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Whey 60 Protein
Will supplementing a lower protein semi-vegetarian diet with whey protein powder improve immune function?
Probably: This depends on sufficiency of protein in your diet but deficiency of Amino Acids is not unusual ; grows more common as we age, as most over age 60 produce insufficient hydrochloric acid, needed to digest protein. Low protein impairs immune function; whey is a superb source proven to increase glutathione, important for immune function. There are big differences in quality-see http://bit.Ly/1fpottv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different substances: 80% of protein in milk is casein, 20% whey. They have different balances of amino acids, whey is absorbed more quickly and they have different effects. See http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/satternorton.htm and http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/casein_vs_whey_protein.htm and https://www.t-nation.com/supplements/whey-vs-casein-the-real-story for more details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Live with it.: Sorry, but you cannot make your penis grow. What you see - is what you get - nothing more - nothing less. In spite of all the ads you see on the internet, you have to live with what you have. There are some surgical procedures to release the penile suspensory ligament, giving you more "useable" length to what you already have, but this can also effect other issues. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. There is soy protein, rice protein, and pea protein. There are many reputable companies that manufacture these products, and some only sell to professional offices such as doctors' offices for patients to buy. For some of these companies, you can buy online if your doctor refers you. ...Read more
Im 16yrs old....Weight 65kg....Height 5.9....Can i take protein shake (gold standard 100% whey protein) for bodybuilding ?
Yes!: There should be no problem!Get a more detailed answer ›
Should not: Kidney is designed to hold on to protein and not let it into the urine. +1 protein in urine, would check again in a week to a month. If + again, needs to be worked up. If negative, recheck one more time in a month. If neg, recheck again in about 6 mo. If neg again, then not to worry. If +, needs work up. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
No: They may not overload the liver, but they can force the kidney to work a bit harder. If yyour kidneys are compromised in any way, you need to reduce the amount of protein you take in. Humans can only absorb less than 2 grams of protein/kg of body weight at the absolute maximum....The rest is just excess calories. ...Read more
No whey: They are both equal., animal protein. All protein is treated the sameby the body. You eat, the protein is broken down into Amino Acids that can then be absorbed into the blood where it is distributed and turned back into proteins your body needs.Proteins don't get absorbed into the body unless you're sick.You hand a carpenter a tree & he'll have to turn it into boards 1st. Stay off the 'roids man. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers