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Is The Special K Protein Shake Good For Diabetics
May be: With having high blood pressure, it is important to not eat too much sodium. High sodium in your diet makes it harder to keep a normal blood pressure, even if you are taking medication for it. Try to keep your total daily intake at 1, 500mg a day. So, you'll have to check the label on the back and add in how much sodium it has to your daily intake to see if you should drink it or not. ...Read more
How do you get rid of really bad smelling gas? Started drinking Special K protein shakes. Could that be it?
Yes, but no: You can, but you don't want to. All protein drinks are is a bottle of extra calories -- calories that you probably don't need and don't want. Try 3 meals during the day, it's cheaper, tastes better and is much better for you. Protein shakes are metabolized to calories, just like anything else - otherwise you'd end up looking like what you eat. ...Read more
Yes, but..: Keep an eye on the sugar and carbohydrate levels in your shake, and monitor you glucose until you can see what effect the shakes might have. You may need to adjust your diet or your medications, depending on your findings. This assumes, of course, that you have adequate kidney function. Best Wishes! ...Read more
Watch blood sugar: Are you having a shake as a meal replacement or in addition to your meals? I generally do not recommend the commercial shakes that come in cans. Often they have things in them that noone needs. You can get protein powder and make your own shake. It is good if it is meal replacement. ...Read more
AVOID IT: There is no reason for anyone to take a protein shake, much less someone with diabetes. You get more than enough protein from your diet. Why would you need a "shake"? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Good is better for you and less expensive. ...Read more
My dad is borderline diabetic has lost weight/muscle mass and shows signs of weakness especially when he walks, can a high protein shake help?
All I've had today is a Special K protein shake, orange juice, and water. But my stomach hurts and I'm have diarrhea. Why?
Good question: This will take 30min of questions and answers and examination. It is fine if it is one day, see a doctor if persists, keep track of what you eat. ...Read more
It all depends how many carbs in it
and if your kidneys are functioning fine ...Read more
Diet and Living: Yes. Of course. That is also as long as you are ingesting plenty of fluids and getting regular exercise. But, medicine has no opinion on specific products to choose for this purpose. ...Read more
Protein: Protein. You should eat 1 gram for every pound of ideal body weight. For instance, if your ideal body weight should be 180 pounds, then you should eat 180 grams of protein a day...As long as you don't have any kidney disease. Protein is found in meat, dairy, eggs and protein supplements. ...Read more
Protein supplement: You want a protein shake that combines protein with calories. Both should be digestible. I recommend mixing 30 grams protein powder from a health food store with 4 to 6 ounces of yogurt plus chips of fruit and enough juice of your favorite flavor (V8 FUSION) to make the drink smooth. ...Read more
What do you advise if I was wondering if I could eat a bowl of spinach and a protein shake everyday for breakfast, would that be good for me?
Definitely: It would be good for you. Organic spinach would be great. ...Read more
Protein shakes can-: -have lots of sugar, & is not 4 wt loss, but 2 increase Ur daily protein intake. Mainly should B ingested after a work out. Best way 2 loose wt is am workouts, day of rest or cardio, & use protein supplements only if Ur daily intake is insufficient. Maintenance is 50gms/day if U do not get this then a supplement may B needed. Always read the labels for caloric & sugar content. ...Read more
Nothing wrong: With being skinny if you are in good health. ...Read more
Soccer match at 5:15pm what's a good meal plan for the whole day leading up to the game? And should I drink protein shake before the game?
Game-Day nutrition: The night before the soccer game is the best time to eat a large meal balanced with carbohydrates and protein. Hydrate well the night before, too. On game date eat substantial yet light meals again with complex carbs/protein, but no sooner than 4 hours before your game. Avoid high fat foods like burgers/chips/dairy. A small snack (banana/protein drink) and dilute sports drink 2 hours before. ...Read more
Is Apetamin good to drink if you're trying to gain weight? Also is it good to mix with weight gain protein shake and working out 4 days a week?
Caveat emptor: Cyproheptadine in this drug can cause confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; seizure (convulsions); ringing in your ears; fast or pounding heartbeats; easy bruising or bleeding; urinating less than usual or not at all; or pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, or unusual weakness. Mild drowsiness, dizziness, And much more.. . Are you willing to risk it? ...Read more
Eat whole foods: For best nutrition you do not need to eat extra protein.. 5 -. 8 grams of protein per lb of lean body weight per day is usually enough. So after exercise whole food protein is best, but if you do want to use supplements bcaa, hemp, and whey proteins are best. Be careful to read labels and avoid artificial sweeteners. ...Read more
Add fresh fruit &-: -I always add ice. Makes it much better. ...Read more
It would be...: Definitely low carb, and high protein. The fat content would depend on your diet! example: eas carbvantage-high protein-low carb and low fat! Atkins' shakes (regular): high protein low carb; moderate fat. The calories of each-eas 100 kcal; atkin's 160 kcal! What you are using them for is key. As a simple breakfast replacement, I prefer atkins. As a base for a smoothie with berries: eas! ...Read more
No problem: Most normal diets in the usa need no vitamin supplementation. On the other hand, many many people take them. The only harm is likely to be in the thickness of your wallet or the length of your credit card bill. My advice to patients is to take anything you feel would benefit you as long as you are positive it will not hurt you. A multivitamin will not hurt you. ...Read more
I'm willing to lose weight and build muscle. Will a whey protein shake after a good workout and healthy eating work?
Whey protein is: Fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I would like to start a fiber one bar, and protein shake/water diet. I will also exercise everyday with a waist trainer good or bad idea?
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