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Will drinking protein shakes daily since last 4 months be a problem?

Caution. Nutritional supplements for muscle development can be dangerous if the kidneys are overloaded with too much protein. Most people can achieve adequate results by dietary modification, without the extra expense and risk. Read more...

I know someone how is 14 years old. She is 5 feet 9inches and weights 240 lb. She wants to know uf it is okay for her to drink protein shakes?

Why? Why does she want to? If she is planning to start a weight loss program, then she should see her doctor for nutritional advice and guidance. Protein shakes alone aren't adequate nutrition for weight loss. Please advise her to see her doctor. Be well. Read more...
Protein shakes. Yes, of course it is, as long as these shakes are very low calorie shakes. She must avoid sugar, saturated fats, breads, pasta and she must exercise. Her breakfast should be only protein and she should exercise in the morning. Lunch should include fish or egg and only a fruit and veg. She must exercise 4 times per day. Read more...

How old when I should start drinking protein shakes?

Any age. These are helpful for bodybuilding; you may decide you prefer lean chicken or fish instead. More than 1 gram of protein per day per pound that you actually weigh won't do you additional good even when you're putting muscle on. Stay away from steroids and I hope your healthy lifestyle will be something you stick with for a lifetime. Read more...

Protein shakes for a 15 year old, is it okay for him to drink 2 a week?

Sure. Be sure they're mixed up by someone reputable -- strange things have been discovered at some gyms. Best wishes. Read more...
Sure! Sounds like he is wanting to build some lean muscle as is typical for teenage boys, keep an eye on his total protein intake which should not be more than 1.4 mg/k/day. 0.8 to 1 mg/kg/day is adequate protein intake. Good luck! Great to see your teen interested in nutrition! Read more...

Is it safe to drink protein shakes if I am allergic to soy?

No. You should stay away from anything that has soy if you are allergic to it; certainly not a protein drink which is most likely loaded with soy. You should carefully read the labels and look for drink that has no soy in it. Read more...
No. If the protein shakes contain soy, or are manufactured in a plant where soy is processed on the same equipment, the the shakes are not safe. You want to look for shakes made with just whey protein. Read more...

I am actually considering if I should drink some protein shakes to gain muscles. Is that necessary?

Not necessary. Proper nutrition along with strenthening exercises are certainly required to gain muscle. However, this can be done without supplementation if care is taken with the diet chosen. Read more...
No. Proper weight strength training and healthy eating should be enough unless you are underweight. Protein shakes would not hurt though of they don't replace a meal. Read more...
Protein shakes. They haven't been shown to work and may hurt your kidneys or liver. Exercise is the way t ogo. Read more...