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A 18-year-old male asked:

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention.

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