Whey Protein Powder: Benefits, Types and Best Brands

Whey protein is probably the most widely used sports nutrition supplement in the world today. And there’s good reason for that, as not only does it provide you with a convenient source of the highest quality protein available to help you build muscle and burn fat, but it also has a number of important health benefits as well.

But not all whey protein is the same of course. There are three main types and dozens of different brands of whey protein powder. And not surprisingly they vary considerably, both in the amount of protein and other ingredients they contain, as well as in taste, digestibility and of course price.

So what are the benefits of whey protein? What is the best type of whey protein powder for you personally? And are there any specific brands that are particularly worth using? In this article I’ll give you the answer to those questions. Continue Reading →