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Doctor insights on: Protein Shakes During Pregnancy

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Want to do gm (general motors) diet for fat loss , so need to ask that can I take any protein shakes during that diet ?

Want to do gm (general motors) diet for fat loss , so need to ask that can I take any protein shakes during that diet ?

NO: General motors diet is a very specific 7 day plan. You could lose 10-17 pounds if follow itstrictly. Protein shakes are not part of it. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Can I eat too much fish and chicken whilst on protein shakes help me build up my muscle?

Can I eat too much fish and chicken whilst on protein shakes help me build up my muscle?

Consider nutritionst: You may want to see a nutritionist. Although there are exceptions, it is very unlikely that you will take too much protein while body building. However, if you do have kidney problems, it is possible that ecessive protein intake could cause a problem. Certain proteins may be more benefical than others with many favoring whey protein supplements. However balance and moderation is always reasonable. ...Read more

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Could protein shakes increases height?

Could protein shakes increases height?

Can help but....: Only if you are a teenager growing. Your age appears to be 35, and if this is the case, it will not increase height! ...Read more

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How safe is it to take protein shakes?

How safe is it to take protein shakes?

Safe unless...: Unless your kidney function is low, or you have renal tubular acidosis. Otherwise safe and healthy. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes safe for 18 year olds?

Yes: Protein shakes are considered food however, make sure that there are no energy additives. Most 18 yr olds do not need extra protein. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes suitable fo 14 year olds?

Are protein shakes suitable fo 14 year olds?

Protein Shakes: Should be fine. Do your research on the quality of the shake as some have been found to contain toxic heavy metals. Also watch the amount of calories/carbohydrates in them. For muscle mass increase, restrict carbohydrates and add protein for 2 hours post workout. For quicker/increased recovery increase carbohydrates and restrict protein post workout. ...Read more

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When in the day should I consume protein shakes?

When in the day should I consume protein shakes?

Within 1 hour: Within one hour after exercise is the usual recommendation for a protein shake ...Read more

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Can you please describe great protein shakes for women?

Can you please describe great protein shakes for women?

All without carbs!: Eas carbvantage, 17g atkins morning shake: 16g. Premium (cosco): 30g. There are many. Cost does not equal the best! ...Read more

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P90x : do you really have to have protein shakes and bars while doing it?

P90x : do you really have to have protein shakes and bars while doing it?

Short answer: I tell patients no one goes out to dinner for a protein shake or bars. So why do it now? You need to learn to eat correctly for yourself. If you educate yourself on what works for you that is half the battle. For more help check out our web page at www.Weighstation.Net, read the newsletters for lots of great ideas.P90x and real food you should be fine! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have protein shakes?

Is it safe to have protein shakes?

Yes.: Unless your kidney function is low, or you have renal tubular acidosis. Otherwise safe and healthy. ...Read more

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Could protein shakes cause thirst?

No.: Thirst is a complex response that the brain processes, usually used to communicate to the person on the needs of fluids. If you are not drinking enough fluids, your body will let you know. This thirst response is decreased in elderly patients. ...Read more

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Being a woman should I be drinking protein shakes?

Being a woman should I be drinking protein shakes?

If you....: Are not eating enough meat, or you are exercising heavily. Also, they make a quick breakfast or meal substitute. I like eas carbvantage: 17g of protein, 1 gram off fat, 2.5 grams of carbs, 100 calories. Chocolate fudge, strawberry, chocolate mocha, and french vanilla! ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to have creatine pills + protein shakes?

Is it okay for me to have creatine pills + protein shakes?

Sure: Bodybuilding, right? I'm very glad you're doing this. It's a wonderful gift for yourself. Stay away from the Anabolic steroids -- I've been around gyms for decades and every guy I know who's tried them has regretted it. They affect the mind, they're illegal and cheating, and almost all women prefer a naturally-fit-looking man. Keep doing what you're doing. ...Read more

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Are protein shakes good for you? If so what protein shake is best?

Diet and Living: Yes. Of course. That is also as long as you are ingesting plenty of fluids and getting regular exercise. But, medicine has no opinion on specific products to choose for this purpose. ...Read more

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Is driking protein shakes good for you at age 65?

Is driking protein shakes good for you at age 65?

No better than if 56: What I mean by that is that there's no evidence that protein shakes are necessarily any better at any given age. Sure if you're not consuming enough, they might be helpful. Sure, if you're trying to bulk up for a movie role, they might be helpful. But just based upon age, no. ...Read more

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Can protein shakes cause ibs?

Can protein shakes cause ibs?

Possibly: Most patients with ibs benefit from a high fiber diet...Protein shakes have little if any fiber. Also sometimes lactose defiency can mascarade as ibs so if the shakes a mixed with milk and you have a lactose defiency that could cause symptoms. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...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