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Different Types Of Protein Powder For Women

If you are just getting started with protein powder you’ve probably realized that there are many different types of protein powder For Women.

What to look for in a protein powder?

There are a few factors you need to consider when looking into buying a protein powder.Chocolate-Protein-Powder

Price is probably one of the first things you’ll consider when buying a product. Protein powder prices vary but a generally a higher quality protein powder will cost more. Higher quality protein powders are determine by their protein yield – this is, the percentage of a scoop that is protein. For example a 100g scoop of protein that contain 80g of protein would have a yield of 80%.

Taste is another important factor. Most products come in a variety of flavours from chocolate to strawberry and even a few odd flavours. Some companies offer a neutral tasting product, this allows you to make your own flavours when you make protein shakes.

Type of protein. There are many different types of protein powders. Some of the most notable types are whey protein and casein protein. However there are a number of plant based proteins that are good as well.

Types Of Protein Powders

Whey protein powder is the most popular protein powder on the market. It’s made from milk so its easy to digest unless you are lactose intolerant or have another diary allergy. Another popular milk based protein is Casein. Casein is absorbed by the body at a slower rate than whey and is a popular protein to consume before bed as it slowly lets your body fuel the rebuilding of muscles.

Other types of protein powders are: Soy, Rice, hemp and egg. They all have pros and cons but are available in a range of sizes and flavours.

A popular plant-based protein powder is pea protein powder. It is a good, all-around, plant-based protein powder and is easy to digest. Peas also have a good amino acid profile, and a high protein yield. This is a popular type of powder for vegetarians and vegans.