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Bedtime Protein Shake and ZMA


#1

because i cant take any dairy products while im using ZMA is there any other way to slow down my bodys protein intake while i sleep??? you know insted of a protein shake with milk.
or, just make do with protein and water???

thanks neil.


#2

If you take your ZMA on an empty stomach then wait 30-45 minutes to have you shake, you'll be fine.

The "avoid dairy" rule is because calcium interferes with the absorption of ZMAs, but if you wait, it should be broken down and absorbed by the time you have your shake.


#3

Neil says you're welcome.