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Protein Powder , Whey vs. Soy - anyone know?

Protein Powder , Whey vs. Soy - anyone know? Topic: Fda research use only labeling the heart
July 18, 2019 / By Nickolas
Question: I consume 2-3 scoops of protein powder a day (about 25 grams of protein each) so 75 grams total. But I also have a strong history of heart disease in my family and defintely want to limit cholesterol...I do 1 hour of cardio a day and lift weights four times a week. Whey protein powder I've heard is much better for muscle recovery and build, but it also gives me almost 200 mg of cholesterol a day ( I think the FDA says only have 300 mg a day - total)...so I tried Soy powder and I actually like the flavor much better, has less sodium and less carbs and no artificial sweetners - BUT will it help my muscles too?
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Kody Kody | 3 days ago
There hasn't been much reason done on soy protein isolates, and most reasonable people will tell you not to be the guinea pig. Soy whole foods (tofu, miso) have been consumed for hundreds of years and are completely safe, but not much research has been done about soy isolates. Some people say it is safe, and some say the phytoestrogens in soy can have damaging effects on people, especially men. Personally, I don't want to risk it, so I stick to whey. Soy is a complete protein (unlike most plants) and will help your muscles just as much as whey as long as it is the same serving of protein. If you are willing to risk it, then use soy. Otherwise, I would stick to whey. I use the Vitamin Shoppe brand whey powder (BodyTech). It has 20mg of cholesterol, not 200mg. Check the label to make sure, or switch the brand you use. Cholesterol isn't the only thing that raises your own blood cholesterol. Trans fats and saturated fats raise your cholesterol too, maybe even more than actual cholesterol.
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Kody Originally Answered: I'm doing the Insanity workout. I have whey protein and casein protein. What should take to lose fat?
First of all, go to bed earlier and you'll have more energy, therefore losing more weight. And second of all, don't workout for at least four hours before bedtime, because your body will be fully awake and you will have a faster heartbeat so your body won't go to sleep. Get nine hours of sleep at least. Now, answering your question, I believe whey protein is more powerful, so I would suggest to take that. You know there is also soy protein right? Also can you please tell me how Insanity is? I don't know if I should try it yet, I'm still debating. I hope you take my advise because I do know what I'm talking about. I hope I helped.

Ike Ike
My suggestion would be that you look into an unflavored whey isolate or, even better, hydrolyzed whey isolate. From what I've read, these types are generally the most easily digested protein supplements. I suggested unflavored because it would be less likely to disrupt the flavor of your smoothie. Vanilla would probably be better tasting though. Generally, hydrolyzed whey isolate isn't sold on its own. It's sold combined with whey isolate. Seems like you've been doing a lot of reading up on things. You should look into those.
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Ike Originally Answered: I am 14, should i take whey protein?
Your don't need protein because you talking about using supplements. Supplements are not approved by the FDA, are virtually unregulated, do not have the protections afforded foods and drugs, are not recommended by the US National Institute of Health, do not require any testing, are often contaminated, may not even be what the label says, usually contain cheap ingredients, are often over priced scams, have been known to be dangerous, and can have numerous adverse or unwanted side effects. Your body does not store protein. So, a protein supplement can only benefit you if your diet is deficient in protein. And, if it is deficient, fix the diet. Eat food. Don't listen to muscleheads, gym rats, bodybuilders, personal trainers, and even coaches about protein. Most of them believe what decades and $$$$millions in supplement advertising have been telling them...that they need a lot of protein to build muscle. Not true. Here's how much you need according to the best minds in the world at the US CDC, the people our doctors (in the US) listen to. --> http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/ba... You can easily get that amount of protein with a glass of milk and a chicken breast or piece of meat per day. If you consume more protein, you'll only excrete it or burn it and both are a waste. Bodybuilders don't work as hard as they would like to believe. Construction workers, migrant field hands, movers, UPS drivers, etc. all work much harder every week. And none of those people worry about protein or take supplements for their jobs. They just eat a good diet and their bodies adapt with no problem. A bodybuilder can only work out 10 hours a week at the most because of the recovery time required by the muscles. Marathon runners, boxers, Olympic athletes, Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, etc. all train much harder and they do it without supplements. Most protein supplements are scams. According to the US National Institute of Health, you should use supplements only when recommended by a doctor. ---> http://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information... That's good advice because the government does not require testing so you won't be protected by the FDA as you are with food and drugs. Also, many supplements have been found to be contaminated and dangerous. Check out this list of over 60 dangerous supplement products sold with bogus advertising claims which scam-site bodybuilding.com was forced to recall and take off the market --> http://www.usrecallnews.com/2009/11/body... . Check this link to see how Muscle Milk was busted for false advertising --> http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/ucm261684.htm All you need to make the gains you can is food. There is an abundance of information to prove this point. So, I will give you examples and cite references in the space I have left. Just be sure to ask yourself if you ever saw any good scientific evidence suggesting you need 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight or more. The answer will be no. That's a huge myth. And, all the naysayers who disagree with me will not have any good science for you. All they'll have are ads, phony reviews, bogus testimonials, false scientific sounding white papers, bad blogs, scam sites, etc. all paid for by scammers like this one. ---> http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5196740n&tag=related;photovideo Here’s a white paper which debunks the myth of the protein supplement. Note the following excerpt...“At present there is no evidence to suggest that supplements are required for optimal muscle growth or strength gain.” Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15212752 Here's one more study to read. Note the excerpt..."Consumption of a recovery drink (whey protein, amino acids, creatine, and carbohydrate) after strength training workouts did not promote greater gains in FFM (Fat free muscle) compared with consumption of a carbohydrate-only drink.” Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15105028 Here’s another from Live Science. Note the excerpt…“Medical researchers have advised against protein supplements for years for the average person. But many sports trainers continue to push them on amateur athletes simply because they don't know any better.” Ref: http://www.livescience.com/health/protein-supplements-100202.html# Here's what Consumer Reports had to say ---> Ref: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/july/food/protein-drinks/overview/index.htm If you have any doubts about the citations and references above, talk to the person who understands best how your body works....your doctor. It's good to be strong but it's better to be smart and strong. Good luck and good health!! ♠
Ike Originally Answered: I am 14, should i take whey protein?
Now be warned the perspectives in this subject are general. From a scientific factor of view, a whey protein complement don't have any unintended effects at the establishing frame. There are matters to seem out for, when you consider that in a few instances dietary supplements produce other elements that might adjust hormonal balances. Can I ask what manufacturer complement you're utilizing? Weight coaching, in particular loose weights, may have long run results on joint progress at this sort of younger age. I recognize this is not facet of your query, however elevate very reasonably for now. Concentrate on well style and fluid motion, as an alternative than heavy weights for the ladies.

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