Protein supplements have been trendy for many years with the use of protein powders and bars. Protein supplements have dated back well over fifty years or more, and top of the line protein supplement companies such as EAS, Optimum Nutrition, Next Nutrition, Premier Nutrition, Natures Best “Isopure” and Syntrax’s “Nectar”. Protein powders that were made into shakes were originally developed and used by doctors to be consumed by patients that were bed ridden for weeks or months to help keep their lean muscle from depleting due the lack of physical activity and nutrition. However, many protein powders have not always tasted the greatest and many people can remember back in the day of the 1980’s or earlier, tasting a chalky-like shake that could be only mixed by a spoon or a blender, and the flavors generally came in the standard chocolate, vanilla or strawberry and one needed a special palate to really consume this supplement.
Protein supplements today are taken by a wide range of individuals from athletes to weight loss populations. Protein supplements, whether they are shakes or bars, benefit these individuals in meal replacements and help get the extra protein that is needed to help in repairing lean muscle tissue in recovery after a workout and for sedentary individuals that are dealing with health disorders. The amazing technology today has helped many supplement manufacturers create amazing flavors and smooth pristine blends for all individuals to enjoy that can taste just like your favorite milk shake or your everyday summer fruit drink.
The protein supplement manufacturers are rising to new heights of flavor giving the consumer what they want in their dietary protein supplement whether it be protein powder, already made shakes and protein bars which is much more than the traditional chocolate, vanilla or strawberry. Protein bars such as Next Nutrition’s “Detour” bar has new amazing flavors such as Peanut Butter and Jelly, Caramel Peanut, Peanut Cream, Peanut Butter Chocolate and Oatmeal along with many other protein brands with bars that consist of Mocha Chocolate, Cookies and Cream, Double Chocolate Crunch and Yogurt Peanut Crunch. The same new creative flavors have been developed for protein powders and already made shakes by many supplement manufactures to give the consumer variety such as Cookies and Cream, Strawberry Cream, and Double Dutch Chocolate which can really help with taking that sweet craving away. Other supplement manufactures have gone even farther with their flavors such as Natures Best’s “Isopure” and Syntrax’s “Nectar” which have gone the extra mile in flavoring that you would never guess is a protein shake but tastes like a great anytime drink with flavors such as Kiwi Strawberry, Fruit Punch, Wild Grape, Roadside Lemonade, Lemon Ice Tea, Chocolate Truffle, Vanilla Bean Torte, Double Stuffed Cookie, Twisted Cherry and Cappuccino, which goes great in your everyday cup of coffee.
Protein supplement manufacturers have raised the bar on flavors, and every individual can find their unique protein blend and flavors right at their local health nutrition store in their area or online. Using a protein shaker cup or blender will give you best mix of a protein blend for at home or on the go or by taking great protein bars with great flavors to give you that extra needed protein in the morning or after a great workout.