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Can whey protein produce acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: No, but...

If you're asking about whey protein, you're probably a bodybuilder or at least hanging around gyms.
The 'health beverages' / 'protein shakes' that you may be offered are sometimes laced with anabolic steroids, and these are likely to make acne flare. You also probably don't want to be involved with these. Get some protein powder from a responsible distributor and mix your own.

In brief: No, but...

If you're asking about whey protein, you're probably a bodybuilder or at least hanging around gyms.
The 'health beverages' / 'protein shakes' that you may be offered are sometimes laced with anabolic steroids, and these are likely to make acne flare. You also probably don't want to be involved with these. Get some protein powder from a responsible distributor and mix your own.
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