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    I've lifted for almost five years now but it's been on and off and my weight has dramatically increased and decreased numerous times so I'm not really new to the gym but I'd like some advice on nutrition.

    I'm trying to cut out foods which **** with my digestive system as I think I have IBS and whenever I take too much dairy foods I generate so much mucus people can barely understand the words which come out of my mouth.

    Anyone here an experienced vegan lifter and can tell me what supplement I can take to supplement my diet ? My job is pretty intense so I don't always have time to cook large batches of food. There's a vegan blend supplement on my protein which is ****ing expensive compared to normal whey which is to be expected I suppose. I just wonder if any vegans have take it or any other rice or hemp based proteins and could give it the seal of a approval so I know what I'm taking ? I'm wary about soy because of the whole estrogen heresay rumour and I really don't need want low test. Thanks
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    Try this for advice.... The guy is vegan, more experienced and a damned sight stronger than anyone on TSR.

    https://youtu.be/hHrysja5lYw
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    Try this for advice.... The guy is vegan, more experienced and a damned sight stronger than anyone on TSR.

    https://youtu.be/hHrysja5lYw
    Solid, thanks mate
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    "At moderate amounts, soy does not cause feminine characteristics in men. At high amounts, as in twelve servings a day or more, a small percentage of men who are particularly sensitive to soy might develop tender, enlarged breast tissue."


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    Just watch you don't get almost all your protein from soy, some vegans fall into this trap and it's not good for getting all your aminos. It does have them all but quite small amounts of a couple of the essentials so if you ate almost all your protein from soy then you'd not get enough of those.
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    (Original post by BKS)
    "At moderate amounts, soy does not cause feminine characteristics in men. At high amounts, as in twelve servings a day or more, a small percentage of men who are particularly sensitive to soy might develop tender, enlarged breast tissue."


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    Just watch you don't get almost all your protein from soy, some vegans fall into this trap and it's not good for getting all your aminos. It does have them all but quite small amounts of a couple of the essentials so if you ate almost all your protein from soy then you'd not get enough of those.
    If I'm taking two soy protein shakes a day several times a week isn't that a lot though ?
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    (Original post by ParadiseFound)
    If I'm taking two soy protein shakes a day several times a week isn't that a lot though ?
    Nope, see where it defines high as 12 servings per day or more? And even if you were and you were one of the small % who do react in such a way, you'd stop eating an absurd amount of soy then go back to normal, no big deal really.


    But if you need two shakes a day I would be questioning either how much protein you think you need to eat or why you aren't getting enough from your food
 
 
 
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