Protein Myths That Need To Die
Old, outdated ideas and commonly held misconceptions surrounding nutrition can really hamper your progress. So here's 4 protein myths that have been well and truly busted.
The more popular health and fitness becomes, the more I see and hear misleading and false information about what constitutes good nutrition. Because of the rise in popularity of high protein diets, there has been a rise in the number of protein myths that exist.
That guy in the gym isn't probably the fitness guru he's led you to believe. Not only will he tell you the only way to make gains by drinking 10 protein shakes per day. But he'll also tell you to take them at specific times of the day. Undoubtedly down to the millisecond.
And these protein myths aren't limited to guys in the gym. Because even your nearest and dearest have an opinion. Just as you're about to tuck into that nice juicy steak, they'll tell you they've read an article saying eating red meat leads to heart attacks. And you're likely to keel over and die if you take one bite from the meal in front of you.
So where does that leave you? Confused and unable to tell the fact from the fiction? If so, read on as the 4 most popular protein myths get busted.
This article covers everything from powders vs real food, right through to how much protein is too much. And also if a high protein diet really will lead to health problems.