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Is whey protein powder safe during pregnancy

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
Probably: Whey protein is sold as a muscle building supplement. It is a milk product and has less fat than milk. It should not be harmful, it will be considerab... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 40 years experience
Why do you?: It may be safe because you are the one eating it; but why do you want to breastfeed a 2yr old? The 2 yr old has matured bowel system that can digest m... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
Probably not.: Make sure you hydrate well and have a balanced diet otherwise. Always have caution with any supplements you take... The supplement industry is not re... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
One of the best...: Hard to say one is the very best, but i advise whey from grass fed-cows not given hormones or antibiotics processed at low temperature so the immunogl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No : Diet usually has no effect on the development of acne.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: It should not be an issue unless you have sensitivities to milk proteins.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Check fat content: Pick a type with low fat content.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Whey: Whey protein powder by ON is excellent. It is balanced and digestible. Be sure to include calories with it when you take it for optimal utilization.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Whey: Whey protein seems to be absorbed well. One thing to remember is that liquid protein tends to rush through the digestive tract quicker, yielding less ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Excessive calories: Excessive calories from any source (to include whey protein) can lead to weight gain.
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