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I there is any disadvantage of having protein powder?

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Dr. Stuart Winkler answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

If you have kidney or liver disease a high protein diet can worsen your condition.

Answered Mar 23, 2015

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Dr. Thomas Namey answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

Unless kidney or liver disease is present. No one should ingest more than 2 grams of protein for every 2.2 lbs of weight!

Answered Nov 28, 2017

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