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Doctor insights on: Protein Shakes During Pregnancy

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Dr. John Landi
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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 drink Protein Shake during chemotherapy, Her2 positive, stage 1?

Dr. Mark Pack Dr. Pack
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Can I drink Protein Shake during chemotherapy, Her2 positive, stage 1?

Yes: During chemotherapy you need to maintain a good level of nutrition intake however you can get it. Protein shakes are a very good choice, Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink whey protein shakes while pregnant?

Yes: It is safe. But remember to take your prenatal vitamins and maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Are juice bar smoothies safe during pregnancy?

Are juice bar smoothies safe during pregnancy?

Yes: As long as you don't have any form of diabetes, juice bar smoothies are safe in moderation during pregnancy I would avoid the sugar-free kind as they contain artificial sweeteners that aren't well studied in pregnancy. I would also make sure they contain real fruit juice. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is protein shakes good for pregnant women?

Is protein shakes good for pregnant women?

Yes, but...: If it displaces useless sugars and carbs. Remeber, eskimo and inuit native diets contained no carbs. Only protein and fat. The body will make the necessary sugar from these. However, protein intake has no benefit over 1g/2lbs of body weight. ...Read more

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Loosing weight due to morning sickness, 8 weeks pregnancy. Strong aversion to any food! Could eat 2 bread slices and whey protein shake. Very worried.

Loosing weight due to morning sickness, 8 weeks pregnancy. Strong aversion to any food! Could eat 2 bread slices and whey protein shake. Very worried.

Talk with OB: Many women with terrible morning sickness lose weight initially during pregnancy but this should begin to improve in the next few weeks. However, you should discuss this with your OB to determine your best course of action. ...Read more

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Having protein in urine due to lupus. Does drinking protein shakes (to gain muscle for exercise) affect the protein activity ?

Having protein in urine due to lupus. Does drinking protein shakes (to gain muscle for exercise) affect the protein activity ?

Doubtful: It is related to your disease activity. However if there is impairment in kidney function, you should limit the protein intake. ...Read more

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Is chocolate weight gain supplement safe during pregnancy?

Is chocolate weight gain supplement safe during pregnancy?

I see no problems: The natural caffeine in chocolate is the only ingredient that might give minor concern but i see no reason to avoid it in moderation. ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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