FAQs

Question: What exactly is a protein?

Answer: Put simply, protein is the magic nutrient that your body needs to function properly. Present in every part of your body, from skin, hair, blood, muscles, body organs to even fingernails, it?s simply impossible to dream a life without proteins. Proteins are considered indispensable when it comes to the growth, repair and maintenance of your body. Besides development, it?s essential for a number of reasons like healings of wounds, replacement of dead cells & production of antibodies.

Question: How much protein do I need on a daily basis?

Answer: According to the RDA, an adult who doesn?t exercise requires 1gm protein/kg of his/her weight, while those who exercise require 1.2 gm protein/kg of their weight. Of course the requirements for infants, children, teens and pregnant women differ.

Question: What are the best sources of protein?

Answer: Meat, poultry, beef, fish, egg, milk, beans, pulses and nuts are some of the foods that contain good amount of proteins.

Question: What are the different types of proteins?

Answer: Animal protein ,Vegetable protein , Milk protein , Milk protein , Fish protein , Whey protein , Whey protein , Egg protein ,Soy protein , Rice protein

Question:How does protein helps in the growth and repair of our body?

Answer: Whenever we eat food, our body breaks down the proteins present in our diet to produce amino acids. These amino acids are subsequently used for the production of enzymes, hormones, antibodies and neurotransmitters, all of which are required by our body to function properly.

Question: Are protein supplements necessary, and how will they help me?

Answer: The problem with today?s hectic lifestyle is that it?s difficult to meet your daily body?s requirement from your diet. Protein supplements not only contain complete proteins but are also fortified with vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates, all of which are essential for the body. Since protein supplements contain all the nine essential amino acids they provide you with nourishment that is hard to get from your daily diet. Some of the other advantages of including protein supplements in your diet are:

  • Muscle gain
  • Increased stamina
  • Enhanced nutrition
  • Helps in recovery
  • Reduces hunger

Question: Who all should use protein supplements?

Answer: Anyone who wants to live a healthy and active life is a prospect beneficiary of protein supplements. These are some of the reasons why you might want to use them.

  • To live a healthy life
  • Recover from injuries
  • Fill in the nutritional deficiency
  • During pregnancy and post delivery
  • Starting a fitness program
  • Those who enjoy a vegetarian lifestyle
  • Older consumers facing weakness

Question:Do I need to take doctor?s recommendation before I take supplements?

Answer: Specialized conditions like recovery or illness may require a certain type of supplement so doctor?s advice only helps. However if you are just looking to meet your daily requirements and want a healthier life, then you don?t require doctor?s recommendation. Protinex is one such supplement that can be taken by anyone, irrespective of gender and age.

The only word of caution is for those who have a kidney problem, they should consult their doctor first. Also if you are allergic to soy then choose a protein supplement that doesn?t contain soy, e.g. you can choose a supplement that contains whey or egg.

Question: What is Protinex?

Answer: Spreading healthy smiles for more than 57 years, Protinex is one of India?s most favoured nutritional supplements that is both wholesome and easy to digest. Packed with hydrolysed proteins and fortified with right amounts of carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins, it provides complete nourishment and strength to your body.

  • Complete drink that has got everything from vitamins, minerals to proteins
  • 50% more protein than other protein supplements
  • Presence of hydrolyzed proteins which makes absorption and digestion easy

Question: What are the different Protinex products in market?

Answer:

Protinex Diabetic: Protinex Diabetic is a protein supplement designed to control hyperglycemia and control the blood sugar levels.
Protinex Original: Protinex Original is a high protein supplement that focuses on faster recovery and replenishment from illness.
Mama Protinex: Mama Protinex is a protein rich supplement that contains high quality protein and DHA, essential for your baby?s proper health and development.
Protinex Junior: Protinex Junior wraps 37 vital nutrients including proteins, fats and carbohydrates ensuring proper physical and mental growth of your child.

Question: What is the recommended dosage of Mama Protinex?

Answer: 25gm thrice a day is sufficient to bridge the protein gap completely. It also provides 60mg DHA which is fundamental to the growth & development of the baby.

Question:How should a vegetarian meet his protein intake?

Answer: Since vegetarian sources contain less protein than animal sources, you need to consume adequate amount of beans, milk and pulses to meet your daily intake, something that requires utmost determination. One way to meet the requirement is by using supplements that ensure your body gets the essential nutrients in one single spoon.

Question: Is excess protein bad for my body?

Answer: Protein is a magic nutrient that helps your body grow, which means the more the better. However make sure that it doesn?t exceed your daily requirements considerably, remember, excess of everything is bad. People with Kidney problem should consult their doctor before using any protein supplement.

Question: What is the recommended dosage of Protinex original?

Answer: 2 table spoons in 200 ml of milk, twice a day.