Protein water contain bodybuilding supplements that are taken by athletes involved in weight training or other sports. These shakes assist in the building of lean muscle or used to cause body fat loss. Proteins are the building blocks for muscle and therefore most athletes use protein water as their main body building supplement. The supplement is usually consumed before or after a work out, or used as a meal replacement. Sufficient amounts of this protein powder allow for efficient growth and aids in the repairing of muscle tissue. They are multiple protein powders used by bodybuilders, whey protein is the most commonly used in protein waters, as it contains high levels of amino acids that are not produced by the human body and can be easily absorbed.
The Casein protein is an amino acid that aids in recovery and contains glutamine and casomorphin. Soy protein contains all the essential amino acids, and is used as an alternative protein for vegetarians. Protein waters slow the absorption of sugar which results in steadier blood sugar levels. The BV (Biological Value) levels of a protein determine how well the body can absorb the protein. The higher the BV value, the easier the protein can be absorbed by the body. Whey proteins have the highest BV values compared to other proteins.
Whey protein is derived from a milk protein, but it does not contain lactose sugar or fat like other milk proteins. Whey protein also increases blood levels of glutathione. The soy protein powder is good for protein shakes because it is completely tasteless, but still adds the thick creamy texture to the shake. Most protein shakes contain whey protein isolate, vitamins, a negligible amount of fats, minerals, antioxidants, and carbohydrates. Protein waters usually contain about 100 calories per serving. Most protein shake diets are proportion controlled, and in powder form that can be mixed in big cups, shaker or blender with water, skim milk or juice.
Protein shakes follow the meal replacement policy; a person should replace two meals in a day with a protein shake. Also, it is require that the person dieting drink 8-10 glasses of water each day and spend a minimum of 30 minutes working out or doing some sort of activity, such as walking. Protein waters help to lose about 4-6 pounds in a month, and usually cost about $19-25 a pack. Pack will usually last about 20 days. Protein water diets do have some cons; most people consider it to be a fad diet, but the diet does with weight loss, and with proper meal planning helps keeping the weight off. The first couple days, a person just starting to drink protein waters will experience sever hunger and most likely be starving all day; however the feeling will pass shortly. Excess protein absorbed by the body is broken down in the kidneys. Some studies show that a continuous amount of excess protein is not good for the human body, especially if the person has kidney or liver problems. The recommended dose for protein waters is determined by age, weight and level of daily activity.