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Doctor insights on: Whey Protein And The Thyroid

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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


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Lately, i was found with minor high level of thyroid.I workout and i drink whey protein shakes..So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?

Lately, i was found with minor high level of thyroid.I workout and i drink whey protein shakes..So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?

No iodine: The only dietary restriction for most people with mildly high thyroid levels is to avoid excess iodine, typically found in seaweed or kelp. Whey protein is derived from milk products and does not have excess iodine, so it is safe. ...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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Is whey protein harmful especially while doing P90X ?

Is whey protein harmful especially while doing P90X ?

Moderation!!: Whey protein itself is not harmful, but as with most things too much of a good thing is bad. 1 gram per pound of body weight divided between your meals is the most i suggest taking and only in combination with a well rounded diet including carbs and fats from fresh veggies, fruits, fish, nuts, etc. ...Read more

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Is 'whey protein' worth the money?

Is 'whey protein' worth the money?

Depends: In terms of protein, the question should be what is the cost of different forms of protein that do not need to be refrigerated, low in fat, and can be made palatable easily and give me the daily requirement? Whey protein supplement is really a pretty good deal. ...Read more

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Is whey protein bad for fatty liver?

Is whey protein bad for fatty liver?

Not unless allergic: Whey protein can be a good source of protein. Check an online calculator or chart to figure out your total daily protein requirement for all sources. It varies by age and gender. Some people are allergic to whey, but otherwise this is a great protein source. ...Read more

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Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Protein: Yes, any protein can help by releasing glucagon which then in turn causes fat stores to be released. ...Read more

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Can whey protein drinks good for weight loss?

Why, not whey: Why are you taking whey protein? What is the problem you think you have and what do you think whey protein is going to do to improve it? How are you going to measure that improvement? Eating extra calories can't help weight loss, no matter what it is. Save your money. Don't get your medical inforation from friends, tv and the internet. ...Read more

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Can i take whey protein and fat burner together?

Can i take whey protein and fat burner together?

Whey protein is-: -a good protein supplement if you need it. The only fat burner on the planet is exercise! ...Read more

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Do I need a digestive enzyme with my whey protein?

Do I need a digestive enzyme with my whey protein?

Not really.: Whey protein is among the most complete protein ( has all essential amino acids), is is readily digestable. No need for a digestive enzyme, unless you have a deficiency in pancreatic enzymes, which is not common. ...Read more

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Whey protein/creatine at 17 years old, is this okay?

Most likely: Whey protein is safe for 17 y, assuming that person has no health problems. Rarely is a 17 y male not skeletally and anatomically mature. Therefore, it is most likely safe to take creatine as well. However, this is not a "magic bullet." if you take these products and don't workout, you will just gain unwanted weight. Lastly, almost no scientific study has been done with. ...Read more

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Will I be able to drink whey protein if egg intolerant?

Will I be able to drink whey protein if egg intolerant?

I would think so: Just B sure 2 read the label well 2 make sure that it contains no egg products. ...Read more

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Can i breastfeed while using whey protein with creatine?

Can i breastfeed while using whey protein with creatine?

No problem: I see no problem with this protein supplement. Your body will process & use the products of your diet & assemble milk for baby based on babies needs, not necessarily what you eat. You will not necessarily make your milk into super milk by doing the supplement, but i see no harm to baby from its use. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more