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A 30-year-old male asked:

Im on a diet with high protein to lose fat and gain muscle, my diet is 2000 calories per day and only consists of: protein shakes, milk, flaxseeds, chicken breast, broccoli, brussel sprouts, green beans, egg, pasta. am i missing any vitamins?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No. Your diet covers all of the vitamins and essential trace nutrients. You will need to exercise to gain muscle, diet alone will not do it. A combination of aerobic exercise and resistance exercising/weight training will be needed to improve your muscle mass. The amount of gain will also be determined by your genetic make-up. Wish you good health!
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