A 49-year-old male asked:
For purposes of building lean muscle and losing body fat, which is better (healthier): whey protein (isagenix) or vegan protein?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Shoemaker answered
39 years experience in General Practice
Neither: Lean meats, eggs, low fat cottage cheese and white fish or shellfish are more balanced in their Amino Acid content, and much less expensive than whey supplements. Vegetable sources do not even come close to the Amino Acid composition of human muscle, although they are a good source of fiber. But which would you rather look like, a vegetarian primate like a sloth, or a carnivore like a cheetah?
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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