure or boost to provide you with the necessary nutrients you need if you cannot eat properly. Your dentist may also help. ...Read more

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What is better whey protein or rice protein powder? I heard whey protein has heavy metals in it... Any advice?

What is better whey protein or rice protein powder? I heard whey protein has heavy metals in it... Any advice?

Varying opinions: Research has shown that there are many pros and cons for using one over the other. I would search out the info on the web, but go to reputable nutrition sites that are not bias to or selling a particular type of protein. ...Read more

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Is body fortress whey protein bad for you?

Avoid: There are some studies that link whey protein with cancer and autoimmune diseases. These are not conclusive studies, but you are better off getting your protein from plant based sources and avoiding potential harm. In addition, you can get healthy protein from wild fish like salmon, halibut and trout. ...Read more

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Are those protein shakes healthy?

Are those protein shakes healthy?

ForTheMostPartYesBut: That's like asking "are those cars safe?" You must check out the details, called ingredients. It also depends on what you'll want to get from the shake. If just protein, then there are whey products, pea products, rice products, dried egg products, etc etc, and combinations. Past the protein are all the vitamins, minerals, herbs, and extracts. It's complicated. For pure protein I prefer egg whites ...Read more

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What are the advantages of having a low carb protein shake over a normal protein shake?

Taste?: Most shakes have a few carbs, but i mean a few. If taking a protein shake, i want the protein with as few carbs as possible. I'll get the carbs from berries or vegetables which taste great and have many other nutrients! ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more