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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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Do hemp protein suit for ppl who is kidney failure?

Do hemp protein suit for ppl who is kidney failure?

Likely to be OK: Plant proteins such as hemp spare kidney function in rats with a genetic predisposition to renal disease. Hemp protein contains significant amounts of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids along with all of the essential amino acids. It is high in arginine which supports kidney function. However, there are potential side effects to be aware of so always check with your doctor before adding this or anything new to your diet. ...Read more

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Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Any pure protein....: ...powder is protein. It's what else that's added 2 it that needs watching. Read labels carefully & if U don't understand what's been added, ask Ur PCP or a dietitian. 2 much protein will challenge Ur kidneys, so more is not always better. U need 50gms/day generally. Add supplement as U exercise especially in weight training.U have bbetter dose control with powered rather than capsules or pills. ...Read more

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Can I use hemp protein powder to replace whey protein to gain muscle?

Can I use hemp protein powder to replace whey protein to gain muscle?

Yes sure. : yes sure why not? usually whey is better absorbed but if you are tolerating it better, sure you can. ...Read more

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Is hemp protein replace meat protein for kidney failure? Is seems hemp protein can be digest easier?

Is hemp protein replace meat protein for kidney failure? Is seems hemp protein can be digest easier?

Hemp protein: Hemp protein contains healthy nutrients for the body. It contains significant amounts of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. It also contains 21 amino acids, including all of the essential amino acids. Plant proteins such as hemp have been shown in animal experiments to place less strain on the kidneys. The researchers speculate that hemp protein contains large amounts of arginine, and arginine supports kidney functioning. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal supplements such as flax seed or hemp seed/protein that have the same affect as baby aspirin (81mg)?

Are there any herbal supplements such as flax seed or hemp seed/protein that have the same affect as baby aspirin (81mg)?

Great question!: In fact there are many herbs, plants, spices (cinnamon!) that has additive blood thinning effects if used together with baby aspirin So discuss this with your doctor, and go over the list as certain ones work more on fibrin than platelets, and usually are indicated to be stopped for a week before any surgery:http://patientblog.clotconnect.org/2013/05/01/natural-supplements/ ...Read more

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Can hemp seed in protein powder shakes produce a positive urinalysis test?

Can hemp seed in protein powder shakes produce a positive urinalysis test?

It can: Depending on the sensitivity of the test and amount of hemp seed consumed, urine may test positive to thc. ...Read more

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I've been taking chia seeds for the past 3 months. About 2 tbs 2x per day. Is it too much fiber, protein, etc. To also take flax or hemp powder?

I've been taking chia seeds for the past 3 months.  About 2 tbs 2x per day.  Is it too much fiber, protein, etc. To also take flax or hemp powder?

Depends: Most americans do notget enough omega 3 & too much of omega 6. They should be in a one to one ratio. Chia seeds, flax seeds can offer high doses of omega 3 which help with inflammation and well being. The most common side effect if you get to much would be gastric distress, diarrhea. Hemp is gluten which for many people causes problems so chia and flax are good omega 3 and plant protein. ...Read more

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How much, if any, phosphorus is there in hemp hearts. I am trying to increase my protein intake but fear the increase in phosphorus.Thanks.

How much, if any, phosphorus is there in hemp hearts.  I am trying to increase my protein intake but fear the increase in phosphorus.Thanks.

Fair amount but...: Hemp hearts are one of the most nutrition-rich and dense of all foods, rich in complete protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. They are also rich in phoshorous- this website says 3 tbsp (30 gms) has 45% of the daily value which would be 315 mg. But why are you so concerned about avoiding phosphorus? What is important is not so much total phos. But ratio to calcium ; magnesium. ...Read more

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Because of very disrupting postprandial hypoglycemia I'm considering eating vegan protein powder (soy, pea, hemp, rice...) with every meal. Good idea?

Because of very disrupting postprandial hypoglycemia I'm considering eating vegan protein powder (soy, pea, hemp, rice...) with every meal. Good idea?

Post prandial: For starters decrease your insulin by 20%. If you are having hypoglycemia without taking any meds for diabetes (insulin or tablets) you need to see an endocrinologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What supplements should be taken for a vegan diet? Taking 1000 mcg b12, 4 grams omega 3 from hemp oil and ground flax and protein from lugumes. Thx.

What supplements should be taken for a vegan diet? Taking 1000 mcg b12, 4 grams  omega 3 from hemp oil and ground flax and protein from lugumes. Thx.

Minerals & vitamin D: Vegans are likely to become deficient in vitamin D, calcium, iodine, iron, vitamin A, zinc, and iodine. Even if you supplement, the diet is primarily a moral rather than a health-promoting decision; when you control for the fact that vegans have other healthy habits, the claimed benefits mostly vanish. It's your decision and I'm glad you've asked. ...Read more

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Hey um using isopure protein n pre work out n bcca is that right for my body?

Hey um using isopure protein n pre work out n bcca is that right for my body?

If taken correctly: In the realm of sports supplementation, protein powder and BCAAs are among the safest. Just take as directed on the packaging. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I take proper diet ie proteins and all but when i masturbate i start looking so thin n ugly please help me?

I take proper diet ie proteins and all but when i masturbate i start looking so thin n ugly please help me?

Masturbation: Normal: I have absolutely no idea what you are really asking. There is no connection between the normal and natural sexual activity of masturbation and how fat or thin you are. If you are having guilt or anxiety or shame for masturbation then please no there is no medical reason not to masturbate. Every man you know masturbates or has masturbated. This is a normal part of the human experience. ...Read more