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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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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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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