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Old 03-18-2012, 11:47 AM   #1
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What is the best way to get protein in my diet? With a shake or with foods that have protein in them?
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I agree that you can use both. I enjoy a protein shake everyday, and also love my steaks, burgers and things to that nature.
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Both is good, whole foods is good, but not solely from shakes.
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Learn to cook with good protein foods, you'll be glad you did later in life.
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Just take a shake when whole foods don't fit in you time schedule.

Pro shakes are a supplement.
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I may rattle some cages here. Truth is, there is no bodily receptor that determines what is a good protein or bad protein. There is nothing in your body that will suddenly reject a steak or a shake because it is or is not a "Whole" protein. That said, as Rich said, whey is a supplement. If you can eat good proteins you should eat them, but your muscles won't melt away from a lack of protein if you drink a shake. Use it all to your advantage.
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Doesn't rattle my bones. I love on shakes. I'm old, have limited calories per day, and need the low calorie option of whey.

I eat a couple half my daily protein from whole foods and supplement with 5 scoops of whey per day.
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