Quality Protein Powder
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Metabolic Dangers of High-Fructose Corn Syrup - Life Extension
Fructose, on the other hand, is more rapidly metabolized in the liver, flooding metabolic pathways and leading to increased triglyceride synthesis and fat storage in the liver. This can cause a rise in serum triglycerides, promoting an atherogenic lipid profile and elevating cardiovascular risk. Increased fat storage in the liver may lead to an increased incidence in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and this is one of several links between HFCS consumption and obesity as well as the metabolic syndrome.7
Fructose may have less impact on appetite than glucose, so processed foods rich in fructose can contribute to weight gain, obesity, and its related consequences by failing to manage appetite.20 Additionally, loading of the liver with large amounts of fructose leads to increased uric acid formation, which may contribute to gout in susceptible individuals.7
05-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Honestly, it's not really worth it to me to answer each question individually as you have a vested interest in pushing your products.
WPC is the gold standard for a reason, it cant be beat in the grand scheme for price and effectiveness. Sure WPI and MPI are nice for those that are lactose intolerant, but it wont yield any better results. Most people can handle WPC just fine, and for those that wish...they have those other options. Digestion rates are irrelevant in the grand scheme as far as body comp goes. Saying not to buy WPC or suggesting it's poor quality is laughable.
Vilifying fructose makes no sense. Within moderation its fine, it wont increase appetite...in fact, it appears to have a suppressive effect if anything. For those of you who actually would like to learn a little about fructose/hfcs and how they relate to health:
The bitter truth about fructose alarmism. | Alan Aragon's Blog
Should we limit the amount of sugars we intake? Absolutely. Should we freak out if a protein has it? Absolutely not. It can very easily be managed into a diet with no health issues.
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05-30-2013, 07:12 PM
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I would just like to add, I support quality protein sources from companies that don't cut corners. Also, just received my USPLABS OxyElite protein, only one request. Please offer bigger tub sizes, 25 servings (not criticizing just suggesting) doesn't really last that long.
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OxyElite Protein aside, if you are drinking whey or casein, you should combine them and not drink them separately.
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I personally don't feel WPC is a terribly inferior protein. The arguement could be made, as mentioned, that the less processing of the product (WPC vs. WPI vs HydroWhey) might have its advantages.
I don't think Non-Dairy creamer should be part of a quality protein product. Nor should sodium casienate. Also, I think its nice to see many of the companies offering products with natural sweeteners.
05-30-2013, 10:36 PM
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05-30-2013, 10:41 PM
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05-30-2013, 11:20 PM
Lets stay on topic.
Critique and criticism has its place as we're discussing bad products in search of the good.
But stick to protein powder. And no unneeded jabs at any particular company, stick to the ingredients in the protein. Thanks.
05-30-2013, 11:34 PM
I can't believe no one has brought up ON gold standard and casein since its such a popular company.
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05-31-2013, 09:10 AM
05-31-2013, 09:17 AM
The IronMag Labs WPI is pretty clean and sweetened with Stevia. Persoanlly I didn't like the vanilla very much.
The Species Nutrition WPI is pretty solid as well.
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