liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
liveonearth
liveonearth

Heavy Metals Found in Protein Powders

A report slated to be released in the July 2010 Consumer Reports magazine shows that independent, 3rd party testing has found heavy metals in 15 protein powders. The lab tested for arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury. Some of the levels are pretty outrageous.

SOURCES
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/july/food/protein-drinks/overview/index.htm
http://jimmysmithtraining.com/six-pack-diet/heavy-metal-in-popular-protein-powders/
http://www.tonygentilcore.com/2010/06/does-your-protein-supplement-have-more-heavy-metal-than-a-metallica-concert/
Tags: arsenic, cadmium, heavy metals, lead, mercury, supplements, toxins
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments