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A 22-year-old male asked:

I am a body builder,it is bad to eat 10 eggs per day without yello egg part instead of using protein shakes? im skared of getting stones in my kidney.

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
That's a bit much.: Weight lifters and body builders only really need 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day. In ten egg whites you're getting about 50 grams of protein right there. It's unnecessary for you to get this much protein in one sitting every day, and doing this leads to a very limited meal plan. You should try to vary your lean protein sources. And drink lots of water daily.
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