I'm needing to up my protein and also having a protein shake plus a bit of fruit would be so convenient .... Could I assume that Reflex natural whey is the one to go for?
Many thanks Phil
Phil5062, I take it you're in the UK/Europe? This is a brand that sells over there and not really in the US. You may want to mention that because otherwise most of the recommendations you will get will be fairly expensive for you with shipping and all.
From what I've seen, Reflex has a good name for providing a quality product. However, I tend to be a bit more anal in looking at the stuff, and I'm not really sure I would go for this particular package unless I didn't have better sources. While they've got a good protein source, they hit several of my hot buttons on things I don't like.
Why exactly are you going for more protein? What are your goals?
Maybe Humapro? It might have been mentioned in another question here, can't remember. But it seems like a very interesting product:
If you must powder instead of Food(sigh), shoot for Grassfed, whole powder...
This protein powder comes from grass-fed cows so it surpasses other whey protein powders with its amino acid and nutrient profile as well as its taste and feel. It is made with the finest non-denatured, non-acid, cold processed whey protein concentrate from grass-fed cows that are not hormone treated.
does have Xylitol, see Pro/Con thread currently in progress. Keep it away from your pets. Xylitol kills dogs/cats.
Warrior Whey™ is formulated for fast muscle nourishment. Made with a special blend of GRASS FED COWS' WHEY proteins and nutritional cofactors. Yielding the highest biological value, naturally sweetened with NO SUGAR ADDED, it is LOW GLYCEMIC, specially designed to accommodate the muscle metabolic needs for fast and complete nutrient delivery before and after exercise.
65% Whey Protein By Weight! Smooth, Creamy, and Deliciously Sweet with no After-Taste. Naturally Sweetened - No Sugar Added No Artificial Sweeteners, No Sugar Alcohol, and No Fructose. Low-Glycemic, Low-Carb, and Diabetic Friendly. No Pesticides, Hormones, Chemicals, or GMO Ingredients. Made Only with Whey from Grass-Fed Cows for Maximum Nutrition. No Damaged Proteins (Non-Denatured) - Cold Processed from Raw Milk. Healthy Co-Factors from Nutrient-Rich Coconut Oil. 100% Natural with Nothing Artificial or Synthetic.
I recommend Integrated Supplements Whey Protein Isolate because it has no cholesterol, which can oxidize. The other products above had 36-40 mg. Here is an article explaining why it is important. http://integratedsupplements.typepad.com/integrated_supplements_bl/2007/04/study_finds_oxi.html
There is not a bit of difference between Grass Fed and Grain Fed animal protein powders.
A slow(er) protein powder like Casein or Egg digests more slowly and therefore more closely mimics solid food Amino Acid uptake by your body as opposed to 'fast' whey protein powders.
On nutrition makes some of the worlds best protein powders and they are affordable too.
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