Benefits of Non-GMO Soy Protein to Bodybuilders and Athletes, ViSalus
Question: What are the advantages of non-GMO soy protein (non-genetically modified), and why does the protein content of the Visalus Vi-Shape Nutritional Shake have such a low protein content. Surely 12 grams protein is only half of what is recommended? Also, what benefits does soy protein offer over other types of protein.
To understand the answers to these questions, you first have to understand why protein is used by athletes and bodybuilders seeking to build muscle bulk while maintaining a low body fat index (BFI). What this involves is being able to eat well without having to over-exercise to burn off the carbohydrates.
Protein molecules consists of carbohydrates and amino acids bonded together, and taking a high protein diet offer both carbs and the amino acids needed to build more proteins. By exercising specific muscle groups, these groups will experience a greater blood flow and energy requirement. Read the rest of this entry