A new study from the Clean Label Project, (a nonprofit organization that examines labeling safety issues) found that virtually all of the 134 products tested contained detectable levels of at least one heavy metal and 55 percent tested positive for BPA. This article brings awareness to the supplement industry which is unregulated! It is up to us as consumers to read nutrition labels and ask questions!
Heavy metals are linked to brain damage, cancer and reproductive issues! See the Consumers Reports article below to view the top clean protein powders and contaminated protein powders!
So do we really need protein powders to meet our protein needs? Chances are you can meet your protein needs with protein rich foods. Meeting with a registered dietitian can help you determine your protein needs and find ways to meet these needs and keep you fuller throughout the day!
Consumer Report on Heavy Metals in Protein Powders.