- Q Why is eating protein important?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyProtein has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity thanks to low-carb diet fads and weight loss and fitness trends - but it's always been indispensible to your health. Protein can be found in a wide range of foods, like lean meats, eggs and legumes. While... Full Answer
- Q What are the side effects of instant protein?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyInstant protein has almost no side effects. You should not take more than the recommended dose as too much protein can cause liver damage. It may also cause you to gain lean mass. If you are lactose or gluten intolerant, you can purchase instant protein... Full Answer
- Q Why should I include protein in my breakfast?
Keri Gans, Nutrition & DieteticsAs important as it is to add fiber to breakfast, always pair your carbs with a serving of protein—low-fat milk with your cereal, scrambled egg whites with your high-fiber pancakes, low-fat cottage cheese with your oatmeal, fruit, or toast.... Full Answer
- Q What foods are good sources of protein?
Dr. Pierre Dukan, Nutrition & DieteticsThe foods richest in proteins come from the animal kingdom. Their most abundant source is meat. Among animal meat, beef is especially high in protein. The leaner cuts are extremely low in fat, but just as rich in protein. Mutton and lamb are... Full Answer
- Q Should I avoid foods that contain gluten if I don't have celiac disease?
Dr. Clifford Bassett, Allergy & ImmunologyMany individuals and prominent celebrities, tennis players, and athletes go to gluten-free diet restriction in hope of improving stamina and endurance. Bottom line: there is no need to avoid gluten and related grains if you in fact are not truly gluten... Full Answer
- Q What healthy nuts should I keep in my pantry?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWhat you keep in your pantry determines how you cook for your family. Dr. Oz reveals what nuts he recommends for your pantry in this video. Full Answer