Calorie Showdown: Popular Protein Drinks
Protein is an important part of any balanced diet. It provides the body with adrenalin, energy and is essential to muscle growth and repair. Many of the foods you eat, especially those that fall under the flesh food category (beef, chicken, lamb, fish) are some of the best ways to get your daily requirement of protein (0.75 g/kg for adult women). But store bought protein shakes are also a great way to get a protein kick, curb hunger and increase metabolic activity throughout the day. Today we've lined up some of the popular protein drinks on the shelves and sized them up in calories.