Hello! Hello!! HAPPY Monday :D
I hope you had a great weekend! It's the beginning of another week, so lets start it off going strong!! There's plenty of time to get in some mean workouts...make this week count baby...lol!!!
PROTEIN POWDER is very popular with many choices available!
A smoothie recipe calls for a scoop of protein and you have no idea which powder to pick. With all the choices out there, it may be challenging to figure out which powder to use :D Read the questions below and follow the answers to find the option that's best for your body! This may feel like a maze of questions and answers BUT hang in there because you want to use the best possible choice!!
Are you lactose intolerant or cutting out dairy for any reason?
If the answer is NO: The best option is WHEY. Best-absorbed protein ever. Opt for organic, grass fed when possible.
If the answer is YES: No worries, you've still got options :D Are you a vegan?
If the answer is YES: Do you have a history of estrogen receptor positive cancer or, if you're a guy, low T?
If the answer is YES: The best option is PEA BLEND. Best soy-free vegan pick. Mix with hemp or rice for a complete protein.
If the answer is NO: Do you eat a lot of packaged foods?
If the answer is NO: The best option is SOY. Most absorbable plant protein. Look for organic if you avoid GMOs.
If the answer is YES: The best option is PEA BLEND.
Are you vegan?
If the answer is NO: Are you on the Paleo diet, or do you have trouble digesting legumes?
If the answer is YES: The best option is EGG WHITE. Best dairy-free protein. Choose organic when budget allows.
If the answer is NO: Are you on a tight budget and unable to shell out a little extra for higher-quality protein?
If the answer is NO: The best option is EGG WHITE.
If the answer is YES: The best option is PEA BLEND or SOY.
Protein powder can be bought in many stores and all over the internet, which makes purchasing easy and convenient. I buy my powder at Costco. If you have any questions, let me know and I'll get back to you ;)
Have a productive week! Lets do this!! See you on ThursYAY!!!
Pamela Stewart, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Specialist