Nutritional supplements provide nutrients that you might not consume in sufficient amounts. They contain vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids. It helps to increase energy levels, boosts mood, and improves mental acuity. It helps to manage several health conditions in the body.
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I am underweight and my muscle mass is low. Should I take weight gain supplements?
Query: Hello doctor, My body weight is 45 kg and my muscles or so low so I think I should take Nutrigain. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to Icliniq.com. Having nutritional supplements might help you temporarily but it does not have good effects on your body on a permanent basis. Instead, you start with a good diet regimen and proper muscle-strengthening exercises. Have protein-rich meals for lunch and dinner, with ... Read Full »
Can muscle recovery be adversely affected by protein powder?
Query: Hi doctor, I used to perform cardio exercise for around 30 to 40 minutes and weight exercise (strength training) between 20 to 30 minutes daily. I have been using one natural protein product. My wish is to lose fat. I am confused whether, I should replace my natural protein product with the secon... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. "L" is the structural name; in fact Lysine and L-Lysine are the same. Not only in Lysine, it gives the same meaning in all amino acids mentioned on the product package (attachment removed to protect patient identity).Glutamine is safe and required for body building. You ... Read Full »
I joined a gym to lose weight, but I am not satisfied with my weight reduction rate. Can I use protein supplements to lose weight faster?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. My height is 172 centimeters, and my weight is 89 kgs. I wanted to lose weight, so I joined a gym near my house, but I lost only 1.2 kgs. I am not satisfied with the weight reduction rate, so I thought of taking protein supplements. Please suggest something. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes the weight remains the same, but the body becomes toned. I suggest you eat homecooked food, exercise regularly, and take whey protein supplements. Read Full »
I wonder if there are any plant-based omega-3 supplements available. Can you please suggest?
Query: Hi doctor, I want to know if there is any plant-based omega-3 supplement? I know I sound silly, but I am a vegan and already taking a few plant-based vitamin supplements to tackle my vitamin deficiency. I also want to add omega-3 to my supplement list, but they are produced from fish. However, I wa... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com. I am glad you asked this question; it is not silly. Vegan sources of omega-3 are, in fact, the greatest sources of good systemic health. Given that you have a vitamin deficiency, I can exactly let you know what plant vegan sources of omega-3 you can have based on your vita... Read Full »
Is it reasonable to take supplements to build muscle?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a professional stunt rider. I like to build muscle and reduce belly fat. Currently I am taking whey protein, BCAA, creatine, and Hydroxycut fat burner. Are these type of supplements safe? Will they give any side effects? My height is 173 cm, and weight is 75.8 kg. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you take supplement alone without doing any exercise, then it can cause the following problems. Digestive problem. May decrease liver function. May cause muscle damage. Sexual problem like decreased sex desire and premature ejaculation. Hormonal problem like anxiety, d... Read Full »
I want to be fit, both physically and mentally. Is Keto diet the right choice?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. My main goal is to optimize my brain performance, thinking clearly, and no brain fog. I am trying to be shredded and working on overall body strength and abdominal muscles. I have been following a mixture of IF (intermediate fasting) and Keto diet for about... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You need to incorporate a vitamin D supplement. Your diet pattern and exercise are good, but I need a few more details like BMI (body mass index) to comment on any changes and to calcul... Read Full »
Will nutritional supplement help to gain weight and build muscles?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. My weight is 52 kg. I want to gain my weight. Can I use Nutrigain? Will it help in the build up my muscles? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first thing you have to focus on your daily diet and not only supplements. So make a high-calorie food. Eat more cereals 300 gm mainly plain rice, brown rice or bread, oatmeals, maize, Nutrela, and all whole grains. Add all good quality proteins like organic, dairy... Read Full »