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Is protein supplement decreases appetite?

Is protein supplement decreases appetite?

Protein diet: Protein has medium caloric density in between sugar and fat. If you've been on a high carbohydrate diet and switch to protein , appetite decrease. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Does protein supplement affect our health?

Does protein supplement affect our health?

Depends : It depends on what the supplement contains... You should not need a protein supplement if you eat any where near a healthy diet... I would suggest that you see your family doc and possibly a dietician.. ...Read more

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What's the best protein supplement for men?

What's the best protein supplement for men?

Why not get it fresh: Soy/beans, nuts, wheat/whey, fish, lean chickens, eggwhites, and lean meats are common protein sources. It should be a balance. Find out/learn about what you need: are you just keeping healthy or are looking to build muscle (body building?). Keep in mind: a healhty balance! there are plenty of nutritional books which can guide you step by step. If you have concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best protein supplement out there?

What is the best protein supplement out there?

Balanced diet: A combination of proteins from lean meat, green vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and dairy is the best strategy. Do not take protein supplements, as these will place undue burden on the kidneys. See your doctor for specific diet recommendations. ...Read more

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Which brand of protein supplement should I get?

Which brand of protein supplement should I get?

Whey protein based!: Whey protein is the best, provided the remove lactose (milk sugar). Whey/egg blends are good, but more expensive. Soy protein is not as good as the first two, but cheaper! ...Read more

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Do i need to take a protein supplement while working out?

Do i need to take a protein supplement while working out?

No: Get enough protein in your diet. If you're trying to pack on muscle, one gram of protein eaten per day per pound that you weigh is sufficient and more will not help -- it'll just go to fat and rob you of definition. Generally, eat sensibly. The protein can be a cheap whey powder, lean meat, chicken, fish, tofu, eggs, whatever seems right. Glad you're exercising. ...Read more

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Sir, i take protein supplement after the gym, is that harmful to my body or not?

Sir, i take protein supplement after the gym, is that harmful to my body or not?

No: Protein supplements if used as recommended and you have normal kidney functions , are safe to use. This can help with bulking up. Just remember to hydrate well. ...Read more

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When should I use a whey protein supplement and how much?

When should I use a whey protein supplement and how much?

Glad you asked: While you're gaining muscle, you can't go wrong with 20 gram or so (more is a waste) of protein after a good workout. Especially, i'm glad you're in the gym culture and hope you'll find friendship and fitness there. ...Read more

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What is the best protein supplement (shake) that i can take ?

What is the best protein supplement (shake) that i can take ?

Protein shake: The majority of these shake will give you the protein, but, you will elimate what your body doesn't absorb. ...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