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Doctor insights on: Silk Amino Acid Powder

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Are protein and amino acid supplements in the form of powder safe for consumption? If taken moderately?

Are protein and amino acid supplements in the form of powder safe for consumption? If taken moderately?

Usually yes: As long as a protein supplement doesn't contain other substances, then it's safe in moderation. Be aware that supplement manufacturers often put things in their products that are not listed on the label, and there is no regulatory oversight of these products (they don't have to meet regulatory requirements like medications do). A better option is to increase intake of high-protein foods. ...Read more

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Is amino acid good or bad?

Amino acids: if you do not have the you die. That is bad. if you make too much of some you die. That is bad. if you have the right ones you live. That is good. ...Read more

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What's an amino acid sequence?

What's an amino acid sequence?

A chain: This applies to the biological synthesis of enzymes. Amino acids are the building blocks as they form a long chain that constructs the final protein. It is an internal mechanism under genetic control. ...Read more

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Are amino acid tablets healthy for you?

Are amino acid tablets healthy for you?

No: Well balanced diet is what you want and need. Amino acids may be deleterious to your health especially with constant use or lage amounts. The literature is not well defined on this but there were cases that suffered from serious side effects relating to Amino Acid supplements. ...Read more

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How to diagnose an amino acid disorder?

How to diagnose an amino acid disorder?

Amino acid disorder: Take a history including detailed family history. Do careful physical exam looking for evidence of the many amino acid disorders. Order correct lab tests. Happy to do 2nd opinion on this. ...Read more

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Should I take amino acid on non workout days?

Should I take amino acid on non workout days?

Diet & exercise: 100 grams of protein daily is the basal required. Amino acids are proteins & v.v.. You don't need more protein except for extremely stressful exercises and then you only need an ounce or so more. Your stomach is built to break down proteins into amino acids. Save your money and eat a Big Mac. It will be just as beneficial and taste better & you can take it before,during or after workout. ...Read more

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Help! what is amino acid and how does it work?

Help! what is amino acid and how does it work?

Protein building: Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. However, don't assume that just taking Amino Acids leads to protein synthesis too many other factors are important...Generally, a balanced diet can give you all of the protein that you need see your doctor and perhaps a dietician. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food combination's make up a complete amino acid?

Please suggest what food combination's make up a complete amino acid?

Legume and grain: A legume and a grain felafel (chickpea) and wheat ( pita bread) succatash- lima bean and corn most beans combined with a grain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how many amino acid pills should I take before and after workout?

Huh: Guess what? I am going to mention that a good diet is best.Side effects include kidney problems, no effectiveness on anything.Do not be lazy.Do the work and eat well. ...Read more

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Good day! I just want to gain weight. I take amino acid pill once a day. Can amino help me gain weight?

Good day! I just want to gain weight. I take amino acid pill once a day. Can amino help me gain weight?

Pills not the answer: Not all medical problems solved by pills. Learn to get a balanced diet for long term health. Consult a dietitian if you need help and consider a life long habit of a Healthy diet with varied foods. Pills are not the answer to all human ills. ...Read more

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Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

Glutamine amino acid: Glutamine is an Amino Acid (basic building block of proteins). People take it for various reasons as a dietary supplement. It purportedly helps maintain muscle mass in athletes or patients following surgery or major illness. Patients on chemo may take it to prevent or lessen side-effects. Caution should be taken for those with kidney or liver failure, mental illness or epilepsy or allergy to msg. ...Read more

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Can we use amino acid 2222 tabs in preworkout?

Can we use amino acid 2222 tabs  in preworkout?

Maybe: Can you provide more information about these tabs? Many Amino Acids are helpful for muscle repair - but your description of "2222" is not meaningful to me (and i study supplements and nutrition). ...Read more

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What are the causes of amino acid deficiency in the elderly?

What are the causes of amino acid deficiency in the elderly?

Many causes: Just a few common ones- por eating habits, lack of enzymes to help break down protein during absorption, certain meds (proton pump=priloseccut down on B12 production in stomach) these lead to deficiencies. There can be allergies involved. The aging process slows down certain processes that help keep the body homeostasis mechanism( meaning force in body that keeps all our functions in the order ...Read more

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Does amino acid cause headache ?

Does amino acid cause headache ?

Not that I know: Which Amino Acid is of concern, and do you supplement amino acids? Many foods and food additives can promote headaches in susceptible individuals, and lists can be easily accessed on-line. Food sensitivities are present only in about 15% of migraineurs. ...Read more

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What is the amino acid 2222 side effect?

What is the amino acid 2222 side effect?

Not known for sure: Amino 2222 has several products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, amino 2222 products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an amino 2222 user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What is the amino acid substitution that causes hemophilia?

What is the amino acid substitution that causes hemophilia?

It's not that simple: This isn't sickle cell anemia. A huge variety of different genetic mutations cause hemophilia A. The most common troublesome one is an inversion in intron 22. I'm sorry you had trouble finding an answer to this question, and perhaps you'll enjoy reading up on this complex but fascinating study. ...Read more