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Is whey protein safe for a 2 year old

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
38 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Why?: Why do you wish to gain weight? If you are otherwise healthy, being skinny is not a disease. Do not purposly gain weight, unless advised by your docto ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: As a rule whey protein should not be a problem. Check out the following link: http://www.alternativemedicine.com/health/kids-health/how-safe-are-spo ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
SAFE: Yes, Whey protein is a safe/ healthy supplement when added to an already solid diet and exercise regimen. Whey protein contains easily digestible amin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Safe in moderation: BCAA and other protein foods etc are generally safe if used in moderation and not extended periods (6 months). Read the label carefully, manufacturer ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Usually not : For extra protein, consider increasing lean sources in your diet. These include fish and chicken. Avoid overuse of the supplement.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ask your doctor : 48 kg. is a bit underweight for someone of your height. I'd talk to your doctor and a clinical nutritionist on what plan might be best for you. Wish ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Whey: Whey is milk product &is very rich in nutrients.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A 14 year old : does not have a need for whey protein.

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