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Doctor insights on: Protein Powder Increasing Creatinine Levels

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The ingredient Rebaudioside A is in my protein powder. My question is does Rebaudioside A raise atp levels in the body? Thanks

The ingredient Rebaudioside A is in my protein powder. My question is does Rebaudioside A raise atp levels in the body? Thanks

The switch sups.-: -I kno it's not but sounds like an insecticide. Seriously tho it can't B found in my med. App. I would google it & C what comes up. Increased app. Is not something most people want, especially if trying 2 also loose weight. ...Read more

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


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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?

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?

A lighter wallet: The typical western diet provides more than enough protein to support the metabolic processes of the athletic population. Multiple studies show that supplemental protein has no effect on the results of training. ...Read more

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What is a safe protein powder for 14 y/olds?

What is a safe protein powder for 14 y/olds?

Beef, fish, chicken: Unless there are reasons that a regular diet is not sufficient to provide nutrition to a youngster, protein powders are not needed. The appetite of a normal teen should allow the intake of adequate protein. If high protein is needed suggest eating high protein foods. The protein powders hold no special advantage to growth or health. ...Read more

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What type of protein powder should someone buy?

What type of protein powder should someone buy?

Save your money: If you follow a typical western diet, it is unlikely that you require supplemental protein. Even in those individuals who are training to support athletic training, the typical western diet provides enough protein to support your metabolic processes. ...Read more

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Will I need protein powder and recovery for p90x?

Will I need protein powder and recovery for p90x?

Recovery yes: I love the recovery formula and use it during my workouts. This is great stuff and helps me. If you need help I am a Beachbody coach too. ...Read more

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What is your personal opinion about protein powder?

Good supplement: Safe if not in excess and no other metabolic problems such liver or kidney disease. Protein increase lean muscle, decrease fat, and increase energy as well as supports the immune system. Additon 16 to 32 grams of protein a day is safe. Have baseline PE and labs with your PCP, prior to any new exercise program or supplement especially if you are over 35. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: protein powder?

What is the definition or description of: protein powder?

Large molecular: 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 by further chemical bonding. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take protein powder?

Is it dangerous to take protein powder?

Protein supplements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been known that some protein powders are embellished 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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Jay robb egg protein powder ok for kids?

Jay robb egg protein powder ok for kids?

It should be: Ok if your kid's kidney function is normal. Adequate daily hydration is important as well. Discuss with the pediatrician about doing serial blood test on kidney function. Take care! Http://www. Shape. Com/blogs/fit-foodies/get-scoop-protein-powders. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use protein powder to get lean?

Is it safe to use protein powder to get lean?

Protein: If you are referring to eating more protein and less carbohydrate intake to lose weight and become lean, that may work. ...Read more

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What is in nutrilite protein powder used for?

What is in nutrilite protein powder used for?

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

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Help please! Could diabetic take protein powder?

Protein powder: It depends on you other diagnoses, if you have any, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take protein powder after a workout?

Is it safe to take protein powder after a workout?

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 it a bad idea for women to take protein powder?

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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Can you use amway protein powder for height growth?

Can you use amway protein powder for height growth?

Unlikely: If a person is at an age where further linear growth is possible, a balanced diet, proper rest and exercise will sustain normal growth. Protein powder, is no more benefit than balanced nutrition, but may help if some one has a poor diet or problems absorbing nutrients. It will not add height after ones growth centers close at 18. ...Read more

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Would you recommend adding protein powder to coffee?

Protein powder: It is all right to do this. Provides a flavor. No harm. Don't overuse caffeine or protein powder though. Be wise ...Read more

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If I only have one kidney can I take protein powder?

If I only have one kidney can I take protein powder?

Consult your doc: Anytime there is a question about what to do since you only have one kidney you should always talk with your kidney doctor or their office. ...Read more

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Help please! Is ensure protein powder good for teens?

No: With someone who is eating a normal diet, there should be no need for supplemental protein.And too much protein may have some risks to your health. Once in a while is probably ok, regularly not needed. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if protein powder good for health?

Can someone tell me if protein powder good for health?

We all need protein-: -but a good diet will B sufficient. U need about 50 grams a day. Supplements may B needed only if U R on a serious weight lifting or exercise program. Only use on the day U lift/exercise. Always take a day off after U exercise. No supplements needed on a day off.

Remember 2 much protein challenges Ur kidneys & can lead 2 renal failure in some who over do it. ...Read more

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Can amway protein powder increase my height at age 20?

Can amway protein powder increase my height at age 20?

Unlikely: Nothing you eat or drink and no special exercise or hormone will help you grow taller after your growth plates close. This usually happens at 17-18 in males. If you grow any taller, you would have anyway. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much extra protein powder after lifting weights?

Adding mass: You generally will want to take in more calories as well as the protein after working out. Max absorption and use seems to happen if used within the 1st hour after a workout. Generally, you need to boost your protein intake to between 0.45 and 0.68 gram per pound to preserve calorie-burning muscle mass. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with consuming protein powder?

There are none..: There are none unless you have significant kidney or liver disease. Otherwise, healthy! ...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

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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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more