ICMR and NIN guidelines caution against protein supplements due to various risks like kidney damage, dehydration, and nutrient imbalances. In the 148 page guidelines, the ICMR has warned against the consumption of protein supplements to build body mass, a common fitness trend set by youngsters. They recommend enhancing protein quality with cereals and pulses for a balanced diet.

​ICMR and NIN guidelines caution against protein supplements due to various risks like kidney damage, dehydration, and nutrient imbalances. In the 148 page guidelines, the ICMR has warned against the consumption of protein supplements to build body mass, a common fitness trend set by youngsters. They recommend enhancing protein quality with cereals and pulses for a balanced diet. 

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