ANSWERS TO THE MOST COMMON PROTEIN-RELATED QUESTIONS

What is Soy Lecithin? Should you avoid Soy Lecithin?

WHAT IS SOY LECITHIN AND WHY YOU SHOULD AVOID PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS THAT CONTAIN IT

Grab your Protein container and take a look at the ingredients listed on the back. Unless it’s one of our JKP Protein Blends, chances are you’ll see an ingredient called Soy Lecithin.

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Do I Need Whey Protein Powder

IS PROTEIN POWDER NOT AS GOOD AS REAL FOOD? CAN’T I JUST GET THE PROTEIN I NEED FROM BEEF, CHICKEN, FISH, EGGS, ETC.?

We all love ourselves a juicy steak, and at John’s Killer Protein™ we couldn’t agree more! But, while it’s true that you can eat your recommended daily Protein amounts without ever drinking a Whey Protein Shake

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Will Eating Too Much Protein Affect Your Kidneys

IS IT TRUE THAT TOO MUCH PROTEIN WILL HARM MY KIDNEYS?

No. If you are a healthy adult, consuming an adequate amount of Protein will not harm your kidneys. However, anyone who is currently suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease should avoid high-Protein diets, as suggested in a study published in the American Journal of Kidney Disease.

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High Protein Diet negative health effects

IS IT TRUE THAT EATING A HIGH-PROTEIN DIET WILL HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON MY BONE HEALTH?

For a while, a study was often referenced that showed a correlation between people who ate a high level of Protein (more than 0.8 grams for 1 kg of body weight) and a loss of calcium.

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Will Cooking with Whey Protein damage the quality of the Protein

WILL COOKING OR BAKING PROTEIN POWDER CAUSE IT TO BECOME DENATURED?

No. Research has repeatedly shown that cooking Protein does not diminish its nutritional values or cause it to be denatured in any way.

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Will Whey Protein Without Exercise build muscles

WILL EATING MORE PROTEIN HELP ME BUILD MUSCLE FASTER?

Yes, but only if combined with regular strength training and exercise. Eating Protein alone will not give you the muscle growth you are looking for.

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How Much Whey Protein Can Your Body Absorb

IS IT TRUE THAT THE BODY CAN ONLY USE AROUND 30 GRAMS OF PROTEIN AT A TIME?

Maybe.  You see, genetics, lifestyle and body composition all dramatically affect the rate of Protein Metabolism and your body’s ability to absorb the Protein’s Amino Acids.

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Will Too Much Whey Protein Make Me Fat?

IS IT TRUE THAT EATING TOO MUCH WHEY PROTEIN WILL MAKE ME FAT?

Not necessarily. Protein is made up of Amino Acids that are broken down and absorbed by our body through digestion. These Amino Acids enter our blood stream and circulate throughout our body repairing and growing torn muscle fibers and tissue cells as needed.

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