Teens go to extremes to build muscle, study finds

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  • VIDAR Murray, UT
    Nov. 21, 2012 11:35 a.m.

    Better a kid drinks a protein shake; then eats junk food. Teenagers have higher nutrition needs; they can not always eat the six meals a day that they should. Drinking the protein shakes is a good way to get the needed food.
    And we are talking young athletes here; not kids sitting at home playing video games.
    As far as the steroids: it really has never been shown to be that bad.
    Doctors prescribe steroids and HGH all the time; if a child is below average in size.