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Are Protein Shakes Healthy?

  By posted Aug 10th 2011
Diet & Fitness

When one thinks of protein shakes, or for that matter protein bars or supplements, the first image that comes to mind is that of a bulky athletic body or a weight lifter consuming protein in order to enhance performance and results. But the biggest hitch when one thinks of buying protein products is regarding its health factor - is it not harmful for my body? Does it have side effects? Can I not have a natural protein-rich diet? Is it safe to consume protein shakes regularly? Here's our in-house strength and fitness coach Arnav Sarkar and what he has to say about whether protein shakes are healthy or not.

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