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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I recently started going to gym, my goal is to gain muscle weight. My trainer has placed me in a high protein diet. What is the best protein powder?

I recently started going to gym, my goal is to gain muscle weight. My trainer has placed me in a high protein diet. What is the best protein powder?

Health Tap: The physicians here have chosen not to endorse any specific products. We would only have an opinion if we thought a mentioned product or plan was dangerous to health. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best protein powder to bulk up and gain muscle for a 16 yr old beginner?

Can any doc tell me what's the best protein powder to bulk up and gain muscle for a 16 yr old beginner?

Caution: Nutritional supplements for muscle development can be dangerous if the kidneys are overloaded with too much protein. Most people can achieve adequate results by dietary modification, without the extra expense and risk. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best muscle/weight loss protein powder or bar?

Need advice on what is the the best muscle/weight loss protein powder or bar?

Protein powder: Whey protein is an excellent source. It does not give you the unwanted calories and sugar often added to protein bars. ...Read more

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What's the best brand/supplement you can use to gain muscle mass? Creatine, protein powder, etc.

Egg whites: Egg whites are pure protein. Creatine is fairly safe as long as you drink plenty of water, but many complain of midsection swelling. Other supplements are unproven and possibly dangerous. I see lots of kidney stones, liver problems, heart problems, and hormone imbalances caused by things that do work, but are dangerous. ...Read more

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Does protein powder help girls build lean muscle faster? Please, need some answers?

Does protein powder help girls build lean muscle faster? Please, need some answers?

Caution: Nutritional supplements for muscle development can be dangerous if the kidneys are overloaded with too much protein. Most people can achieve adequate results by dietary modification, without the extra expense and risk. ...Read more

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Im under going weight training to get lean n firm muscle. I was underweight. Is it possible to gain lean muscle without taking protein powder?

Im under going weight training to get lean n firm muscle. I was underweight. Is it possible to gain lean muscle without taking protein powder?

Yes but only if . . : Eat lots of protein whether legumes, eggs, chicken, fish, etc. Try to eat some protein w/every meal. Don't forget your fruits & veggies. Stay away from simple carbs eg rice, pasta, breads etc as well as fast food. Learn to read nutritional labels if you must buy prepared food. Check out http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/healthy-kitchen-11/how-much-protein. Plan on up to 1g protein per pound of body weight. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle without protein powder?

Exercise: Lift weights. Eat adequate (1gram /kg body weight) protein. No need for supplements. Testosterone and derivatives will build muscle but have harmful side effects and should be avoided. Some people's muscle mass will be limited (or very great) based on their genetics or inherited tendency to build mass. Careful technique (so as not to get harmed) exercise with weights is best and safest way ... ...Read more

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Does protein powder help rebuild muscles aftrr a workout?

No: The only thing that "builds muscle is exercising the muscle against some kind of physical stress such as bar bells. ...Read more

Protein Powder (Definition)

Any of a large group of nitrogenous compounds of high molecular weight that are essential constituents of all living organisms. They consist of one or more chains of Amino Acids linked by peptide bonds and are folded into a specific three-dimensional shape maintained ...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