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The Big Benefits Of Protein Shakes
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Refined vs unrefined: http://www.livestrong.com/article/505815-refined-vs-unrefined-carbohydrates/Get a more detailed answer ›
Health and Diet: None. There is no special health benefits in protein bars. They are food. The health comes from a diet high in protein and low in sugars. Healthy eating is low calorie, low carbohydrate and high in protein. Thus including protein bars that are low in carbs increases one's total protein calories and thus is part of a healthy daily calorie consumption. ...Read more
Avoid excessive cars:
Our body needs them to function properly during our day to day lives. Here is a fraction of the benefits we get from carbs. They provide 40-60% of our daily calorie requirement. They boost your mood.Promote wt loss and prevent gain. Bad cholestrol.
However, when there’s an excessive amount of carbs in any meal,… and it’s turned into body fat, Type 2 Diabetes,Unhealthy Fat,Thickened arteries ...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
Protein-rich diets: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/advantages-disadvantages-consuming-lot-protein-2929.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Almonds: Good source of Mg. I would go to almond board site for list. ...Read more
What are the benefits and drawbacks of low fat museli with one spoonful of low fat yoghurt? Will it lead to excessive weight gain?
Not the key: Weight is ultimately about calories in and calories out, but it's a fact of life that nobody is really counting. The key to staying trim is a fitness-focused lifestyle, including exercising and choosing friends who exercise. Avoid very greasy, very salty, and very sugary foods as best you can, and learn to limit portions. Exercising helps your brain regulate how much you eat. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more
LCHF foods have best: track record for long term human health. LFHC, started by Ancel Keys based on cherry-picked observational data & made official *.gov policy by George McGovern, et. al., drives Artery Disease, Diabetes, Cancer & Obesity, etc.; verified by public response, clinical research & many clinical trials. LCHF foods improve lipoproteins, blood glucose, BP & other physiologic responses + most feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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