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What type protein is good for weight loss?

What type protein is good for weight loss?

Weight loss with pro: Body fat is lost by increasing metabolism, and unfortunately you can not spot reduce. Ie you can not do abdominal exercise to loose abdominal fat. The fat is deposited and can be removed by weight loss. General rule, last place fat gained is the first to go and the the first place gained is the last to go. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What are some high protein diets for weight loss?

What are some high protein diets for weight loss?

Effective: About 1.2 gram of protein per kg of body weight has been found to be very effective to increase the metabolism and help with weight loss. You can complement that with less than hundred grams of complex carbs and fruits and veggies and about 40 g of plant or fish-based fat on a daily basis and expect at least 1-2 pounds of weight loss per week and more when complemented with regular exercise. ...Read more

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How many grams of protein are needed for someone who is veg for weight loss?

How many grams of protein are needed for someone who is veg  for weight loss?

Limit carbohydrates: When losing weight, maintain the amount of protein in your diet to about 45-50 grams daily, and decrease carb, especially refined grains and sugar, to limit muscle loss and increase fat loss. An overview for vegetarians is on the usda website at http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/food-groups/downloads/tentips/dgtipsheet8healthyeatingforvegetarians.Pdf. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of grams of protein should I consume per day for weight loss?

Weight loss: Rather than try and get your protein levels under control I strongly suggest you make an appointment to see a nurse practitioner who will help you with good eating. ...Read more

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Is eating 30g too many protein per day a really bad thing? What can happen? I am on a weight loss plan and doing well except for increase in protein

Is eating 30g too many protein per day a really bad thing? What can happen? I am on a weight loss plan and doing well except for increase in protein

Not an issue: On a weight loss diet, eating more protein is good; it does stimulate your body to maintain muscle mass, while encouraging fat loss; so, cut back on the carbohydrates and eat good quality fats and proteins;. ...Read more

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What is the best protein powder to use for weight loss?

What is the best protein powder to use for weight loss?

Whey protein: I consider whey protein the best source- as it is animal based and gives you the proper Amino Acids you need to build muscle. It also contains the needed leucine- an important Amino Acid to help build muscle and assist your body in burning fat. Start your day with 30 grams for best results! research based wt loss ctr. ...Read more

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What is the primary reason for the weight loss seen on common high-protein diets?

Protein: This is usually because the carbohydrate content is usually lower.It is the high glycemic index, sugar laden foods that are so unhealthy and fattening.Sugar is the addiction causing ill health today. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to take protein shake for weight loss?

Is it healthy to take protein shake for weight loss?

A protein shake: Is fine as long as you combine it w/nutritious food at other meals. Please get a food plan from your doc. You probably know that exercise plays a role in weight loss as well. Again, get clearance from your doc so you will be safe and successful. Slow and steady weight loss is best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Protein shakes can-: -have lots of sugar, & is not 4 wt loss, but 2 increase Ur daily protein intake. Mainly should B ingested after a work out. Best way 2 loose wt is am workouts, day of rest or cardio, & use protein supplements only if Ur daily intake is insufficient. Maintenance is 50gms/day if U do not get this then a supplement may B needed. Always read the labels for caloric & sugar content. ...Read more

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Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Protein: Yes, any protein can help by releasing glucagon which then in turn causes fat stores to be released. ...Read more

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Can whey protein drinks good for weight loss?

Why, not whey: Why are you taking whey protein? What is the problem you think you have and what do you think whey protein is going to do to improve it? How are you going to measure that improvement? Eating extra calories can't help weight loss, no matter what it is. Save your money. Don't get your medical inforation from friends, tv and the internet. ...Read more

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Will drinking powdered protein help my weight loss?

Will drinking powdered protein help my weight loss?

Not necessarily: Increasing your protein intake will not directly lead to weight loss, but may cause you to feel full sooner, leading to you eating less overall. ...Read more

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Can protein shakes help weight loss, or just bulking?

Can protein shakes help weight loss, or just bulking?

Muscle building: Muscle are composed of protein, so when stimulating muscle growth through weight lifting, it is essential to have protein in your diet. This can be real food, or supplements. Protein shakes can be meal replacements as well. Weight loss is from decreasing your caloric consumption. ...Read more

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Is gnc's amp wheyobolic protein shakes good for weight loss?

Is gnc's amp wheyobolic protein shakes good for weight loss?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read more

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Doctor recommended protein shake for a weight loss diet?

Doctor recommended protein shake for a weight loss diet?

One you don't eat: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. Adding in proten shakes just adds in extra calories, which you don't need and is hard on your kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's ok to drink weight loss protein shake's while breastfeeding?

Is it true that it's ok to drink weight loss protein shake's while breastfeeding?

No: I am not convinced that it is ever safe to take these things.Certainly there is no safety data or proof that they work at all.Be careful! ...Read more

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How do protein shakes help with weight loss?

How do protein shakes help with weight loss?

If used as : Sustitute for food. Protein drinks may help in losing weight if you reduce your caloric intake by subsisting on protein shakes and foregoing other foods. Protein shakes donot provide balanced nutrition and you are advised to consult a nutritionist or your doctor before embarking on an extreme diet.There is no substitute for caloric restriction and increase in physical activity to loss weight. ...Read more

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What are protein powder for muscle gain or weight loss?

What are protein powder for muscle gain or weight loss?

Both junk: Obviously you can't have it both ways. The protein is broken down in your stomach and metabolized for calories. It's a waste of money and won't help with either weight gain or loss. Save your money and spend it on quality nutrition and exercise -- they actually work for both gain or loss if done properly. Get your protein from your diet. ...Read more

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Do you think I should try protein shakes to help with my weight loss?

Do you think I should try protein shakes to help with my weight loss?

Why?: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. Adding in "protein" shakes just adds in extra calories, which you don't need and is hard on your kidneys. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...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