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Doctor insights on: Protein Powder For Pregnant Women Is It Safe

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Are protein powder supplements safe to take?

Are protein powder supplements safe to take?

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

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Is protein powder safe for 12 year olds to help lose weight?

Is protein powder safe for 12 year olds to help lose weight?

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. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are protein powder supplements safe and healthy?

Can you tell me, are protein powder supplements safe and healthy?

They're fine.: Protein supplements in general help one to increase intake of lean protein. Just don't use them as actual meals. Use them in between meals as snacks. And drink plenty of water throughout the day to help prevent constipation. ...Read more

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How much protein powder is it safe to drink after a 2 hour workout?

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

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Should an elderly diabetic woman be worried about taking protein powder?

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

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I am 58 year old female. I go to the gym. Should i take protein powder supplement?

I am 58 year old female. I go to the gym. Should i take protein powder supplement?

Exercise: You can take a protein powder supplement as a snack or as a meal to augment your plan toward excellent fitness. It is not necessary to increase protein if you have a balanced diet but having a shake once a day, no more than 15 to 20 grams of protein is appropriate. Try rice protein rather than whey to limit dairy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a protein powder called Syntha 6 every day is it safe to use protein powders?

Use caution: Supplements, such as protein powders, are not regulated/tested as closely as prescription medications. This is especially true in Europe. If you eat a regular/well-balanced diet, you are likely getting enough protein. If you feel supplements are necessary, follow the manufacturer's recommended dose and stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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Protein Powder (Definition)

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 (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