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A 17-year-old female asked:

My brother takes protein shakes its called whey (in strawberry flavor) hes not allergic to strawberry , is it safe could it cause him allergy?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Whey protein: Whey is a good source of protein and is usually a cow milk product. It is safe except for those allergic to cow milk. Strawberry flavor can be almost anything and may or maynot actually have strawberry in it. Best to avoid flavorings and chemicals in processed foods.
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