"ANABOIC steroids deemed more effective and safer than mainstream whey products for those not mentally ill" says professor Heck of Washington state University. All the additives and artificial sweeteners are toxic to the liver. When you are healthy those toxins are eliminated but you know how long can you abuse your body. Your options are to use the recomended dose and cycle or use a whey without artificial sweeteners and additives I think there's a few brands out there now muscle milk naturals and gold standard op whey do your research.