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(March 7, 2011)

Weight Gain Powder

In a world plagued by an epidemic of obesity and filled with people obsessed with weight loss, it is not easy to find information on weight gain. However, people who are underweight, sportspersons and body builders are always on the lookout for the best weight gain supplements that they can use to increase their body mass and muscle strength. Gaining weight and being healthy with a lean and strong body can be achieved with the right combination of balanced meals, appropriate exercises, and supplements like protein powders for weight gain.

A weight gain powder is a nutritional supplement that can be mixed with water, milk or juice and consumed as a snack between meals, or used as a healthy thirst quencher after a session at the gym. An ideal time to drink a beverage made with a weight gain powder would be early in the morning when the body is hungry for nutrients after an eight-hour gap of sleep. Weight gain powders are rich in proteins like whey protein, which can be digested faster than any other protein, thus helping the body’s muscles regroup after getting rid of unwanted fat and becoming stronger after an exercise like weight training.

Proteins are the building blocks in the muscle building process, and by using protein powder, weight gain is faster and made simpler. Without weight gain supplements, an athlete would have to consume enormous amounts of protein rich food like milk, red meat, eggs all through the day to build muscles, and may thereby inevitably consume more fats and carbohydrates than intended. Weight gain powders are convenient because they provide the essential nutrients in a form that is easy to digest and assimilate. 

So does weight gain powder work? Weight gain protein powders are judged based on the biological value (BV) of the protein they contain. The biological value indicates how much and how quickly the body absorbs and uses the protein. In any weight gain powder review, one would have to take into account the taste and the flavors available, as the best weight gain powder is the one that consumers like to add to their weight gain shake, time and again. There are different kinds of weight gain supplements for men and weight gain supplements for women in the market, but these may not be safe for use in the long run. Protein supplements are better than human growth hormone supplements as the latter could have several unpleasant side effects.

Before buying any weight gain powder remember to check how much sugar is there in it. Excessive sugar amounts have lead to increased levels of serotonin as well as increased sugar levels in the blood. Many people have complained of feelings of irritability, drowsiness, and headaches due to this. Always ensure that you check the nutritional facts on the label for the amount of sugar it contains. If you are on a low budget and do not want to spend too much money on the weight gain powder, try making your own by mixing some protein powder with a couple of tablespoons of canola oil, flax, and some fruit for that added flavor. Additional protein and calories can be got by adding some egg whites and peanut butter to it.
Submitted by E L on March 7, 2011 at 11:35


Supplement Power for Weight Gain

As all individuals cannot consume all the nutrients in greater amounts everyday, there are certain powders available that can supplement to the daily diet. These powders are highly concentrated, rich in proteins and calories and can boost the nutritional quality of the diet. They are available easily and can used by any one from growing children to athletes, male and female.

Protein isolates are available that contain 75 to 85% protein which is easily available. Soybean protein and whey protein are used for this process. Protein hydrosylates are the easily digestible forms of protein that can be absorbed and utilized very well in the body. These are consumed by athletes. People do not suffer from allergies as they are already in the digestible forms.

Dried egg powder are available that may be reconstituted by mixing with appropriate quantity of water. The nutritive value of dried egg is the same as the egg in shell.

Texturised vegetable proteins are available that are also used as meat substitute. It contains protein content of 70% which is more than meats. It can be rehydrated with water and can be used in variety of dishes.
Submitted by A V on April 24, 2008 at 01:10


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