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Clean Protein Recovery Drink

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Wait a second…..Pink Vanilla?! Pink Lemonade makes sense. Pink Vanilla? Not so much. So what’s the deal with this unlikely flavor/color combination?  The Pink Culprit? Whole Beet Powder. Protein First Recovery Drink is our newest product specifically designed for recovery from power and strength workouts. In our initial chocolate flavor, the deep purple of the beet […]

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Local Whey Protein

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The Importance of Knowing your Source Consider the following: Recent investigations concluded that DDT and other hazardous pesticides contaminated the majority of green teas sold in the US by major manufacturers (1)  Investigations focused on herbal supplements underwent DNA testing and revealed that the majority of products were contaminated or substituted with alternative plant species […]

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Heat Processing, Denaturing and Cooking Whey Protein

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I know protein unfolds, or “denatures”, when exposed to high heat. Why do so many people use it in recipes that involve high heat (baking, for example)? Is there a certain temperature to which I shouldn’t expose the protein? ~Michael  Good question.  Let’s start with just a brief overview of protein chemistry (please don’t leave […]

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Is there MSG in Mike’s Mix Whey Protein?

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What is MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)? MSG is a flavor enhancer commonly added to canned foods, Chinese food, and other processed food products. It is the salt form of the amino acid glutamic acid. Glutamic acid (and not MSG) is found naturally in our bodies and in dietary protein sources (i.e. eggs, beef, beans, etc). Does […]

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