Smoothies and shakes have quickly become the preferred morning beverage, mainly for their perceived nutritional value. You diet. You work out. You try to eat healthily. You turn to whey powders to give your daily shakes enhanced health benefits. Until recently, common thought was that all whey protein powders were good for your health. That all changed when the Clean Label Project tested 134 leading protein powders (sampled from the best sellers from Neilsen Media and Amazon purchase date).
Shockingly, “70 percent of powders tested had detectable levels of lead.