In the current decade, the understanding of the health and fitness benefits of adding protein to ones’ diet has become widely popular. Whether you’re trying to meet a certain fitness record, gain muscle weight or build strength and energy, a good protein drink can surely help you in achieving your fitness goals. Their regular consumption aids in muscle recovery, and also keeps you full post your exercise or workout.
What are protein drinks?
Protein drinks are a concentration made by processing sources of protein – whey & casein. When consumed in the form of ready to drink beverage, it is important that the protein drink is made without any artificial sweeteners, high-fructose corn syrup, or hydrogenated oils. In addition, every bottle of the drink must consist of about 12 grams of high-quality protein that will help deliver the right mix of amino acids that are beneficial in building and repairing muscle tissues.
Why is protein so popular?
The drink once popular and known only among sportspersons and professional athletes, hits the kitchen-shelf of anyone and everyone. In recent years, work life has become long, tiring and stressful.
After coming back home from a tiring day at work we’re too lazy to brew ourselves a cup of tea or coffee. We are all looking for easy to make, ready solutions. Just like the ready to make food mixes, protein has also become one such popular ready to drink or a post-workout drink. They are a convenient in-hand drink which helps in weight loss, muscle build and repair, and can also act as a great meal replacement.
The main benefits of such drinks are:
– They are easy to make
– They save a lot of time
– They are not as harmful as other packed beverages
– They can be stored for a long time
– They have a good taste