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Doctor insights on: Hemp Protein Powder Vs Pea

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Protein Powder (Definition)

Any of a large group of nitrogenous compounds of high molecular weight that are essential constituents of all living organisms. They consist of one or more chains of Amino Acids linked by peptide bonds and are folded into a specific three-dimensional shape maintained ...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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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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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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Its my 2nd month in the gym and taking protein powder to increase my mass, so r there any side effects of taking it more than limited quantity?

Its my 2nd  month in the gym and taking protein powder to increase my mass, so r there any side effects of taking it more than limited quantity?

A lighter wallet: The typical western diet provides more than enough protein to support the metabolic processes of the athletic population. Multiple studies show that supplemental protein has no effect on the results of training. ...Read more

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What is a safe protein powder for 14 y/olds?

What is a safe protein powder for 14 y/olds?

Beef, fish, chicken: Unless there are reasons that a regular diet is not sufficient to provide nutrition to a youngster, protein powders are not needed. The appetite of a normal teen should allow the intake of adequate protein. If high protein is needed suggest eating high protein foods. The protein powders hold no special advantage to growth or health. ...Read more

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What type of protein powder should someone buy?

What type of protein powder should someone buy?

Save your money: If you follow a typical western diet, it is unlikely that you require supplemental protein. Even in those individuals who are training to support athletic training, the typical western diet provides enough protein to support your metabolic processes. ...Read more

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Will I need protein powder and recovery for p90x?

Recovery yes: I love the recovery formula and use it during my workouts. This is great stuff and helps me. If you need help I am a Beachbody coach too. [email protected] ...Read more

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What is your personal opinion about protein powder?

Good supplement: Safe if not in excess and no other metabolic problems such liver or kidney disease. Protein increase lean muscle, decrease fat, and increase energy as well as supports the immune system. additon 16 to 32 grams of protein a day is safe. Have baseline PE and labs with your PCP, prior to any new exercise program or supplement especially if you are over 35. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: protein powder?

What is the definition or description of: protein powder?

Large molecular : Any of a large group of nitrogenous compounds of high molecular weight that are essential constituents of all living organisms. They consist of one or more chains of Amino Acids linked by peptide bonds and are folded into a specific three-dimensional shape maintained by further chemical bonding. ...Read more

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Jay robb egg protein powder ok for kids?

Jay robb egg protein powder ok for kids?

It should be: Ok if your kid's kidney function is normal.Adequate daily hydration is important as well. Discuss with the pediatrician about doing serial blood test on kidney function. Take care! http://www.Shape.Com/blogs/fit-foodies/get-scoop-protein-powders. ...Read more

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Would you recommend adding protein powder to coffee?

Protein powder: It is all right to do this. Provides a flavor. No harm. Don't overuse caffeine or protein powder though. Be wise ...Read more

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What protein powder supplement is best?

What protein powder supplement is best?

The ones...: That are least expensive, taste good, and are devoid of the most carbs and fat! ...Read more

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How to use vanilla whey protein powder?

Protein: Protein powder can be used as a meal replacement, in a shake or smoothie, and alos as a protein supplement to assist with muscle building after workouts. ...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