A protein shake after Sport, most people could do without from the point of view of the Stiftung Warentest. The body will need this extra dose of protein in the rule, according to the magazine ‘test’ (output 4/20).
Of products there is no lack. The range of own brands of the drug stores on brand manufacturers to powders with insect protein, or vegan organic Alternatives.
Half of the powder was “in order”
21 protein powder has the Foundation goods test of an analysis. Elf, therefore, is “total order”. Six were due to poor labelling, incorrect expectations about the aromas aroused.
Four of them were burdened with pollutants and therefore “not recommended”. Notes of the Tester for the products awarded at prices between 1.70 to 5.40 per 100 grams.
However, the expenditure for the powder, you can save yourself from the point of view of the nutrition scientist, Professor Helmut Heseker. Leisure and also most of the athletes are provided by the daily diet with more than enough protein, explains Heseker in ‘test’.
Protein powder, in exceptional cases
Only in exceptional cases, the powder as a food Supplement useful to the expert. Namely, for athletes who need to be lightweight and very disciplined, as well as energy eating reduces. This applies, for example, the ski jumping or the ballet.
A further exception applies to travel, if not a full diet is possible. In the case, you can fill up according to the the reserves were testers after Training with a protein shake again.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)
*The contribution of “Stiftung Warentest: Is protein powder really is so important for athletes?” published by FitForFun. Contact with the executives here.