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What protein powder should i use if i want to gain weight?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Carbs, not protein: Protein powder has too few calories to cause weight gain. You gain weight with carbohydrates.

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Which type or brand of protein powder or supplements should I use to gain weight?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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None: Protein powder has a risk of causing kidney disease. If you want to gain muscle weight, you need to work out and eat higher proteins in diet, still with enough carbohydrates. Muscles have both protein and glycogen (animal starch).

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