Learn about Protein Products - Truth and Alternatives.
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Jo! We need to talk about protein bars and protein shakes, okay. I posted a video about this, may be 6-7 months ago and I took it down because the quality was just bad. It was dark and the audio was jagged up, and so we need to readdress this one, okay, so if it's a rerun for some of you guys I apologize but I realized we have talked about this last night because I was then one of the more popular main stream supplement stores, and I am not going to call them out or anything and did some on YouTube, but we'll call them garbage nutrients and chemicals, alright. So our main garbage nutrients and chemicals, and I am just looking at the ingredients listing because that's what I do, I think it's fun because I am weird like that. And looking at the protein bars, protein shakes and on top of the Sucrolose and Aspertame and cottonseed oil and cottonseed is even a food and I can talk about that all day, canola oil, genetically modified, trans fats make your heart explode, artificial flavors which is just a whole other chemical ingredient listing that doesn't even have to be on the label. We've got whey, and you guys know how I feel about whey, I think you do, whey typically doesn't come from healthy cows. It usually comes from sick cows and I feel that you cannot get health from a sick animal. If you actually read up and learned how they make whey protein powder, it will literally gross you out. Good article, it's called Whey Products, it's a two parter by Paul Chek. It's on ptonthenet.com, but you have to be a member. It might be floating around in cyberspace, just do a Google search and you might find it. A fantastic article, you read that, you will probably never have a protein bar or protein shake again. You might have the ones that I recommend today, but you won't have that main stream garbage stuff that you find in most of the supplement stores, okay. After whey, we've got Soy Protein Isolate which really befuddles me because Soy Protein has something in it called Trypsin Inhibitors, alright, and Trypsin Inhibitors keep your body from digesting protein. So there is something in the protein powder, something in the protein bar that keeps you from digesting protein. That makes no sense, okay. A lot of stuff doesn't make sense to me, but that really doesn't make any sense to me, alright. I can go on and on about Soy all night, alright, despite how many e-mails you soy people send me and another thing about Soy is, it's a Goitrogen, alright, has goitrogens in it, which means that it's suppressing this thyroid function. So that's really smart. Let's have these protein shakes and bars so we can suppress our thyroids, okay, and reduce our metabolisms. After that, I mean, I must give soy Creatine. It has been generally recognized as safe by the FDA. So it has been giving GRAS status, but only when used as a cardboard binder, it is not been given GRAS approval as a food. So that that should tell you a whole lot about the Soy, alright. Now moving on from that stuff, because I can go on and on about that stuff as well, we need to talk about some alternatives because the last year or two I have been telling people, no protein, no whey protein, no protein bars, no shakes because I have yet to stumble upon a tree that grows whey. I am all about getting real food into you. However, people are going to eat them anyway, alright. We live lives, we are busy and we need more convenient products to consume, that's just how we are, so people are still going to do the bars and the shakes. So I had to find some alternative, some healthier protein bars, okay, and one of them that I found was Jay Robb, alright, jayrobb.com, okay. So whey protein, it only has five ingredients, okay, as opposed to the 150 that the other proteins have. Jay Robb uses -- he gets his whey from cows who aren't given recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone. The cows are pasture raised, the whey is cold-filtered and what not, and so it's a much healthier protein powder, protein bar for