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Organic Hemp Protein
No: Any expired products or drugs must be take. ...Read more
I've been taking chia seeds for the past 3 months. About 2 tbs 2x per day. Is it too much fiber, protein, etc. To also take flax or hemp powder?
Depends: Most americans do notget enough omega 3 & too much of omega 6. They should be in a one to one ratio. Chia seeds, flax seeds can offer high doses of omega 3 which help with inflammation and well being. The most common side effect if you get to much would be gastric distress, diarrhea. Hemp is gluten which for many people causes problems so chia and flax are good omega 3 and plant protein. ...Read more
Is it ok for me to have pea protein powder, hemp protein powder or chia seeds while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding: No, because we don't the effect these powder would have on your baby, long term. ...Read more
Likely to be OK: Plant proteins such as hemp spare kidney function in rats with a genetic predisposition to renal disease. Hemp protein contains significant amounts of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids along with all of the essential amino acids. It is high in arginine which supports kidney function. However, there are potential side effects to be aware of so always check with your doctor before adding this or anything new to your diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any pure protein....: ...powder is protein. It's what else that's added 2 it that needs watching. Read labels carefully & if U don't understand what's been added, ask Ur PCP or a dietitian. 2 much protein will challenge Ur kidneys, so more is not always better. U need 50gms/day generally. Add supplement as U exercise especially in weight training.U have bbetter dose control with powered rather than capsules or pills. ...Read more
Is the Nutra Bullet healthy to make shakesand using flaxseed or hemp protein. For weightloss?Should there be any medication worries? Levrothryxine in AM/ celexa (citalopram).orhers
Yes sure. : yes sure why not? usually whey is better absorbed but if you are tolerating it better, sure you can. ...Read more