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Is whey protein recommended for an athlete who is building strength and muscles?

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Dr. Naresh Rao
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Not necessarily: When protein is recommended if you do not get enough protein naturally through your diet in order to build muscle. Trusting your source of whey protein is important. There are brands that are tainted with steroids so athletes that take them believe it is the whey protein that is responsible for the positive response.

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