Louisiana flooding: Our coverage
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISH SUBSCRIBERS – SERVICE INTERRUPTION – CLICK HERE
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISH SUBSCRIBERS – SERVICE INTERRUPTION – CLICK HERE

Get the Skinny: Protein Drinks and Powders

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

We love buying local, so nutritionist Molly Kimball tells us about 3 new options for protein drinks and powders, all from locally owned companies!

 

ICONIC Protein Drink:  www.drinkiconic.com

Molly worked with New Orleans-based entrepreneurs Billy Bosch and Matt Mouras to develop a formula for a grab & go ready-to-drink protein drink, and here it is.  (By the way, she makes no money on the sales of this product!)

  • 130 calories, 20 grams protein, 11 grams carb, 3 grams sugar
  • A day’s worth of vitamin D, plus B6, B12, and other vitamins/minerals
  • Electrolyte rich: 250 mg calcium, 380 mg potassium
  • Green tea extract and choline to help enhance energy and focus, and aid in fat metabolism
  • All-natural, zero artificial sweeteners, colors, or flavors (sweetened with monkfruit and stevia)

Drink it as a stand-alone breakfast or snack, add a shot of coffee concentrate to make a protein-rich iced mocha.  Pair it with fresh fruit for an afternoon snack or post-workout recovery snack.

 

BQuick FUEL Performance Protein Blend:  www.bquicknutrition.com

Add-ins like fiber, flaxseed, and digestive enzymes, along with antioxidant-rich maca root, beet, and acai powders make BQuick FUEL stand out from other low-sugar protein powders.

  • Two-scoop serving: 155 calories, 25 grams protein, 11 grams carb, < 1 gram sugar
  • Electrolyte rich:  500 mg calcium & 500 mg potassium, plus 2,000 mg glutamine per serving
  • All-natural, zero artificial sweeteners, colors, or flavors (sweetened with Swerve Sweetener & stevia)

Blend into a protein shake, add it to baked goods, or dissolve it in a couple of ounces of milk or water and pour over cereal or stir into a bowl of oatmeal.  A nutrient-dense option for those looking to add a boost of low-sugar protein to a variety of foods and drinks.

 

4D 4th Quarter Blend: www.4DSupplements.com

Already used in several NCAA Division 1 football programs, including Tulane, as well as John Curtis, Brother Martin, and other area high schools.

  • One-scoop serving:  190 calories, 13 grams protein, 32 grams carb, 28 grams sugar
  • 100% of ~20 vitamins & minerals
  • Electrolyte-rich: 500 mg calcium, 450 mg potassium, along with bromelain & aloe vera to aid in digestion

A great option for athletes looking for a higher-carb, electrolyte-rich protein powder to help with pre-event fueling and post-workout recovery.

 

Comments are closed.