The pitfalls of protein powders

In a society that’s becoming obsessed with high protein diets, the advent of mass produced protein powders couldn’t come soon enough.

Yet, the lowdown from those in the know is that these sweet tasting shakes, which are usually taken post workout, are unlikely to be much use unless we happen to be an elite athlete.

According to leading nutritionist, Dr Rosemary Stanton OAM, most Australians are consuming more than enough protein in their diet already.

While Stanton concedes muscle recovery after prolonged exercise is better with protein (and