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Roasted guarana seed extract — source of caffeine Orange pekoe extract — regular, old-fashioned tea Lemon peel extract — likely for flavor Citric acid Natural caffeine powder — source of caffeine. It really does help ALOT. Looking to add to my team and get the word out. The BodyKey program, when followed along with exercise, is said to be a way of achieving your goals in life and health successfully. I am interested in trying the product but do not know which one I should start with.
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So does this mean it would not be a good idea for someone with diabetes to use the whey protein shakes? Oh and one more question…in this case would it then be better to use a different form of protein shakes, other than the whey because of the insulinogenic effect? I will say that anything that impacts blood glucose and insulin levels can cause issues with diabetes. If I had diabetes I would personally try to stick to whole food protein sources whenever possible.
Can you shed some light on this for me? No protein powder in and of itself is going to make you gain or lose weight. Only calories will influence that.
If you eat in an energy deficit and also use whey protein you will lose weight. Hey Isabelle, I used to use Optimum Nutrition for years. However, it does have artificial sweeteners, and these days, I avoid them like the plague. Coach please help me understand why ViSalus and Advocare and Amway say that their protein shake are the best shake to drink, they claim you will lose weight. Can that weight lost be sustained? I lost it by eating clean and very healthy, weight training 3 days and week and interval training the other 3 days a week.
Are you expected to drink 2 shakes a day for the rest of your life? I eat clean and workout as a way of life its just part of my day. Thank you for the help! Use protein powder as a supplement or as a convenience option. Everyone wants to buy the best protein.
No protein in and of itself is going to help you lose weight. You have to have a calorie deficit for that. Any brand that claims weight loss with their protein is being manipulative. It takes a lot of work and marketing to get your product on the shelves of physical stores.
The multi level marketing powders rely heavily on an army of people to push powders. After all, so many people need to get a cut of the profits to make the system work. Is is best to rest for a few days or should I keep training?
And is there any multi-vitamin that you recommend I should be taking while training or are they necessary? Your body needs the available energy to get better instead of using it to rebuild unnecessary exercise-induced muscle trauma. I think a walk outside can help some people feel better when sick, me included.
Nothing wrong with multi-vitamins. However, always try to get the bulk of your nutrients from whole foods. Hi i was wondering what do you think of ProFemme protein drink. I use it after a workout. I am trying to tone up and build muscle. Would you recommend something else or is this ok. You want to develop trust with the foods you put into your body. As used by leading models and figure athletes, as well as thousands of women like you! Thanks for the great info. Have you heard of PhytoBerry Protein?
If so, what are your thoughts. I stay away from soy…learned the hard way after drinking it everyday for a few months and ended up with a hormone imbalance.
The question is how much of the nutrients and antioxidants are preserved and bio-available in the powder form? We have found Shaklee to be a great product. My husband and I lost 10 and 15 lb respectively, in three months, and still got to eat our regular food. That was three years ago, and we still have a shake a day. Without it, we feel sluggish and are hungry within an hour. We do buy the soy protein and have found the soy has made tremendous positive effects on pre-menopausal symptoms.
That was a huge added bonus. I want to lose weight. If I did use it as a meal replacement would I still lose weight? Yes, you can still lose weight. Those are the ones that have protein, carbs, and fat already added to it. Add some spinach and frozen fruit to the powder to boost the nutrition content.
I hope you will have time to reply to my question. I work out with weights about times a week. First I have now decided to step down with the weights and do more cardio basically running. So I have never taken any kind of powder. So I want to try something out. It is very important to me that it helps me lose fat!! So I guess it has to be low on carbs. Other than that I dont know where to start.
Then, once you create a calorie deficit, the majority of your weigh loss will be fat loss — which in the big scheme of things should be your ultimate goal.
Is the powder going to help me create the deficit or is that solely achieved by more cardio and less carb intake? Finally, can you advise me to purchase a specific product? Alternating between strength training and cardio is good. You need a calorie deficit for that. In fact, pick a powder that has protein as the sole ingredient. Do you happen to know of any good protein powder options that would be suitable for toning?
However, if you are lactose intolerant, there are plenty of other options — egg my first option , or one of several plant based proteins. Whey isolate is very low in lactose too if you can tolerate some. Im 30 and 3 weeks ago weighed lots of muscle, but a good gut and moobies the major distribution of fat seemed to be WITHIN the muscle wall of my abs, which concerned me and prompted me to take action. Doing this has lost me 20 lbs in 3 weeks. However, I went out and bought EAS powder without really researching, but after reading this I plan on getting whey isolate.
You suggest adding spinach and whatnot, but at work all I have available is my blender bottle. If you want to make it healthier you can try adding some plain powder into some milk and peanut butter and possibly some cocoa powder.
Shake vigorously or use a blender bottle. Has artificial sweeteners and flavors. Also has genetically modified soy oil if you care about that. Look at the ingredients. Whey is just a type of protein. I am trying to loose weight. Since breast cancer, I was told I could not have any soy products. I wanted to use Body by Vi but it has soy in it I believe. I get confused with soy. I was told Soy can make my cancer return. Can you help me with specifics as much as possible. Just want to get healthy and skinny.
Ok, U know what I mean. There are some non-soy products out there though. There is no requirement to take powders. It seems to work for me. Hi Vicki I work with a medically monitored weight loss program that uses meal replacements. I have had many patients who have had estrogen based cancers and their oncologists do not want them doing my program because of our soy based proteins in the meal replacements. Body by Vi is soy based and has artificial sweeteners in it. Isagenix shakes have absolutely no soy what-so-ever, no artificial ingredients, all organic, and gluten free.
I have had temendous success with Isagenix. Read The China Study. It talks a lot about different cancers and the effects of food. Based on 40 years of study, soy does not induce cancer. Also, organic soy is different than non-organic. I hope your breast cancer is still in remission. SFH protein is just whey protein and nothing else no soy at all http: Hi there,,,,i want to lose weight fat loss but in the same time want to build up my muscle….
Hey Ken, the best will be solid, whole foods. Just a clarification, do you mean whey or soy? Regardless of age, I would stick with whey protein unless you have a sensitivity to dairy or whey in particular. I love your site! Thank you for all of the great information. I did have a couple questions about your choice of protein. Protein isolates are proteins stripped away from their nutritional co-factors. Most isolates are exposed to acid processing and in addition, our body cannot assimilate proteins in isolated form.
Because they are over-processed, isolates are deficient in key amino acids and nutritional co-factors. Thank you so much. Those are good questions, and you make a good point — protein powder in general is lacking complete nutrition. This is why it is a supplement and not a meal replacement. You will always be better off getting all your nutrition from whole foods.
Yes, protein powder is processed. The jury is still out on whether there are health concerns with that. Always strive for whole foods though.
I have not seen anything before that says you cannot assimilate protein in isolated form, but I do know that the way they are processed can affect their bioavailability.
Yes, as any protein powder will be. Only solid food will have all that good stuff. Hi coach can you please answer me these questions: What about soy protein isolate? Is there a big difference between whey protein and soy protein? There is a difference is amino acid makeup and bio-availability. I prefer whey for that reason, but if you have a dairy intolerance, soy may be another option. Yes, some studies show a correlation between soy and increased estrogen. Do you recommend using casein protein and if so, when.
I currently am using it mostly at bedtime. I mix it with peanut butter and frozen berries. As long as it fits into your calorie budget it can be a good idea. Just like I read,, my kind of protein gluten free, lactose free, no trans fat, no artificiels flavor or color…4 ingredients: Give it a try and see how it works for you. What does it say in the ingredients section, how much does it cost, how much protein is there per serving, and how many servings are there per container?
This the info you need to make an informed decision. If you provide it, I can help you make one. I like organic plant based protein powders. I use Sun Warrior brand. Easy on the system, high in protein, no sugar and very low carbs. It actually taste good too! Hope you can help me I have been trying to lose weight since an accident and was unable to work out.
I still cannot do much in the way of exercise but want to lose a lot of weight which I believe can help. I have tried eating healthy no processed foods lots of veggies and fruit and good protein but still the weight will not come off. I would like to mix it up and have a protein shake every once in a while especially when I am rushed for breakfast.
Will this help the weight to come off. Only a calorie deficit will do that. Calculate your calorie needs and create a slight deficit. I weigh lbs and I want to lose to lbs. Muscle and fat are 2 different things. A quick look at their website makes the product look very gimmicky. As for does it work?
The calorie number is just a guide though as I know nothing about your history or specific goals. Need a refresher …. Hi Charlie, refocus and take it one meal at a time. You need to get some momentum going. Plan to leave some food on your plate. Always consult your doctor before using any supplements. Save Saved Removed 0.
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