Whey Protein Powders

Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body, as they are one of the building blocks of body tissue, and can also serve as a fuel source. As protein is required for body tissue, it is vital for protection and rebuilding of damaged cells, this plays an important part in immunity.

Protein is also associated with muscle performance and maintenance, and is popular with active people as exercise can incur damage to muscles and protein helps support repairing that damage, however as protein muscle and tissue damage vary, protein requirements can vary from individual to individual. The main people who may require additional protein are dieters, weight gainers, strength and power athletes, collision sports athletes, endurance athletes and people suffering from illness.

Food is our main source of protein and protein rich foods include meat, fish, cheese, tofu, beans, lentils, yogurt, nuts and seeds. However if you feel that require additional protein then a protein powder supplement can be helpful.

Protein powder can come from many sources buy whey protein is the most popular. However as some people struggle to digest the dairy in whey, then the other options include pea, soya and rice.