10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Whey Protein Supplements

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Cordain has discussed in a previous edition of this newsletter. Thanks for the article — a very interesting read. Then I tried these. It mentions in the piece about whey being suitable for someone not eating eggs and meat. This quote highlights some of the potential problems with milk and certain other dairy products: Could you please point towards the article you mention about protein amount.

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As an adult I stay active with triathlons and running and have come to respect the power of proper nutrition. Teaching kids this is no easy task, however setting the example is a good place to start and offering health options.

Over time they too will come to appreciate and acknowledge the role that food has on our bodies. Your email address will not be published.

Turn this call to action on or off. Link this call-to-action to a page or your choice. Chocolate Protein Smoothie for Kids Ingredients: Starting with the milk and ending with the ice place all ingredients in a blender and blend til smooth and creamy. Btw I was taking honey, almonds, a glass of milk as pre workout and same things plus 3 banana as post workout,. I have read that general protein requirement for male is 56g and for female is 48g per day.

I am not sure why you need g. There are people using the product that are having astounding results, including myself. There are athletes who have been empowered by this product and have won gold, silver and bronze medals at the Olympic games Not only athletes, these products have been used by NASA astronauts and there are millions of users.

To see the difference for yourself check here: I really wonder how much protein in the diet is either too much or too little. By logic, hunters would have a a very rich protein diet. Was it bad for them? Probably we will never be able to know, unfortunately. However, if at present, human beings exist, and are descendants of those ancient hunters, it means that at least those hunters were able to survive and reproduce with a protein-rich diet.

Therefore the question is more like: How a high protein diet exactly affects health in humans? That remains unclear, and investigation is needed. But my problem is that i get upset when i eat so late. I want something that provides good protein but is easily digested.

You should do what I do and sip on one scoop of unflavored, unsweetened muscle beast grass fed whey protein combined with flavored creatine. It is done by the end of my workout. Also be aware that it is carbs that put on mass with an acceptable amount of protein. I chose this number based on an article that debunked the whole grams per pound mith. You see any excess protein you need is converted to carbs anyway up until you reach max glucose storage and then all else is converted to fat.

Why would spend extra money on protein when I could eat enough for my body and ingest the rest from carbs. Then raise or lower percent of carbs based on whether you want to loose or gain mass. When you gain or loose weight, some will be fat and some will be muscle that is an unavoidable fact of life. The key is to workout hard so that you can minimize the amount of muscle lost or fat gained depending on your goal. Here is the protein study. First of all whosoever is regular user of suppliments will have to pay for it in future.

Acne , kidney function or liver function , cardiovascular any type of effect they will face at any age. Many fitness gurus are also emerging any promoting suppliments. There should be people like Eirik , who can guide and motivate people for real health and fitness. Japaneses have longest life span on earth. Average age is more than any other country. Minimum lifestyle realted disease. And they consume least suppliments. There diet is natural food no supplimentation. I have to use whey protein, because my high cholesterol, meat eggs and some fish are high in cholesterol.

First of all, Dietary colesterol has little to do with blood colesterol, which is mostly endogenous. These are the real culprits to blame, not meat.

I struggled to get through your very biased and misinformed opinionated blog post. Whey protein was not looked at in an isolated state generic whey protein shake powder versus ONLY grass fed whey protein from non-hybrid cows, fed non-gmo grasses and NO other ingredients. Additives to these protein sources can greatly negatively impact the absorbability of these proteins and create intestinal distress, blood problems, malnutrition etc the source of reported problems in some studies.

Half hearted biased self selected to concur with your own opinion despite contrary evidence or disproven studies reasoning and research is just awful to come across like this. Of course such misinforming topics are good for making someone go out and research the real truth for themselves.

Dude who ever said protein shakes are healthy and that people think it is a replacement for good food? If people really think that then let them, they are fools. Most people i know that use protein powder take it because it convenient and works for muscle recovery and building muscle. And if people think its safe to take day in day out indefinitely, then let them. I prefer food but im not very orgsnised and powder gets me the extra calories.

Youve written a virtual thesis on the premise that people tske it as a healthy alternative…whst people? Maybe stupid Americans but thats about it. The biggest thing people have to understand is protein powders are just supplements. He not only drinks whey powder every evening but eats a lot of steak, boiled eggs and chicken to increase the protein intake. I am not even sure how much of protein he gets to his body daily like that. What worries me more is that he has gained over 15kg in a year and is turning into a giant.

He snores a lot too. Exercise increases protein needs. I wrote about this issue in this recent article. His entire body has grown muscle for sure, but fat hasnt been reduced. I mean — does this usually happen to guys when they exercise daily and take a lot of protein in food?

He has gone from 90kg to kg in a year. And he wants to lose fat and keep his muscle in shape. Although to me it seems he is just growing. I just wanted to be sure he is safe doing what he is doing. The brand of protein powder he uses is called ON and he drinks it daily. I am going to read the article you recommended to see if it can bring me a better understanding.

Thank you very much! Hello i read somewhere that you should eat 1gram of protein per body weight but wat if you weigh over lbs,isnt grams a day to much and plus how could you get that much in. Nature is best and will always remain best.

Instead of whey protein, taking healthy pea protein or vegetarian protein is also beneficial. I am making the shift to a predominantly vegan diet for a number of reasons — concerns over the environment, treatment of animals and sustainability. Huel is a vegan product but obviously the whey is not. I am concerned about now missing on creatine, l-glycine, hmb, beta alanine and glutamine and looking in to ways to get those things as I feel I have made good gains with this setup.

You need to fix your diet. Eating a vegan diet is a terrible idea if you want to gain muscle. At the very least, you should include some organic eggs and wild fish in your diet. I strongly recommend that you get your protein from real, whole food, and include some animal source food in your diet.

I did A LOT of bodybuilding type-training in the past. As you can see from the article, my opinions are not based on my own experience with using protein supplements although I bring in some of my personal experiences along the way , but rather on what the science shows.

As I see it, the weight of the evidence clearly indicates that protein supplementation is unhealthful. Unless you find it impossible to meet your protein needs via the consumption of real food, I would advise against using protein supplements. I stop this madness as soon as I got aware about the evolutionary template. You can be a healthy athlete if you follow the evolutionary template, but a chronically inflamed big guy is not certainly the portrait of health.

My sister has been taking protein powder for more than 5 years. Her body has changed a lot, she is training with a personal trainer to compete as a bikini fitness.

She is been having acne issues and last month she had to go to the hospital because of a body pain. She describes it like a knife cutting her bones, specially in her hands, elbows and shoulders. Me and my family think that it could be the protein powders. Have you heard about these symptoms before? Acne vulgaris is a disease of civilization that develops primarily as a result of genome-environment mismatches. Protein supplementation can destabilize the gut microbiota and raise insulin levels.

This can then result in the development of acne. As for the pains you describe, protein supplementation, by itself, is not going to cause those types of issues. That said, it may have contributed to causing the problems.

It sounds to me like your sister is chronically inflamed and harbors a species-inappropriate microbiome. This would put her at increased risk of developing acne, muskuloskeletal pains, and many other health problems. It sounds like she needs the help of a professional.

Today I got motivated for starting Whey Protein supplements. Since you have done a thorough study on this matter, I need an advice from you.. Let me give you some background.. I drink a glass of milk everyday — once or twice. Drink plenty of water liters in a day.

I had Vitamin D3 deficiency 2yrs back, so taking Vitamin D3 supplements since then as advised by doctors. During monsoon, I joined a Gym for running on treadmill.. Not sure what happened, but day by day I started feeling pain in my knees, so I stopped going to gym.. I tried running again in park, but it was never as smooth as earlier.. After 3 months everything got settled. I just do little stretching nowadays whenever I sense little uneasiness in joints..

During all these months I have received many suggestions about trying protein supplements none from doctors — I never asked, they never suggested.

Suggestions came mostly by friends, relatives, gym instructor etc. Today someone again encouraged me, so I just thought of trying it for few months to see the benefits. Do you think, I should go for whey protein supplement? No, I would not advice you to start using whey protein supplements. Based on your description of your current lifestyle, you should have no trouble meeting your protein needs via real food. Today I calculated approx. Added two eggs white part only to my breakfast from today.

I would have to know more about your caloric intake, meal pattern, body composition, etc. Check out my articles on protein for more info e. Thanks a lot Eirik for your advice and help..

I will start with less endurance training and will observe how much my body supports throughout the course.. Good day sir, I was about purchasing a whey protein which was rated excellence by customers review but when I came across this article I ponder on it.

My intention before was to take it twice a week as a post work out supplement. Please if this is not appropriate I will appreciate if you can reply with what I should take before and after workouts. Though I used lucozade sport during work out. Now free and bored again I need a hobby and was always a little excited because now I can I just cheat a little and get there quicker but thanks to this article I knew, I knew the only thing I need is my sheer will again!!!

You have to search carefully what powder should you buy and how to take or how to use it before after gym etc not big doses overdose some months you have to stop it ….

I consume a balanced overall diet and tend to eat times a day. The whey isolates work at reducing soreness post workout. What is the best alternative? Eggs shortly post workout? I recently put up a new article on the site in which I share my current opinions on whey protein supplementation.

Another citation is problematic you mention it later down , so why are you citing it to support this statement? That leaves one last citation which DOES give the control group the same amount of protein, but at times very distal to the time exercise.

It seems that the only citation that makes sense within context is one that directly opposes your statement. A little further down you also write that: With that said however, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your article! In no way am I intending for this comment to be confrontational; I am genuinely curious and would like to start a constructive convo! Dear Author, What could cause to a renal patient with kidney transplantation the intake of whey protein and protein supplements?

I searched the internet and I have not found any medical article yet. If you want a protein with no side effect then I think you can also buy the same whey protein which I brought from roboustdiet. Great exchanges, here are a few simple suggestions from someone who has trained for over 30 years and still does so at a consistent high level.

Evaluate your consumption daily, be aware of all of your daily intake and how you are affected physically and mentally by it. Much success to all. Hi Eirik, your article is great since it explains many ideas that I have never known about Whey Protein. However, in my opinion as a bodybuilder, everything has its benefits and disadvantages. If you can take control of them, you will be okay. However, you can not control it, everything will be beyond your zone and you can be harmed by what you drink.

I know that the manufacturers always want to make something new, impressive to have their sales gone up. But I do not think all are not good! Well I am a Nurse and I have been encouraging vitamin supplements and protein bars, drinks, and shakes to my patients with wounds for years.

They have all had positive results and improvement in there wounds. Is there any reason I should not suggest whey to my patients? Haha, this comment cracked me up. Andrea, perhaps you should have given his article a read. From there, read between the lines. And discuss with the doctors you work with.

It literally leaves out that the benefits simply outweigh the cons …. The author helped me to make a choice. I was planning to start body building and adding whey protein powder to my diet. But now i will NOT. I have been clinging to adding protein to my morning shakes which are otherwise fairly healthy — fruit, green vegs, nuts etc.

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