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Doctor insights on: Gluten Free Protein Shakes

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Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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How can I eat more protein with a gluten free diet?

How can I eat more protein with a gluten free diet?

Beans, lean meats: You can get all the protein you need from beans, lentils, milk and dairy, lean meats. See this site for more info. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gluten-free-diet/my01140. ...Read more

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I am vegetarian and gluten free. I consume eggs, fish, lentils, beans and greek yogurt for protein. Any other alternatives?

I am vegetarian and gluten free. I consume eggs, fish, lentils, beans and greek yogurt for protein. Any other alternatives?

Nuts ; seeds, also..: Technically you're not a vegetarian since you eat fish; it's fine to eat-just don't say you're a vegetarian! Nuts ; seeds are excellent sources of protein- hemp seeds are among the very best sources. Greens like broccoli ; kale contain surprising amounts of protein- see http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/faq/question. Aspx? Sid=16;qindex=9 quinoa is also a good source. Your current diet supplies good protein. ...Read more

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Could protein shakes increases height?

Could protein shakes increases height?

Can help but....: Only if you are a teenager growing. Your age appears to be 35, and if this is the case, it will not increase height! ...Read more

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How safe is it to take protein shakes?

How safe is it to take protein shakes?

Safe unless...: Unless your kidney function is low, or you have renal tubular acidosis. Otherwise safe and healthy. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes safe for 18 year olds?

Are protein shakes safe for 18 year olds?

Yes: Protein shakes are considered food however, make sure that there are no energy additives. Most 18 yr olds do not need extra protein. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes suitable fo 14 year olds?

Are protein shakes suitable fo 14 year olds?

Protein Shakes: Should be fine. Do your research on the quality of the shake as some have been found to contain toxic heavy metals. Also watch the amount of calories/carbohydrates in them. For muscle mass increase, restrict carbohydrates and add protein for 2 hours post workout. For quicker/increased recovery increase carbohydrates and restrict protein post workout. ...Read more

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When in the day should I consume protein shakes?

When in the day should I consume protein shakes?

Within 1 hour: Within one hour after exercise is the usual recommendation for a protein shake ...Read more

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Can you please describe great protein shakes for women?

Can you please describe great protein shakes for women?

All without carbs!: Eas carbvantage, 17g atkins morning shake: 16g. Premium (cosco): 30g. There are many. Cost does not equal the best! ...Read more

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P90x : do you really have to have protein shakes and bars while doing it?

P90x : do you really have to have protein shakes and bars while doing it?

Short answer: I tell patients no one goes out to dinner for a protein shake or bars. So why do it now? You need to learn to eat correctly for yourself. If you educate yourself on what works for you that is half the battle. For more help check out our web page at www. Weighstation. Net, read the newsletters for lots of great ideas. P90x and real food you should be fine! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have protein shakes?

Is it safe to have protein shakes?

Yes.: Unless your kidney function is low, or you have renal tubular acidosis. Otherwise safe and healthy. ...Read more

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Could protein shakes cause thirst?

No.: Thirst is a complex response that the brain processes, usually used to communicate to the person on the needs of fluids. If you are not drinking enough fluids, your body will let you know. This thirst response is decreased in elderly patients. ...Read more

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Being a woman should I be drinking protein shakes?

Being a woman should I be drinking protein shakes?

If you....: Are not eating enough meat, or you are exercising heavily. Also, they make a quick breakfast or meal substitute. I like eas carbvantage: 17g of protein, 1 gram off fat, 2.5 grams of carbs, 100 calories. Chocolate fudge, strawberry, chocolate mocha, and french vanilla! ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to have creatine pills + protein shakes?

Is it okay for me to have creatine pills + protein shakes?

Sure: Bodybuilding, right? I'm very glad you're doing this. It's a wonderful gift for yourself. Stay away from the Anabolic steroids -- I've been around gyms for decades and every guy I know who's tried them has regretted it. They affect the mind, they're illegal and cheating, and almost all women prefer a naturally-fit-looking man. Keep doing what you're doing. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes good for you? If so what protein shake is best?

Diet and Living: Yes. Of course. That is also as long as you are ingesting plenty of fluids and getting regular exercise. But, medicine has no opinion on specific products to choose for this purpose. ...Read more

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Do protein shakes overload liver?

Do protein shakes overload liver?

No: They may not overload the liver, but they can force the kidney to work a bit harder. If yyour kidneys are compromised in any way, you need to reduce the amount of protein you take in. Humans can only absorb less than 2 grams of protein/kg of body weight at the absolute maximum....The rest is just excess calories. ...Read more

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Do protein shakes and supplements work?

Do protein shakes and supplements work?

No: I disagree with dr chao. There is no research available that demonstrates that they do work at all for endurance, performance and " replacing" muscle mass.And potential for serious side effects is very high. Not worth the expense or effort. ...Read more

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...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