Results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: Is Your Protein Powder Toxic?

  1. #1
    Moderator Julieanne's Avatar
    Join Date
    18th April 2011
    Location
    Roleystone, Western Australia
    Posts
    5,352

    Default Is Your Protein Powder Toxic?



    When Consumer Reports found dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals in protein shakes, they raised some important questions:
    1. Is my protein powder toxic?
    2. Is protein powder healthy?
    3. Is protein powder necessary?
    In 2010, Consumer Reports purchased 15 protein powders and drinks mainly in the New York metro area or online and tested multiple samples of each for arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury.
    They found that at least one item from each product line contained detectable levels of cadmium, arsenic, lead or mercury. The three most toxic brands contained levels of heavy metal toxicity above the safe allowable limits proposed by U.S. Pharmacopeia. Many others contained levels in the low to moderate range

    Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/is-...#ixzz1uYLQNWuR
    Last edited by Islander; 05-11-12 at 10:34 AM. Reason: added author & date

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Yellow Pea Protein: A Hypoallergenic Protein Alternative
    By Reesacat in forum Nutrition in General
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-21-12, 05:34 AM
  2. Coconut, MilK Powder.
    By Eliseo in forum Diet Plans
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-21-11, 12:21 PM
  3. Curry Powder Ingredient Kills Cancer Cells
    By Islander in forum Cancer
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-01-09, 12:16 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-05-08, 08:35 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
<<<<<<<< Your Customized Value <<<<<<<<