A 42-year-old member asked:
are protein shakes suitable fo 14 year olds?
1 doctor answer
Dr. William Nall answered
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Protein Shakes: Should be fine. Do your research on the quality of the shake as some have been found to contain toxic heavy metals. Also watch the amount of calories/carbohydrates in them. For muscle mass increase, restrict carbohydrates and add protein for 2 hours post workout. For quicker/increased recovery increase carbohydrates and restrict protein post workout.
Answered on Jun 2, 2016
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