For years it was blindly accepted that too much protein was bad for health and that only bodybuilders needed to worry about this part of the diet. For the fitness crowd, it's also been generally accepted that you need to crush a protein shake after every workout in order to avoid losing gains. Well folks, the research is out and let's discuss where things stand.
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