When it comes to finding a protein powder to support your needs there are a ton of options. The industry is huge and you literally can run into hundreds of variations of protein powder. Luckily the team at Reviews.com created a comprehensive guide to some of the most popular protein powders and actually examined 697 different options!
During their research they created specific guidelines and methodology to help identify which protein powders stood apart from the rest. At the end of their research 8 highly recommended formulas were identified.
To identify these formulas their team evaluated every single flavor from every line included in their study. 111 different lines and 679 formulas were looked and and evaluated o the following criteria.
The protein powder must be currently available - no discontinued or recalled brands
There must be no controversial food coloring
There must be no artificial sweeteners in the ingredients
The formula must be verified by the NSF Certified for Sports program or Informed-Choice.org
The formula must have a Laboor quality grade of 80 or higher
For more information on the protein powder industry, a deeper dive into their top picks, or just some additional reading take a look at their guide here: http://www.reviews.com/protein-powder/