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Doctor insights on: How Nutrilite Protein Powder Helps Managing Diabetes

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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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What is in nutrilite protein powder used for?

What is in nutrilite protein powder used for?

Protein substitute: It is advertised as a replacement for meat/dairy sources of protein. It has no advantage over normal foods and costs much more. No sense wasting your money. Use lean meats and nonfat milk instead. If you wish to go vegetarian, then you will need to make sure that you have a guide so that you know what you are doing. The foods have to provide complementary proteins. Lact-ovo vegetarianism is best. ...Read more

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Sir, please tell me Nutrilite Protein Powder (Amway Product) is really helpful for our health?

Sir, please tell me Nutrilite Protein Powder (Amway Product) is really helpful for our health?

Can't say that.: I am sorry, but I cannot make such a statement. There is really nothing better for you than a good balanced diet. Protein supplements can be part of that diet but they are not necessary. ...Read more

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Is amway nutrilite protein powder good as diatery supplement?

Is amway nutrilite protein powder good as diatery supplement?

Better available: It is ok but I think you can do much better. My concerns: the main ingredients are soy and milk protein. Almost all soy these days is gmo unless it is organic & there is evidence this is unsafe. Milk is mostly from cows fed gmo corn & soy unless organic. Amway does not use organic sources. A much better protein powder is whey cool from grass-fed cows. Also take a good multivitamin. See comment:. ...Read more

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I take nutrilite from amway, is it safe for health? I use, protein powder, daily, calcium, etc. My weight and height is normal with no decease.

I take nutrilite from amway, is it safe for health? I use, protein powder, daily, calcium, etc. My weight and height is normal with no decease.

Not useful: Other than lightening your wallet, the supplement is not doing you any good.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Hello Dr, I'm 28 years old male, weighing only 45 kg, all my blood parameters are normal, please advice whether I can take nutrilite protein powder of amw?

Hello Dr, I'm 28 years old male, weighing only 45 kg, all my blood parameters are normal, please advice whether I can take nutrilite protein powder of amw?

More info needed: But a balanced intake of protein, carbs, and fats, with essential vitamins, and regular exercise is core to good health.
Be Leary of supplements, some help (but not as sole food source).
Some are a waste of money.
Rarely some are fraud and dangerous. ...Read more

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Does protein powder give you a higher risk of diabetes? Please, need some answers?

Does protein powder give you a higher risk of diabetes? Please, need some answers?

Protein powder: Protein powder should not increase your risk of diabetes. High glycemic high carb meals, a sedentary lifestyle, and obesity increase your risk of diabetes. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Please help docs! Is nutrilite protein powder good for type 2 diabetes?

Please help docs! Is nutrilite protein powder good for type 2 diabetes?

Can't hurt..: As long as it has no sweets!!

but waste of money if eat balanced diet!! ...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?

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?

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?

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. ...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

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Is apex protein powder linked to cancer?

Is apex protein powder linked to cancer?

Be careful: High protein energy drinks can increase daily exposure to arsenic, cadmium, or lead thus increasing cancer risk. Try to increase protein intake naturally. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle without protein powder?

Exercise: Lift weights. Eat adequate (1gram /kg body weight) protein. No need for supplements. Testosterone and derivatives will build muscle but have harmful side effects and should be avoided. Some people's muscle mass will be limited (or very great) based on their genetics or inherited tendency to build mass. Careful technique (so as not to get harmed) exercise with weights is best and safest way. .. ...Read more

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Are protein powder supplements safe to take?

Are protein powder supplements safe to take?

Protein sullpements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been know that some protein powders are embellished with with steroids without your knowledge which can damage your muscles. Only eating a healthy diet and exercise can increase your weight and muscle mass. ...Read more

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How to be sure if my protein powder is steroids free?

Usually: Not with steroids. However the protein powder is not FDA regulated hence apart from testing or company verification I do not know. ...Read more

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What are the best quality whey protein powder for me?

What are the best quality whey protein powder for me?

Who knows?: I assumed you want to have good protein intake. If so, the surest intake comes from your own intestine with balanced nutritious intake. Of course, exercise, adequate sleep.... As universal healthy lifestyle should be the very core foundation for health medical care and the very key to longevity and happiness.

Commercially, who knows? Probably, just read the label because everyone is touting... ...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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