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Doctor insights on: List Of High Protein Drinks

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What is considered best: to drink protein or to eat foods that have high amounts of it?

What is considered best: to drink protein or to eat foods that have high amounts of it?

Makes no difference.: Protein is protein. At least from animal sources. I prefer lean meat over a protein shake! Meat has many vitamins and minerals. Whey protein is protein only! ...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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Ald asd level are 3x higher than normal level. I don't drink at all or eat high protein. Is there any way to lower them?

Ald asd level are 3x higher than normal level. I don't drink at all or eat high protein. Is there any way to lower them?

Work up: Elevated liver function tests needs work up like hepatitis screening, liver ultrasound, medication review and etc. Fatty infiltration of the liver is one of the most common cause of abnormal lft's. ...Read more

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Why are Lips irritated when drinking 3 Boost High Protein drinks per day?

See dermatologist: What is in the high Protein drinks? Possibly you are experiencing some sensitivity or reactivity to a component of the drink. Many protein drinks contain soy products. Soy in some individuals can illicit either a sensitivity or reactivity. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is a drink that is high in carbs, low-protein? This drink is to help with the metabolic system.

Any fruit juice: Most drinks are low in protein.Dried fruits, especially apricots, raisins and currants have the highest protein content though these are still relatively low in protein value. Vegetables, especially beans, are relatively high in protein value so be careful of smoothies and even v8 type juices. Milk and other dairy products have relatively high protein. Most soda alcohol contains very little protein. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get dehydrated. Sometimes I forget to drink for hours. My total protein was high one day in er. I had a panic attack, ?

How long does it take to get dehydrated. Sometimes I forget to drink for hours. My total protein was high one day in er. I had a panic attack, ?

It depends: Getting dehydrated depends on many factors -- how physically active you are, how warm and dry or humid your environment is, how you're dressed, how much you drink, your electrolyte status, etc. All these are variable. Baseline water intake for most is at least 8, 8oz glasses of water per day -- more if needed. You can get dehydrated before you feel thirsty, esp in low humidity places. ...Read more

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I am wondering what healthy food can I eat while drinking beer on a high protein low carb diet?

I am wondering what healthy food can I eat while drinking beer on a high protein low carb diet?

Avoid simple sugars: Avoid soft drinks, table sugar, bread, pasta, starches, ice cream, anything with high fructose corn syrup. Eat vegetables, salads, beans, whole fruits with low sugar contents, chicken, fish and lean meat. Keep in mind that a can of beer has about 13 grams of sugar and drinking a few can take the low out of your low carb diet. ...Read more

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Does gatorade cause protein in urine? I took a urine sample today and my doctor told me to stop drinking it. What are other causes of high protein?

Confusing!: Gatorade isn't a protein drink. Protein drinks do not cause protein in the urine. I've not heard of gatorade, which is convenient electrolytes in water, causing proteinuria. Misunderstanding? The most common cause of protein in the urine is some people who get this from standing -- check the first-voided morning urine. If it's up, your physician will want to check further. ...Read more

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Lately, I was found with minor high level of thyroid. I workout and I drink whey protein shakes. So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?

Lately, I was found with minor high level of thyroid. I workout and I drink whey protein shakes. So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?

No iodine: The only dietary restriction for most people with mildly high thyroid levels is to avoid excess iodine, typically found in seaweed or kelp. Whey protein is derived from milk products and does not have excess iodine, so it is safe. ...Read more

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What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?

What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?

Need a workup: Most often nowadays, if you're taking no medications or alcohol, the first entity to consider is non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is largely genetic and for which physical fitness is a key to management. You may need to be checked for hepatitis B and C, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. Supplements may not be what's on the label. Good luck with the workup. ...Read more

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Can strept throat cause globulin and protein levels to be elevated or is this from not drinking water for 2 days the cause of dehydration?

Can strept throat cause globulin and protein levels to be elevated or is this from not drinking water for 2 days the cause of dehydration?

Both: Strep throat if left unattended can cause various systemic problems: damage to kidney, glomerulonephritis, and rheumatic heart valve problems. This is caused by immunoglobulins. So that is why your protens are elevated. Dehydration can increase too. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink milk with high protien like 30g per bottle, I do pushups and pullups, 2 to 3 days a week only, any harms?

Is it ok to drink milk with high protien like 30g per bottle, I do pushups and pullups, 2 to 3 days a week only, any harms?

Yes: Well, you have not mentioned your weight and height but in general terms 1 gm of protein per pound of weight is ok to take if you have normal kidney function. That is in a day btw. ...Read more

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Drinking protein having daiaria?

Drinking protein having daiaria?

Change your protein.: Change they type of protein you are taking and the amount. Also make sure the one you are taking is lactose free. ...Read more

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Should I drink protein on off days?

Should I drink protein on off days?

Protein drinks: Hello. Drinking a protein supplement is a good idea even on off days. Depending on your workouts, you may still be in a catabolic phase and need the amino acids. ...Read more

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Which type of protein drink should I get?

One low in carbs!: I like eas carbvantage (17g protein, 110 cal, 1-3 grams carbs), or the atkins regular shakes (15-16 gr of protein, 1 carb, some fat, and 160 cal). ...Read more

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How often should I drink protein for it to be beneficial?

Protein- exercise: In general: before exercise load up with 20 gm of carbohydrate (sugar) for energy (fruit, gatorade...) 30-60 min before. Hydrate with water during exercise. If more than 1 hour (add another 20 gm of carbs). After exercise (within 30 minutes then use 20-25 gm of protein & 20 gm of carbs (ie whey hydrolized, gatorade chocholate drink...) to reload on the muscle- protein breakdown while exercising. ...Read more

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Should I drink protein on off days? Or only after workouts?

Should I drink protein on off days? Or only after workouts?

Any time: You can drink a protein drink any time you wish, however, there are better ways to get protein, like by drinking skim milk, eating lean meats, consuming beans, lentils, legumes and nuts. ...Read more

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How much cups of protein should I drink a day if I'm exercising three times a week?

How much cups of protein should I drink a day if I'm exercising three times a week?

Protein Drinks: One drink per day with no more than 15 to 20 grams of protein is sufficient along with your regular meals. Excess protein can be a problem so no particular need to digest excess protein. If you have confusion going forward consult a nutritionist. My best. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'simportant to drink protein immediately after workouts?

Recovery: When lift weights other resistance training you are breaking down muscle tissue that your body will repair. The sooner you ingest protein (drinking a shake is one way, but eating real protein is just as effective and some argue better) the quicker it can be diverted to the muscles. Adding some good carbs like sweet potatoes is also useful as part of post wo meal. Try to eat/drink w/in 15min. ...Read more

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My protein drink contains so many ingredients that it ends up being 25 ounces. It makes me very full. It that unhealthy.

Not necessarily: Most of that 25 oz is water, which your body needs anyway. The calorie load is whatever, and may or may not be an issue. If your goal is to be healthy, this can be a benefit, as long as the rest of your diet is balanced. Feeling full is one way to avoid the hunger monster that makes most people overeat. ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking a raw egg the best way to get protein?

Help please! Is drinking a raw egg the best way to get protein?

No: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Which type of protein could a 14 year old boy drink to gain weight fast?

No protein powder: Use natural proteins found in lentils, beans, nuts, tofu, and wild fish like salmon. Even an occasional egg white. Don't expose your child to protein powders. ...Read more

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I got jumbo protein powder, I workout everyday when should I drink it and how?

After workout: Some during tho do not consider this as hydration. U still need water. Also read the label well & B sure U understand all additives. Do not take this in 2 large a dose. & only on the days U workout. 2 much protein challenges Ur kidneys & can have serious consequences. ...Read more

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Please help, how much protein is in the average protein drink compared to milk?

Depends: Every product is different and it will say on the label. There are many different sources of protein and it depends on what and why you use it as to the best one for you. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's ok to drink protein drinks while nursing?

Yes!: Within reason. No one needs more than 100-120g of protein per day. A protein shake or two will not harm a nursing baby at all! My favorite are eas carbvantage with 17g of protein, 1g fat, 2.5 g carbs. Many flavors! ...Read more

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Can a diabetic can drink a protein shake?

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