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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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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