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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it dangerous to take protein powder?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Protein supplements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been known that some protein powders are embellished with steroids without your knowledge which can damage your muscles. Only eating a healthy diet and exercise can increase your weight and muscle mass.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take protein powder?

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Dr. Johnnie Alston
Podiatry 17 years experience
Yes: If you overload on protein it will most likely get flushed out if your system.
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