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Is Gold Standard Whey Protein Safe
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>?
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
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
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
I'm 16yrs old....Weight 65kg....Height 5.9....Can I take protein shake (gold standard 100% whey protein) for bodybuilding?
Yes!: There should be no problem!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Plz help myson 15 took creatine fir about 2 weeks or a bit more and is taking whey protein gold standard supplement. He woke up with a rash, please help!
See derm: Unfortunately you will have to a dermatologist in the flesh for treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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
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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No: No are no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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?
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.
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
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
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