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Doctor insights on: Best Protein Supplement For Women Trying To Build Lean Muscle

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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While buying a protein supplement for muscle/body building what things should be checked on label. What should be ideal constituents in protein powder?

High protein low sug: Read the label, usually will state" no banned additives", then u r fairly safe. Do not overload on the protein, taylor it to ur daily needs, ; b sure 2 consider ur intake from all source. Substitute water for milk ; add ice, tastes a lot better. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best working protein supplement for bulking?

Dental experts! what is the best working protein supplement for bulking?

Seriously? Dental?: Bulking for what? Tongue size? Talk to your pcp for referral to a competent sports medicine specialist before adding "supplements" of any kind to your exercise program. Especially at almost 40, you must be cautious of the strain on your no-longer-18 joints and ligaments. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best protein supplement without needing a blender?

Blender bottle: we're not allowed to recommend a specific product. But, to solve your problem of no blender, consider buying a container with a blender ball inside of it. WIth these you can put your water or milk into the container, add the powder and simply shake by hand. The blender ball inside will "blend" the powder into the liquid. No blender needed! ...Read more

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I have started training kick box 3 months ago. I want to use protein supplements to build up lean muscle mass. Wili I have side effects?

I have started training kick box 3 months ago. I want to use protein supplements to build up lean muscle mass. Wili I have side effects?

Probably not: Most protein supplements sold today are safe, with very few side effects other than minor intestinal changes (increased gas/flatulence) as long as you follow the instructions. As a guy, avoid soy based protein supplements. Most supplements that are in powder form use whey protein. This is fine unless you have gluten sensitivity. If you start developing diarrhea and stomach cramps then stop. ...Read more

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What is the best protein supplement (shake) that i can take ?

Protein shake: The majority of these shake will give you the protein, but, you will elimate what your body doesn't absorb. ...Read more

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What is the best time of day ?To use a protein supplement (powder)?

Protein supplements: Eat protein at each meal and during snack. If you weigh 50 kilos, you need 50 mg of protein. You do not need protein powder. Save your money. Just eat foods rich in protein! ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what is the best protein supplements to buy to gain muscle, weight and strength.?

Can anyone tell me what is the best protein supplements to buy to gain muscle, weight and strength.?

Real food: Lean protein -- fish, chicken, lean meat, egg white, maybe tofu -- or any of the commecial protein powders (whey protein and others are cheap). Eating them will not build muscle but will make it possible to gain mass by resistance training. Please don't eat anything extra 'for bulk'; it'll just rob you of definition. ...Read more

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What's the best protein supplement for men?

What's the best protein supplement for men?

Why not get it fresh: Soy/beans, nuts, wheat/whey, fish, lean chickens, eggwhites, and lean meats are common protein sources. It should be a balance. Find out/learn about what you need: are you just keeping healthy or are looking to build muscle (body building?). Keep in mind: a healhty balance! there are plenty of nutritional books which can guide you step by step. If you have concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best protein supplement out there?

What is the best protein supplement out there?

Balanced diet: A combination of proteins from lean meat, green vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and dairy is the best strategy. Do not take protein supplements, as these will place undue burden on the kidneys. See your doctor for specific diet recommendations. ...Read more

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What's the best brand/supplement you can use to gain muscle mass? Creatine, protein powder, etc.

Egg whites: Egg whites are pure protein. Creatine is fairly safe as long as you drink plenty of water, but many complain of midsection swelling. Other supplements are unproven and possibly dangerous. I see lots of kidney stones, liver problems, heart problems, and hormone imbalances caused by things that do work, but are dangerous. ...Read more

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Protein supplements used to build muscles are they safe or do they drastically effect the kidneys?

Protein supplements used to build muscles are they safe or do they drastically effect the kidneys?

Neither: High protein diet was not shown to be harmful to kidneys for 6 months. Protein supplement however may harm kidney function especially if used for prolonged periods. Would advise against the use of protein supplements. ...Read more

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When should I use a whey protein supplement and how much?

When should I use a whey protein supplement and how much?

Glad you asked: While you're gaining muscle, you can't go wrong with 20 gram or so (more is a waste) of protein after a good workout. Especially, i'm glad you're in the gym culture and hope you'll find friendship and fitness there. ...Read more

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What is a proper protein supplement for body building?

What is a proper protein supplement for body building?

Multivit Maybe: Best are those with iron and zinc, with Vit D and B complex. Wont hurt, may even help. ...Read more

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What are side effects of nitro-tech protein supplement?

What are side effects of nitro-tech protein supplement?

Limited : There really are no real concerning side effects of the protein besides gas, abdominal bloating and stomach cramps. Other side effects are dependent on the other supplements in the protein. Often creatine is contained in the supplements which can lead to muscle cramps and pain along with dehydration. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...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