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I am starting p90x. Should i add a low carb protein shake to the mix?

I am starting p90x. Should i add a low carb protein shake to the mix?

What are your goals?: Low carb protein shake can be a convenient way to get some post workout nutrition, but shouldn't replace real food all the time. Stick with whey protein rather than soy sources. If your goal is to gain weight, then add more protein to your diet including supplementing with protein shakes. If trying to lose weight, then be careful with how much you are supplementing your diet. ...Read more

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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


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What are the advantages of having a low carb protein shake over a normal protein shake?

Taste?: Most shakes have a few carbs, but i mean a few. If taking a protein shake, i want the protein with as few carbs as possible. I'll get the carbs from berries or vegetables which taste great and have many other nutrients! ...Read more

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I lift weights 5/week cardio 3/week. high fat high protein low carb diet, will soy supplement significantly affect my muscle growth (testosterone)?

I lift weights 5/week cardio 3/week. high fat high protein low carb diet,  will soy supplement significantly affect my muscle growth (testosterone)?

Soy supplementation: Soy has high phytoestrogens which mimic estrogen qualities. However there is contradictory evidence whether eating lots of soy will decrease testosterone levels. If you are trying to build mass then maybe use another protein source. ...Read more

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43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool .6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried !

43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool
.6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried !

Blood stool: 43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool .6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried ! ANS: first you need to have it tested for blood. Eating beets can do this in some. Need to have your health care team take a look at you butt/colon ...Read more

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I am searching for a milk substitute for a child allergic to milk protein, soy, and eggs?

I am searching for a milk substitute for a child allergic to milk protein, soy, and eggs?

Age ?????: Infants can receive a relatively expensive but reliable product such as alumentum formula which is made from broken up proteins to avoid allergic reacctions. After weaning, a child can avoid milk altogether and get the protein/fat/fluid & calcium they need from alternative foods. Calcium for bone growth can be found in Tums (calcium carbonate) or calcium tablets & other needs come from whatever the kid will eat. ...Read more

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I am a 61 year old woman who is a vegetarian. I eat nuts, eggs, fish, and cheese for protein. I am losing hair. The cause? I am not real fond of fresh greens, but i eat a lot of citrus fruit, and sometimes fresh green vegetables. I drink soy milk. Cou

I am a 61 year old woman who is a vegetarian.  I eat nuts, eggs, fish, and cheese for protein.  I am losing hair. The cause? I am not real fond of fresh greens, but i eat a lot of citrus fruit, and sometimes fresh green vegetables.  I drink soy milk.  Cou

There : There is a possibility that your hair loss could be from your diet (iron deficiency) or it could be from another cause such as a thyroid disorder, hereditary hair loss, over styling, a scalp condition, polycystic ovarian syndrome, or even lupus. Before just assuming it is your diet, you should give your doctor a call. They will be able to examine you and possibly run some simple blood test to rule out non-diet related reasons for hair loss. Many of these are treatable, so having the correct diagnosis is key! good luck! ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more