Soy protein powder

If you are into body building you already know that you need a lot of protein to build massively strong muscles. You may just want to consider using soy protein powder as an alternative way of getting enough protein on a daily basis. Strangely enough, soy protein powder supplements can also help dieters to lose weight. Since soy protein is good for building muscle, a lot of bodybuilders drink soy protein powder shakes to supplement their body building diet and program and there have been many well known and successful bodybuilders who use soy protein powder to supplement their daily diet.

Soy is natural protein that is a low-calorie, low-carbohydrate food. Products that contain pure soy protein powder are soy protein concentrates that have soy protein isolates in them. The food industry uses this type of protein powder and today many powdered protein shakes are made from soy protein powder. Health food stores and stores sell soy protein powder. Of course these soy protein powder shakes have other ingredients included in them, like minerals and vitamins, thickeners and flavorings.

Soy protein powder shakes are used by a lot of people who are lactose intolerant and cannot tolerate whey protein. Soy protein takes the place of milk protein. Soy protein is actually made out of soybeans. However, soy protein powder does not dissolve as well and may taste a little grainy. There are a lot of health benefits that people can get from using soy protein powder. You can actually reduce your risk of heart disease if you begin to use soy protein powder in your daily diet. Soy protein powder shakes are low in cholesterol and saturated fat. Soy protein has all the essential amino acids and soy isoflavones that can help prevent prostate and breast cancer and osteoporosis.

Soy protein powder is rich in isoflavones. Isoflavones can decrease fat deposits and increase muscle mass at the same time. Using soy protein powder daily can also help control insulin levels and reduce sugar craving. Drinking soy protein powder shakes can help cut down on binge eating also. The soy isoflavones in the soy protein powder can act as antioxidants and can help repair and reduce damages caused by free radicals. Women who are menopausal can be helped by soy protein powder which can lessen the symptoms of menopause. Soy protein also helps maintain strong bones. Supplementing your diet with soy protein powder can increase skin elasticity also that so many older people lose as they age.

The easiest way to supplement your diet with soy protein is to drink soy protein powder shakes. There are various brands of soy protein powder for sale on the market today. Soy protein powder comes in different flavors choose from and are now on the market like chocolate and strawberry and vanilla. Soy protein powder can be mixed with water or juice.

Vegetarians who do not use dairy products also can use soy protein powder to supplement the protein in their diets. Vegetarians will want to use soy protein powder rather than whey protein powder because whey protein is made from milk powder. Whey protein has been found to be an excellent source of protein that the body can use effectively. It is included in many bodybuilding supplements. Since it reduces body fat, individuals who are trying to lose weight can also benefit by soy protein powder. Soy protein powder shakes are even used as a meal replacement by some dieters. Bodybuilders use the soy protein powder in addition to their meals. You can find several brands of soy protein powder mixes on sale at various websites online.

Last updated on Feb 13th, 2010 and filed under Nutritional Information. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

1 Response for “Soy protein powder”

  1. frank says:

    Great help! I’m just starting to use soy protein to gain muscle, hope it works.

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