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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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Gold standard whey protein isolate vs. Natural, which is better?

They= the same.. ..: However u ingest ur protein is a matter of choice. They r both metabolized in the same way. Broken down in the digestive process ; put 2 use in the same way. ...Read more

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Will I be able to gain weight with gold standard whey protein without doing weights?

Yeah, but...: You won't be depositing the calories efficiently, so you'll just probably gain fat. Weight training will give the protein an appropriate place to go in your body - the muscles. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and I've been training for more than a year. Never took supp. I had a100 Gold Standard Whey Protein can I take it even thow it's only for 18>?

I'm 16 and I've been training for more than a year. Never took supp. I had a100 Gold Standard Whey Protein can I take it even thow it's only for 18>?

You are kidding?: The warning is for none under 18. That's got yo be hype. There is whey protein in cow's milk. It is a food and cannot be sold in the US if it cannot be taken by anyone. Whey is whey even in Morocco-it is a milk derived food. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention. ...Read more

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Hey! :) I am a 16 year old male. I will be 17 this Sep. I workout often at gym. Can I use O.N gold standard whey protein powder?

Hey! :) I am a 16 year old male. I will be 17 this Sep. I workout often at gym. Can I use O.N gold standard whey protein powder?

Use with care, you-: -only need 50gms of protein daily requirement. So U may B getting enough thru Ur diet. if U do supplement, only do so on the day of Ur work out, not every day. Waste of money and can B dangerous 2 Ur kidneys if U over do it! Always eat a high energy meal B 4 U workout and take Ur supplement right after. During, drink water or if sweat a lot Gatorade. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice. ...Read more

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How many scoops of whey protein gold standard in 500ml milk?

How many scoops of whey protein gold standard in 500ml milk?

Not a good question: What are you trying to do. The amount of protein. If I take you literally, the answer would be none. Milk does not come with any protein additives. ...Read more

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Mam, I am 18years old guy. My weight is 44kg and height is 6". I want to gain weight and muscles too. So, I have been planned to purchase ON Whey Protein Gold standard and to do a lot of exercises. Is it sufficient to gain weight?

Mam, I am 18years old guy. My weight is 44kg and height is 6". I want to gain weight and muscles too. So, I have been planned to purchase ON Whey Protein Gold standard and to do a lot of exercises. Is it sufficient to gain weight?

Probably need more: Many things can make it hard to gain weight. The main ones are inadequate intake of calories, need for hydrochloric acid & /or digestive enzymes, malabsorption, inflammation of the intestines (possibly from intestinal parasites), celiac disease & other food allergies, vitamin/mineral/amino acid deficiencies & hyperthyroidism. Meds that address the cause should help. See a good doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi Dr's. ...are there any dangerous aspects from using (ON 100% GOLD WHEY protein) for mild bodybuilders? Is this brand a good one?

Hi Dr's. ...are there any dangerous aspects from using (ON 100% GOLD WHEY protein) for mild bodybuilders? Is this brand a good one?

Please check the: Label or call the manufacturer w/any whey product you use. You want to make sure that the whey is from grass fed cattle and not cattle that are fed full of antibiotics and hormones. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am curious of effects this sweetner may have when consumed regularly in gold's standard whey protein powder. High pulse, weight loss, dehydration?

I am curious of effects this sweetner may have when consumed regularly in gold's standard whey protein powder. High pulse, weight loss, dehydration?

What sweetener?: Your question as submitted makes no sense. As docs, we don't keep a list of every product sold and their contents. The public site is not a chat room so future submissions are not linked. You can re-submit the question, but go back and find out what the sweetener is first. ...Read more

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Which is better in losing weight GNC protein powder or gold standard 100 whey?

Protein powder: The best protein powder to drink while you are trying to lose weight is a zero carb/sugar whey based protein drink or powder. It doesn't have to be any particular brand though. The two brands you mentioned are fine, as are eas, isopure, etc. ...Read more

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When I don't fullfill my daily protein intake, can I drink my gold standard whey to help reach the intake?

When I don't fullfill my daily protein intake, can I drink my gold standard whey to help reach the intake?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is whey protein safe for type 2 duabetics? And if so how to take it?

Sure: Read the nutrition label and see if there is any added sugar. Most companies will add little sugar to make the protein isolate taste tolerable. Few companies will make whey isolates using stevia extract.

Tips: Enjoy the protein within 90 minutes of workout. Try it with skim milk if you dislike the taste with water. ...Read more

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Need to know is whey protein safe for teens?

Need to know is whey protein safe for teens?

Possibly: If the kid does not have a selective food allergy or intolerance to this produce it is a reasonable food supplement. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and I decide to take whey protein and optimum creatine 2500 is that safe to me and how many caps should I take from creatine?

Read label: The label on the container probably has a recommended amount. However you do not need to take this supplement if you are taking a normal mixed diet. 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. ...Read more

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Hlo sir i. M a gym member. So I use whey protein but now I start using Davisco whey which is raw protein is safe to use nd digest easily by body or i?

Hlo sir i. M a gym member. So I use whey protein but now I start using Davisco whey which is raw protein is safe to use nd digest easily by body or i?

Whey protein is-: -about 90% pure or a little less. Raw proteins U may B talking about isolated proteins. Or protein isolates. Whey protein is denatured or broken down in the gut, so why pay more for the isolate when Ur gut can produce the same @ lower cost. ...Read more

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I want to build body like jason statham. I do weight and cardio training. How much protein should I take? Is whey protein is safe to take.25 yrs, 75 kg.

I want to build body like jason statham. I do weight and cardio training. How much protein should I take? Is whey protein is safe to take.25 yrs, 75 kg.

Safe: Not really a medical question or answer but as a fellow gym junkie whey is safe. Two grams protein per KG is a good start so 150 g per day. Try limiting cardio and using a basal calorie expenditure calculator to figure weight gain if that is your goal. ...Read more

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Is taking whey protein safe or harmful?

Safety of whey: Whey protein is generally safe and very nutritious. Avoid if you are allergic to cows milk. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a question please : Is whey protein safe for under 18? if not, why?

U R a minor but need: Advise. Do not mess with protein supplements @ 16. I use whey protein but in moderation. An adult needs 50gms of protein, & I only supplement on days I lift a lot. As a kid of Ur age U probably get enough protein in Ur diet. Also whey protein has additives, & U must read the label & understand each additive. This is really between U & Ur parents show them the answer & talk it over with them. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink whey protein before and after workouts?

Is it safe to drink whey protein before and after workouts?

Yes, unless: You are allergic to milk products. Otherwise it is safe but it is probably even better with extra fluid added to help to prevent dehydration. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink whey protein, I just wana gain a few pounds and make my thias thicker.?

Probably yes: Whey protein itself is probably safe, but with any food supplement, you can never be sure that the product has no contaminants (other substances that can harm you), since no safety agency regulates supplements. There have been cases of people getting ill (liver problems) from some protein supplements that may be imported from abroad. ...Read more