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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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Gold standard whey protein isolate vs. Natural, which is better?

They= the same. ...: However u ingest ur protein is a matter of choice. They r both metabolized in the same way. Broken down in the digestive process ; put 2 use in the same way. ...Read more

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Will I be able to gain weight with gold standard whey protein without doing weights?

Yeah, but...: you won't be depositing the calories efficiently, so you'll just probably gain fat. Weight training will give the protein an appropriate place to go in your body - the muscles. ...Read more

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Hey! :) I am a 16 year old male. I will be 17 this Sep. I workout often at gym. Can i use O.N gold standard whey protein powder?

Hey! :) 
  I am a 16 year old male. I will be 17 this Sep. I workout often at gym. Can i use O.N gold standard whey protein powder?

Use with care, you-: -only need 50gms of protein daily requirement. so U may B getting enough thru Ur diet. if U do supplement, only do so on the day of Ur work out, not every day. waste of money and can B dangerous 2 Ur kidneys if U over do it! always eat a high energy meal B 4 U workout and take Ur supplement right after. during, drink water or if sweat a lot Gatorade. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and I've been training for more than a year.Never took supp. I had a100 Gold Standard Whey Protein can i take it even thow it's only for 18>?

I'm 16 and I've been training for more than a year.Never took supp. I had a100 Gold Standard Whey Protein  can i take it even thow it's only for 18>?

You are kidding?: The warning is for none under 18. That's got yo be hype. There is whey protein in cow's milk. It is a food and cannot be sold in the US if it cannot be taken by anyone. Whey is whey even in Morocco-it is a milk derived food. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice. ...Read more

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I am curious of effects this sweetner may have when consumed regularly in gold's standard whey protein powder. High pulse, weight loss, dehydration?

I am curious of effects this sweetner may have when consumed regularly in  gold's standard whey protein powder. High pulse, weight loss, dehydration?

What sweetener ?: Your question as submitted makes no sense. As docs, we don't keep a list of every product sold and their contents. The public site is not a chat room so future submissions are not linked. You can re-submit the question, but go back and find out what the sweetener is first. ...Read more

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Sir my wife s pregnant... Now she s 2 months I m having 100% gold standard whey protein.... Is this effect my baby?

Sir my wife s pregnant... Now she s 2 months I m having 100% gold standard whey protein.... Is this effect my baby?

Need more info: Is your wife 2 months pregnant or is the baby 2 months old??? I don't understand how your taking Whey protein would effect a baby. ...Read more

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I'm 20 week pregnant, Wondering if I can take Gold Standard Whey protein once a day when I work out. Is it ok in pregnancy?

Whey protein: Whey protein is just bfine in pregnancy as long as there are no impurities.Remember, you should not get over heated while working out and you should be able to talk while you are doing the exercise. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Mam, I am 18years old guy. My weight is 44kg and height is 6". I want to gain weight and muscles too. So, I have been planned to purchase ON Whey Protein Gold standard and to do a lot of exercises. Is it sufficient to gain weight ?

Mam, I am 18years old guy. My weight is 44kg and height is 6". I want to gain weight and muscles too. So, I have been planned to purchase ON Whey Protein Gold standard and to do a lot of exercises. Is it sufficient to gain weight ?

Probably need more: Many things can make it hard to gain weight. The main ones are inadequate intake of calories, need for hydrochloric acid & /or digestive enzymes, malabsorption, inflammation of the intestines (possibly from intestinal parasites), celiac disease & other food allergies, vitamin/mineral/amino acid deficiencies & hyperthyroidism. Meds that address the cause should help.See a good doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi Dr's ....are there any dangerous aspects from using (ON 100% GOLD WHEY protein) for mild bodybuilders ? is this brand a good one ?

Hi Dr's ....are there any dangerous aspects from using (ON 100% GOLD WHEY protein) for mild bodybuilders ? is this brand a good one ?

Please check the: label or call the manufacturer w/any whey product you use. You want to make sure that the whey is from grass fed cattle and not cattle that are fed full of antibiotics and hormones. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which is better in losing weight GNC protein powder or gold standard 100 whey?

Protein powder: The best protein powder to drink while you are trying to lose weight is a zero carb/sugar whey based protein drink or powder. It doesn't have to be any particular brand though. The two brands you mentioned are fine, as are eas, isopure, etc. ...Read more

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When i don't fullfill my daily protein intake, can I drink my gold standard whey to help reach the intake?

When i don't fullfill my daily protein intake, can I drink my gold standard whey to help reach the intake?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention. ...Read more

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I suffer from bad indigestion with some protein, This claims have little lactose so will optimum nutrition 100 whey gold be easier to digest?

I suffer from bad indigestion with some protein, This claims have little lactose so will optimum nutrition 100 whey gold be easier to digest?

Question not clear: Based on your question, I can't tell if you are concerned about protein intolerance, or carbohydrate intolerance with lactose? Big difference-- ...Read more