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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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Can protein powders such as optimum nutrition 100% whey protein cause hair loss or thinning if consuming? Thanks

Can protein powders such as optimum nutrition 100% whey protein cause hair loss or thinning if consuming? Thanks

Protein powders are: not associated w/hair loss but your age and sex MAY be the issue i.e., 29 y.o. male. A full head of hair is nice but please don't associate your likability with that. Focus on more substantial aspects of who you are. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice. ...Read more

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Can all whey protein isolates have amino acids in their nutrition sheet?

Whey Protein: All protein is made up of Amino Acids in various combinations. Whey protein isolate is the most pure form (contains 90% or more protein) and it has little to no fat, lactose or cholesterol. Whey protein concentrate has anywhere between 29 - 89% protein. 60% of whey protein is essential amino acids. See this website for aas: http://www.Nutrabio.Com/products/whey_protein_isolate.Htm#.Uaorezx0syg. ...Read more

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I am 165 cm tall and 61 kg, i am practise body building,what is fit quantity of whey protein for me per day? Nutrition specialist to answer IS NEEDED.

I am 165 cm tall and 61 kg, i am practise body building,what is fit quantity of whey protein for me per day? Nutrition specialist to answer IS NEEDED.

Well U require 50gms: of protein/day for every day life. Then supplements R really driven by how hard U work out, & 4 how long & how many days a week. U should work out every other day with cardio on the other as Ur muscles need time 2 recover & build increase in size & strength. A 2 hour work out, U could supplement 40-60gms/day, on cardio days, minimal 2 non if Ur diet is adequate. ...Read more

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How do I improve my overall hair health . I exercise regularly n take whey protein?

Hair health: Hair health can be affected by external contaminants, like sun, chlorine or chemicals, and internally by nutrition. Omega three's and b vitamins can help hair growth. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more