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Doctor insights on: The Advantages Of Protein Shakes

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What are the benefits of whey protein?

Rishi Kumar Dr. Kumar
5 doctors agreed:
What are the benefits of whey protein?

Bioavailability: Whey protein (especially the hydrosylate and isolate processed variants) contain abundant amounts of branched chain Amino Acids in proportions compatible with the human body's needs. These serve as potent stimulators of protein synthesis and tend to be more bioavailable than traditional sources of protein (beans, legumes, etc. This is one of the reasons they're utilized by nutrition enthusiasts. ...Read more

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In terms of protein powder for protein drinks, what is the best absorbed type? I'm thinking of trying whey protein.

In terms of protein powder for protein drinks, what is the best absorbed type? I'm thinking of trying whey protein.

Whey: Whey protein seems to be absorbed well. One thing to remember is that liquid protein tends to rush through the digestive tract quicker, yielding less absorption. To improve absorption, some recommend a digestive enzyme supplement to breakdown the protein and maximize absorption. According to studies, it is absorbed better than casein or soy. I would stick with that and 1g protein per pound/day ...Read more

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What are the advantages of having a low carb protein shake over a normal protein shake?

What are the advantages of having a low carb protein shake over a normal protein shake?

Taste?: Most shakes have a few carbs, but i mean a few. If taking a protein shake, i want the protein with as few carbs as possible. I'll get the carbs from berries or vegetables which taste great and have many other nutrients! ...Read more

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Whats the difference between whey protein and protein shake. Which have less disadvantages?

2 me shake has more.: ..Calories by adding more than water 2 the protein, they r flavored ; do well in just water ; b sure 2 add ice! the image is a shake. ...Read more

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

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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Which protein shakes have the most amount of amino acids?

Most protein grams.: The amount of proteins in the shake will define the amount of amino acids in the shake. Amino acids + amino acids = proteins. So the shake with the highest amount of calories from proteins will be the one that has the most amino acids. This does not mean specific amino acids you might be looking for. ...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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What is the best kind of protein shake for gaining lean body mass?

What is the best kind of protein shake  for gaining lean body mass?

WHEY it out: Hydrolysed whey protein is rich in all of the essential and non-essential amino acids, which are the building blocks for all proteins including muscle. It is rich in glutamine and has precursors to produce glutathione, a powerful anti-oxidant in our body. Don't need all the marketing hype. Just pure whey will do. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of amino acids in smoothies?

What are the benefits of amino acids in smoothies?

To create Protein: The provide the building blocks for protein manufacture. Protein builds muscle with increases metabolism which burns calories. Protein added to meals is necessary in order for fat to be burned. ...Read more

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Is Casein protein found in raw eggs the best kind of protein to consume when building muscle?

Is Casein protein found in raw eggs  the best kind of protein to consume when building muscle?

Casein helps: As a food supplement, casein helps build muscle mass in people doing resistance training. Be aware that it shouldn't be the only kind of protein that you take in. Every protein except red meat is recommended. Whey is also helpful, but only if taken in addition to casein. ...Read more

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What type of food nutrient benefits the muscle?

What type of food nutrient benefits the muscle?

Low-Fat Protein: Lean meats, eggs, low fat cottage cheese and white fish or shellfish are more balanced in their Amino Acid content, and much less expensive than whey supplements. Vegetable sources do not even come close to the Amino Acid composition of human muscle, although they are a good source of fiber. But which would you rather look like, a vegetarian primate like a sloth, or a carnivore like a cheetah? ...Read more

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What are the benefits of glucose powder?

What are the benefits of glucose powder?

Glucose powder: NONE! Glucose can be found in many good foods and that is more enjoyable than powder. That said, don't take too much glucose containing foods. ...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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What protein snacks and protein meal are the best?

What protein snacks and protein meal are the best?

Ones with the lowest: The ones with low carbs and least fat. There are many protein bars and snacks that taste quite good. I like the atkins line and the eas line. Costco has their own brands. And, importantly, it must taste good! ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of consuming white kidney beans?

What are the proven advantages of consuming white kidney beans?

Protein & high fiber: High fiber helps prevent constipation, reduces cholesterol production in body satisfies hunger with relatively few calories. Good, inexpensive source of protein. Contains antioxidants, Folic Acid & thiamine good for heart, brain & possibly anti-aging. Can reasonably be considered a "health food". ...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