Protein powder is one of the most common supplements in the world. Hell, people buy huge tubs of it when they start their fitness craze at the beginning of the year only for the tub to sit there and rot for the other 364 days. With protein powder being so popular, the supplement shelves are filled with practically a million brands all promising bigger and better results. In general, the supplement industry is highly unregulated and full of crap.
With the help of Brian St. Pierre, I created a cheat sheet for protein powders that was published over on DailyBurn. We detailed the seven most common protein variations and some pros and cons of each. You can read the full post here.
Something I should’ve known but just found out when writing this piece: Hemp protein is actually made out of the same plant as marijuana (albeit with none of the active ingredient, THC).