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Best Protein Supplement For Women Trying To Build Lean Muscle
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protein supplements: Either whey or soy with the isoflavones removed. ...Read more
Eggs: Pastured grass fed organic eggs- max 7 per week ...Read more
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
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
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
Protein supplements used to build muscles are they safe or do they drastically effect the kidneys?
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
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
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