The answer is yes. As a foodstuff, protein shakes do not add bulk to the body, and instead provides it with amino acids that can help an individual recover immediately from any form of strenuous exercise. It can likewise facilitate the growth and healing of lean muscles. Here are a few reasons why you should try or at least switch to a protein shake:
●Protein shakes are versatile. You can actually make it more interesting and healthful by adding fruit, honey and even fiber to the mix, thereby making it if even more flavourful to the palate. Indeed, the possibilities with regards to its composition is limited only by one’s imagination.
●It’s very inexpensive. One serving of protein shake is equivalent to eating at least two chicken breasts and one steak daily—definitely something that could easily put a hole in one’s pockets. Just think of the savings you can generate by switching to an inexpensive protein shake instead?
●It is very convenient to prepare. Very little prep time is needed to make a protein shake as opposed to preparing an ordinary dish. Likewise, in terms of logistics, some of the ingredients that you can blend into a protein shake can easily be found in your kitchen or sold by the packets in your friendly neighbourhood grocery.
Why not try making your own protein shake? Here’s an easy-to-prepare protein shake that is not only rich in vitamins, mineral and amino acids, but fiber as well.
Fibermaxx Protein Shake
1 large frozen banana, sliced
6 oz. Greek yogurt (flavoured or unflavoured)
¾ cup non-fat milk (or your favourite kind of milk or milk substitute)
1 tbsp. honey (or maple syrup or agave syrup/nectar)
1 tbsp. peanut butter
1 tbsp. Fibermaxx
Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend and drink immediately.