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Doctor insights on: Disadvantages Of Whey Protein Supplements

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Dr. Randy Baker
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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


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When bodybuilding, is it better to take whey protein supplements immediately after workouts or regularly throughout the day?

When bodybuilding, is it better to take whey protein supplements immediately after workouts or regularly throughout the day?

Both: You need more protein than a regular person does, so you will need to increase its intake. Before work outs - yes, but you will need to take more protein as well on a daily basis, so spreading it throughout the day is good too. ...Read more

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Which whey protein supplements will causes muscle gain but does not cause massive weight gain?

Which whey protein supplements will causes muscle gain but does not cause massive weight gain?

All if used right: I don't know of any whey protein powder that causes "massive weight gain." in general, weight gain comes from excessive starches &/or fats. Pure protein like whey does not cause this. But one will not have muscle gain just by eating whey- only by exercising as well! I strongly advise whey from grass-fed cows not given hormones & antibiotics, even better if processed at a low temperature. ...Read more

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Including essential Amino acids supplement (BCAA) would affect gout? Is Whey Protein supplements & glutamine supplement safe for gout users?

Including essential Amino acids supplement (BCAA) would affect gout? Is Whey Protein supplements & glutamine supplement safe for gout users?

None will effect gou: Gout is related to URIC ACID and PURINES, not amino acids or protein supplements. BUT, since everything you mention is a complete waste of money, why bother to ask? There are meds used to control gout in different ways. Low dose aspirin and thiazide diuretics tend to raise uric acid levels. Alcohol, especially in large amounts, often causes attacks. Low purine diets are slightly effective. ...Read more

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Does protein supplements like whey can cause pain in testicles?

Does protein supplements like whey can cause pain in testicles?

Medically, not. ..: Protein supplement should have no reason to cause testes to enlarge and inflame, which may induce testicular pain. But, if still in doubt, two things you can do: first, stops using supplements and see; second, avoid masturbation and sex leading to orgasm / ejaculation for 2 weeks and see. ...Read more

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What are good supplements to take? Is whey protein healthy?

What are good supplements to take? Is whey protein healthy?

Whey protein is: Fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. A good quality multivitamin and mineral tablet is also good. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am new to supplements and I want to know what is whey protein good for?

Whey protein: Is a good, high-quality protein. It is excellent for maximizing muscle growth in response to weight training! ...Read more

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Can I take whey protein as a supplement if I am nursing?

Can I take whey protein as a supplement if I am nursing?

No problem: I see no problem with this protein supplement. Your body will process & use the products of your diet & assemble milk for baby based on babies needs, not necessarily what you eat. You will not necessarily make your milk into super milk by doing the supplement, but I see no harm to baby from its use. ...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 do I need to know before buying a whey protein supplement? Is it healthy?

What do I need to know before buying a whey protein supplement? Is it healthy?

Not as good as milk: When milk hurdles as in making cheese and cottage cheese, the curds have most of the nutrition. The whey is the left over liquid. It is not as nutritious as milk or cheese, and farmers feed it to. Livestock and use it for fertilizer and sell it for supplements. But it is essentially fat free. ...Read more

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A person suffering from vitiligo can take whey protein supplement?

A person suffering from vitiligo can take whey protein supplement?

Yes: No problem with whey and having vitiligo, but be cautious with those supplements, drinking milk is much more beneficial, good luck ...Read more

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I need help please, does supplements like amaino 2222 and whey protein has side effects?

I need help please, does supplements like amaino 2222 and whey protein has side effects?

Usually none: Have a baseline kidney and liver function test by your dr. And have a repeat test after 3 months or so.
Drink lots of liquid to prevent kidney problems bec. Too much protein overloads the kidneys.
Take care and god bless! ...Read more

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I have recently got a slight testical pain in my left? To facilitate, I have been doing gym with a whey protein supplement, following its guides.

I have recently got a slight testical pain in my left? To facilitate, I have been doing gym with a whey protein supplement, following its guides.

Left testicle: The pain is unlikely to be caused by supplements. Be checked and if indicated get an ultrasound of your testicle. There are many causes of testicular pain. All the best. ...Read more

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Can I take a calcium supplement with whey protein?

Can I take a calcium supplement with whey protein?

Should be fine..: Calcium does not affect protein absorption and vice versa. You may not any supplement if you can stay on a healthy, balanced diet--see pyramid pictured here. Good diet is important, but regular exercise is also needed for long term good health. So eat well, sleepp well, exercise regularly and see doc for preventive care. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a a 13 year old boy to use a protein supplement like whey protein?

No: As a rule whey protein should not be a problem. Check out the following link:
http://www. Alternativemedicine. Com/health/kids-health/how-safe-are-sports-supplements-teens

Good article. ...Read more

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Should I take cretine or casein? With whey protein and a preworkout supplements (c4)

Should I take cretine or casein? With whey protein and a preworkout supplements (c4)

Creatine: If you are already taking a whey (milk) protein. You don't need an additional milk (casein) protein. Too much protein can tax your kidneys as well. Speak to a health care professional with expertise in athletic supplements for dosing. ...Read more

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I am an ITP patient and can I know if it is safe to take whey protein hydrosylate supplement?

I am an ITP patient and can I know if it is safe to take whey protein hydrosylate supplement?

ITP: This is a bleeding disorder due to a low platelet count which can be secondary to other medical conditions or drug-induced. There is generally no dietary restriction for ITP patients but you may want to confirm with your doctor ...Read more

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I am taking 60 grams of whey protein with 5 g of creatine daily while going to gym. Does these supplements have any side effects?

I am taking 60 grams of whey protein with 5 g of creatine daily while going to gym. Does these supplements have any side effects?

Not usually: They are both "relatively" natural. Creatine is made in the body and passes into muscles where it is stored as creatine phosphate, a form of energy storage. It is lost from muscle and excreted in urine as creatinine. I do not know of any clinical trials that test whether your physical (and mental) capacity is improved. ...Read more

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What would be a good alternative for Whey Protein? I'm using fluoxetine (20mg) and I want to use a good supplement. Any suggestions?

What would be a good alternative for Whey Protein? I'm using fluoxetine (20mg) and I want to use a good supplement. Any suggestions?

Avoid supplements: Get this book and read it. Use it and be healthy.
ISBN 9780743410076

Excerpt From: Thomas J. Moore & Mark Jenkins. “The DASH Diet for Hypertension.” iBooks. Https://itun. Es/us/CcRDA. L ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Recently I started bodybuilding. Just want to know will supplements like whey protein and BCAAs have any serious side effects?

Hi doctors. Recently I started bodybuilding. Just want to know will supplements like whey protein and BCAAs have any serious side effects?

Yes: Most of the so called muscle building proteins will have chemicals used in process, very detrimental to healt like kidney damage etc, these chemicals are not approved by FDA, read the label find out the chemicals in it. You want proteins get it from healthy food and enjoy ...Read more

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I'm a group blood o male, should I really avoid whey protein supplement for my gym work out? Any suggestion or replacement for whey supplement?

I'm a group blood o male, should I really avoid whey protein supplement for my gym work out? Any suggestion or replacement for whey supplement?

Whey should be OK: I've read dr. D'adamo's book & remain skeptical. There isn't adequate science to support the assertion that all type o's should avoid dairy. See http://www. Earthsave. Org/health/bloodtyp. Htm for a good critique.
I strongly recommend whey from grass-fed cows
processed at low temperature such as whey cool: http://www. Rockwellnutrition. Com/p-designs-for-health-whey-cool-vanilla-organic-whey-protein. ...Read more

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I took hardcore whey protein (anabolic supplement in the form of powder shakes) @ 14 and I was 5'7. im now 17 and still 5'7. is my height stunted?

I took hardcore whey protein (anabolic supplement in the form of powder shakes) @ 14 and I was 5'7. im now 17 and still 5'7. is my height stunted?

5' 7" sounds normal: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to affect height. ...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