Protein water is finding prime position on shelves at health food stores across the country. But what is it and is it worth your time?
Firtsly, the water is infused with whey protein isolate. Secondly, a bottle will have approximately 60 calories and 15 grams of protein. This new product could be handy for those that are concerned with the sugar and calorie intake of many protein shakes. But before you get too excited, health experts still agree that you’re much better off eating real food after a workout. While the protein supplement isn’t harmful, you’re not getting all of the 9 essential amino acids that you would want from a protein supplement.
I think it’s safe to say that you’re better off drinking good old-fashioned water and eating a well-balanced diet.