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    Rising protein costs


    Any idea if/when the rising costs of milk proteins (specifically whey) are going to slow down? Optimum is now $43 for a 5 pounder when a year ago it was 25 bucks. Has Optimum hinted that more price increases are on the way? Also, has anyone looked into egg white as a viable alternative? The only egg protein powder I have seen is the Optimum version, and it has always been relatively expensive.

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    Rising Ethanol demand = higher corn prices=more expense to feed cows=increase in overhead for milk products=higher prices for whey.

    There is no solution in site, especially as people push more and more for corn-based products.
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    The silver lining to this is that more people will have to start eating whole foods for their protein. The availability and price of proteins made most lifters too dependent on them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    The silver lining to this is that more people will have to start eating whole foods for their protein. The availability and price of proteins made most lifters too dependent on them.
    Chicken and beef both eat grain. Price will be rising there as well.

    Seafood should stay reasonable for some time to come, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    Chicken and beef both eat grain. Price will be rising there as well.

    Seafood should stay reasonable for some time to come, though.
    Chicken and beef have been rising for a while. Fish, especially salmon, has been getting way too pricey for me. Hell, even eggs have gotten about 30% higher.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Chicken and beef have been rising for a while. Fish, especially salmon, has been getting way too pricey for me. Hell, even eggs have gotten about 30% higher.
    Have you looked into cannibalism?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    Have you looked into cannibalism?
    Yeas, but I am afraid of getting kuru.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Yeas, but I am afraid of getting kuru.
    Just stay away from the brains. Too high in fat, anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    Just stay away from the brains. Too high in fat, anyway.
    I guess I could use them for my re-animation project.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    I guess I could use them for my re-animation project.
    Definitely have to recreate the scene where the disembodied head eats out that girl...hot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    Definitely have to recreate the scene where the disembodied head eats out that girl...hot.
    But I have to practice on a cat first...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    But I have to practice on a cat first...
    P*ssy is p*ssy, I suppose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    P*ssy is p*ssy, I suppose.
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