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Doctor insights on: Pure Protein Shakes

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Are those protein shakes healthy?

Are those protein shakes healthy?

ForTheMostPartYesBut: That's like asking "are those cars safe?" You must check out the details, called ingredients. It also depends on what you'll want to get from the shake. If just protein, then there are whey products, pea products, rice products, dried egg products, etc etc, and combinations. Past the protein are all the vitamins, minerals, herbs, and extracts. It's complicated. For pure protein I prefer egg whites ...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


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What are the best protein shakes?

Truly a matter of: opinion, but those containing whey protein are reportedly absorbed more efficiently by your GI tract and utilized. ...Read more

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Should i take protein shakes or not?

Should i take protein shakes or not?

Yes or no.: If you need extra because you lift-yes. If you need protein supplements because you don't eat meat-yes. If older and frail-good for you! ...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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Can protein shakes stuff your body up?

No.: They are healthy and should be a minimal source of sugar and fat. With proper exercise ( and this is a must) they help repair and build muscle and your vital organs! ...Read more

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What are the healthiest protein shakes?

What are the healthiest protein shakes?

No one "best.": First, look at your diet and what amount of protein you ingest! then decide if you should supplement and by how many grams of protein! the best is whey, followed by /soy, and there are blends. See how much protein they have, and how few fat and most important, how little sugar grams they have. Cost is important. Flavor is too. ...Read more

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Will protein shakes made me taller at 20?

Will protein shakes made me taller at 20?

Not likely: Once growth plates have fused, no more vertical height. However, some people do not have complete bone maturation at 20. Most do! ...Read more

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Are protein shakes safe for 18 year olds?

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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Which protein shakes can help me gain weight?

Which protein shakes can help me gain weight?

Any Protein: Protein shakes come in various types, colors, flavors, amounts, minerals, vitamins, etc. Simply drinking a protein shake won't do anything. The protein will help build and repair muscle when used in conjunction with a good workout regimen. I'd speak to a personal fitness trainer that can talk to you about your personal fitness goals and help you select a protein supplement that's best for you. ...Read more

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What protein shakes should I make to add size?

None work: Protein shakes do not add muscle. Strength training does. You are wasting your time with protein shakes unless you strength train as well. ...Read more

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What are some healthy protein shakes for women?

What are some healthy protein shakes for women?

Several.: EAS carbvantage 17 g protein; Premium Protein (30 g protein); Atkin's shakes (15g protein). All have whey protein, except for EAS-soy and pea protein! ...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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What exactly will protein shakes do to your body?

Protein is the basic: Protein is the basic building block for muscles and body organs. The only essential "macronutrient" are protein and fats. Carbohydrate is non essential for life. But increasing your intake of protein makes it easier vto build and repair muscle from exercise. Plus it is metabolized slowly, helps fight off hunger much better than carbs. ...Read more

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Is it likely bad to have protein shakes as a teen?

Is it likely bad to have protein shakes as a teen?

No!: High protein staves off hunger, prevents hypoglycemia, prevents muscle breakdown, and is low calorie! salute! you need to make sure you are getting important vitamins, fiber, and minerals, as well as essential fats. Avoid empty carbs-sugar, flour, etc! ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could protein shakes make me gain weight?

No: Weight gain comes from muscle mass and fat loss. Muscle weighs more than fat, which is why people who appear 'ripped' weigh so much, but aren't obese. Protein will help to repair and build muscle, but not only if used in conjunction with a safe, effective, and committed workout routine. See your sports physician or personal fitness trainer to get you on the right track to produce the best result. ...Read more

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What are some good tasting protein shakes that work?

What are some good tasting protein shakes that work?

Results vs flavor: The better 'tasting' a protein shake, the more likelihood that it contains more carbohydrates or sugars, which make them taste good. The problem is, if you're trying to lose weight, you need to reduce the amount of carbohydrate intake to a reasonable level. If you don't your body will use the sugar and fat built up in the body and your 'drink' to fuel itself. This could make you weigh more. ...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