20 Jun Will Whey Protein Make Me Fat?
A question I get asked quite a lot of the time. Some ladies are hesitant to use whey protein powder because they think they might gain unwanted weight if they use the supplement.
It is important to remember that any type of macronutrient (fat, protein, and carbohydrate), when taken in excess, will surely lead to weight gain. The body is able to use a limited number of calories per day, and if your caloric intake is more than what your body can use, you will gain weight. So although it is very useful to athletes, and helps them sculpt their ideal bodies, whey protein is not some magic ingredient to produce a muscular, athletic body. Ladies who wish to lose weight must do more exercise to burn away the fat and make sure they are not over or under eating!
• Whey protein is the only protein supplement that has shown to aid in weight loss
• Whey protein post workout does not automatically increase muscle mass or weight gain due to INGT
• Whey protein helps protect the body from many other ailments like osteoporosis
• There are other benefits to whey protein such as minimizing oxidative stress
• Never replace a solid food meal with whey protein
There is no supplement that can fully replace the benefits of a diet of unprocessed, natural, whole foods. However, whey protein has been proven to be a useful and easy source of protein for people who are busy, and there have been many studies to suggest a wide range of health benefits and uses.
So in the end, just make sure you have done research as to how many calories or whey you should be consuming per day. If you’re unsure, pop me a mail and I will help you!