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Doctor insights on: Whey Protein Powder Side Effects

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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


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Are there any side effects to taking whey protein powder? I'm about to start taking it and am wondering if there are any adverse effects?

Are there any side effects to taking whey protein powder? I'm about to start taking it and am wondering if there are any adverse effects?

Whey protein powder: contains very little lactose and so many lactose intolerant folks can use it w/out issue. If you can't, there are lactose free whey protein powders on the market. Make sure it is from free range cattle rather than cows penned up and fed hormones and antibiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I want to workout nd have creatine nd whey protein. What r the side effects?

I want to workout nd have creatine nd whey protein. What r the side effects?

Stay hydrated: A danger of creatine is kidney failure. Do not take more than directed and do not take the loading dose for a prolonged period. Stay hydrated! some baseball players were hospitalized from excess creatine use causing renal shutdown. Whey protein is generally safe but excess protein is also hard on the kidneys. Again drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Help please! is consuming whey protein having any side effects?

None.: It is the perfect protein. Too much protein can hurt patients with liver or kidney failure, but if healthy, good for you! ...Read more

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Sir-my question to you is that " does whey protein has any kind of side effects " ?

Sir-my question to you is that  " does whey protein has any kind of side effects " ?

Whey protein: Whey is a natural substance - the protein of dairy. It is healthy. However, commercial powders may have additives that are unhealthy. Keep pure with protein. Choose a powder, if you must, that has no or very few additives. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects or bad effect to the body drinking whey protein?

Controversial: There is much debate about whey protein, derived from dairy, regarding its effects on health. I don't believe one should get protein from dairy and prefer non-animal sources like quinoa, nuts and beans. I also like wild salmon for protein and mostly healthy fats. Books like the china study demonize whey and claim it causes cancer and autoimmune disease. No one knows for sure so use other sources. ...Read more

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I want to know if there is any side effects in using whey protein and creatine ?

I want to know if there is any side effects in using whey protein and creatine ?

Kidney problems: Whey protein is a milk derivative. If you are lactose intolerant this will not help you build muscle b/c it will lead to bloating and abdominal pain. If you have no lactose intolerance, it is a good source of protein. Men need about 1.2-1.7g/kg/daily of protein to help build muscle mass. Creatine builds muscle but with all protein you MUST drink alot of water since it is hard on the kidneys. ...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