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Protein Powder Constipation
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?
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
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
Exercise: Lift weights. Eat adequate (1gram /kg body weight) protein. No need for supplements. Testosterone and derivatives will build muscle but have harmful side effects and should be avoided. Some people's muscle mass will be limited (or very great) based on their genetics or inherited tendency to build mass. Careful technique (so as not to get harmed) exercise with weights is best and safest way. .. ...Read more
Protein sullpements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been know that some protein powders are embellished with 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
I assumed you want to have good protein intake. If so, the surest intake comes from your own intestine with balanced nutritious intake. Of course, exercise, adequate sleep.... As universal healthy lifestyle should be the very core foundation for health medical care and the very key to longevity and happiness.
Commercially, who knows? Probably, just read the label because everyone is touting... ...Read more
Check fat content: Pick a type with low fat content. ...Read more
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Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more
NO! U WILL NOT Loose:
If U R exercising proerly, , U will gain muscle and loose fat, but weight eill not B lost. Fat is lesser weight than6muscle. Xo you may B more fit but U will not loose weight6, , unless U do cardi & not weight lifting.
U take protein-: -sublimation only if U R doing a hard weight training exercise, & only on those days. Just taking it every day will not B of great use. Most effective in weight training. If 290 in HS, weight training with a weight coach will get U 2 loose fat & replace it with muscle, & this will result in weight gain & strength. Also dance or yoga will help foot work & balance. ...Read more
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Protein is necessary: You should aim to get about 20 g of protein daily. Realizing that some of that is in your diet, be careful not to "overdue" because the metabolism of nitrogen in protein can burden your kidneys. Protein is fine after exercise, as it keeps your metabolism up and contributes energy that you have burned. A balanced approach (bar with protein, carb, and lipid) might be better, however. ...Read more
Depends: Diabetics are prone to kidney disease. If the elderly woman is malnutritioned and has low protein, protein powder may be needed to help for nutritional purposes. However, too much protein being filtered by the kidney is like putting tons of thick stuff in the garbage disposal and may gunk up the system causing worsening kidney function. Take the recommended daily amount of protein. ...Read more