A 42-year-old member asked:
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are protein shakes suitable fo 14 year olds?

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Dr. William Nall
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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Protein shakes are considered food however, make sure that there are no energy additives. Most 18 yr olds do not need extra protein.
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : It is safe and effective it also helps curb appitite.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Usually: So liong as they aren't loaded with sugar and preservatives or sweeteners. Usually it is just protein and something we can eat without issue.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: Be sure they're mixed up by someone reputable -- strange things have been discovered at some gyms. Best wishes.

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