But cholesterol is considered to be a kind of fat?
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3/6/11 3:58 A
I agree - best to get protein from foods, but you can get protein that is pea, soy, rice, hemp or whole grain based, so you can get protein powder that is 100% cholesterol free.
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3/4/11 10:32 P
I have a hemp protein powder that I use occasionally, when I'm having recurring difficulty getting enough protein (though I'm getting better at getting it). It has no cholesterol.
I believe the low end of SP's range is also slightly higher that official recommendation's low end, to account for the help it gives in weight loss.
3/4/11 10:22 P
Do note if for some reason you ever need it, you may want to consider something like the Protein shots. It comes in a vial, is premixed and you toss it down like a shot [really with the taste it is a good idea to drink it that way. Some like it, I don't] and has no cholesterol.
I hope someone can advise me about Protein Powder and Cholesterol. I have been reading so many posts and articles but can't seem to find a direct answer.
I have high cholesterol and was amazed to see how much cholesterol is on protein powders. I hate to add extra cholesterol into my diet as I am trying to reduce the intake of it. I understand protein powders are derived from Whey, so am looking into soy or plant based protein powders. However not sure I want to mess around with soy.
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