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Isopure Protein Powder Side Effects
Its my 2nd month in the gym and taking protein powder to increase my mass, so r there any side effects of taking it more than limited quantity?
Any of a large group of nitrogenous compounds of high molecular weight that are essential constituents of all living organisms. They consist of one or more chains of Amino Acids linked by peptide bonds and are folded into a specific three-dimensional shape maintained ...Read more
Not usually: There are rare GI issues such as bloating or gas. ...Read more
Hi drs. Can I take amway nutrilite and daily as well as protein powder, is there any side effects?
Nutrilite: Sould not be a problem as long as you are a normal individual. ...Read more
There are none..: There are none unless you have significant kidney or liver disease. Otherwise, healthy! ...Read more
Not really: Rarely it can cause minor GI issues such as bloating or gas. ...Read more
Am 21 years old but my weight is only 40 kg's and skinny. Can you please suggest me diet or any protein powder which doesn't have any side effects.....
Gain muscle?: Do you want to gain muscle or gain fat or a reasonable amount of both? Protein powder isn't the answer. You need to take in more calories than presently and I suggest it from healthy foods, like nuts- whole grains etc- you also need to challenge your body to increase the muscle through exercise- resistance training. ...Read more
Are there any side effects to taking whey protein powder? I'm about to start taking it and am wondering if there are any adverse effects?
Whey protein powder: Contains very little lactose and so many lactose intolerant folks can use it w/out issue. If you can't, there are lactose free whey protein powders on the market. Make sure it is from free range cattle rather than cows penned up and fed hormones and antibiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hi I am 16 years old I take protein powder like muscle pharm combat take enough protein per day, is it has any side effects on height growth?
Does nutrilite protein powder have any side effects on kidneys and what about long term intake, is it safe?
No: This will not affect your kidney function ...Read more
Hola doctor! Can you suggest me a brand of body building supplement with best results and no side effects? Want to buy whey protein.
I take 1scoop/30g of Isowhay protein powder after working out 4 times per week, is it bad for my health? Does isowhay proteine shake have side efects?
Need more info: The 30 grams of protein should be no problem if you have normal kidney and liver function. In order to know if the shake has side effects it would be necessary to know what are the ingredients. Some shakes add caffeine or other stimulants which can cause anxiety, insomnia, tremor and a rapid or irregular heart beat ...Read more
Yes: Protein powder may cause kidney damage and acute renal failure. There are no good studies done in persons using protein powders that I know of. However, I have seen acute kidney failure in a 23 year old very healthy man who used them. He recovered with no other treatment besides stopping protein powder. Would not use them! Eat a balanced diet and may do short term high protein natural diet. ...Read more
Are protein powder are safe for bodybuilders and which protein powder or weight gainer is good without any side effect?
In moderation: High dietary protein intake, due to its acid-producing load, increases urinary calcium excretion (with potential risk for bone loss and calcium stone formation if you eat 0.8 g/kg, kg not lbs). You can take between 0.64 -. 82g/lb if your bodybuilding, but there hasn’t been any recorded advantage of consuming more than 0.64g/lb and you can get the risk that I stated above once ...Read more
I m NT eating enough protein daily for muscle growth, does whey protein powder supplement will help. If yes then please tell is there is any side effect?
Not sure: My advice would be to contact an experienced nutritionist ...Read more
Hello Dr, I'm 28 years male weigth 70 kgs and height 5ft 7 inch. I'm planning to take whey protein is it ok to take or it have any side effects p?
Stay hydrated: A danger of creatine is kidney failure. Do not take more than directed and do not take the loading dose for a prolonged period. Stay hydrated! Some baseball players were hospitalized from excess creatine use causing renal shutdown. Whey protein is generally safe but excess protein is also hard on the kidneys. Again drink plenty of water. ...Read more
Is it risky to drink around 10 or more white eggs daily? I workout and I want to know if it has any side effects? Only white eggs for pure protein.
Egg yolks best: The egg yolk has about the same amt of protein as the white plus vitamins and minerals. You would do best to eat the entire egg. You can also consider using a protein powder or alternating that with a few eggs daily. Our body and mind like balance. Peace and good health. ...Read more
None.: Best source of protein with a protein effiency index of 100%! if you have liver or kidney disease, it might be harmful. Otherwise beneficial for protein supplementation, both for athletes, those on low carb, low fat, and low calrie diets (since you don't get carbs and fats), and for the elderly, who frequently don't get enough! ...Read more