Confused About Protein Powders? Read This

So, you’re interested in trying protein powders.

You may be planning on making breakfast smoothies with one. Or perhaps you’ll use it as an afternoon pick-me-up instead.

A high-protein drink can be a great way to start the day because it helps you stay full far longer than a sugary bowl of cereal or a donut. Or, as an afternoon snack, it can energize you and keep you from reaching for a bag of chips or a candy bar.

Plus, protein is good for your health in many ways, including helping you maintain muscle mass.

But choosing one? Well, let’s just say THAT can be beyond confusing.

However, I can help…

Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately. The two BEST types of protein powders are…

  • Whey
  • Egg

Both have a high “biological value” because they contain all the essential amino acids and are easily absorbed by the body. You can’t go wrong choosing one of these types from a trusted manufacturer.

What about the other options? Well, let’s take a quick look at those.

The next best protein powders are casein and collagen-based ones. They’re sourced from animals and can be helpful for specific needs.

  • Casein is often used to recover after exercise.
  • Collagen is good for joints, skin, and weight loss.

Plant-based protein powders are becoming increasingly popular. But in my experience, they’re all lacking for one reason or another.

  • Soy protein is the vegetable protein with the highest biological value. However, many people are allergic to soy, and nearly all soy is genetically modified.
  • Hemp, pea, and other vegetable proteins have little protein value and are often expensive.

In the end, whey protein powders are my top recommendation. Whey tastes best, and it’s also best for your body.

P.S. Diabetic? Don’t miss THIS protein discovery!

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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