What is Protein Shakes?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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See also: Shakeology

Protein is one of the body's main building blocks for muscle, bone, skin, and other tissues. Used often by athletes, protein shakes come in many combinations of protein, carbohydrates, and fats. They can range from 100% protein to mostly carbohydrates with a little added protein and fat.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support nutritional health 5 0
General health 4 1
Weight loss 2 3
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 2
Fatigue 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Protein Shakes

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Protein Shakes

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
1 other twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Protein Shakes

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Protein Shakes

Duration

Currently using Protein Shakes

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Protein Shakes

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 2
$50-99 2
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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There are no evaluations for Protein Shakes.