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What do you advise if i severely lack protein, as i've been vegetarian, muscular but skinny yes. I am wonder what protein powder would be suitable?

What do you advise if i severely lack protein, as i've been vegetarian, muscular but skinny yes. I am wonder what protein powder would be suitable?

In addition to the: good advice you've already been given, you might consider taking a whey protein (from free range cows - organic) shake each morning. Sublingual vitamin B12 is helpful because most of our B12 is from meat. Peace and good health from a fellow (ethical) vegetarian. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Can whey protein produce acne?

Can whey protein produce acne?

No, but...: If you're asking about whey protein, you're probably a bodybuilder or at least hanging around gyms. The 'health beverages' / 'protein shakes' that you may be offered are sometimes laced with anabolic steroids, and these are likely to make acne flare. You also probably don't want to be involved with these. Get some protein powder from a responsible distributor and mix your own. ...Read more

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Rosacea, acne and high c-reactive protein- is there a connection?

Rosacea, acne and high c-reactive protein- is there a connection?

Relationship: C-reactive protein measures the inflammation process occurring in acne and roseacea ...Read more

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What are foods that are high in protein and doesn't cause face or back acne? And how to treat acne?

What are foods that are high in protein and doesn't cause face or back acne? And how to treat acne?

Acne due to other th: Food has little or nothing to do with acne. Hormones, heredity, & some meds are usual factors. A dermatologist can help you. ...Read more

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I am trying to gain weight and my major source of protein is milk. Should I continue drinking a lot of milk even though I am trying to treat my acne?

I am trying to gain weight and my major source of protein is milk. Should I continue drinking a lot of milk even though I am trying to treat my acne?

Milk can be allergan: Dairy products can be an allergan quite commonly in many patients! if youre trying to do the gallon a day of milk diet, then i advise against it! for two reasons: no nutrient should be obtained from only one source, which also limits you from obtaining all essential aminos! secondly, milk can be a common allergan. Make sure youre not allergic to it before consuming large volumes of milk. ...Read more

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Whey protein causing acne, zits and itches. Is this a common side effect?

Not protein. : U consume it every day. It it is due 2 a supplement, I would suspect a steroid additive may B present. Read the label carefully & if U don't understand it, have a dietitian or MD read it 4 U. U must B careful. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between acne breakout and intake of whey protein (and/or creatine)? My acne broke out as soon as I started taking these.

Is there a connection between acne breakout and intake of whey protein (and/or creatine)? My acne broke out as soon as I started taking these.

Milk and acne: Whey protein is the protein contained in whey, the watery portion of milk that separates from the curds when making cheese. There is a recent clinical study done in Italy where they linked a considerable percentage of acne outbreaks to milk and dairy products, so it could be the whey, probably not the creatine. ...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


Dr. Randy Baker
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Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

It is a diet where the person does not eat meat (red meat, poultry, fish, etc.). It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as ...Read more