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Rice Protein for Weight Management

Also indexed as:Protein (Rice)
Rice Protein
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How Much Is Usually Taken by Dieters?

Some dieters following a high protein diet aim for 1 gram or more of protein per day per pound of body weight.

Side Effects

Although rice protein is considered unlikely to cause an allergic reaction,1 severe allergic sensitivity to rice protein-based formulas in some infants has been reported.2 Formula in which the rice protein is predigested is unlikely to cause such severe reactions, even in infants who are allergic to other proteins.3, 4

Interactions with Supplements, Foods, & Other Compounds

At the time of writing, there were no well-known supplement or food interactions with this supplement.

Interactions with Medicines

As of the last update, we found no reported interactions between this supplement and medicines. It is possible that unknown interactions exist. If you take medication, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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