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Doctor insights on: Best Protein Shakes For People With Thyroid Problems

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Lately, i was found with minor high level of thyroid.I workout and i drink whey protein shakes..So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?

Lately, i was found with minor high level of thyroid.I workout and i drink whey protein shakes..So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?

No iodine: The only dietary restriction for most people with mildly high thyroid levels is to avoid excess iodine, typically found in seaweed or kelp. Whey protein is derived from milk products and does not have excess iodine, so it is safe. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Can you get sinus problems with protein shakes?

Can you get sinus problems with protein shakes?

It depends: It depends on what the base of the protein is, and whether your body is sensitive to it or not. Some who are sensitive to dairy products, for instance, might not tolerate whey protein well, and develop sensitivity responses -- possibly leading to "sinus problems." also the other milk being used in the shake could be an issue. Alternatives are pea or soy protein -- and coconut or almond milk, etc. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to take protein shakes?

Pre-packaged!: Like abbott lab's eas carbvantage with 17g protein, 1gm fat, 2 gr carbs. Variety of flavors! or even better: costco-30g shake but only two flavors. Useful to add fruit and make a breakfast high protein smoothie! ...Read more

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What is the best time for me to drink protein shakes?

What is the best time for me to drink protein shakes?

Protein shakes: One good time is within 1 hour of waking up. The protein shake can be your breakfast -- combined with coconut or almond milk, ground flax or chia seed, frozen veggies or fruit, etc. There are many tasty variations that you can experiment with. ...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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Will drinking protein shakes daily since last 4 months be a problem?

Will drinking protein shakes daily since last 4 months be a problem?

Caution: Nutritional supplements for muscle development can be dangerous if the kidneys are overloaded with too much protein. Most people can achieve adequate results by dietary modification, without the extra expense and risk. ...Read more

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What are the best protein shakes?

What are the best protein shakes?

Truly a matter of: opinion, but those containing whey protein are reportedly absorbed more efficiently by your GI tract and utilized. ...Read more

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Hey i drank a protein shake 2days ago and i still feel soar in my stomach i have been drinking protein shakes for 2 years now and never had a problem?

Hey i drank a protein shake 2days ago and i still feel soar in my stomach i have been drinking protein shakes for 2 years now and never had a problem?

May be allergy : Some protein shakes are acidic you may have allergies to milk or egg protein used in many shakes . A shake I like is made by Smart for Life or straight medical labs. ...Read more

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My husband got jaw surgery and he need to be on liquid diet for 6 weeks. Can you please recommend which protein shakes are best and any good diet?

My husband got jaw surgery and he need to be on liquid diet for 6 weeks. Can you please recommend which protein shakes are best and any good diet?

Protein shake: 1 scoop protein powder 15gms/ scoop 1 cup Greek yogurt (25 gms/cup) 1 cup almond milk or 2% milk (8gms/cup) 1/2 cup frozen fruit (berries) Process in blender till smooth. Almost 50gms protein. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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


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