Organic Whey Protein
Organic Whey Protein Powder is one of the most difficult products to find at your local vitamin or heath food store.
You enter your local vitamin store and the body building muscle head is right there ready to help and recommend what he thinks is the best protein powder from a display 28 feet high and 80 feet wide with no less than 30 different brands.
With this image in your head, you're thinking "great, I'm just looking for a meal replacement why do I need to know about these added amino acids?" Really, you don't. The most important information you need to know is the source, the processing, the sweeteners and the taste.
When choosing whey protein powder, look for the following guidelines:
Ideally, the whey should be derived from grass-fed cows that were not hormonally treated. It should be pesticide free and chemical free.
The whey should be cold processed . Heat processing DAMAGES amino acids and immuno-supportive nutrients.
Unlike all of the hype you hear today, steer clear from whey protein isolate. All isolated proteins are exposed to acid processing, and most have a funky taste. The human body has never adapted to consume protein in an isolated form, devoid of its nutritional cofactors. There are reports that raise concerns regarding their toxic effects on the body. Due to over-processing, protein isolates are rendered deficient in key amino acids and nutritional cofactors.
Your best choice is cold processed whey protein concentrate which has NOT been subjected to acid damage through ion exchange processing. Whey protein concentrate is less processed than whey protein isolate.
However, most whey concentrate products today are acid treated through ion exchange processing, which damage critical immuno supportive compounds and amino acids rendering the whey acidic, nutritionally deficient and inadequate for human consumption.
When adequately processed, Grass Fed Cows' Whey protein concentrate is low in fat, low in lactose and it certainly has a richer creamier taste than whey protein isolate.
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