U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A member asked:

Hi im 15 and i was fat (overweight) now i am skinny fat, is it ok for me to take 30g whey protein everyday, because i am unsure about whether it will stunt my growth?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Whey: Whey protein is taken typically 25 mg to 50 mg daily.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 19, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.