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Doctor insights on: Healthy Protein Shake Ok As Breakfast And Dinner Replacement

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Healthy protein shake ok as breakfast and dinner replacement?

Healthy protein shake ok as breakfast and dinner replacement?

Sure : Just make sure you have a well balanced diet and are consuming a reasonable amount of calories. You may to increase fiber intake at other meals. ...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


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Healthy to have diet-protein shake as breakfast and dinner replacement?

Healthy to have diet-protein shake as breakfast and dinner replacement?

Healthy diet: A healthy diet consists of the proper balance of protein, carbohydrates, fats and vitamins. Having just protein for breakfast and dinner will offset that balance and may lead to nutrient deficiencies and weight loss instead of weight gain or muscular mass.. ...Read more

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Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Protein shakes can-: -have lots of sugar, & is not 4 wt loss, but 2 increase Ur daily protein intake. Mainly should B ingested after a work out. Best way 2 loose wt is am workouts, day of rest or cardio, & use protein supplements only if Ur daily intake is insufficient. Maintenance is 50gms/day if U do not get this then a supplement may B needed. Always read the labels for caloric & sugar content. ...Read more

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My 9 year old son who is 4'5" weighs 105 pounds. Can I supplement his breakfasts with a protein shake to help him lose weight and if so what brand?

My 9 year old son who is 4'5" weighs 105 pounds. Can I supplement his breakfasts with a protein shake to help him lose weight and if so what brand?

Healthy diet: You are right, protein at breakfast can help with feeling full. I would suggest an egg, or peanut butter, or yogurt for their added nutrients. A 9 year old should not need protein supplements to lose weight - try to use very simple, very natural foods. Consider meeting with a nutritionist, eliminating sweetened drinks and fruit juices, and adding raw vegetables and fruit as snacks. ...Read more

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I had a protein shake with almond milk and half a cup of oatmeal for breakfast anhour later at the doctor checked my glucose. 130? Is that high?

I had a protein shake with almond milk and half a cup of oatmeal for breakfast anhour later at the doctor checked my glucose. 130? Is that high?

No: Random sugar <200 is normal (specially within 2 hours of eating). However, i prefer to see you at office and go over your health history, do exam, and order proper tests. Don't self diagnose or self rule out for diabetes. Let us do that. ...Read more

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I eat a high protein, calorie, carb dinner about 30 minutes after working out, should I still take a protein shake or is this enough protein?

I eat a high protein, calorie, carb dinner about 30 minutes after working out, should I still take a protein shake or is this enough protein?

Good diet is best: It is important to eat a good meal. If you track your calories and proteins, the extra calories from the shakes may not be needed. Post-workout proteins espeoially branch-chain Amino Acids can aid you post lifting. If you are doing aerobic exercise carbo replacement post exercise is most important. But most of all a good and healthy diet is best. ...Read more