Protein shake comprises an integral part of the diet of authentic fitness enthusiasts all over the world. Read to know about importance of taking protein shakes & its recipes.

What Are Protein Shakes

Protein & its Importance in Our Body
Before we even begin talking about protein shakes, it is important that we understand what protein is and its significance in our body. Though the most important component of the muscle tissue in our body, protein is chief component of varied other body tissues as well.
The role of protein is to assist in muscle development, boost strength and enhance athletic performance. Protein is also present in the outer layer of our hair, nails and skin. In a nutshell, one can say that protein’s function is to build, maintain and reinstate all those tissues in our body in which protein is present.      
What’s Protein Made of & Need for Protein Shakes
The protein in our body is build up of chain of amino acids. While there are 20 varied amino acids, our body is capable of making only 14 of the 20 amino acids. The remaining amino acids of protein have to be added to our body through the food we consume. And this is where the consumption of protein supplements comes into focus.  
Protein Shakes are a popular form of protein supplement people all over the world consume. Protein shakes come packed in a powder form and can be mixed / blended with milk or water along with some fruit. Its flavor is somewhat like the fruit smoothie or milkshake. Protein shake is especially popular among professional athletes, body builders and health freaks.
Here’re Some Recipes for Making Tasty Protein Shake
Follow the instructions below and mix the ingredients below to make yummy protein shakes –
Breakfast Protein Shake
  • 1 banana
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
Summertime Delight Protein Shake
  • 1 scoop of Strawberry protein powder
  • 1 cup of mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries etc)
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 4 ice cubes
Healthy Protein Shake
  • 2 scoops of chocolate protein powder
  • 3 egg whites (Raw)
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups of soymilk
  • 4 ice cubes
Delicious Protein Shake
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tsp of peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp of cocoa powder
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of non-fat soymilk
  • 4 ice cubes

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