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Is whey protein good for health? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I want to know whether whey protein is good for health???
User:My intake is one scoop a day
User:I am a vegetarian..
Doctor:Yes, whey protein is indeed good for health
User:Any particular product you would recommend??
Doctor:It is available commercially in many brands
User:But how do I check which one is reliable??
User:Any particular ingredients I need to check??
Doctor:You may buy 100% Whey gold standard
User:What should be my average intake??
User:Is it defined by my body weight or something??
Doctor:2 to 3 scoops in a day
User:So about 50gm of protein is ideal..
Doctor:May I know your weight and height?
User:Weight: 67 Kgs ; Height: 5'8.5
Doctor:Around 60 to 20 gms of whey protein should be sufficient to you per day
Doctor:sorry 60 to 70 gms
Doctor:Is there anything else you want to discuss on?
User:Just one thingg
Doctor:Please proceed
User:No side effects of commercial whey protein like hair loss or anything??
Doctor:Side effects are not reported
User:All right....Thanks Doctor..
Doctor:Since you are a vegetarian, you may go for whey protein in commercial form
Doctor:Milk is a good source
Doctor:You can take it
Doctor:If you consume egg, it is also good source
User:No I do not have egg.
Doctor:That is fine, no problem
Doctor:You can still take milk everyday
Doctor:along with the whey protein
User:I will do that
User:Thanks a ton..
Doctor:Thank you again
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Have a great day
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