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The Benefits of Taking the Best Whey Protein Powder

Updated on August 24, 2010

For the past years, protein supplementation has been a craze for people engaged in muscle building or bodybuilding and even athletes and other fitness enthusiast. This is due to the fact that protein provides loads of benefits when it comes to losing weight and building lean muscles. Protein helps in muscle development and growth and is very important in cell production. It also helps burning fat by converting it to energy. There are many kinds of protein supplements available in the market which is usually in the form of pills and powder.

Protein shake is very popular form as there are many flavors to choose from. You can choose flavors like chocolates, strawberries and other fruity flavor. Taking protein shake is basically the same with drinking milkshake of which whey shake is the most popular of all. Most bodybuilding people always look for the best whey protein powder for the following reasons.

Protein supplements are taken from various resources including hemp, soy, whey, and other vegetable containing high protein of which whey is considered to be most excellent protein source. Whey actually comes from cow’s milk and is usually in powder form. It contains abundant essential amino acids and protein making whey able to build muscle faster compared to other protein source.

If money is an issue, there are actually three types of protein whey that you can choose from. First is the isolate form which is the most pure form. This does not contain fat or carbohydrate whatsoever. As this form is the highest quality of whey, buying isolate can be expensive but it does give best result. Another type is the whey concentration form which contains less protein compared to isolate but is less expensive. However, this contains carbs and fat. The third type is combination of both isolate and concentration which is cheaper and quite practical if you are in a tight budget.

Another benefit that whey offers is that it helps in promoting sensitivity to insulin and slows down glucose absorption. Consuming whey will make your body feel full most of the time thus keeping you from overeating which is very helpful for people desiring weight loss.

These are only few of the reasons why body fitness enthusiast always looks for the best whey protein powder available. But before you start taking any protein supplements, take a moment to gather information as too much protein is not good for the body either


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    • thayak profile image

      thayak 7 years ago from San Jose, CA

      Thanks for your kind words Amber!

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      Amber Allen 7 years ago

      I had no idea that there were so many different types of protein powders. Thank you for pointing out the benefits of taking the best whey powder protein powder.


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      thayak 7 years ago from San Jose, CA

      Thanks for the vote!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I never know about protein powder before. But you describe this well. I learn much from you. Thanks for showing me about this. I'll bookmark this one. Vote up.

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      thayak 7 years ago from San Jose, CA

      Definitely! Thanks for visiting Money Glitch!

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      Money Glitch 7 years ago from Texas

      I like to drink a protein drink for breakfast, it's fast, quick, and easy. And like you say you don't get hungry for hours.