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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Begining to run and do weights. What is best to eat/drink after a workout? Trying to lose some belly fat & gain muscle. Whey protein shakes work?

Begining to run and do weights.  What is best to eat/drink after a workout?  Trying to lose some belly  fat & gain muscle. Whey protein shakes work?

Yes: Yes we protein shakes would work for you .It's hard to lose fat and gain weight and muscle at the same time. To lose weight you need to be on a calorie deficit diet. Set 1 goal first and try to achieve it. ...Read more

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Does taking supplements(protein shakes) can causes uti, stones, or any other urinary tract/prostate problems? I feel burning sensation in right testes

Does taking supplements(protein shakes) can causes uti, stones, or any other urinary tract/prostate problems? I feel burning sensation in right testes

Unlikely: The pain in your testis is rather unlikely to be related to your supplemental protein shakes. You need to see a urologist and have this examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can protein shakes stuff your body up?

Can protein shakes stuff your body up?

No.: They are healthy and should be a minimal source of sugar and fat. With proper exercise ( and this is a must) they help repair and build muscle and your vital organs! ...Read more

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Which protein shakes can help me gain weight?

Which protein shakes can help me gain weight?

Any Protein: Protein shakes come in various types, colors, flavors, amounts, minerals, vitamins, etc. Simply drinking a protein shake won't do anything. The protein will help build and repair muscle when used in conjunction with a good workout regimen. I'd speak to a personal fitness trainer that can talk to you about your personal fitness goals and help you select a protein supplement that's best for you. ...Read more

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What do I have to look out for in recovery protein shakes?

Protein Shakes: Watch out for the sugar content of protein shakes or protein bars. This is especially true if you a diabetic. Remember, sugar can be hidden in many substances, i.e. High fructose corn syrup. Always look at the calories per serving. ...Read more

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Can i loose weight with protein shakes?

Can i loose weight with protein shakes?

Protein: Any protein can help you loose weight by releasing glucagon which then in turn causes fat stores to be released. ...Read more

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Will protein shakes help me gain weight? Please help me docs!

Will protein shakes help me gain weight? Please help me docs!

NO!: If you want to gain weight then you need to consume more CALORIES than you burn. Any calorie designation regarding protein is effectively 'fictitious' in that protein is not used as the body for fuel unless we are starving to death. Protein is not stored. Eating extra protein will add extra work to your gastrointestinal and urinary systems. ...Read more

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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