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doctors can you tell me how often should i drink protein powder?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
As often..: As needed to match the intensity of your exercise. It is not "how often, " but how many grams of protein you are ingesting!

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take protein powder?

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Dr. Johnnie Alston
Podiatry 15 years experience
Yes: If you overload on protein it will most likely get flushed out if your system.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Can I still take my protein powder if it has already technically expired?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Protein powder: Please do not consume any product that has reached its expiration date.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to use protein powder to get lean?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Protein: If you are referring to eating more protein and less carbohydrate intake to lose weight and become lean, that may work.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it dangerous to take protein powder?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Protein supplements: You can spend your money more wisely by buying and eating natural foods sources rich in protein than protein supplements. It's been known that some protein powders are embellished with steroids without your knowledge which can damage your muscles. Only eating a healthy diet and exercise can increase your weight and muscle mass.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What is a safe protein powder for 14 y/olds?

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
Beef, fish, chicken: Unless there are reasons that a regular diet is not sufficient to provide nutrition to a youngster, protein powders are not needed. The appetite of a normal teen should allow the intake of adequate protein. If high protein is needed suggest eating high protein foods. The protein powders hold no special advantage to growth or health.

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