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The Best Protein Shake For Hypoglycemia
Several, but...: My favorite is "premium protein, " available in chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry-the latter two are good for smoothies! 30 g of protein per serving, only 110 kcal. Taste good. Whey protein only, and little fat and carbs. 110 calories! available at costco, sam's, and other outlets-but cheaper at the first two. $ 1.33 per serving! ...Read more
Meat & Vegetable: Natural foods are much healthier because it make the digestive system work the way it is supposed to. The liquid proteins and chemical proteins bypass this natural system. ...Read more
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
What is a good protein powder source that supplies all essential amino acids? Looking to make protein shakes without milk, only water. Thank you!
Whey protein supps.: Mix well with water ; low cal. ...Read more
Pea protein shake a good supplemental alternative to whey protein shake for vegans? Is there enough Lysine? Any better alternatives? Thank you.
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
Eat whole foods: For best nutrition you do not need to eat extra protein. .5 - .8 grams of protein per lb of lean body weight per day is usually enough. So after exercise whole food protein is best, but if you do want to use supplements bcaa, hemp, and whey proteins are best. Be careful to read labels and avoid artificial sweeteners. ...Read more
Let us help you: A ratio of 0.4-to-0.6-to-1. For adults, proteins should be between 10 and 35 percent of the diet, fats between 20 and 35 percent and carbohydrates between 45 and 65 percent. An acceptable balanced diet is 20 percent of your calories from proteins, 30 percent from fats and 50 percent from carbohydrates, that is general guide not for the race, thank good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best snack for diabetic? Is 1 slice of whole wheat bread enough to prevent hypoglycemia before lunch or dinner?
Snacks: For the diabetic, 3 squares of Graham crackers with 1 percent fat milk is time honored. Other acceptable snacks include a piece of toast,a small Apple, sugar free yogurt,or cottage cheese or a handful of nuts. Avoidance of hypoglycemia is important and if it occurs often consult a diabetologist or endocrinologist for review of your treatment regimen. ...Read more
What is the role of the BCAA and glutamine present in whey protein ? what is the special about whey protein ?why dont we replace the whey by n food?
Amino acids: Branched chain amino acids are essential AA and are added to whey products to make the whey product more complete. Same for glutamine. Glutamine also is a known promoter of immune health in GI tissue and it high doses on an empty stomach, can stimulate growth hormone release a bit. So, the producers are aiming to amplify "value" of their product. Whey is naturally derived - so is healthy itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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