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A 44-year-old member asked:

I heard our bodies only absorb about 25 grams of protein every one or two hours. does that mean if i eat more than that, then it's a waste?

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Dr. Brett Spain
Sports Medicine 18 years experience
Not a waste: It's not a waste insofar as your body will process the excess protein into fat, and store it this way.
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