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Doctor insights on: Is Spirulina A Complete Protein

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What is a good source of protein for a vegan?

What is a good source of protein for a vegan?

Cheap soy: If you have become a vegan out of revulsion for factory farming of animals (which bothers me as well), then i admire you. But you must realize that if you do not know exactly what you are doing, you are certain to ruin your health. I assume you want to build muscle, and supplementing with cheap soy protein is your best bet. Good luck. ...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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What is a proper protein supplement for body building?

What is a proper protein supplement for body building?

Multivit Maybe: Best are those with iron and zinc, with Vit D and B complex. Wont hurt, may even help. ...Read more

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Is soy a good a source of a tyrosine?

Is soy a good a source of a tyrosine?

Hi Odds No! Why?: There is lots of marketing about ?$ to produce processed plant stuff. Yet we are not plants; we are animals, with lots of cholesterol as a building block of every cell membrane, have bodies evolved from living as hunter/gathers who can be sold lots of confusing nonsense. Look up "soy tyrosine" on Google, e.g. the mercola.com article & Study: http://goo.gl/foDTU0, http://goo.gl/e2lDwm, my answers ...Read more

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Is milk a good source of protein when bodybuilding ?

Is milk a good source of protein when bodybuilding ?

yes: Mild is actually an excellent source of protein. You can check on the information portion of the milk for exact numbers, but you can cut the fat with skim/nonfat milk and just get excellent source of protein as long as you are not lactose intolerant. Other supplements include protein powders or peanut butter to add to make a healthy shake with other fruits or vegetables. ...Read more

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Would skim milk powder be a good source of protein?

Would skim milk powder be a good source of protein?

YES IT IS: Skim milk/skim milk powder are good source of proteine. ...Read more

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Is there a beneficial, good brand of whey protein?

Is there a beneficial, good brand of whey protein?

I like...: Premier protein from cosco or sam's club. Avalailable elsewhere: 30g of whey protein in 11oz containers. 160 kcal. Draw back: only chocolate and vanilla! i also like eas-more widely avaiable, but has soy as well as whey. 17g/11 oz. 100 kcal. Many more flavors! ...Read more

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Is protein powder (whey protein isolate) usefull in a bodybuilding lifestyle or is it just a scam?

Is protein powder (whey protein isolate) usefull in a bodybuilding lifestyle or is it just a scam?

Healthy protein: Eat fish , nuts, beans , and lean meats for all of the protein you need. And then you won't need any powder ...Read more

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Is soya protien good to fulfil protien needs of male?

Is soya protien good to fulfil protien needs of male?

Protein: Need more information as protein requirements vary based on height weight and exercise routines. Having said that on average you need 20gms protein/meal (7 eggs whites or 3 oz of any meat) so check the available protein in your soya product. ...Read more

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What is a excellent recovery supplement after a difficult workout? Besides essential amino acids and protein.

Real food is best: After intense or difficult workouts your best bet for recovery is lean proteins and low glycemic carbs like sweet potato or berries. Try to eat w/in 15 minutes of finishing if you can. Protein supplements can be more convenient, but try to throw in some real food every now and them. Omega-3 supplements can also speed recovery and decrease soreness before the next workout. ...Read more

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What is a good protein to carb ratio for a male in his 20's?

What is a good protein to carb ratio for a male in his 20's?

50:50: In general carbs/protein should be equal with a few caveats. If you are significantly overweight and want to get into a mild ketosis "fat burn" state keep the total carbs below 85 g. Increase protein a bit if you were actively muscle building. For exercise and endurance ad carbs as you go. Good health ...Read more

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Which is a good preworkout supplement?

None: You don't need to put anyhting in your body before a work-out. If you really want to eat something, chew on some nuts before work-out. Macadamia, almonds, and pistachio are best. ...Read more

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Is protein good for a person with no thyroid?

Is protein good for a person with no thyroid?

It doesn't matter: If you're on the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement and your thyroid levels are normal -- it's just like you never had a thyroid problem. Eat whatever you want to, but exercise and stay lean. ...Read more

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What is an example of a healthy breakfast with protein?

What is an example of a healthy  breakfast with protein?

Eggs: A healthy breakfast consisting of protein would be four hard boiled eggs with a handful of almonds or your choice of nuts. An alternative to the nuts would be a tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter on a piece of bread. ...Read more

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What are good sources of protein for a lacto vegetarian and also what should be the optimum intake of protein for a 19 year old male?

What are good sources of protein for a lacto vegetarian and also what should be the optimum intake of protein for a 19 year old male?

Protein: Rice protein is an excellent source , for a 170pound male for instance you don't need anymore than 70mg per day. If you are active you will need more but the old idea that we need excess protein for optimal health is not true. Stay as close to a plant based diet as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there a number one doctor-recommended protein or whey shake to drink?

I like.............: Premier protein shakes. 30g of whey protein in 11 oz. Chocolate and vanilla. No strawberry. At costco, sam's and walmart. ...Read more

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Pea protein shake a good supplemental alternative to whey protein shake for vegans? Is there enough Lysine? Any better alternatives? Thank you.

Pea protein shake a good supplemental alternative to whey protein shake for vegans? Is there enough Lysine? Any better alternatives? Thank you.

Lysine in peas: Pea protein powders are reported as having a lot of Lysine. You're more likely to get all your essential amino acids if you use more than one protein source (legumes, whole grains, and nuts). Search for Complete Proteins on greatest.com. ...Read more

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Have a recipe for carrot cake protein bars it calls for vanilla whey protein. Is that ok to use?

Food: Medicine will be neutral about this question. But looking over your conditions and such there is absolutely no reason to tell you not to include this product in your diet. ...Read more