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What Protein Should I Buy?

What Protein Should I Buy?

As you look through the incredible and baffling selection of protein powders on the market, one of the many factors that you’re going to have to consider is flavor. Proteins powders can be designed to taste like strawberries, cheesecake, plain old vanilla and a host of other options. And then you have the ability to pick up unflavored protein powders, too. But, why would anyone want a flavorless protein powder? Are […]

For the most part, whey and casein tend to dominate the protein powder scene. But, for some people, these milk-derived powders might be off limits. Vegans and some vegetarians, for example would pass on them. Or, individuals who deal with lactose intolerance, allergies, or other food sensitivities may also find themselves looking elsewhere for a convenient source of protein. Thankfully, there are many plant-based options out there. Over the past few […]

For a long time now, whey protein has been pretty much the unrivaled king of the protein powder world. But, before that, eggs were the protein of choice. And, although it’s not as widely used these days, you can still get your hands on egg white protein powder. In reality, this oft-forgotten protein source does have some pretty unique advantages that they make it a viable option for you. How does […]

With all the different descriptors that can tacked on to whey and other supplements, it’s easy to just sort of overlook some of the claims decorating food labels. But, is it really a good idea to overlook all of them? What about organic whey protein? Is it any healthier than the standard varieties? Think About the Source All whey comes from milk – typically cow’s, but goat’s milk is also sometimes […]

When faced with the staggering variety of protein powders, it can be extremely difficult to know which one to pick. Staring down a wall with whey, casein, soy, hemp, rice and even pea proteins divided up in isolates, concentrates, hydrolysates and tons of other varieties, people often having difficulty with one key question: Which protein powder is best for me? To answer that, there are actually a number of individual factors […]

Likely because of its natural association with building muscle, women tend to be a little hesitant when it comes to taking whey protein powder. In truth, however, everyone – regardless of gender can benefit from whey. That is, f they make the right decision when picking out the product. So, what is the best whey protein powder for women? Go Grass-Fed The vast majority of farm-grown cows are fed grains in […]

People take protein powders for lots of reasons – to balance out their diet, to help them lose weight, even as a general-health supplement. By far, however, the most common use for protein powders is to encourage muscle growth. But there are tons of different protein powders out there. So, which is the best protein powder for muscle gain? What should you look for? Consider the Source Protein powders can be […]

For the fitness-minded parent, it’s a pretty exciting moment when their children begin to take an interest in exercise and nutrition. But, at that same time, it can be a little scary. After all, a child’s needs are vastly different from those of a full-grown adult. First, you want to your children to be as healthy as possible and want to give them the tools they need to achieve that goal. […]

For a long time, animal proteins dominated the protein powder landscape – whey and eggs were everywhere – leaving vegans with very few options. Now, however, things are much different. There are tons of different plant-based, vegan-friendly protein powders available. So, vegans are no longer faced with the challenge of finding a protein powder. Instead, you have to try to figure out which is the best protein powder for vegans. Let’s […]

When it comes to whey protein, you have three main choices: whey protein concentrate, whey protein isolate and whey protein hydrolysate. Although they all begin life the same way, each of these options is processed in different ways and, therefore, offers a slightly different end-product. In this post, however, we’re going to focus specifically on whey protein isolate. What, exactly, is it? How does it differ from the other whey offerings? […]