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For muscle gain n body building which protein powder is helpful , whey protein or soya protein?

For muscle gain n body building which protein powder is helpful , whey protein or soya protein?

Whey protein: Is a little better for body building, but there is not that much difference. Make sure you are only using it as a supplement as well. You also need a solid balance of proteins from diet from sources such as meets, chicken, fish, etc. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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18 male. Is whey protein reputable for weight gain and weight lifting? Difference between whey cool and whey protein by body fortress? Thanks

18 male. Is whey protein reputable for weight gain and weight lifting? Difference between whey cool and whey protein by body fortress? Thanks

See details: Protein, including whey protein, can help improve muscle size and strength but only when combined with resistance training. It will not help you gain weight. You need carbohydrates for that. ...Read more

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What distinguishes whey protein from calories in gaining muscle?

Help: Whey protein gives you alot of protein with little calories--- still most of your protein should come from real foods. ...Read more

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Is albomine (egg) protein better than whey to gaining muscle?

No whey: They are both equal., animal protein. All protein is treated the sameby the body. You eat, the protein is broken down into Amino Acids that can then be absorbed into the blood where it is distributed and turned back into proteins your body needs.Proteins don't get absorbed into the body unless you're sick.You hand a carpenter a tree & he'll have to turn it into boards 1st. Stay off the 'roids man. ...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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Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Any pure protein....: ...powder is protein. It's what else that's added 2 it that needs watching. Read labels carefully & if U don't understand what's been added, ask Ur PCP or a dietitian. 2 much protein will challenge Ur kidneys, so more is not always better. U need 50gms/day generally. Add supplement as U exercise especially in weight training.U have bbetter dose control with powered rather than capsules or pills. ...Read more

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Are protein drinks like muscle milk good after weight lifting?

Are protein drinks like muscle milk good after weight lifting?

Yes: A combination of carbs with some simple sugars and protein in a shake or food within 30 minutes after workout is useful for muscle building. ...Read more

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Does whey protein increase sex muscles size?

Does whey protein increase sex muscles size?

Live with it.: Sorry, but you cannot make your penis grow. What you see - is what you get - nothing more - nothing less. In spite of all the ads you see on the internet, you have to live with what you have. There are some surgical procedures to release the penile suspensory ligament, giving you more "useable" length to what you already have, but this can also effect other issues. ...Read more

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Could lean whey protein assist in converting fat to muscle?

Could lean whey protein assist in converting fat to muscle?

No magic here: This you must accomplish yourself by exercising hard. Having enough protein in your diet simply makes it possible to build mass. ...Read more

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Im veg. Goal=weightloss,musclegain. I Lift weights.I use whey protein supplements 1gm/kg body weight.They hv artificial sweeteners & cholesterol.Safe?

Im veg. Goal=weightloss,musclegain. I Lift weights.I use whey protein supplements 1gm/kg body weight.They hv artificial sweeteners & cholesterol.Safe?

Probably safe but ..: What do you think you are gaining by eating supplements and pills and powders. Why don't you just eat a good well rounded vegan diet and continue your exercise program. You cannot eat food and talk to it and direct it to your muscles. Your body will absorb what it does, then it goes to your liver where it is metabolized, then out to the rest of your body. ...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 body fortress whey protein bad for you?

Avoid: There are some studies that link whey protein with cancer and autoimmune diseases. These are not conclusive studies, but you are better off getting your protein from plant based sources and avoiding potential harm. In addition, you can get healthy protein from wild fish like salmon, halibut and trout. ...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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Im taking whey protein regularly. Practicing weight lifting 3 times/week. I take 50 g whey protein after workout and the next morning. Is it healthy?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Im taking whey protein regularly. Practicing weight lifting 3 times/week. I take 50 g whey protein after workout and the next morning. Is it healthy?

Depends . . .: Minimum recommended is 10-15% of daily calories from protein or ~0.36g/lb body weight for someone relatively inactive. But for athletes, 0.5-1g/lb body weight is recommended. So whether it's healthy depends upon your weight & your kidney function (less if your kidneys aren't healthy). Check out http://goo.Gl/r2oo3 & http://goo.Gl/oaqo0. ...Read more

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Bun=21 Creatinine=1.1 Protein intake=120gms 50gms through whey and 15 gms bcca during intraworkout.do Moderately Intense exercise 5to6 days for 1 hr.

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Protein intake=120gms 50gms through whey and 15 gms bcca during intraworkout.do Moderately Intense exercise 5to6 days for 1 hr.

Water is key: Both numbers are essentially ok. With that much protein, you really need to make sure you stay well hydrated. With intense exercise there are muscle breakdown products that can potentially be harmful if they cause blockages in your kidneys. Proper hydration will help prevent this from occurring and keep your performance level high. ...Read more

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Does whey protein increase sex muscles size?

Live with it.: Sorry, but you cannot make your penis grow. What you see - is what you get - nothing more - nothing less. In spite of all the ads you see on the internet, you have to live with what you have. There are some surgical procedures to release the penile suspensory ligament, giving you more "useable" length to what you already have, but this can also effect other issues. ...Read more

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Help, what whey protein can I use to build muscle?

Help, what whey protein can I use to build muscle?

Whey protein is: fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could lean whey protein assist in converting fat to muscle?

No magic here: This you must accomplish yourself by exercising hard. Having enough protein in your diet simply makes it possible to build mass. ...Read more

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Is whey protein necessary to build muscle at the most desired rate?

NO: Whey is a good source of protein that is particularly rich in branched-chain Amino Acids that are useful for building muscle but is certainly not "necessary." there are many other good sources of protein including vegan sources. Whether alternatives can build at the "most desired rate" has not been studied but I have no reason to believe whey is needed to build muscle quickly. ...Read more

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What should I do to gain weight and muscle without using whey protein?

What should I do to gain weight and muscle without using whey protein?

The Better Ways: Eat real food, carbs/sugars if you want ?fat, fat & protein foods & exercise for ?muscle. Avoid marketed/processed stuff hyped, sold for delusions & exempted by dshea act 1994 havingtocheck/prove/state either benefits or harms to customers who choose to purchase. Sat. Fat is healthy, ancel keys & us gov. Long promoted con(s) to the opposite. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report & my answers here. ...Read more

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I have a hard time gaining muscles by just going to the gym. Does whey protein help with it? Are they safe? How to identify a good quality one?

I have a hard time gaining muscles by just going to the gym. Does whey protein help with it? Are they safe? How to identify a good quality one?

Whey protein is: fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. Please see if your gym has a trainer who can create a workout program for you. Remember that being attractive is more about being neat, clean, and a person who treats others the way he/she would like to be treated than muscles. ...Read more

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Mam, I am 18years old guy. My weight is 44kg and height is 6". I want to gain weight and muscles too. So, I have been planned to purchase ON Whey Protein Gold standard and to do a lot of exercises. Is it sufficient to gain weight ?

Mam, I am 18years old guy. My weight is 44kg and height is 6". I want to gain weight and muscles too. So, I have been planned to purchase ON Whey Protein Gold standard and to do a lot of exercises. Is it sufficient to gain weight ?

Probably need more: Many things can make it hard to gain weight. The main ones are inadequate intake of calories, need for hydrochloric acid & /or digestive enzymes, malabsorption, inflammation of the intestines (possibly from intestinal parasites), celiac disease & other food allergies, vitamin/mineral/amino acid deficiencies & hyperthyroidism. Meds that address the cause should help.See a good doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can the quality of whey protein impact building muscles?

Can the quality of whey protein impact building muscles?

QualityFoodAlwaysBut: Avoid marketed/processed stuff hyped, sold for delusions & exempted by dshea act 1994 havingtocheck/prove/state either benefits or harms to customers who choose to purchase. Eat real food, saturated fats & protein foods (meat, eggs, cheese, avocados, only complex/low-carb veggies) & exercise for ?muscle. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, dietdoctor, my answers here. ...Read more

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Which type of whey protein is the best for muscle building?

Which type of whey protein is the best for muscle building?

Grass fed, low temp.: I advise whey protein from grass-fed cows not given hormones or antibiotics & processed at low temperature to preserve immunoglobulins & other beneficial components. One brand that meets this criteria is whey cool by designs for health. I can't say for sure it is "the best" but it is the best i know. See http://www.Rockwellnutrition.Com/p-designs-for-health-whey-cool-vanilla-organic-whey-protein. ...Read more

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Are there any advantages between the whey protein and muscle milk?

Whey & MM!: Whey protein is virtually all protein. Muscle milk is high in protein but contains a large amount of carbs as well. For the average person it is good. For someone on a low carb diet, or an athlete trying to supplement their diet with extra protein, than this is a distinct disadvantage. If you are older, the muscle milk is a better source of nutrition than ensure type products! ...Read more

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How fast will I use muscle if I stop taking creatine and whey protein for a few days?

How fast will I use muscle if I stop taking creatine and whey protein for a few days?

Almost none.: If you maintain activity, being of the protein supplement will cause no loss, becuase you will utilize any muscle breaking done. Don't worry at all. ...Read more

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Is whey protein ok to drink daily? Is It too sweet? I do exercise but not daily but want to gain muscle

Isolate is good.: In between meals, not as a meal replacement, look for sources that are mostly or all protein so you keep the calories down and gain lean muscles. Shoot for one gram of protein per pound of body weight daily. ...Read more

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For muscle gain n body building which protein powder is helpful , whey protein or soya protein?

Whey protein: Is a little better for body building, but there is not that much difference. Make sure you are only using it as a supplement as well. You also need a solid balance of proteins from diet from sources such as meets, chicken, fish, etc. ...Read more

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What amount does whey protein help build muscle mass?

Well you need 50gms-: -per dark as your requirement, & having more protein available to your muscles during & right after a workout ,you are sure you have enough for muscle recovery. Also more is not better. 30-40gms is more than adequate. Do not supplement on your days off, only workout days. ...Read more

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Hemp protein powder replace whey protein to gain muscle, what to do?

Any pure protein....: ...powder is protein. It's what else that's added 2 it that needs watching. Read labels carefully & if U don't understand what's been added, ask Ur PCP or a dietitian. 2 much protein will challenge Ur kidneys, so more is not always better. U need 50gms/day generally. Add supplement as U exercise especially in weight training.U have bbetter dose control with powered rather than capsules or pills. ...Read more

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How can I tell if soy protein is as good for building muscle as whey protein?

Unknown: To my knowledge, there have been no studies that directly compare the two. I prefer whey protein. ...Read more

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Is whey protein recommended for an athlete who is building strength and muscles?

Is whey protein recommended for an athlete who is building strength and muscles?

Not necessarily: When protein is recommended if you do not get enough protein naturally through your diet in order to build muscle. Trusting your source of whey protein is important. There are brands that are tainted with steroids so athletes that take them believe it is the whey protein that is responsible for the positive response. ...Read more

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Does taking whey protein, bcaa powder, and creatine help you gain muscle faster than not taking it?

Does taking whey protein, bcaa powder, and creatine help you gain muscle faster than not taking it?

These can help: Creatine is a small molecule that helps with initial activity energy. It holds onto phosphorous in the muscle cells. Therefore, maintaining maximum creatine in muscle cells will allow increase sets, help sprinting workouts, it will pull water into muscles. Whey protein has important branch chain Amino Acids that can help after lifting. Both the best legal supplements for lifting. ...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