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I am a 23 male, 65 kg.Is it safe to take supplements like Iso 100 , whey protein or Nitro Tech for weight gain?

I am a 23 male, 65 kg.Is it safe to take supplements like Iso 100 , whey protein or Nitro Tech for weight gain?

Probably safe: Protein powders & shakes are not regulated by the USDA; there is no guarantee regarding strength/purity/safety. Independent analyses find the contents to differ from the label. Food sources of protein & calories are preferable. Of course, some allergies exist to whey & other components. If you are not allergic and avoid supplements with unnecessary additives/herbs, should be ok in moderation. ...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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Foods with high protein for athletes?

Foods with high protein for athletes?

Whey Protein: Whey protein powder is freely available for athletes. Lean protein such as chicken, turkey, and fish are all good sources of protein. Eggs in particular are good - especially egg whites. If you are vegetarian, most green vegetables, and beans, grains etc contain all the essential amino acids, and are actually more bioavailable than Amino Acids from animal proteins. ...Read more

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How much protein should people eat in a day and why is it important?

How much protein should people eat in a day and why is it important?

10-35% of Calories: Proteins are essential to normal metabolism. Inadequate protein intake causes malfunction in every organ system: muscle loss, immune system disorders, anemia, brain malfunction, and much more. Serious disease states occur from protein deficiencies. A healthy diet should provide 10 - 35% of calories from dietary protein. See more info at: http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/protein.html ...Read more

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What is better natural protein from food or protein from powders?

What is better natural protein from food or protein from powders?

Best protein sources: Proteins best used by the body are plant based proteins such as lentils, beans, legumes, nuts/seeds, tofu, avocado, and plant based protein powders such as chia, maca and pea powder. Then followed by cold water fish, poultry (skinless and white meat), then wild game, other seafood as well as veal/lamb, followed by beef and pork due to how we raise them. Stick with organic meats and drink water. ...Read more

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Which diets are enriched in proteins ??

Which diets are enriched in proteins ??

Diets: Here is a good review of most popular diets: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2014/01/07/us-news-best-diets-how-we-rated-32-eating-plans ...Read more

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If I have reactive c protein could this mean that I can have reumatism?

Not work that way: CRP or c reactive protein can be elevated for lots of reasons: infections, heart disease risks, obesity, inflammatory arthritis, so forth. It does not causes rheumatism but can be a consequence of rheumatic problems. It is not the cause but rather the effect.Crp. ...Read more

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If my protein level was a 9.7 is that because i ate too much protein?

If my protein level was a 9.7 is that because i ate too much protein?

Protein: an excessive protein intake can certainly change your blood protein levels but these usually adjust to normal rapidly.i would repeat the level in 4 weeks and if you are still worried discus it with your doctor ...Read more

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Do people ever overdose on protein?

Do people ever overdose on protein?

Only if.............: Only if you have kidney or liver failure. You can overdose on free amino acids, but it's never happened! ...Read more

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Whats a good way to build protein?

Whats a good way to build protein?

Eat more & exercise: Food is made up of carbodydrate (4 calories per gram), protein (also 4), and fats (9 cal/gm). Typical diet may have 15-20% of calories in proteins (15-20% fat). Suggest increasing protein to about 30-35% of diet. Drink a lot of water, seltzer with lemon etc (if 160 lbs, drink about 70 ounces -really). Then, exercise (brisk walk for 30 minutes, light weights) to convert fat to protein in muscle. ...Read more

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