Protein is basically a macronutrient which is necessary for good health. It helps to build and maintain lean muscle mass, repair damaged cells and tissues, strengthen immune system, manufacture hormones and also act as a source of energy when your dietary carbs are low. Protein in your diet comes from your food source or from the supplements like protein powder.
The protein powder is more convenient to be used as protein shake when you go out. The powder does not need any refrigeration. It can be mixed easily with water or juice and can be consumed when you are at the gym or on road so as to maintain your daily protein intake. Based on the source of the protein powder, it offers various fitness benefits. For example, whey-based powders will contain high levels of branched chain amino acids. These when combined with an exercise program will help you build muscle, assist in post-exercise recovery and prevent muscle breakdown.
Thus protein powder is a perfect source of protein for immediately after and before workout since it gets rapidly digested by the body and the amino acids can get to the muscle tissues quickly. The best whey protein isolate will contain the following ingredients.
- Instantised BCCA’s:
BCCA is important for growth and muscle recovery. True amino’s BCCA will contain a precise of 4:1:1 ratio of L-Leucine, L-Valine and L-Isoleucine. All these have been formulated with the help of patented micro-encapsulation process. This makes the BCCA quickly soluble in cold water to produce a clear, non-foaming, clean tasting drink without leaving any residue. (more…)Read More »