T Nation

Putting Oats in Protein Shake?

I usually put grinded oats in my protien shake for extra carbs n cals,

might sound like a stupid question put is that fine to do?

I,m curious because you hear about carb intolerance and allergies n stuff

i always feel fine but just get bloated sometimes, Im starting carb cycling soon so want know for this


If you’re bloated from eating a lot, that’s nothing to worry about. If you’re bloated from a bad reaction to the oats, then there’s your issue, not that you put them in your protein shake. As far as mixing them in though, it’s a lot more common than you would think, and certainly fine to incorporate into your cyclical diet.