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Lawsuits Say Protein Powders Lack Protein, Ripping Off Athletes

A growing number of companies are accused of selling workout supplements spiked with cheap fillers that they're passing off as protein. Bodybuilders, dieters, and athletes want the key macronutrient to help build or keep muscle, and have built protein sports supplements into a $7 billion industry, according to Euromonitor.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

This is a case of lawyers running amok.  A lot of protein is poor quality in terms of amino-acid content.  All amino acids are not the same.  What the consumer should be buying is the amino acid composition for its advertised maximal effects.

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