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Doctor insights on: Is All Whey Protein The Same

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What is the role of the BCAA and glutamine present in whey protein ? what is the special about whey protein ?why dont we replace the whey by n food?

What is the role of  the BCAA and glutamine present in whey protein ? what is the special about whey protein ?why dont we replace the whey by n food?

Amino acids: Branched chain amino acids are essential AA and are added to whey products to make the whey product more complete. Same for glutamine. Glutamine also is a known promoter of immune health in GI tissue and it high doses on an empty stomach, can stimulate growth hormone release a bit. So, the producers are aiming to amplify "value" of their product. Whey is naturally derived - so is healthy itself. ...Read more

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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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What is the best all natural whey protein product?

What is the best all natural whey protein product?

There is no one!: All natural pure whey protein is simply that! there are products that hydrolize protein in to Amino Acids and peptides, and there are those that have added "branched" amino acids. But these by definition are not natural or organic. A good whey protein that is pure whey protein is all you need. ...Read more

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Is Casein protein found in raw eggs the best kind of protein to consume when building muscle?

Is Casein protein found in raw eggs  the best kind of protein to consume when building muscle?

Casein helps: As a food supplement, casein helps build muscle mass in people doing resistance training. Be aware that it shouldn't be the only kind of protein that you take in. Every protein except red meat is recommended. Whey is also helpful, but only if taken in addition to casein. ...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

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Is repeating the same body building supplement is good?

Is repeating the same body building supplement is good?

Body building: Body building without a supplement is smarter than taking the supplement. What are you doing for body building and is it helping without the supplement? If your body building - without supplement - you should see someone who will guide to success without the supplement. Remember all the professionals who got in trouble with unnecessary body building supplements? ...Read more

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In terms of protein powder for protein drinks, what is the best absorbed type? I'm thinking of trying whey protein.

In terms of protein powder for protein drinks, what is the best absorbed type? I'm thinking of trying whey protein.

Whey: Whey protein seems to be absorbed well. One thing to remember is that liquid protein tends to rush through the digestive tract quicker, yielding less absorption. To improve absorption, some recommend a digestive enzyme supplement to breakdown the protein and maximize absorption. According to studies, it is absorbed better than casein or soy. I would stick with that and 1g protein per pound/day ...Read more

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Which type of whey protein is the best for muscle building?

Which type of whey protein is the best for muscle building?

Grass fed, low temp.: I advise whey protein from grass-fed cows not given hormones or antibiotics & processed at low temperature to preserve immunoglobulins & other beneficial components. One brand that meets this criteria is whey cool by designs for health. I can't say for sure it is "the best" but it is the best i know. See http://www.Rockwellnutrition.Com/p-designs-for-health-whey-cool-vanilla-organic-whey-protein. ...Read more

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Is whey protein is harmful in the age of 17?

Is whey protein is harmful in the age of 17?

No: Whey protein is the protein of milk. It's generally healthy fairly balanced protein. Too much of any one thing is not good. You may also be sensitive or allergic. But in general it is not harmful. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between whey protein and protein shake. Which have less disadvantages?

2 me shake has more.: ..Calories by adding more than water 2 the protein, they r flavored ; do well in just water ; b sure 2 add ice! the image is a shake. ...Read more

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What is the difference between isolate protein and normal whey protein????

What is the difference between isolate protein and normal whey protein????

Whey vs hydrolysate.: Smaller protein products made from whey using enzymes and/or water which is sometimes referred to as "hydrolysate" versus the unchanged, whole protein of whey or milk protein which is called Casein. The difference is that one has been broken into smaller pieces and is usually safe for those who have an allergy to the milk protein Casein. Hydrolysate of Casein is usually more expensive. Best wishes ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a preworkout plus protein shakes plus amino acids plus multivitamins. Distributed along the day and not at the same time. ?

Is it ok to take a preworkout plus protein shakes plus amino acids plus multivitamins. Distributed along the day and not at the same time. ?

Your nutrition plan: sounds fine but it would be best to see a nutritionist so that the plan can be tailor made to fit your needs. Many over the counter multivitamins are weak. A professional can tell you which brand is best in your local area. Look more for higher doses of each vitamin w/in the mulitvit rather than a longer list of ingredients. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of whey protein?

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Bioavailability: Whey protein (especially the hydrosylate and isolate processed variants) contain abundant amounts of branched chain Amino Acids in proportions compatible with the human body's needs. These serve as potent stimulators of protein synthesis and tend to be more bioavailable than traditional sources of protein (beans, legumes, etc. This is one of the reasons they're utilized by nutrition enthusiasts. ...Read more

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Whey, animal, & soy protein. In order, which is best for muscle building, why, and how great is the difference between them?

Whey, animal, & soy protein. In order, which is best for muscle building, why, and how great is the difference between them?

Protein supplements: Any protein can support muscle growth. There are many sources of protein supplements besides whey. Protein from diet will work as well as supplements with vegetarian protein, pea protein, soy protein, rice protein etc. Your selection depends on preference. ...Read more

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What protein snacks and protein meal are the best?

What protein snacks and protein meal are the best?

Ones with the lowest: The ones with low carbs and least fat. There are many protein bars and snacks that taste quite good. I like the atkins line and the eas line. Costco has their own brands. And, importantly, it must taste good! ...Read more