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A 23-year-old male asked:

Does excessive intake of proteins (free proteins) stored as fat ?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Yes: Excess calories of any nature, regardless of the source, will be stored by the body as fat.

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A 19-year-old male asked:

Does excessive protein turned to fat?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No: Excessive protein will be metabolized as energy and therefore will slow the process of metabolism of the fat you have already. But protein is not converted into fat directly.

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Last updated Nov 21, 2013

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