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    • What's the deal with Whey any-whey?

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    •  9/2/2013 12:42:12 PM
    •  I recently went to a convention of a multi-million dollar health product company.  Their main product is an acaii drink, boasting numerous health benefits.


      I had a chance to talk to one of the doctors that help developped the product line.  Overall I was incredibly impressed with whole event.  They thoroughly explained their elite products and the unmatchable quality of each ingredient.


      I was all ears.


      I had a chance at the end of the day to look at the ingredient list of their product line.  The first thing I picked up was their protein powder.


      The first three ingredients were different forms of whey protein.

      Now this is where I had a problem!


      It seems that we no longer even question the high-protein food fad we live in, but what is worse is that many of us don't even care how we get that protein!


      Here are a few reasons that I don't use whey protein anymore (after about 10 years of using it everyday):

      • harmful antibiotics and hormones that are given to the cows also affect the whey
      • highly processed at high temperatures (killing all "natural" ingredients)
      • it is  incredibly acidic
      • often there are harmful fillers added to the whey powder


      I could go on and on about the dangers of too much whey (or animal protein for that matter), but I suppose you can google those.


      The next time you are in need of a protein powder, check out the many different plant based protein powders on the market.


      My favorite one right now is the Raw Protein Powder by Sun Warrior that I buy on Amazon.


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