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Should I let my doctor know I take instant protein?

You should always consult your physician before starting any new diet changes. Infants under the age of one year should not use instant protein without consulting a doctor. You should also consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding or pregnant, taking a medication for chronic health condition, or if you have diabetes, kidney disease, or liver disease.
Chad Kramer
Chad Kramer on behalf of dotFIT
Fitness

It is always recommended that you let your doctor know of any dietary changes that you are incorporating in your life especially if you are predisposed to having issues where high protein or kidney problems exist.

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