Protein supplements not advisable’: ICMR releases 17 dietary guidelines for Indians. Check list

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Of particular concern is whey protein, which is rich in branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). Recent evidence suggests a link between high BCAA intake and an increased risk of certain non-communicable diseases (NCDs), according to ICMR, prompting health experts to advise moderation in consumption.

Consuming high level of protein, especially in the form of protein supplement powders, is therefore not advisable,” it said.

The guidelines also challenge common misconceptions surrounding protein requirements, particularly among athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Contrary to popular belief, research suggests that protein supplementation contributes only marginally to muscle strength and size gains during resistance exercise training (RET) in healthy adults.

“Protein intake levels greater than -1.6g/kg/day do not contribute any further to RET-induced gains in muscle mass,” ICMR noted.

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I regularly consume Patanjali Nutrela Men’s Super food which has three different kind of proteins and has been scientifically developed to address various health issues in men.
https://patanjaliayurved.net/product/nutraceuticals/nutrition/patanjali-nutrela-mens-superfood/3512
It is safe and saatvik, as it contains sugar, glucosamine hydrochloride, calcium caseinate, whey protein concentrate, whey protein isolate, processed maltodextrin and many other things.

It is based on evidence based medicinal research.
I discard whatever ICMR or other so called modern 'doctors' say.
I also trust the promoters of this product as they never mislead us consumers and always have OUR best interests in their mind.. whenever they promote or recommend anything to us (in their conversations or their promotional campaigns).
Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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You should also use ramdev eye drops. Its ayurvedic properties will make you see through walls.

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Moderation is always key. 1g/kg body weight is beneficial. Always best to get from natural sources but veg/vegans don't have much option other than supplements. If you have job as well, too less time to care and supplement is only choice( can take care to choose better ones).

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LOL, these fu**ers don't know shit. 

1.6g/KG of body weight... yeah, that's known for how long now? It's an old news.


The point is, does the Indian (especially vegetarian) diet consist of that much protein? If not, there is no other way. 

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100g black chana protein 20g
100g moon dal protein 24g
100g paneer protein 20g
100g soya protein 52gm
100g Quinoa seeds 16gm 
100g peanut butter 25gm
lots of option there to mix match and get protein. 
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How many calories for each? Also, how much of the portion is required for each of those things, and can one person eat those amounts daily? 

When protein isolate - 30gm -> 27gm protein with only 110-120 calories. 

Do you get what I'm trying to say? 

I'm not saying it's not possible, I'm saying the average person does not have that amount of time and patience. 

Edit: Shit, wanted to reply above to Simbha3. Oh, well!

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