“5 Things You Must Know While Choosing a Protein Powder!’

Protein Powder

Enclosed! The secret of celeb’s fitness. It is nothing but a protein powder. Why? because sometimes, we fail to follow certain diet schedules due to the busy ongoing schedule and lifestyle. If you feel are not getting the proper nutrition, protein powder can help you to boost the protein consumption to the correct level. When possible it is healthier to get protein from food rather than consuming powder or other supplements.

There are multiple availabilities of protein powders in the market. It’s your choice to choose one that fits your needs. Choose a high-quality protein powder which fulfill the nutrient requirements and help your muscles to recover from exercise plus, to boost your usual protein intake. You can buy protein powder on line or at your local health food store.  Lets take a look at what you should be looking for when you are shopping for a quality protein powder.

  • Firstly, let’s be aware of Whey : Do you remember curds and whey? Surely you do. Whey is the watery liquid extracted from milk which results in cheese manufacturing. As per the sports nutrition, whey is a high-quality protein based on its protein digestibility which improves the amino acid storage. In advance, whey contains high concentrations of essential amino acids. Whey is easy to be digested but due to the thick uptake, it shouldn’t be your one and only protein source. I would look whey that has been derived from organic grass-fed cows.
  • Hydrolyzed protein : Hydrolyzed protein is a protein that plays a vital role in the process of hydrolysis and broken down into small chunks known as peptides and amino acids. Basically, more than 90 percent of the calories come from protein. This type of protein can be easily absorbed and their nature might also be altered. Due to the denatured properties, it reduces the risk of allergic reactions. This kind of protein can be found in sports nutrition products, infant formulas and medical nutrition products etc.
  • Casein protein : Same as whey, casein comes from milk but it is found in the solid or semi-solid form which is called as curd. But unlike whey, casein slowly gets digested and increased plasma amino acid levels in a perfectly stable way. Like whey, casein provides many advantages which relate to the nutrition system.
  • Egg White Protein : Egg white protein powders are a high-quality powder supplement and an effective option for anyone to avoid dairy, soy or gluten. The taste may be toughest to swallow as compared to other protein sources but flavored powder or mixing with fruits or vegetables can improve the actual taste.
  • Select high-quality source of protein : Don’t get attracted by the most grams of protein for your buck, because the quality of protein powders differs greatly. There are more products available in the market with having fewer fillers and additives. You should go for proteins that are well-tested and verified and that are organic or at least GMO-free.

Your running question must be on choosing the best protein powder. Right? Still confused on what to choose for the best health. Famous dietitian and researcher note that people spend more time on deciding between hydrolysates verses intact protein, and caseins verses whey. So they suggest, instead of focusing on certain types, choose the appropriate one that suits your lifestyle and your exercise activity.

Protein powder can help to keep your body stay fit and healthy and achieve ultimate health at any age. The human body requires certain amount of nutrients. You may try to balance that level through following a healthy diet but sometimes with your busy schedule,  you might not be getting all the nutrition necessary to stay healthy and fit.  With the proper protein powder you can feel a little more confident about your health and over all well-being. Through the guest post, you should be able to have a better idea of the most effective protein powder for your needs and the ingredients that they contain by following the guidance provided above and keep your health balanced!

Do you use protein powder?

Is so what type or brand do you think works best for you?

Do you have any advice to that might be helpful to guide someone to find the right protein powder for their needs! 

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6 thoughts on ““5 Things You Must Know While Choosing a Protein Powder!’”

    1. Hi Heidi,
      There are so many options and health consideration to understand when using protein powder and also the quality of the powder. Glad you liked my article. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Hope to see you soon again.

  1. Great info, Marla! Finding good quality protein powders is extremely important. So many of the inexpensive ones are just full of junk marketed as healthy. Thanks for sharing at Simply Natural Saturdays!

    1. HI Stefani,
      Thanks! So many people don’t realize that many protein powder are filled with so many toxic additives or that there needs are different. I’m glad to be part of Simply Natural Saturdays. Have a healthy, happy & blessed week.

    1. HI GiGi,
      Protein powder is not for everyone but if you find the right fit your needs it can be very helpful. Thanks for reading my article and commenting. Have a healthy, happy & blessed weekend!

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