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Yes, you could just eat chicken, beef, or pork as protein sources as part of your overall balanced diet, but that is limiting your choices and you may be adding an unwanted source of saturated fat. Eating is not just about proper nutrients; it is also about enjoyment, having a variety of food choices, culture and being satisfied with…

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Protein is needed by the body to build and repair tissues. The tissues of the body are constantly undergoing breakdown and change, and new protein components are required on a continuous basis to resupply the repair process with building blocks known as amino acids to take the place of those that have been used up or excreted. The body…

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Many adults tend to load up on protein late in the day with dinner, but research has shown that not only do adults need to, at the very least, meet the minimum RDA for protein, they also need to space out their protein intake throughout the day in order to get the maximum benefit. Research suggests that at least 30 grams of protein is…

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Whey Protein Institute is celebrating National Nutrition Month®! Throughout the month of March watch for the For a Healthy Whey of Life® Tips on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog page. For a Healthy Whey of Life: Tip #9 Focus on quality sources of protein Ideal protein sources should be lean or low-fat, like fresh fish, chicken,…

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Whey Protein Institute is celebrating National Nutrition Month®! Throughout the month of March watch for the For a Healthy Whey of Life® Tips on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog page. For a Healthy Whey of Life: Tip #8 Listen to your body Ask yourself if you are really hungry, you may be thirsty instead. Try having a…

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