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Are Protein Shakes Worth It?

When it comes to deciding whether protein shakes are worth it for you, there is no definitive answer. Protein shakes are simply a quick and convenient way to get more protein in your daily diet. If you are able to get enough protein to achieve your fitness goals without protein shakes, then you will not benefit. Someone looking to build muscle will most likely need to use protein shakes to reach their daily intake goals. This is because it can be difficult to eat as much as 180g of protein from meat as it would take a lot of cooking and time to eat. In this case, you will definitely want to have protein shakes to help you add more protein to your diet.

However, I would only choose protein as a last resort and NOT a meal replacement. It’s always better to get real foods whenever you can and just add the protein supplement if needed.

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