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How to choose the right protein

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protein powder is the easiest way to keep your body nourished and healthy.

People have protein for many reasons like- to built muscles, to lose weight, to excel performance in sports and to gain body wellness.

We are here to help you out in choosing a good protein powder. 

Whole foods vs. protein powder

You can gain daily body protein requirement by having shakes or whole grain foods but they won’t offer same food nutrition.

this is surprising but shakes have less nutrition than whole grain food. and for this reason, shakes can help you to lose weight.

Protein types and uses

Whey Protein- this type of protein is one of the best source of protein in a day to day life. It has amino acids which can be digested easily. It also reduces stress and increases energy.

soy protein- it helps to get through menopause symptoms and reduces cholesterol. It also helps to build mass.

Matching a powder to your needs

With thousands of protein powder available in the market. It is difficult to decide which protein powder you should choose. We are here to help you with this choice:

 

  1. Build muscles — If you want to grow your muscles you should choose the protein powder that is rich in biological value (the value that determines how a body can utilize and absorb protein). You can choose whey protein for this.
  2. Lose weight — If you want to lose your weight, You should opt for the shake that has no sucrose or starch made with sweeter like dextrins/maltodextrins. Do not try to add branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) as they will increase your weight.
  3. Stay vegetarian or vegan —If you like vegetarian food do not opt for the protein which is based on milk. Instead of this have 100 percent plant proteins.
  4. Go low-sugar with diabetes — If you are suffering from diabetes you should choose protein shakes which have no added sugar. You should not choose protein power which has first three ingredients sugar listed product. Also, choose a shake that is low in carbohydrates.
  5. Limit protein for kidney disease —if you are suffering from kidney disease you should take protein powder in bits and pieces.  People suffering from kidney disease cannot tolerate more protein at one time. you should have only 10-15 grams per serving.