Getting enough protein in your diet can seem like a huge chore but it is critical for health. Protein plays a key role in the body in many different ways. It helps with hormone production and regulation, healthy skin, organ function, muscle growth and repair, and much more. Unfortunately, many of us struggle to get an adequate amount of protein in their daily diet. This is where a high-quality protein powder can help–this is where EBOOST PRIME can help.
Whey protein is one of the best types of proteins available but you have to be careful because they definitely all cannot be treated equally!
“Whey protein powder comes from milk; specifically, the liquid that separates from the curds during the cheese-making process. While it does contain small amounts of lactose, many people that are mildly lactose intolerant will do fine with whey… Whey is an easily digested protein and is rich in BCAAs (branched chain amino acids), which have been shown to promote muscle growth and increased endurance. It seems to be the best protein powder option for decreasing overall appetite and has been shown to support muscle growth and endurance, along with decreasing inflammation.” -Vitamin World
At the very least, when you are picking a whey protein, stick to one that has the fewest amount of ingredients, just like we shared with our grocery hacks in yesterday’s post!
What a cow eats impacts the nutritional content of its milk and meat.
Just like with meat, the same principles apply to milk aka whey too! Milk from a cow that is grass fed, all organic, and from pasture-raised cows are more nutritious than grain-fed so they produce more nutritious byproducts.
Grass-fed Whey Protein contains more fatty acids.
Grass-fed whey contains more omega 3 fatty acids, while grain-fed whey is generally higher in omega 6’s. Omega 3 fatty acids are known for being anti-inflammatory which is a huge bonus for those using their whey protein after a workout to refuel their body.
Higher Biological Value.
Grass-fed whey protein provides the optimal biological value to the human body. Plus. it is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids and a higher concentration of BCAAs (branched-chain amino acids) than any other non-whey protein source.
And, not to mention that whey from grass-fed cows is way better for the environment than whey from grain-fed cows.