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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? i'm18 years and 59kg. want to stimulate muscle growth

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice.
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Provided original answer
You should have at least 1 gm/kg/day protein in your diet and milk protein is a very high quality product in that it contains a good mix of amino acids. It doesn't stimulate your body to produce muscles bIt it does provide the necessary raw materials for the production - I.e. The lumber, the nails, the nails, the concrete- to build the product. Take care.
Aug 3, 2015

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