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Doctor insights on: Whey Vs Soy Protein

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Whey protein or soy protein, what is better?

Whey protein or soy protein, what is better?

Depends: Use of soy protein might increase the chance for male to develop breasts or gynecomastia. Soy protein might help with to lessen the effects of menopause. I guess it depends on wether you are male or female. ...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


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Can whey protein helps gain weight? Or soy proteion.

Can whey protein helps gain weight? Or soy proteion.

In a way. ..: ...It's a good source of protein that is needed 2 gain muscle mass, but not by just taking it. U need a good exercise program, including weight ; cardiovascular. Remember u need 2put the pprotein 2 work for u by the above type of program. ...Read more

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Whey, animal, & soy protein. In order, which is best for muscle building, why, and how great is the difference between them?

Whey, animal, & soy protein. In order, which is best for muscle building, why, and how great is the difference between them?

Protein supplements: Any protein can support muscle growth. There are many sources of protein supplements besides whey. Protein from diet will work as well as supplements with vegetarian protein, pea protein, soy protein, rice protein etc. Your selection depends on preference. ...Read more

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Will USANA's Nutrimeal will increase my Uric Acid Level because it has 15 grams of soy, whey, and other proteins. Is it okay to drink it? Thank you :)

Will USANA's Nutrimeal will increase my Uric Acid Level because it has 15 grams of soy, whey, and other proteins. Is it okay to drink it? Thank you :)

Not in small amounts: High protein intake, defined as more the 1-1.3 gm/kg body weight will begin to increase the uric acid which is a breakdown product of protein. Increase uric acid will be a risk factor for gout. So estimate your protein intake from food and supplements and use supplements only to keep intake in normal range, not higher than 1.3 gm/kg body weight. ...Read more

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How can I tell if soy protein is as good for building muscle as whey protein?

How can I tell if soy protein is as good for building muscle as whey protein?

Unknown: To my knowledge, there have been no studies that directly compare the two. I prefer whey protein. ...Read more

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I'm on a diet containing soy protein(Cambridge diet). Is it save for me if I take whey protein I have no allergic to dairy products . thank you in ad?

I'm on a diet containing soy protein(Cambridge diet). Is it save for me if I take whey protein I have no allergic to dairy products .

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Yes: Whey protein is in many things that you current eat. It is advisable to reduce soy protein in your diet, not increase it. Soy acts like estrogen in the human body and will not get you to your goal weight as you expect. ...Read more

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I have 4 kidney stones.. I would like to start using a protein shake for working out. Would i be better off to use a whey or soy because of my kidney stones?

I have 4 kidney stones.. I would like to start using a protein shake for working out. Would i be better off to use a whey or soy because of my  kidney stones?

Kidney stones: Animal protein is the riskiest protein. It is more acid and the acid releases calcium from bone. Soy has some oxalate, another risk for stones. Whey has no oxalate. I think whey is a bit "preferred". Keep total grams per day of all protein less than 60 gm. Drink 4 liters fluid per day. Include 4 tblspns ReaLemon extract per day. Minimize animal protein and oxalate foods. ...Read more

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43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool .6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried !

43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool
.6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried !

Blood stool: 43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool .6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried ! ANS: first you need to have it tested for blood. Eating beets can do this in some. Need to have your health care team take a look at you butt/colon ...Read more