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Does whey protein powder make you gain weight or get chubby?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine

In brief: The idea behind

protein supplements is that, when combined with weight training, aerobic training and calorie restriction, they help reduce body fat and develop quality muscle mass.
So you are trying to gain weight/muscle when you use it properly. By chubby, I assume you mean a gain in fat. Used properly, this should not occur. Meals focused on protein should achieve the same affect. Hope this helps:)

In brief: The idea behind

protein supplements is that, when combined with weight training, aerobic training and calorie restriction, they help reduce body fat and develop quality muscle mass.
So you are trying to gain weight/muscle when you use it properly. By chubby, I assume you mean a gain in fat. Used properly, this should not occur. Meals focused on protein should achieve the same affect. Hope this helps:)
Dr. Julie Abbott
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Excessive calories

Excessive calories from any source (to include whey protein) can lead to weight gain.

In brief: Excessive calories

Excessive calories from any source (to include whey protein) can lead to weight gain.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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