5 Things You Should Consider Before Buying Your Next Protein Powder

Content by: Guy Lawrence

1. Watch this video

Yes, I know the video is a little tongue in cheek. But it does beg the question, does the manufacturer care about what goes in the product that YOU would be consuming… or is it all about profit only?

2.Why are you buying a protein powder?

From my experience, the main reasons why people buy any form of protein supplement is usually because they are trying to increase muscle mass. There is a massive amount of marketing and hype around most protein supplements. So naturally that’s the main association, if I drink protein supplements I’ll get bigger muscles.

Another motive is to help fat loss. A high protein low carb diet is certainly beneficial for any weight loss program, and protein supplements can be a logical way at looking at it.

To get the real lowdown on fat loss/weight loss, CLICK HERE.

Protein supplements are also convenient, which is pretty handy when you are time poor or just walking out of the gym.

But the problem with this is that companies play on this big time, and easily mislead people into a false understanding from the many claims of what protein supplements will actually do for you. If you have not achieved the beach body you want or that slim toned look you are after, do you think taking a protein supplement alone will get you there? Or do you think it’s going to be hard work and dedication over many months through exercise and sound nutritional eating?

3.Question the ingredients that are in them. Do you recognise them and are the effects of long-term use healthy?

If you do want to improve your diet with a protein supplement, then you would have to question most protein supplements ingredients, especially when the majority of the money is spent on the marketing, not the ingredients themselves. Look at how often a new brand will come along, bamboozling you with the latest scientific break through and trying to outdo their competitors.

Did you know many protein supplements and weight loss shakes contain sugars, artificial sweeteners, fillers, thickeners and artificial flavourings? I’m often curious to see what’s in the ingredients when I see a new supplement on the shelf. I recently looked at one the other day to see one of the main ingredients in it was a form of sugar, and this was supposed to be a health product!

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4.Follow through with a healthy nutritional and exercise plan to get the long lasting results you want.

We all like the idea of being able to take something that will make our task at hand much easier without the effort, it’s human nature, but if you have been struggling to get the results you want for a while, it’s a MUST that you look at the bigger picture. If you are taking any form of supplement expecting miracles to happen, yet your lifestyle is not that healthy, you will be waiting a long time!

Take a look at what New Zealand’s elite Crossfit athlete Ruth Anderson Horrell eats in a day. No chemical based protein powders or processed food there!!CLICK HERE to see Ruth’s diet.

If you are looking for a protein supplement, make sure they are completely transparent as a business and what the ingredients are too. Protein supplements certainly have their place, especially when they improve your health with long-term use, not diminish it, and when you add in the convenience factor, this can be a great combination of ‘time efficiency & health’ to bring into your daily diet. This can then make life a whole lot easier.

5.Before you buy, do a little research and educate yourself from reputable resources so you can then make an informed decision before you purchase.

Whether you are a stay at home mum or a competitive athlete, your health and your body is a fundamental cornerstone to how you perform on a daily basis.

So if you are looking for a protein supplement that is completely natural and will improve your health with no hidden surprises, then check out 180 natural protein superfood.

Fuelled by nature our difference is pure.

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Guy Lawrence

This article is brought to you by Guy Lawrence. Guy is a qualified fitness trainer with over 10 years of experience in the health industry. Guy worked at the UTS Fitness Centre in Sydney Australia where he specialised in exercise nutrition and obtained his Certificate in Exercise Nutrition and Certified... Read More

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Linda says:

Thanks for the information regarding protein supplement. I agree of how balanced nutritional diet and excercise play important role to sustain a healthy well rounded lifestyle. I have a question though: you mentioned that most protein supplement contains either sugar or artificial sugar that are not very healthy for long term consumption. How about “Stevia”, “Monkfruit”, and “Thaumatin”. Eventhough they are derived from plants and claimed as the “natural” options, aren’t they still went through chemical procedure to get them into powder. What is your thought on this?

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