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I go to gym and use ultimate nutrition prostar whey for protein, using since 5 days. I am having bad cramps and then loose stool is the protein safe?

I go to gym and use ultimate nutrition prostar whey for protein, using since 5 days. I am having bad cramps and then loose stool is the protein safe?

Protein supplement: You are overloading your intestines. Better to back off and not use so much. Excellent sources of protein exist: Egg white is superior to all. Quinoa is excellent. Beans and lentils are excellent. Milk protein is excellent. Whole grains are good but not sufficient. Nuts are excellent. Yogurt is excellent. ...Read more

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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


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Any comments about Whey protein powder by Optimum Nutrition (ON) ?

Any comments about Whey protein powder by Optimum Nutrition (ON) ?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Can all whey protein isolates have amino acids in their nutrition sheet?

Whey Protein: All protein is made up of Amino Acids in various combinations. Whey protein isolate is the most pure form (contains 90% or more protein) and it has little to no fat, lactose or cholesterol. Whey protein concentrate has anywhere between 29 - 89% protein.
60% of whey protein is essential amino acids. See this website for aas:

http://www.Nutrabio.Com/products/whey_protein_isolate.Htm#.Uaorezx0syg. ...Read more

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Can i take thera tear nutrition vits with ultra women sport vits from vit world and whey protein isolate together ?

Can i take thera  tear nutrition vits with ultra women sport vits from vit world and whey protein isolate together ?

Vits and protein: Ordinarily there is no problem taking vitamins, and whey protein together. They work together. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention. ...Read more

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I am 165 cm tall and 61 kg, i am practise body building,what is fit quantity of whey protein for me per day? Nutrition specialist to answer IS NEEDED.

I am 165 cm tall and 61 kg, i am practise body building,what is fit quantity of whey protein for me per day? Nutrition specialist to answer IS NEEDED.

Well U require 50gms: of protein/day for every day life. Then supplements R really driven by how hard U work out, & 4 how long & how many days a week. U should work out every other day with cardio on the other as Ur muscles need time 2 recover & build increase in size & strength. A 2 hour work out, U could supplement 40-60gms/day, on cardio days, minimal 2 non if Ur diet is adequate. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice. ...Read more

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Can protein powders such as optimum nutrition 100% whey protein cause hair loss or thinning if consuming? Thanks

Can protein powders such as optimum nutrition 100% whey protein cause hair loss or thinning if consuming? Thanks

Protein powders are: not associated w/hair loss but your age and sex MAY be the issue i.e., 29 y.o. male. A full head of hair is nice but please don't associate your likability with that. Focus on more substantial aspects of who you are. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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While on propecia (finasteride) is it ok to take optimum nutrition 100% whey protein powder without interacting with the propecia (finasteride) or causing more hair loss? thanks.

While on propecia (finasteride) is it ok to take optimum nutrition 100% whey protein powder without interacting with the propecia (finasteride) or causing more hair loss? thanks.

Proprecia: In all cases you should not take anything until you have the OK from your doctor. I would appreciate having you drop a note about your doctor's answer. ...Read more

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What is whey protein?

What is whey protein?

Soluble Product: Left over after milk coagulates as cheese. It contains high concentrations of Amino Acids but is also high in lactose, low in cholesterol and other fats. ...Read more

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Is whey protein bad for you?

Is whey protein bad for you?

No.: It is the best prtoein for the human body. If you do not have significant kidney disease or liver disease, it is very good for you! ...Read more

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Does whey protein affect growth?

Does whey protein affect growth?

No,it only provides-: -your muscles with protein that is needed 2 build muscle mass. There is no need 2 supplement if you are getting enough thru diet. You require 50gms as a daily requirement, & if you do supplement do so only on workout days. ...Read more

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Is whey protein bad for health?

Is whey protein bad for health?

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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How to gain weight with Whey protein?

How to gain weight with Whey protein?

Yes, all protein: Whey is a milk based protein that can contribute to weight gain like other proteins: beef, fish, poultry, eggs, etc. To gain weight you need to consume more calories than you burn. Go online to figure out how many calories you need to maintain weight, then eat more, taking into account how much you burn. You can drink whey, but it is no better than your own cheaper shake of ice cream, milk and PB! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of whey protein?

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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Do I have to cycle off whey protein ?!

Whey protein.: There's no need to cycle off whey protein. It's just protein, not a steroid or other hormone. ...Read more

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What does whey protein do to our body?

What does whey protein do to our body?

Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What's the best whey protein for women?

What's the best whey protein for women?

Grass-fed/rBGH free&: Much whey is a byproduct of regular milk production & comes from cows given rbgh. Choose whey from grass-fed cows not given hormones or antibiotics & processed at low temperatures. Good brands include whey cool, miracle whey and protein 17. See http://proteinpowder.Mercola.Com/miracle-whey-protein.Html and http://www.Grass-fedwhey.Com/. ...Read more

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How can that whey protein stuff taste?

How can  that whey protein stuff taste?

Generally good!: If premixed as a protein shake, usually very good, depending on flavor. If you have the powder, it depends how you mix it. I use greek yogurt and fresh berries! ...Read more

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Is taking whey protein safe or harmful ?

Safety of whey: Whey protein is generally safe and very nutritious. Avoid if you are allergic to cows milk. ...Read more

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Does whey protein helps suppress appetite?

Does whey protein helps suppress appetite?

Whey protein will: help w/energy. A feeling of satiety, less of an appetite, can be improved by consuming good fat, such as olive oil and coconut oil. Please don't believe the misguided teaching that low fat is the way to go. It will leave you hungry and your brain and nerves starved for good fat. Peace and good health. Nuts are goo also. ...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 whey protein is harmful in the age of 17?

No: Whey protein is the protein of milk. It's generally healthy fairly balanced protein. Too much of any one thing is not good. You may also be sensitive or allergic. But in general it is not harmful. ...Read more

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What's the best whey protein brand or product?

One of the best...: Hard to say one is the very best, but i advise whey from grass fed-cows not given hormones or antibiotics processed at low temperature so the immunoglobulins & other proteins are not denatured. My favorite is whey cool by designs for health: http://www.Rockwellnutrition.Com/p-designs-for-health-whey-cool-vanilla-organic-whey-protein. ...Read more

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Whey protein isolated best pre or post workout?

Whey protein isolated best pre or post workout?

Whey protein: 1. Protein is protein. Whey, or any other source. 2. Pre/post workout - theoretically one can argue for both. BOTTOM LINE - NO ONE KNOWS. Those people who claim one way is better or use this type of protein or another have either something to sell you or they "think" they know best. But, there is no published peer reviewed studies. Do what feels best for you! ...Read more

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Is there a beneficial, good brand of whey protein?

Is there a beneficial, good brand of whey protein?

I like...: Premier protein from cosco or sam's club. Avalailable elsewhere: 30g of whey protein in 11oz containers. 160 kcal. Draw back: only chocolate and vanilla! i also like eas-more widely avaiable, but has soy as well as whey. 17g/11 oz. 100 kcal. Many more flavors! ...Read more

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What is the best all natural whey protein product?

There is no one!: All natural pure whey protein is simply that! there are products that hydrolize protein in to Amino Acids and peptides, and there are those that have added "branched" amino acids. But these by definition are not natural or organic. A good whey protein that is pure whey protein is all you need. ...Read more

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