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A 21-year-old male asked:

i started training in gym how much protein i need per day ? i'm 88 kg and can i get it from natural source or i should use whey protein powder?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Natural sources: You can get the needed protein from diet and do not need supplements. It is good that you are exercising. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Wish you good health!
Apr 25, 2018

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