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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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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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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?

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?

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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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

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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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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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How many times a day should I drink protein shake?

Food: Most of daily intake of protein should come from real food such as meats and vegetables .... 20% can come from shakes and bars. ...Read more

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Can I gain weight by drinking a lot of whey protein?

Can I gain weight by drinking a lot of whey protein?

Whey protein can: help weight gain but not significantly. Please look at the whole picture and make sure you are eating nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables. Exercise can promote muscle mass. I see from your history that you use stool softeners and prune juice. Please see your doc for possible GI issues. Diagnos-techs lab in WA state has a good GI panel. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When should I drink my protein shake, before or after?

After!: Hydrate first. Absorption of any nutritent is slowed by exercise. Enjoy your protein shake one hour after exercise! ...Read more

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Will drinking lot of water clear my urine from protein?

Will  drinking lot of water clear my urine from protein?

Proteinuria: Unlikely! Protein in the urine may indicate kidney disease and should be evaluated more closely. Good luck. ...Read more