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is it possible to gain weight from eating too much protein and is it possible to eat too much protein?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes ; Yes: Balance is best.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Dr. Bryan Levey
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No: If you are really eating 1000 calories per day, every day, then you will lose weight, even if the calories are made up entirely of fat. 1000 calories ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
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You need calories.: But protein as calories will preferentially help you gain muscle if you work out! but weight, muscle or fat, requires a caloric excess!
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No. Not from protein: Extra protein will not make your growth plates close early. They will add weight and not necessarily muscle.
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Dr. John Michalski
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Weight gain: More calories. Consider healthy fats and protein. Add good quality whey and casein shakes. Consider bcaa.

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