As part of a weight reduction diet combined with regular exercise, we recommend a daily protein intake of 1.8 – 2 g protein per kilogram of body weight.
This not only ensures a positive nitrogen balance for maintaining muscle mass, a high protein intake as part of a body toning diet also helps you feel fuller for longer.
Protein powders compared
Whey protein – The classic for muscle building
Whey protein from high-quality whey concentrate and isolate is the ideal protein powder for muscle building.
Its high content of essential amino acid ensures a positive nitrogen balance, which puts the muscles into the anabolic state needed to add muscle mass.
Whey protein is absorbed very quickly by the body, making it perfect for mornings or right after a workout. Taken at these times, all the required nutrients are made available to the body directly to actively support muscle building processes.
Multicomponent protein powders like our 3K Protein are characterized by a particularly high biological value. A high biological value means that your body can optimally convert the protein consumed into the body’s own protein, making it highly usable.
The market for protein powders is huge. And for the consumer it is often difficult to recognise good quality.
We want to make the market more transparent and provide you with criteria that will help you identify “high-quality” protein powders.
The characteristics of high-quality protein shakes
At least 75 g protein per 100 g protein powder, depending on the protein
High quality raw materials, made in Germany
No artificial colorants, sweeteners or preservatives
The characteristics of low-quality protein shakes
Less than 75 g protein per 100 g protein powder
Cheap raw materials from Eastern Europe or China
Use of artificial sweeteners, preservatives and colourants
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