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Weight Gainer Vs Protein
Can you please tell me which is the best way to take a protein weight gainer, before or after going to the gym? Thank you.
After your workout: Afterwards.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gain muscle: To gain muscle mass it is important to eat a healthy whole food diet with plenty of fresh vegetables that supply very pure water and electrolytes, in males testosterone is key to increasing muscle mass. Magnesium, zinc, vit d3, and nutritional lithium are useful. Exercise, a good night sleep, skillful stress management and avoiding alcohol and tobacco will help, too. ...Read more
Are protein powder are safe for bodybuilders and which protein powder or weight gainer is good without any side effect?
In moderation: High dietary protein intake, due to its acid-producing load, increases urinary calcium excretion (with potential risk for bone loss and calcium stone formation if you eat 0.8 g/kg, kg not lbs). You can take between 0.64 - .82g/lb if your bodybuilding, but there hasn’t been any recorded advantage of consuming more than 0.64g/lb and you can get the risk that i stated above once ...Read more
I cannot gain weight at all and have tried gym and also weight gainer shakes + whey protein shakes?
Can Bromelain & Papain be dangerous for health? I'm takin' Universal Nutrition "Milk & Egg" protein as weight gainer? thank you
Lean protein.: For general health it's recommended to take one gram of lean protein (fish, pork, egg whites, chicken, turkey) per kilogram of body weight. If you weight train, it's recommended to take one gram per pound of body weight to promote muscle recovery and building. Work out with weights and eat this amount to gain healthy muscle weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some foods would be good to gain weight and what are some foods that are high in protein?
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more
Protein sullpements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been know that some protein powders are embellished with with steroids without your knowledge which can damage your muscles. Only eating a healthy diet and exercise can increase your weight and muscle mass. ...Read more
Beef, fish, chicken: Unless there are reasons that a regular diet is not sufficient to provide nutrition to a youngster, protein powders are not needed. The appetite of a normal teen should allow the intake of adequate protein. If high protein is needed suggest eating high protein foods. The protein powders hold no special advantage to growth or health. ...Read more
Too much protein.: It's OK to increase your protein intake, within limits of course. Your body does not require more than one gram of protein per kilogram of body weight, so in your case you should be eating no more than say 50 grams of protein daily, divided across four of five small meals, with fruits, vegetables and whole grains. And choose lean protein sources. Gaining weight is different than gaining fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to gain weight since I am very thin. What should I eat to get proteins? I am vegetarian. Thanks in advance!
Nuts, eggs, cheese..: The best protein sources for vegetarians are nuts & seeds, eggs & cheese. Beans are good too but you'll gain weight easier with the others due to their fats. I advise the eggs & cheese be organic to avoid their being from animals fed gmo corn & soy. Avocados are also a good food for weight gain and potatoes may help too. ...Read more
I want to gain weight and be fitter... Im doing bodybuilding my weight is normal... I want to take proteins what kind do you recommend?
Poultry.: Seriously. Although rather cheap whey protein has been shown to work, better quality protein that is low in fat is going to be better. Also: 1) Find your maximal weight you can lift without injury (1RM) 2) use about 80-90% of that for > 6 reps and if you can do > 12 at a time, increase the weight ! 3) wait LESS than 30 seconds, repeat at 60-70% of that number 4) wait and do 40-60% of that number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: The key to gaining lean body mass is doing the work in the gym. From a dietary perspective, you need enough calories (but not too much), the appropriate vitamins and minerals, and enough protein to support your bodies attempt to build new muscle. Most people eating a typical western diet have no difficulty getting enough protein. They may need more fruits and veggies. ...Read more
If i just drink 25grams of protein n don't work out what happens? Is this bad? I'm trying to gain weight so i'm drinking these shakes!
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
Wouldn't be what I: would recommend. You might mean one of two things: does it help put on muscle. It isn't a complete protein and whey or food is a better one to use. Can mix it with other proteins to make it more effective. Can it help limit weight. A change in diet, alters one's habits and fatties lose weight temporarily https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet ...Read more
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