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Doctor insights on: Whey Protein Shake And Hypothyroidism

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Can whey protein shake work the same for physical fitness as weights?

Can whey protein shake work the same for physical fitness as weights?

Hmmmm . . . : Not unless you have really heavy cans of whey protein and lift them a lot. :-) i agree with dr. Henning that whey and other proteins can support your muscle growth while you're also doing a weight resistance program. But why does not have the same functions as weights. Lifting weights train your muscles; drinking whey supports their growth. Other forms of protein include pea and soy. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Pea protein shake a good supplemental alternative to whey protein shake for vegans? Is there enough Lysine? Any better alternatives? Thank you.

Pea protein shake a good supplemental alternative to whey protein shake for vegans? Is there enough Lysine? Any better alternatives? Thank you.

Lysine in peas: Pea protein powders are reported as having a lot of Lysine. You're more likely to get all your essential amino acids if you use more than one protein source (legumes, whole grains, and nuts). Search for Complete Proteins on greatest.com. ...Read more

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I'm lactose intolerant. If a whey protein shake is bothering, there's probably lactose in it right? Is it possible to be unable to digest whey?

Could have whey or..: Whey protein generally contains small amounts of whey;most with lactose intolerance tolerate it but some can't;some whey powders are more pure ; have minimal whey so you may tolerate a different brand.You might also have an allergy to lactalbumin, the protein in whey, in which case it won't matter if it has lactose or not-see www.Naturalnews.Com/035233_whey_protein_lactose_intolerance_powder.Html#. ...Read more

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Is the isolate whey protein shake from walmart a helpful aid to lose way? If so right way to make it. Upto how many meals can replace

Is the isolate whey protein shake from walmart a helpful aid to lose way? If so right way to make it. Upto how many meals can replace

How About REAL Food: Marketing of all sorts of nonsense continues. Obesity, before 1950, relatively rare & greatly increased after ancel keys marked theory of sat. Fat promoting cv ds in 1953 (lookup big fat lies); drove marketing of all sorts of very unhealthy processed foods, trans-fats, high carb/sugar obesity promoting foods, etc. Study: dietdoctor, lustig, taubes, attia, fat head, westman md, st phinney md, etc. ...Read more

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Would it be a good idea to take a multivitamin daily along with a whey protein shake?

Would it be a good idea to take a multivitamin daily along with a whey protein shake?

No problem: Most normal diets in the usa need no vitamin supplementation. On the other hand, many many people take them. The only harm is likely to be in the thickness of your wallet or the length of your credit card bill. My advice to patients is to take anything you feel would benefit you as long as you are positive it will not hurt you. A multivitamin will not hurt you. ...Read more

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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