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Doctor insights on: Hydrolyzed Formula

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Could lipase still hydrolyze without the gallbladder?

Could lipase still hydrolyze without the gallbladder?

Yes: The GB merely serves as a storage recepticle for bile. After it's removal there is a constant flow of bile into the GI tract. The GB does not alter the function of bile ...Read more

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Does polyvinyl alcohol (partially hydrolyzed) in prenatals contain alcohol?

Does polyvinyl alcohol (partially hydrolyzed) in prenatals contain alcohol?

No ethanol: It is not ethanol, the "alcohol" in beer, wine, and whisky. Certain chemicals, like polyvinyl alcohol, use the name "alcohol" because they have a particular chemical structure, but are not ethanol (the alcohol in beverages). ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking collagen capsules? 4 capsules daily. Hydrolyzed marine collagen and elastin polypeptides.

What are the benefits of taking collagen capsules? 4 capsules daily. Hydrolyzed marine collagen and elastin polypeptides.

Not much evidence: There aren't a lot of studies out that have tested the health effects of all these collegen supplements.One study found that it does not really help with bone health,and another showed some preservation of lean body mass in older women but no skin improvement.It seems that elastin skin products have not shown clinically to improve elasticity of the skin but do help the skin hold moisture. ...Read more

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Took 2 citracal+d a day for a month (ob said ok). Has polyvinyl alcohol part hydrolyzed. Worried that it can harm the baby.

Took 2 citracal+d a day for a month (ob said ok). Has polyvinyl alcohol part hydrolyzed. Worried that it can harm the baby.

Don't worry: If over the counter items are damaging babies or causing birth defects they are removed and companies out of business. Your gonna be fine, don't worry about the vitamin, if u have a problem, it will not be fron using citrical. ...Read more

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DERMATOLOGISTS: Will taking collagen capsules help with fine lines over time? Ingredients:hydrolyzed marine collagen, elastin polypeptides

I really doubt it.: Protein is digested and absorbed. It's doubtful that a small amount of a particular protein is going to be 'special' compared to a burger. Less collagen, degraded protein loss of subcutaneous fat are aging features that promote crow's feet and specific dietary proteins just aren't going to change any of that. ...Read more

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I am 21 years and diabetic(type 1). I am interested in bodybuilding. So is hydrolyzed whey better or whey for my kidneys? I have no kidney problems.

I am 21 years and diabetic(type 1). I am interested in bodybuilding. So is hydrolyzed whey better or whey for my kidneys? I have no kidney problems.

Be careful: Good Luck for your body building , Yes if you want it you can , but need to take care of special needs due to your diabetes , first you must be under medical supervision with your doctor , some of supplements used in body building , do have kidney damaging chemicals ,.are non regulated You have to take all precautions to prevent future kidney failure , consult your doctor ...Read more