What Are Protein Powders?

Proteins are the building blocks of life, it's in every cell in the human body, the basic structure is a chain of amino acids. You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones.

Protein powders come in various forms and from different sources. We offer a wide variety like a whey, soya, bee...

What Are Protein Powders?

Proteins are the building blocks of life, it's in every cell in the human body, the basic structure is a chain of amino acids. You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones.

Protein powders come in various forms and from different sources. We offer a wide variety like a whey, soya, beef and casein powders. Whey is the most commonly used and known.

Powder is an easy way to get the nutritions your body needs! Choose from our selection of the best powders a variety of types and great flavours!

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  • PROTEIN BARS

    Protein Snacks and Bars

    Contain quality nutrition that tastes great while offering high quality protein and vitamins. The benefits of protein are well known and the role it plays as a key macro nutrient within the body mean it is important we consume enough to meet our goals.

    Are Protein Snacks for Weight Management?

    Yes, it can help you lose or gain weight. Eating a bars between meals can help control your appetite, but don't eat too many because you'll end up taking in more calories than you need. Most protein bars contain anywhere from 150 to 250 calories each.

    WHY TO GET PROTEIN BARS?

    Protein is an essential macronutrient that supports several structures in your body. You can find protein in numerous sources including eggs, meat, fish and nuts. However, many people rely on protein supplements, in form of bars, to get their recommended daily amount. The protein bar is good option that has several dietary and lifestyle benefits.

    Meal Replacement

    Many weight-loss plans, especially those marketed as “high-protein", rely on meal-replacement bars to control portions and reduce calories. Meal-replacement bars typically contain high amounts of protein and fiber to help you feel fuller longer, along with many other essential vitamins and minerals to ensure well-balanced nutrition. The meal replacements, including nutrition bars, are effective for weight loss when part of a well-rounded diet. However, you cannot rely entirely on meal replacements for your diet. Bars do not supply all the nutrients and antioxidants found in fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

    Snack Between Meals

    Eating snack-size bars can help reduce overeating between meals. Many bars come in indulgent dessert flavors - like chocolate, peanut butter, fudge brownie and lemon meringue, to satisfy your sweet tooth while avoiding blood sugar spikes and subsequent crashes. Over time, blood sugar spikes, associated with snacks like candy bars and other sweets can lead to weight gain. Your body converts excess blood sugar, which is not immediately used for energy, into fat.

    Workout Support

    Supplying your body with necessary nutrients can help you get the most from your workout. A protein bar consumed before exercising supplies you with steady energy during your activity. It also offers benefits after your workout. The amino acids found in nutrition bars help provide the building blocks your body needs to generate new muscle tissue, repairing the microscopic muscle tears that occur over the course of your workout.

    Convenience

    Protein bars have the advantage of convenience. They are small and can be consumed quickly by active people or professionals. Meal replacement and snack varieties provide an easy option for dieters who lack the time or resources for extensive meal planning. Additionally, bars do not require measuring and mixing - as with protein powders or refrigeration, as with manufactured protein shakes.

  • WHEY PROTEIN

    What is Whey protein powder?

    It is a water-soluble milk protein is highly bio-available and is very quickly absorbed by the human body. Protein supplements are effective at increasing muscle mass and will help to build muscles faster.

     

    What is the content of Whey?

    It is a mixture of globular proteins isolated from whey, the liquid material created as a by-product of cheese production and is one of the richest sources of BCAAs, which include the three amino acids leucine, isoleucine and valine.


    The protein in cow's milk is 20% whey and 80% casein protein, whereas the protein in human milk is 60% whey and 40% casein. The protein fraction in whey constitutes approximately 10% of the total dry solids. This protein is typically a mixture of beta-lactoglobulin (~65%), alpha-lactalbumin (~25%), bovine serum albumin (~8%) and immunoglobulins.These are soluble in their native forms, independent of pH.

    The amino acid cysteine in whey is a substrate for the synthesis of glutathione in the body which is an ubiquitous cellular antioxidant; laboratory experiments have suggested that its components might reduce the risk of cancer in animals, suggesting an avenue for future medical research.

    When do you eat whey protein?

    It is known as a ‘fast’ protein meaning the protein goes quickly into the muscles and is therefore ideally taken with breakfast and around your training. The reason to use whey protein is because it’s far more convenient and easy at certain times during the day. Check out our offers on the best selling whey proteins in Ireland.

     

    Pop a scoop of protein powder into morning smoothie or morning oats to set you up for the day. This is not only saving some time but overall it’s quite easy to stomach as the first thing.

    Why to buy from Megapump?

    We have selection of the best selling Whey Protein powders and Protein shakes on Irish market and for very competitive prices. We are working hard to provide the best possible service for our customers. Our staff is well experienced and will provide any necessary information for you.

  • PROTEIN BLEND
  • CASEIN

    Casein has the ability to provide your bloodstream with a slow and steady flow of amino acids that could last for hours. Which makes right before bed the ideal choice to consume Casein since you body will go hours without nutritional support.

  • VEGETABLE PROTEIN
  • PROTEIN ISOLATE
  • BEEF PROTEIN
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