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Protein Shakes For Pregnant Women
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Protein Shakes: Protein shakes can be a helpful addition to a weigh loss program. The best shakes include vegetables, protein and fruit. Try rice protein instead of whey protein to eliminate dairy. Add fruits you enjoy for flavor. Make sure you eat an overall healthy diet focusing on plant protein and daily exercise should be a part of your weigh loss plan. Best wishes. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to gain weight, I'm a female, am I able to drink homemade protein shakes with protein powder?
Lean met, some carbs:
Add lean red meat. Fishes, salmon, and some carbs together with above.
Eat slowly and let it digest well.
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
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
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
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
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
No: They may not overload the liver, but they can force the kidney to work a bit harder. If yyour kidneys are compromised in any way, you need to reduce the amount of protein you take in. Humans can only absorb less than 2 grams of protein/kg of body weight at the absolute maximum....The rest is just excess calories. ...Read more
No: I disagree with dr chao. There is no research available that demonstrates that they do work at all for endurance, performance and " replacing" muscle mass. And potential for serious side effects is very high. Not worth the expense or effort. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what the base of the protein is, and whether your body is sensitive to it or not. Some who are sensitive to dairy products, for instance, might not tolerate whey protein well, and develop sensitivity responses -- possibly leading to "sinus problems." also the other milk being used in the shake could be an issue. Alternatives are pea or soy protein -- and coconut or almond milk, etc. ...Read more
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
Most are safe: 20-40 grams of protein, the amount in most protein shakes, is safe to take as a muscle building supplement if you are healthy with normal kidneys and you drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration. Avoid any products claiming additional energy or weight loss benefits since these often contain caffeine or other substances which can put you at increased risk of heat injury, stroke and heart attack. ...Read more
Yes: Just remember that a protein has 4 cal/gram. If it is not burned it will be stored as fat. But when a person is cutting calories a macro-nutrient enriched shake is very helpful and will help prevent muscle breakdown and general malnutrition. Be sure that the manufacturing process is good or proteins can become denatured and useless. You have to exercise even if it is just walking, it is vital! ...Read more
Yes: You probably each enough protein and these shakes are calories ; make you fat. You're going to need to diet and be hungry for a fair part of each day, and not "reward yourself with food." you'll need to do some serious aerobic exercise. As you lose most of your body fat, start developing your abdominal muscles. Especially, don't neglect exercises like cable pull-downs for heavy resistance. ...Read more
Most protein grams.: The amount of proteins in the shake will define the amount of amino acids in the shake. Amino acids + amino acids = proteins. So the shake with the highest amount of calories from proteins will be the one that has the most amino acids. This does not mean specific amino acids you might be looking for. ...Read more