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Doctor insights on: Safe Drink Protein Shakes Allergic Soy

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Is it safe to drink whey protein shakes while pregnant?

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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What is better, chocolate milk or strawberry whey protein shake for afte workout?

What is better, chocolate milk or strawberry whey protein shake for afte workout?

Either: The whey protein shake likely has more protein, depending on how much is added. Base your decision on the nutrients and what you are looking for- which has more protein? Number of fat grams? Amount of simple sugars? Does the shake have added vitamins and minerals? What tastes the best? Both sound like reasonable recovery drinks. ...Read more

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Is taking whey protein safe or harmful ?

Safety of whey: Whey protein is generally safe and very nutritious. Avoid if you are allergic to cows milk. ...Read more

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Is taking whey protein shakes safe?Will it affect kidney?

Is taking whey protein shakes safe?Will it affect kidney?

Real/Processed Food: Suggest larger/wider focus: as creatures adapted to eat real food from nature (digestion, selective absorption & complex internal molecular rebuilding under sophisticated internal controls), why would eating crudely processed material you can't see, saved as powder, by people wanting to make a buck, be superior? Safe? Hopefully yes, including kidney function. Wise...? Another issue. ...Read more

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What is better whey protein or rice protein powder? I heard whey protein has heavy metals in it... Any advice?

What is better whey protein or rice protein powder? I heard whey protein has heavy metals in it... Any advice?

Varying opinions: Research has shown that there are many pros and cons for using one over the other. I would search out the info on the web, but go to reputable nutrition sites that are not bias to or selling a particular type of protein. ...Read more

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Can you drink genisoy chocolate protine shake while breast feeding?

If not allergic : If neither the mom or the child have a soy allergy there should be no problem. If the infant seems to be uncomfortable with feeding, has excessive gas or other gastrointestinal symptoms it may need to be removed from the diet. Soy protein is one that can trigger allergic symptoms in some people. ...Read more

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Are whey and casein protein powder shakes safe long term? Any alternatives that also contain all essential amino acids? Thanks!

Are whey and casein protein powder shakes safe long term? Any alternatives that also contain all essential amino acids? Thanks!

No consensus: Quinoa, a grain, is a complete protein, as is soybean. Eggs, chicken, meat and fish. Best to eat wild fish like salmon, limit meat to antibiotic free-very lean meats, and cage free eggs and chicken. Nuts and beans also have protein but are not complete. ...Read more

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Can a MS patient take whey protein and does whey protein contain artificial sweetner?

Can a MS  patient take whey protein and does whey protein contain artificial sweetner?

NO REAL ISSUE: There is no problem with ingesting whey protein, but you will have to check on additives when you purchase the product. Some of us question a potential chemical risk from aspartame due to toxins if sweetener is over-heated, but not proven a true risk factor yet in ms. ...Read more

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If i'm lactose intolerant, should I avoid casein protein shakes?

If i'm lactose intolerant, should I avoid casein protein shakes?

Maybe...: There's more to milk than just lactose. Intolerance to milk may include problems with milk proteins or even with processing the fat component of milk. If your problem resolves with concomittant use of lactase enzyme when eating the same milk products (that cause gas & diarrhea in the absence of lactase) then lactose intolerance is likely. More elegant lactose intolerance testing is available too. ...Read more

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Any effect if i take amino beef tablets and whey protein and casein together?

Any effect if i take amino beef tablets and whey protein and casein together?

2 much protein-: -will damage Ur kidneys. U need 50gms on average. If U R doing heavy weight training U will need 2 supplement on those days, not needed on Ur days off. ...Read more

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Prostar 100 whey protein taken with milk or water?

Prostar 100 whey protein taken with milk or water?

Either is fine: It is fine to take it with milk or water- also ok to take with rice milk, almond milk, soy milk or juice- whatever your preference (though all of the options other than water will add some sugar and calories; the milks will add extra protein too). ...Read more

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Protein shake allergy from potassium?

Protein shake allergy from potassium?

No.: If you drink a protein shake and have an allergic reaction, it is not from potassium. Potassium is a normal ingredient in all of our cells and tissues. It does not cause allergy. Maybe something else in the product. ...Read more

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Whey protein or soy protein, what is better?

Whey protein or soy protein, what is better?

Depends: Use of soy protein might increase the chance for male to develop breasts or gynecomastia. Soy protein might help with to lessen the effects of menopause. I guess it depends on wether you are male or female. ...Read more

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Is there lactose free protein shake powder?

Is there lactose free protein shake powder?

Yes: Yes. There is soy protein, rice protein, and pea protein. There are many reputable companies that manufacture these products, and some only sell to professional offices such as doctors' offices for patients to buy. For some of these companies, you can buy online if your doctor refers you. ...Read more

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Can whey protein helps gain weight? Or soy proteion.

Can whey protein helps gain weight? Or soy proteion.

In a way. ..: ...It's a good source of protein that is needed 2 gain muscle mass, but not by just taking it. U need a good exercise program, including weight ; cardiovascular. Remember u need 2put the pprotein 2 work for u by the above type of program. ...Read more

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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