When consumed as intended after a workout, Muscle Milk will not cause weight gain; however, if Muscle Milk is consumed as a treat, it adds unnecessary calories to the diet. Depending on the flavor and size of the Muscle Milk, it can have anywhere between 170 to 340 calories. Muscle Milk is lactose and gluten-free and contains 20 essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium and sodium caseinate.
Muscle Milk is generally consumed for its high abundance of protein. Depending on the size of the bottle, Muscle Milk contains anywhere between 18 to 34 grams of protein. The medium chain triglycerides in Muscle Milk is also less likely to be stored as fat.