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Nutrilite Protein Powder Side Effects
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 really: Rarely it can cause minor GI issues such as bloating or gas. ...Read more
Limited : There really are no real concerning side effects of the protein besides gas, abdominal bloating and stomach cramps. Other side effects are dependent on the other supplements in the protein. Often creatine is contained in the supplements which can lead to muscle cramps and pain along with dehydration. ...Read more
Works: You can put protein powder into capsules if you want. The gelatin that the capsules will dissolve and release the powder in the second part of the digestive tract. This is actually where most of the protein is started to be digested. It will take quite a few pills to get a substantial amount. ...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
listen to your body: It is a processed food. A high protein diet from processed food is acidic. It is best taken with lots of fresh green vegetables and fruit which provide fresh water. Good essential fatty acids are needed and slow carbs from anti-inflammatory grains. If taken in that way and it still causes symptoms, don't use. ...Read more
Yes: High protein consumption has been shown to definitely affect kidney function - however there does not appear to be any conclusive evidence in the literature that these changes are ultimately detrimental. Bottom line - approach with caution, esp if you or your family has any history of kidney problems. ...Read more
Does nutrilite protein powder have any side effects on kidneys and what about long term intake,is it safe?
Does BCAA and/or amino acids effect birth control pills? Specific I'm taking the shredz brand bcaa powder.
Birth Control: unless there is some estrogen or progesterone in the powder it is doubtful. However, I doubt there have been specific testing done to see if there is any interactions. The FDA which controls the medications in the US has no control of supplements. They are classified as foods and don't have to meet drug standards for testing. They just put the warning that they make no claim to treat or cure. ...Read more
Are whey and casein protein powder shakes safe long term? Any alternatives that also contain all essential amino acids? Thanks!
Hello .. Wat r the side effects of protein suppliments like whey protein for body building ...Help?
Multiple: The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones. However, supplemental calcium can also contribute to calcification of arteries which can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Speak to your physician about how to best meet your calcium needs without increasing your risks. Natural sources of calcium are usually the safest. ...Read more
What are the side effect of whey protien supplement and which suplemment shud be taken for weight gain?
Whey: Whey is derived from cow's milk and is a healthy food. Any side effects would occur if one is allergic or sensitive to the whey, or cannot digest it for some reason. ...Read more
Depends on Ur-: -age. I assume U R young. There's a place 4 protein sups, but U must B sure not 2 over do it. U need 50gms daily, with a weight training program, U should only sup on day of workout, some during & the rest after. None on day of rest. Always calculate Ur total daily intake from diet. Sup about 20-40 max depending on Ur weight & length & amount of exertion. Whey is the best. I use Muscle Tech. ...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
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?
Not usually: There are rare GI issues such as bloating or gas. ...Read more
There are none..: There are none unless you have significant kidney or liver disease. Otherwise, healthy! ...Read more
Gonna try whey protein powder tomorrow, does it have any side effects from taking protein powder?
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 isnt 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Better available: It is ok but i think you can do much better. My concerns: the main ingredients are soy and milk protein. Almost all soy these days is gmo unless it is organic & there is evidence this is unsafe. Milk is mostly from cows fed gmo corn & soy unless organic. Amway does not use organic sources. A much better protein powder is whey cool from grass-fed cows. Also take a good multivitamin. See comment:. ...Read more
Protein substitute: It is advertised as a replacement for meat/dairy sources of protein. It has no advantage over normal foods and costs much more. No sense wasting your money. Use lean meats and nonfat milk instead. If you wish to go vegetarian, then you will need to make sure that you have a guide so that you know what you are doing. The foods have to provide complementary proteins. Lact-ovo vegetarianism is best. ...Read more
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I take nutrilite from amway, is it safe for health?
I use, protein powder, daily, calcium, etc.
my weight and height is normal with no decease.
Not useful: Other than lightening your wallet, the supplement is not doing you any good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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
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