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Doctor insights on: Free Form Amino Acids Supplements

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Amino acids supplements are bad for human body?

Amino acids supplements are bad for human body?

Confusing question: Amino acid supplements are simply a different form of nutrition. You can probably get a similar nutrient content by ingesting egg whites, but for those who want to be sure they ingest the building blocks of muscles there is no harm in the products. ...Read more

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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What vitamine supplements and amino acids should a 24 year old women take?

What vitamine supplements and amino acids should a 24 year old women take?

Depends: Are you on a special diet? Or have any restrictions? Assuming there are no issues and you are not vegetarian - you may not need any supplements (other than a multivitamin). ...Read more

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What is your take on sport supplements such creatin, protein and amino acids. ?

What is your take on sport supplements such creatin, protein and amino acids.
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My take is stay away: There is simply no substitute for hard working exercise. Sport supplements such as creatin, protein and Amino Acids should only be used under the close supervision of your health care professional, most of whom will discourage their use. ...Read more

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Is giving over-the-counter amino acids supplements to a 6 year old child harmful?

Is giving over-the-counter amino acids supplements to a 6 year old child harmful?

Great Potential Harm: There is no need , in any normal child for this kind of supplementation.Risk can be heart, brain or kidey probelms among other things. Avoid! ...Read more

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What is a excellent recovery supplement after a difficult workout? Besides essential amino acids and protein.

What is a excellent recovery supplement after a difficult workout? Besides essential amino acids and protein.

Real food is best: After intense or difficult workouts your best bet for recovery is lean proteins and low glycemic carbs like sweet potato or berries. Try to eat w/in 15 minutes of finishing if you can. Protein supplements can be more convenient, but try to throw in some real food every now and them. Omega-3 supplements can also speed recovery and decrease soreness before the next workout. ...Read more

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I have one good kidney, will have other removed, does not function. Would amino acids supplement be safe to take? I don´t want to harm my good kidney.

I have one good kidney, will have other removed, does not function. Would amino acids supplement be safe to take? I don´t want to harm my good kidney.

Why supplements?: Basic amino acids are in your diet, and shouldn't pose a challenge to you kidney, but why take anything that could potentially harm your kidney? Too much of a good thing is too much. You need to be careful to avoid things that are nephrotoxic, that includes medicine too ...Read more

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Is soy protein with amino acids a bad choice for gym supplement ?

Is soy protein with amino acids a bad choice for gym supplement ?

You're fine: Twenty grams after a workout will be great. I'm pleased you're exercising and building muscle; some people prefer soy because it's vegetarian / vegan. Both are good choices, and despite what you may hear from others there's no real reason to prefer one over the other for the ordinary fitness buff. ...Read more

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Is it safe to supplement with L-Arginine daily? What about Branch-Chained Amino Acids?

Is it safe to supplement with L-Arginine daily? What about Branch-Chained Amino Acids?

Yes, but : probably not necessary unless you've been diagnosed with a specific condition that requires you to take these supplements. If you eat a well balanced diet you don't need amino acid supplements. Save your money and have a nice dinner. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of using injectable concentrated amino acids with electrolytes and b vitamin supplement?

What are the pros and cons of using injectable concentrated amino acids with electrolytes and b vitamin supplement?

Con=infection: Why risk it? All the things you listed are very absorbable via oral route with no risks of infection.I doubt a reputable dr is offering this injectable cocktail. ...Read more