Top
10
Doctor insights on: Nutribiotic Rice Protein Powder

Share
1

1
What is better whey protein or rice protein powder? I heard whey protein has heavy metals in it... Any advice?

What is better whey protein or rice protein powder? I heard whey protein has heavy metals in it... Any advice?

Varying opinions: Research has shown that there are many pros and cons for using one over the other. I would search out the info on the web, but go to reputable nutrition sites that are not bias to or selling a particular type of protein. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Protein Powder (Definition)

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


2

2
Because of very disrupting postprandial hypoglycemia I'm considering eating vegan protein powder (soy, pea, hemp, rice...) with every meal. Good idea?

Because of very disrupting postprandial hypoglycemia I'm considering eating vegan protein powder (soy, pea, hemp, rice...) with every meal. Good idea?

Post prandial: For starters decrease your insulin by 20%. If you are having hypoglycemia without taking any meds for diabetes (insulin or tablets) you need to see an endocrinologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

3

3
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?

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?

Yes, potentially: A study showed that in people working out, more than 20g of protein 3-4 times a day didn't help them. Taking too much protein could put extra load on your kidneys. Stones, gout if you really overdo it. If you're supplementing, make sure you drink plenty of water. A far greater factor in how 'buff' you get and good you feel, will be your safety and consistency in working out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What's the best protein powder?

What's the best protein powder?

Whey.: Irrespective of the brand, whey protein is considered a high quality supplemental protein. If you exercise, shoot for no more than one gram of protein (from all sources) per pound of body weight per day and drink plenty of water throughout the day. ...Read more

5

5
Which protein powder works the best?

Which protein powder works the best?

That based on..: Whey protein, a milk derivative. Plant based protein powders are not as effective. Egg protein Albumin is more expensive and less palatable! ...Read more

8

8
Is it dangerous to take protein powder?

Is it dangerous to take protein powder?

Protein supplements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been known that some protein powders are embellished with steroids without your knowledge which can damage your muscles. Only eating a healthy diet and exercise can increase your weight and muscle mass. ...Read more

9

9
Jay robb egg protein powder ok for kids?

Jay robb egg protein powder ok for kids?

It should be: Ok if your kid's kidney function is normal.Adequate daily hydration is important as well. Discuss with the pediatrician about doing serial blood test on kidney function. Take care! http://www.Shape.Com/blogs/fit-foodies/get-scoop-protein-powders. ...Read more

10

10
Is it safe to use protein powder to get lean?

Is it safe to use protein powder to get lean?

Protein: If you are referring to eating more protein and less carbohydrate intake to lose weight and become lean, that may work. ...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