...Sorry for the late response.
Dr. Kelly Walker DNP, FNP-C, APRN
Vyas Dake, MD
These unregulated compounds make dosage recommendations and monitoring of therapy difficult. Protein levels are so dependent on many medical issues such as liver function, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes malabsorption and other metabolic conditions.
The best avenue for protein supplementation is to have your lab values monitored by a physician and then receive advice from a registered dietitian upon consult from the physician. There are regulated protein supplements recommended by health care professionals that are designed for various disease states.
The bottom line is always consult a physician before starting any type of supplementation.
their diet. Others can be deficient because although they seem to be taking in enough protein, they are not absorbing it, due to not having enough digestive enzymes or their stomach
not working properly.
Also, not all protein powders are best for everyone. Some people are good with whey protein, for example, and others are best off with a non-dairy, plant-based protein powder.