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Protein Buyers

Resource Manual 2.0

Alex Rogers

Table of Contents
Introduction
How to Buy a Protein Powder Supplement. . . . . . .

Whey Protein
Whey Protein Concentrate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Whey Protein Isolate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15


Native Whey Protein Isolate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Hydrolyzed Whey Protein. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Prices of Whey Proteins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Lies About Whey Protein

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Unpasteurized Whey Protein. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Soy Lecithin

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The Dirty Estrogenic Secret Inside Your Whey


Protein! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Nutrition Facts vs Supplement Facts

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Whey Protein Powder Supplement vs. Whey


Protein Powder Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Lets Begin the Honesty Indoctrination . . . . . . . . . 49
Un-Fracking Believable!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Back to the Facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Further FDA Marketing Laws. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Two Different Types of Whey Protein


Available in This World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

Protein Spiking

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Just when you thought it couldnt get worse it


can, and it will . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79

Just Say No to C of As!

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Feedback. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Whats A C of A?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97

Manufactured in a GMP facility?

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Our Protein Powder is Made in a Gmp Facility . . . . 105

Good-Bye to the supplement guru

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Goodbye to the Old Supplement Guru . . . . . . . . . 112


Nothing Left to Talk About. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
The New Supplement Expert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

How to spot a high quality protein


The Most Wanted List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Conclusion

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Copyright 2015 Alex Rogers


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INTRODUCTION

What you are about to read


is the most comprehensive
resource guide on how
to buy a protein powder
supplement. Knowing how
to buy a protein powder
supplement is essential
because of vast amount of
low quality powders that are
on the market today.

How to Buy a Protein


Powder Supplement
THESE POWDERS THAT ARE LOW QUALITY ARE
MARKETED TO YOU, THE BUYER, AS HIGH QUALITY.
They have fancy labels to make them look high grade.
Scientific sounding names and ingredients that make
them seem high tech. Sold by mult-million & billion
dollar companies which give them more clout, whom
also tout how great their products are compared to
the competition.
Unless you have the knowledge that you will find in
this resource guide, you will most likely become the
victim of buying one of these low quality protein
powders, if you havent already.
You will see that the things that are mentioned in this
guide many of the protein powders sold today, if not
all, will fall victim to why they are low quality and how
they are ripping you off one way or another.

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You will be presented with facts, not opinions that
show just how some of these protein powders are
fooling you and not giving you the protein that is
inside the bottle that is on the label and marketed as
such. Do not be shocked as a top official at the FDA
said that over 70% of companies are not compliant
with the FDA regulations.

WHEY PROTEIN

What I want to do is help you


decide which whey protein
to choose that best fits your
needs and budget.
I will start from the lowest
grade to the highest grade.
Please, even though I use
the term low-grade, whey
protein at any level really is
not low grade. As long as it
doesnt come from China,
India, or some 3rd world
country its a good quality
protein.

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Whey Protein
Concentrate
THIS IS A WHEY PROTEIN THAT IS 80%
PROTEIN OR LOWER, WHICH MEANS IF YOU
TOOK 100 GRAMS OF THE POWDER ONLY 80
GRAM IS ACTUALLY GOING TO BE PROTEIN.
The rest is typically fat, lactose, and moisture. This is
the stuff you do not want your whey protein powder
to have. That is why typically most people want a
whey isolate because the lactose is not present thus it
does not cause bloating or gas. However whey isolate
is NOT what the companies selling whey protein want
to use because it costs more to make. Thus their
profit margins are lower. Companies selling whey
protein concentrate will go as far in their marketing
to say that whey protein concentrate is better than
whey isolate because it is less processed. But this is
complete bullshit. Whey protein concentrate does not
have any advantages whatsoever (unless you consider
farting fun) over whey protein isolate.

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The protein subfractions in whey concentrate are not
any higher than in a whey protein isolate. If they were
then you would actually see NUMBERS to back this
statement up. But the companies that are saying this
to try to convince you that whey concentrate is better
than a whey isolate can NEVER back this statement
up by actual numbers because they know if they did
then they would be shown to be wrong. Here are
some numbers for you.
Whey protein concentrate is LOWER in BCAAs than
whey protein isolate. One of the reasons whey protein
works so well to build muscle is because naturally it is
over 30% BCAAs. BCAAs are the building blocks of
muscle. Whey protein isolate is typically over 10% to
15% higher in BCAAs than whey protein concentrate.
And as far as I know most people are buying and
drinking whey protein powder to gain muscle. Thus
one of THE most important factors is the BCAA
content. Makes no sense buying a whey concentrate
thinking its better than a whey isolate when factually
whey isolate has more BCAAs. Speaking of BCAAs
and marketing, do not be fooled by this type of krap.

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See how they try to make you think that they added
BCAAs, glutamine, and glutamine pre cursors. Well
they didnt. This is all naturally occurring amino acids.
This would be the same as seeing an orange in the
grocery store and it says on it. With VITAMIN C.
Well yea duh, everyone knows that oranges contain
naturally occurring vitamin c. Well the same goes for
whey protein, BCAAs, glutamine, and glutamine pre
curors are all naturally occurring in the whey protein.
The company selling it did nothing to add to it. They
simply used some slick marketing to jack up the label
to make it look better than it really is.
Ok so now we know factually that a whey protein
concentrate is NOT better than a whey protein isolate

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in any category such as protein subfractions and
amino acid content. Companies claiming this can only
yell and scream this, but they cannot back it up with
factual numbers.
And by the way a whey concentrate tastes exactly the
same as a whey isolate, so no biggie there either.
The ONLY reason you would buy a whey protein
concentrate over a whey protein isolate is MONEY.
There is nothing wrong with a whey protein
concentrate. It is a great protein powder to use. Still
has one of the highest biological value over any
protein powder. It tastes good and supplies large
amounts of BCAA to the body. So do not think that
whey protein concentrate is a krappy protein, because
its not. Its a great protein. However whey protein
isolate is better and that is a fact!

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Whey Protein Isolate


WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE MEANS THAT IF YOU HAVE
100 GRAMS OF WHEY PROTEIN POWDER 90 GRAMS
OF IT OR HIGHER WILL ACTUALLY BE PROTEIN.
You can have a whey protein isolate as high as 97%
protein (this is made by Davisco foods in Minnesota).
I have never seen whey protein that is 99% or higher
in protein. Most whey isolates will be 90% protein. It
will be zero, fat, lactose, and carbs. This makes whey
protein isolate a great protein to use by anyone from
kids to old people. It tastes good, mixes good, and no
bloating or gas problems. You can add it to anything
and its very easy to drink. Thus its very user friendly,
however that is not the only reason why whey protein
isolate is so popular.
Again I go back to the fact that the building blocks
of muscle are the BCAAs. Whey protein isolate is
about 30% BCAAs. That means it you took 30 grams
of powder from whey protein isolate youd have 9
grams of BCAAs. if you would use a whey protein

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concentrate you have about 5 grams of BCAA per
serving. And also keep in mind that the body cannot
make BCAAs. You must get them from food, like
whey protein and other protein sources.

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Native Whey Protein


Isolate
EVER HEAR OF THE EXPRESSION, THEY DONT
MAKE THINGS LIKE THEY USED TO?
Back in the early 90s when whey protein first came
out it was a very effective muscle building protein.
Let me correct myself. SOME whey proteins were very
effective, but not all. I was about 22 at the time when
I first started bodybuilding and I remember first using
a particular whey protein and let me tell you, when I
was using this particular whey protein I was growing
some serious muscle. This was because of two
reasons. The whey protein back then that I was using
was bioactively anabolic, and #2 it was almost 100%
undenatured. Let me explain further.
Back when I was twenty-two (just a little wee-protein
guru), even though unbeknownst to me, I was using a
whey protein that was made from skim milk. It tasted
great and had no funny after taste. I got stronger in a
quick period of time and I grew lean muscle. Why was
this? Let me explain

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Whey protein is a dairy product which by law is
required to be pasteurized. Pasteurization involves
heat. Heat denatures whey protein.
Its a FACT THAT ALL WHEY PROTEINS MADE
FROM CHEESE ARE PASTEURIZED TWICE.
WHEY PROTEINS MADE FROM MILK ARE ONLY
PASTEURIZED ONCE!
Im sure most of you have heard of the term
undenatured and denatured. Denatured means
in laymans terms that the protein was damaged
somewhat during manufacturing. When the protein
is damaged, it loses some of its muscle building
effectiveness. The whey protein I used back then
was only slightly denatured because it came from
milk. This meant that the anabolic serum albumins,
growth factors, subfractions and immunnoglobulins
are mostly intact. Because of this the whey protein
I was using was producing some results. But as the
years went on, whey protein manufacturers started
to get their whey protein from cheese. And when
whey protein comes from cheese it must by USDA
law be pasteurized twice. Once coming from the
cow to the milk and then again from the milk to the
cheese. By doing this, it was literally diminishing the
muscle building effects of whey protein. Years and
years went by and supplement companies, more and
more where selling whey protein from cheese, not
milk. Granted whey protein made from cheese is still

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a very, very high quality protein. You still get all your
aminos, and the protein has a great biological value
compared to all other protein sources. However when
more and more companies were selling whey protein
made from cheese people were seeing less and less
results.
And there is a big protein with that let me explain.
Mostly all whey protein that exists today have the
following problems.
1.They are denatured because they
come from cheese
2.Whey Protein from cheese is heat
pasteurized twice
3.Supplement companies lie to you
telling that their whey protein is
Cold processed
rBST certified free
Comes from grass fed cows
Of the highest quality
4.Comes from supplement companies whose
owners are not really experts. They are selfcreated experts.

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5.And most important HAVE NO supporting
documents to back up their marketing claims.
Look, Ive been in the protein business for almost 20
years and I know my protein. That is why I can create
protein supplements that are the best. And that is
exactly what I do.
The most important thing to know about Native whey
protein isolate is that is comes directly from MILK,
NOT cheese. This is a very unique technology. This
means the whey protein comes from skimmed milk,
via micro and ultra filtration and a non-denaturating
heat treatment. This absence of denaturation enables
the Native Whey protein to fully maintain their
nutritional and functional benefits, unlike whey protein
from cheese.
Secondly, native whey protein comes from France, a
country where dairy cows are grass fed and hormone
free. This leads to the old rBST free or rBGH free
on the label for a lot of protein powders that youll see
on the market but this is bogus info and let me explain
why IT is bogus and ILLEGAL!!
In order to make this claim you must test your whey
protein powder for these hormones. And the problem
about this is that these hormones are UNDECTABLE
in tests! Dont believe me, ask any company that puts
rBST free on their label and they will NOT be able
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deceitful huh? If you see rBST free on a protein label
do not buy it.
The only TRUE way to tell if your protein supplement
is rBST free and rBHG free is to know what country
the whey protein comes from. Its illegal in France to
use hormones on dairy cows!

HEAT.
Native whey protein is made to avoid the double
pasteurization process that whey protein from cheese
is subjected to. You see if a whey protein comes from
CHEESE, by law, it must be pasteurized TWICE. Native
whey protein, becomes it comes from milk, only has
to be pasteurized ONCE!
Dont be fooled by companies that use terms like,
low heat processed, cool process, or similar. There
is no such thing. All dairy proteins must be heat
pasteurized and they are all pasteurized at the same
time and temperature.
Then there is labeling. There are many ways
companies selling whey protein try to fool you with
tricky labeling and outright lies and unethical labeling
practices. Including lying about the ingredients and
how much protein is actually in their whey protein.

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HERE IS ONE WAY THESE COMPANIES DO THIS


Calling their whey protein a food instead of a
supplement & in addition to listing the protein
ingredients NOT in the supplement facts panel.
You see when a company sells their whey protein
as a supplement instead of a food (a whey protein
supplement will have a supplement facts panel, and a
whey protein food will have a nutrition facts panel) it
goes through over 20 more tests than a whey protein
food. Whey Protein labeled with a nutrition facts
panel can be lower in quality because companies
selling whey protein with a nutrition facts panel are
not required to do testing from strength, purity, and
identity. You think they would want to right? WRONG
this would cut into their profit margin!
In addition dont be fooled by companies saying they
use protein blends and then listing it in the ingredients
section of the label. This is how they actually hide the
blend. A true fully transparent protein blend with list
IN GRAMS inside of the supplement facts panel.
Many devious supplement companies will say they use
25% whey, 25% casein, and 50% milk protein, but then
list the proteins in the ingredients section of the
label. REAL laboratory test protein powders that are
blends will have the proteins listed in GRAMS inside
the supplement facts panel.

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SIGN YOUR WHEY PROTEIN IS A SCAM


1.rBST free on the label
2.Protein ingredients NOT in the supplement
facts panel
3.ZEROs listed in the supplement facts panel
4.Whey Protein having a nutrition facts panel
instead of a supplement facts panel
To sum things up Native whey protein is going to be
your top of the line whey protein. Hard to find but well
worth the price.

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Hydrolyzed Whey
Protein
ONE OF THE BEST PROTEIN POWDERS YOU CAN USE
IS A HYDROLYZED PROTEIN. WITH THE EXCEPTION
OF HYDROLYZED GELATIN OR COLLAGEN.
A hydrolyzed protein powder is pre-digested protein.
Meaning it is broken down to a certain degree from its
whole food form, thus making it faster and easier to
absorb. (Keep in mind that whey protein concentrate
and isolate are whole food proteins.) And this is great
for muscle building. Manufacturers can hydrolyzed
any protein powder, but in this case we are talking
about hydrolyzed whey protein. Hydrolyzed whey
protein is sold VERY infrequently. If you can find
100% hydrolyzed whey protein on the retail shelf you
are lucky. Why is this? Because it tastes HORRIBLE.
The horrible taste is due to the peptides themselves.
The peptides that are broken down from enzymes
added to the whey protein by the manufacturer
give off the bitter taste, the smaller the peptides
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drink a hydrolyzed whey protein. However if you
can find a way to drink it (like your taste buds can
tolerate anything) then you are really helping your
muscle building efforts. Efforts to build muscles are
enhanced because the hydrolyzed whey protein is
absorbed much more efficiently than whey protein
isolate or whey protein concentrate. Additionally
hydrolyzed whey protein is absorbed faster as well.
Thus using a hydrolyzed whey protein pre and post
workout is a good idea instead of using regular whey
protein and fast digesting carbs like maltodextrin
or dextrose. What you would do is take about 25 to
40 grams of a good high quality hydrolyzed whey
protein and stack it with around 50 to 70 grams of
carbohydrates. Now be careful because there are
many post workout supplement available today. These
products are usually just maltodextrin, whey protein
concentrate and sometimes some added free form
amino acids. However their advertised as being the
best post workout you can buy. NOT! A good quality
post workout would be something like high quality
fruit and vegetable in a blender or a powdered carb
like sweet potato powder, and a hydrolyzed protein
powder. In addition you can get something like leucine
peptides and use pre and post workout. We know
that the amino acid leucine is a major player in protein
synthesis. Using it in your pre and post workout meal
is a great idea. Keep in mind I dont recommend
L-Leucine. This free form amino acid has never been
proven to build muscle. Not only that but take this

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into consideration. Free form amino acids have been
around since the 1980s. Can you say ridiculously old?
Never use a free form amino acid over a hydrolyzed
protein product.
Additionally I would rather see you chose chocolate
milk than the supplements being sold today.
Chocolate milk consists of fructose (slow digesting
carbs) and milk protein (slow digesting protein with
lactose). Its common sense to know that better
quality ingredients, produce better results than
the average post workout formula that a lot of
supplement companies are selling.

ONE LAST THING


But before you buy a hydrolyzed whey protein you
MUST know the molecular weight average of the
powder you want to buy. If you do not then under
no circumstance should you buy the hydrolyzed
whey you are looking at. Why do I say this? Because
the QUALITY of hydrolyzed whey protein can vary
drastically, so drasitically between good hydro wheys
and bad hydros wheys its not even funny. Good
quality hydrolyzed whey protein will taste very, very
bitter. So bitter that you cannot even drink them. If
you have purchased a whey protein that claimed to
be hydrolyzed and it didnt taste bitterness you just
got ripped off. If you bought one of those so-called
whey protein blends and you read the back of the

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ingredient deck and you see hydrolyzed whey
protein, but then once you mix it with water and
drink it you cannot taste one hint of bitterness and
instead youre like, Wow this tastes like a Milkshake!.
Then you have yourself a low quality hydro whey or
a protein powder with virtually no hydrolyzed whey
protein whatsoever and the company selling that
product just put that on the back of the ingredient
deck to make it seem like it has hydrolyzed whey
when it really doesnt. Trust me this happens all the
time. If you have a whey protein concentrate for
example and it says contains whey peptides this is
the hydrolyzed whey. However if you cannot taste any
bitterness then you know that there is barely, if any at
all hydrolyzed whey protein in it. Thus it makes it very
easy to know if you have a good hydrolyzed whey
protein, simply look for the bitter taste.

SO LETS GET TO IT AND ILL GIVE YOU A


LESSON ON HYDROLYZED WHEY PROTEINS.
Lets say a hydrolyzed whey protein has a molecular
weight average of 520 daltons. This means on average
this powder is 5 amino acids linked together. Not to
bad being that di and tri peptides (two and three
amino acids) is the final phase of absorption through
the small intestine and into the blood stream.
One of the best proteins on the market is a hydrolyzed
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hydrolyzed casein. Now you may be thinking
CASEIN!! isnt casein a slow release protein? Yes in
its whole food state casein is a slow release protein,
but this is in its hydrolyzed (pre-digested) state. Thus
it is broken down into di and tri peptides and has an
average molecular weight of 250 daltons. This to date
is the lowest molecular weight of any protein powder
in existence. Not only that but Peptopro is somewhat
de-bitterized. Hydrolyzed proteins are very bitter.
Why? Because the small peptides have a very bitter
taste. And the lower the molecular weight the more
bitter the powder. And the powder can be so bitter
that it is undrinkable. Peptopro can be mixed with
around 20 oz. of a juice and it is drinkable. However
do not try to use Peptopro like a regular protein or
you will not be able to drink it. Use it particularly pre
and post workout with a high GI carb to really give
yourself an insulin spike. If you are a beginner to lifting
weights than do not take this approach. Instead use a
natural carb like Oatmuscle or sweet potato powder.
Peptopro is a serious protein and it is the KING of
hydrolyzed proteins.

TO SUM THINGS UP
Only buy a hydrolyzed protein if you know the
molecular weight average (MW)
Quality hydrolyzed whey proteins will taste
bitter. No bitterness equals low quality

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Prices of Whey
Proteins
I FEEL ITS IMPORTANT TO KNOW THE
PRICE OF WHEY PROTEIN SO YOU KNOW IF
YOURE PAYING A FAIR PRICE OR NOT.
As of today January 2015, the cost of raw whey
protein concentrate from a quality manufacturer
is around $4. to $5.00 per pound. The cost of a
whey isolate is between 6 and 7 dollars per pound.
Remember that whey protein is a dairy protein. It
comes from cows. Thus it makes it a commodity and
is effected by global events, such as a drought in New
Zealand will raise prices. Stronger demand in China
will raise prices. Cost of corn going up to feed the
cows will raise the price of whey protein. So when
your whey protein that you buy goes up in cost you
can suspect that is just some global event that is
occurring.

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LIES ABOUT WHEY


PROTEIN

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One of the most commonly


asked questions about whey
protein is this.. Do you
sell an undenatured, coldprocessed, unpasteurized
whey protein?

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Unpasteurized Whey
Protein
I GET THIS QUESTION A LOT HENCE I AM GOING
TO ELABORATE A LITTLE MORE INTO DETAIL.
FACT: There is no such thing as 100% undenatured
protein powder and/or unheated protein powder.
There is no such thing as raw whey protein powder.

FACT: USDA law requires that all dairy products,


which includes whey protein to be pasteurized.
The only approved method of pasteurization is
heat pasteurization. The USDA sets the law at the
temperature and time it must undergo the heat. All
the whey protein companies use the same temp
and time. This denatures the protein somewhat, but
not completely. Next the protein powder must be
converted from a liquid to a powder. How? Spray
drying, which also involves heat. Another denaturing
step.
Now lets talk turkey. Because the marketing guys
that try to sell their cheap whey protein as either:

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undenatured, raw, cold process, chill filtration, or
whatever they are going to continue to spew their
junk at you.

HERE IS WHAT YOU ASK TO ONE OF THESE COMPANIES


1.Ok if youre protein is raw does the USDA know
about this?
2.What method do you use to kill e.coli, and
salmonella, because I dont want to die from
taking a product that Im using to improve my
health?
3.What is the percentage of Immunoglobulins is
in your powder? Because if it is not higher than
10% than its just a regular old whey protein.
4.How do you get the powder from liquid to
powder because as far as I know there are only
two ways: spray drying and freeze drying and
by looking at your powder I can tell its not
freeze dried and spray drying involves heat..so
please explain?
5.How do you prove your whey protein is
hormone free? Because as far as I know rBST is
undetectable in tests.

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6.The FDA does not allow the term grass-fed.
How come you still use it? and where is the
proof it is from grass-fed cattle.do you have a
government FDA or USDA certificatebecause
as far as I know these government agencies do
not issue them.they only issue organic?
7.Cold-filtered whey proteinI didnt know their
was a hot filtered whey protein. Exactly what
are the temperatures of both?

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SOY LECITHIN

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The Dirty Estrogenic


Secret Inside Your
Whey Protein!
You reach into your favorite protein powder, look for
the scoop and scoop out a bunch of powder. You
then take that powder and then put it into a glass of
water or milk. You stir it around with a spoon and the
powder vanishes into the liquid. No signs of powder.
You proceed to drink the protein fortified liquid with
no signs of clumps of powder.
But did you know that a special process and
ingredient is ADDED to the whey protein to make it
dissolve into the liquid you are using? This ingredient
is a secret in the protein industry however it should
not be overlooked because it is something that you
should definitely NOT be consuming, yet alone multi
times per day (if you take protein powder numerous
times throughout the day).
In order for a powder to be soluble in a liquid it
must be instantized. You wont find instantized in
the dictionary, its a food industry term. Technically
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bodybuilders & athletes it means making a powder
mix easily with a spoon so it quickly converts to a
complete liquid and no lumps or clumps of powder
are showing. Nobody likes lumpy or clumpy protein
drinks. Ninety-nine point nine percent of whey protein
powders or protein blends are instantized. Instantizing
a powder is a great thing. Without instantizing we
would not be able to mix protein shakes with a spoon
or shaker cup. It would always require a blender and
even so, you would still get clumps and lumps of
powder and if you ran the blender too fast it would
foam up to a point where you couldnt even see the
powder, it would all be foam. Yes, INSTANTIZING IS A
GREAT THING!!! Three cheers for instantizing, HIP, HIP,
HOOOORAY!!!

HOW ITS DONE


With the exception of a few giant food companies,
like Glanbia Nutritionals that owns Optimum Nutrition
and BSN, supplement companys dont make their
own whey protein powders. Larger dairy and cheese
companies make these products. Whey protein
comes from milk and cheese thus whey protein
manufacturing is done by these companies. These
dairy and cheese companies take the liquid stream
of whey and use filters to get the non-protein
material separated. The finished product can be
whey protein concentrate or whey protein isolate.
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spray drying. Each one is a great protein to use. But
the manufacturing process is not completed yet.
Next the whey protein concentrate or whey protein
isolate powder has to be INSTANTIZED. Because
consumers like yourself are no way in hell going to
drink a powder that is NOT instantized. Thus the whey
protein manufacturers usually send the NON-Instant
whey powder to be INSTANTIZED at a facility that
specializes in instantizing protein powders. After its
instantized it is sent to a contract packager where
they flavor it and put it in containers and then send it
to distributors who then find a way to get it into your
hands for consumption!

SWITCHING GEARS
About 10 years ago soy protein was pretty popular.
It was being marketed (of course by the soy protein
manufacturers) as having a great biological value
and PDCAA. Soy protein isolate was being marketed
as very high in glutamine, no fat, no lactose and
no carbs. It was less expensive than whey and was
poised to be the king of protein powders. But then
something was discovered about soy that was very,
very disturbing. Research was coming in that soy
protein contained these things called isoflavones.
Isoflavones are phytoestrogens that act like
hormones, the most common you might have heard
of are genistein and daidzein. These isoflavones can
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if you dont know, is the female hormone. The last
thing a bodybuilder would want is to increase their
estrogen. Soy protein is very high in isoflavones
(phytoestrogens). After it was discovered that soy
protein could raise estrogen in the body, soy protein
was to bodybuilders as kryptonite is to Superman. Because who the hell would willingly subject
themselves to an intake of phytoestrogens?!?
Not only was it discovered that soy protein may
increase estrogen in your body, but soy contains other
natural antinutrients and toxins: allergens, goitrogens,
lectins, oxalates, phytates, protease inhibitors, and
saponins are just a few of them.
The days of soy protein powders and soy protein
foods were doomed. Today if youre lucky you might
be able to find soy protein powder in some bottom
shelf grocery store. But I highly doubt you can find
soy protein in any health food store today. There is
simply no logically reason to consume soy and/or soy
protein. Now keep in mind, what you just read about
soy and estrogen, because it is going to relate to the
whey protein that you might be drinking now

BACK TO INSTANTIZING
So as I was saying, the whey protein concentrate or
the whey protein isolate must be instantized before it
is dry blended with flavoring and put into containers
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process but it involves a product called soy lecithin
that is bonded to the powder to decrease the surface
area and therefore increasing dispersion. Whey
protein manufactures use about 0.5 to 1.5% of soy
lecithin to make their powders instantized. Therefore
every time you buy a whey protein concentrate or
whey protein isolate that is instantized (which pretty
much means all of them) you are technically buying
whey protein and soy lecithin. (Side note, it is now
required by the FDA that all whey protein powders
that are instantized list soy lecithin in the ingredient
deck, not doing so is against FDA regulations.)

WHAT IS SOY LECITHIN?


Soy lecithin comes from soy oil. After the soybeans
are pressed and the oil is extracted the sludge
left over is made into soy lecithin. ( You see, soy
manufacturers will find any use for soy by-products)
Soy lecithin is a disgusting looking product that
requires a harsh chemical process to make. Other
chemicals are added just to kill off the putrid smell.
Soy companies then (after paying their scientist
to come up with uses for soy lecithin) decided this
product could be used as an emulsifier (soy lecithin)
and marketed it that way. Thus it found its way into
our protein powders. Remember you really didnt
have instantized powders until the late 80s maybe
even early 90s. (Hmmmm....how convenient, isnt that
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along you have been slowly and methodically dosing
yourself with estrogenic compounds,

WHY OH WHY DO THEY USE SOY LECITHIN?


So why do the dairy and cheese manufacturers use
soy lecithin to instantize their protein powders. Cash
is king my friends. Soy lecithin is cheap, cheaper than
any other form of lecithin. Its as simple as that.

WHY IS SOY LECITHIN SO BAD?


Soy protein contains phytoestrogens. Soy oil contains
phytosterols and because soy lecithin comes from soy
oil it too contains phytosterols. Therefore soy lecithin
exerts estrogenic effects in the human body. How?
The plant estrogens known as phytosterols; betasitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol have all been
found in soy lecithin through independent laboratory
analysis. (see lab report on next page) Years ago
pharmaceutical companies used these phytosterols
to make human sex hormones. Now, big whey protein
manufacturers use soy lecithin to instantize your whey
protein powder. The phytosterols in soy lecithin cause
endocrine disruption in the body. The phytosterols
are similar to the isoflavones found in soy protein
(genistein and daidzein). Even more alarming is the
phytosterols found in soy lecithin are structurally
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(DES). Therefore soy lecithin may increase estrogen
and decrease testosterone in your body.

AVOID SOY LECITHIN AT ALL COSTS!


Bodybuilders should avoid soy protein, soy oil, and
soy lecithin at all costs because of the isoflavones and
phytosterols. Isoflavones (also called phytoestrogens
or plant estrogens ) exert estrogenic effects
directly and indirectly: directly by binding with
estrogen receptors and indirectly by interfering
with estrogen production. The phytoestrogens are
similar enough structurally to act like hormones and
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testosterone. The last thing a bodybuilder or any man
for that matter wants to do is INCREASE estrogen
and block testosterone in their body. Estrogen (if you
dont know) is a female hormone.

WHAT IS THE SOLUTION?


Over the past years, many companies have been
developing soy lecithin free instantized whey proteins.
Instead of using soy lecithin, most are using sunflower
lecithin.

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR WHEY


PROTEIN CONTAINS SOY LECITHIN?
Take a careful look at the ingredients of your whey
protein and find the soy lecithin. Here is one we found. I
highlighted the soy lecithin.
Protein blend (whey protein protein [whey protein
concentrate, soy lecithin], whey protein isolate), cocoa
powder [process with alkali], natural and artificial
flavors, acesulfame potassium, sucralose.
Take a look at this next label (which is against FDA
regulations), which lists lecithin but omits the word
soy. There is no such thing as just lecithin. Lecithin
must come from something. The company here
omitted soy because they know the word soy is
the death to any protein supplement. Not listing
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FDA regulations. Technically this protein supplement
can be embargoed i.e. confiscated by the FDA for
mislabeling and/or misleading. Why? Because there
are bodybuilders out there that are deathly allergic to
soy products, whether it be soy protein, soy oil, or soy
lecithin. And because soy lecithin is so widely used in
food products, more and more people are building up
allergys to soy foods. The example is belownote how
they just list lecithin
Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolates, Whey Protein
Concentrate, Hydrolyzed Whey Peptides), Natural
and Artificial Flavors, Lecithin, Citric Acid, Malic Acid,
Acesulfame Potassium, Aminogen, Yellow # 5 & 6,
Sucralose, Lactase.
Finally, here is an example of a protein supplement
that completely omits soy lecithin or any lecithin
for that matter. This is against FDA regulations.
Whey Proteins And Peptides, Including Ion Exchange
Whey Protein With Beta Lactoglobulin, AlphaLactalbumin, Immunoglobulin, Bovine Serum Albumin,
Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Hydrolysate Peptides And
Amino Acids, Glutamine, Cocoa, Chocolate Flavor,
Vanilla Flavor, Stevia)
In conclusion, try to avoid soy lecithin. Woman
especially should avoid soy products and soy lecithin.
I know there are some studies that suggest soy
increases chances of breast cancer.

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NUTRITION FACTS
VS SUPPLEMENT
FACTS

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Whey Protein Powder


Supplement vs. Whey
Protein Powder Food
HOW CAN YOU DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN
HIGH QUALITY, CLEAN, LABEL CONGRUENT
PROTEIN POWDER & JUNK PROTEIN?
Dont be upset if you dont know the answer because
you will after you read this short chapter. Reading
this will make you more educated on Protein
Supplementation for your own health, protection,
and muscle gain than the best athletes & even the
BIGGEST SUPPLIERS IN THE WORLD.
Look at these 2 bottles I just photo shopped really
quick below. Lets just say they both state they
have 23 grams of protein per serving. One has a
Supplement Facts Panel & the other has a Nutrition
Facts Panel. Which would you buy? Whats the
difference? Isnt it the same stuff?

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ABSOLUTELY, EMPHATICALLY 100% NO!


But first I would like to point out that this time in the
history of the sports nutrition industry that anyone
is talking about this subject. So much for those
so-called, Supplement Gurus. Its likely because
its a very controversial topic that would cost a TON
of money for the Protein distributors to implement.
I have a small company and it has cost me well over
$500,000 just to put this into practice this 1 calendar
year. Im also sure this report will light a flame under
a lot of companies corrupt, stealing other peoples
money, fat asses. A lot of people, even friends in the
business will be pissed off at me and this is going to
cause a lot of problems for a lot of supplement/food
companies in the future. Oh well, I was never a big
having friends that cant handle the truth, type of
guy. GAME ON.

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If you sell Protein and are reading this, please do a
John the Baptist like, head dunk turnaround, and
be prepared to change the way your company sells
your whey protein. Everyone else, youre not going
to be able to find any information on what I uncover
on Google. Google is nothing but a money making
machine and their search engine is nothing but a
paid for advertisement. The top ten results are all
meant to SELL you something. But thats a whole
entire, birther-type, controversy for another day.

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Lets Begin the Honesty


Indoctrination
THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A WHEY
PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT AND A WHEY PROTEIN FOOD.
It is important to know that one is much higher quality
than the other. Keep reading and Ill give you the facts.

The first step is to identify a whey protein


supplement.
It is easy to identify a whey protein supplement.
Simply look at the front of the label of your whey
protein and it should say dietary supplement on the
bottom. However, because the supplement industry
is filled with owners who have no clue what they are
doing when it comes to labeling their supplements,
turn to the back and you should be able to find the
supplement facts panel. Here is an example of an
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I had to take this from my website, I cant find
any other accurate ones (scary & honest):

WHEY PROTEIN POWDER FOOD EXAMPLE

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Here is an example of a whey protein powder food.
This one I took from a company called, I cant tell u
the name for legal purposes, so lets call it Common
Company:

WHEY PROTEIN POWDER FOOD EXAMPLE

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SIDE NOTE
Common Company (the #2 best selling protein on a
major bodybuilding supplement website) protein label
is actually WRONG!

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Un-Fracking
Believable!
NOT SHOCKING THOUGH, AS I CAN PULL
DOWN OFF THE SHELF 10 POWDERS AT
GNC, 9 WILL BE WRONG, MAYBE 10.
Why is Common Company wrong? They put enzymes
into this powder. They have added protease, a protein
digestive enzyme. Enzymes are, according to the
FDA, dietary supplements. The http://www.fda.gov/
food/dietarysupplements/usingdietarysupplements/
ucm109760.htm.
This Cell-u-crap product should actually be labeled
as a dietary supplement and technically the FDA can
make them re-label this product, and if they dont
comply they can make them do a recall. Wonder why
the FDA hasnt yet? Hmmm

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Back to the Facts


AS YOU CAN SEE ON THE LABELS I SHOWED YOU,
ONE CLEARLY SAYS, SUPPLEMENT FACTS AND
THE OTHER CLEARLY SAYS, NUTRITION FACTS.
Weird right? Why if both products are whey protein,
is one labeled supplement facts & the other nutrition
facts? LABEL CLARIFICATION: If a product has a
supplement facts panel its a dietary supplement by
law and if it contains a nutrition facts panel its a food
by FDA law. So what should a protein powder be
labeled?
Why are mostly all whey proteins labeled with a
nutrition facts panel and my whey protein with a
supplement facts panel? Well I cant speak on behalf
of Common Company; I can only make assumptions
to their thinking. However I dont want to single them
out because they are not the only ones that label
their whey protein powder a food product instead of
a dietary supplement. Just go to your local GNC or
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back of protein powders, almost all have a nutrition
facts panel. Again perplexing and I guarantee that
if you were to ask your local vitamin shop owner
or manager they will have no clue. This is a HUGE
REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE LARGEST PROTEIN
SELLING CHAIN IN THE WORLD (It starts at the 1
minute mark, so be sure to advance the play scroll
bar to the 1 minute mark, it is 100% unedited for
authenticity purposes.) You can hear it on the link I
posted right here: http://tapeacall.com/zvqhkuuajn.
So what makes a company decide whether they
are going to label their protein powder a dietary
supplement or a food product? Well, I believe it all
stems from the following 3 reasons: willingness to be
compliant with the FDAs CFR 111s, clever thinking, or
ignorance.

ILL START WITH THE FIRST ONE I MENTIONED.


1. WILLINGNESS TO BE FDA GMP COMPLIANT
In 2010 the FDA enacted the Code of Federal
Regulations 111s. This is the FDA rules for
manufacturing, distributing, and holding dietary
supplements. http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/
cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/cfrsearch.cfm?cfrpart=111.
All companies that have their name and address on
a dietary supplement must follow these rules. Dan
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until April 2014, said in a speech that he gave at an
ingredient supply show, that 70%-80% of supplement
companies still dont follow the rules. However, here
at ProteinFactory.com we label our protein powders
supplements for your benefit. How does it benefit
you? How does that guarantee our protein is not just
better but WAY BETTER than a nutrition facts panel
protein? Simple, the CFR 111s we follow to label whey
protein a supplement has almost 100 more quality
checking tests and procedures than a nutrition panel
label. One quality check is 3rd party analysis testing,
which basically ensures you will never buy a protein
that has 21 grams per serving, and only really be
getting 5. Thats what happened below:

Its not only the company above that apparently has


suspect protein, in my opinion, based on Fabricants
statement, most supplement companies are not
following supplement laws, which has no 3rd party
analysis checking to see if their label matches their
protein. Hence, they released their protein for sale
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actually in the plastic container. Seems this company
was found out through someone that privately 3rd
Party tested their stuff. The company may have
known, or may have not, but if they labeled their
powder a supplement, and followed the supplement
laws, they definitely would have known and never
been in this situation, along with their loyal customers.
This could, and in my opinion would, be the same case
for every protein retailer.
It isnt surprising to me knowing the history of dietary
supplements, the hooligans that are associated with
the sports nutrition industry, and the products that
they are marketing. Its not the FDAs job to TELL you
to follow the new CFR 111s, its your responsibility
to do so. Kind of like paying your taxes. Its not the
IRS job to TELL you to pay your taxes. Its your
responsibility. If you dont, you go to jail. If you are
a company selling whey protein powder you should
label it a dietary supplement. Its your responsibility.
If you dont, at the very least, your protein powder is
suspect, at the most you are stealing from customers,
endangering consumers, & breaking the law.

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Classification of Whey Protein Powder:
1.Whey protein powder is what the FDA calls
a b3 dietary ingredient, which makes it a
dietary supplement. http://www.accessdata.
fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/cfrsearch.
cfm?fr=101.36.
2.Not only that, but according to the definition
of a dietary supplement, (to supplement or
increase in the diet) whey protein fits that
definition to the T. One buys a whey protein
to increase their protein intake, therefore its
a dietary supplement. Thus I have given you
two FACTUAL (NOT OPINIONATED) reasons
why a company should label their whey protein
powder a dietary supplement and give it a
supplement facts panel, NOT a nutrition facts
panel.

2. IGNORANCE
Some companies selling whey protein are just
ignorant to the FDA 111s. They have no clue what
they are and/or have never heard of them. An
entrepreneur with a business idea, and some cash,
or ex- professional bodybuilder (Gaspari, Coleman,
Yates, Labrada, Cutler to name a few), or some
investors, want to start a company and sell whey
protein. They call up a private label manufacturer,
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who has no clue about the regulations and the
designer simply copies another whey protein label.
In 8 weeks they have their whey protein powder
labeled nutrition facts or supplement facts but have
no idea why. I would guesstimate more than half of
the protein powders sold today fall into this category.
I cant tell you how many times I get contacted here
with a guy that says, Hey I want to private label
some whey protein because I have a gym with 3000
members. Can I get a price quote on a 5lbs bottle
of whey. I say, Sure thing, but I must advise you
first that you need to have your SOP manual done
BEFORE you start selling a dietary supplement.
And then theyre likeer, umwhats that. Following
the 111s is very difficult. The FDA estimated the cost
to be compliant could run between 20K and 100K
(depending on the size of the company). However,
this doesnt mean that it doesnt stop a business
savvy person from manufacturing a whey protein
powder with his new companies name on it. ANY
contract manufacturer or private label manufacturer
will take anyones money and make them a product.
Its not THEIR job to make sure the company that
they are making the powder for is FDA compliant.
One of the largest cheese companies in the world,
owns the HUGE COMPANY that boasts the number
one selling whey protein powder in the world. Whey
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purchased this HUGE (ON EVERY STORE SHELF)
PROTEIN Company for 300 million dollars a few years
back.

QUICK ANECDOTE: DID YOU KNOW?


PROTEIN and SUPPLEMENT sales are VERY BIG
BUSINESS, estimated to top over 6 Billion In Sales
This YEAR! I feel many times, like you most likely, with
BIG MONEY, can come HUGE Company Corruption!

LOOK AT THIS HUGE COMPANY. THEIR


PROTEIN YOULL SEE IS LABELED NUTRITION
FACTS, NOT SUPPLEMENT FACTS.

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Not only do they label it as nutrition facts, if you look
in the ingredients, Aminogen is added, which is an
enzyme, making this product in my opinion, clearly
a dietary supplement. Could it be switching it to a
supplement label and following the CFR 111s would
cost the company millions?

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Further FDA Marketing


Laws
IN ADDITION, LOOK AT THE WAY THIS PRODUCT IS
MARKETED. THE FDA TAKES INTO CONSIDERATION
THE WAY A PRODUCT IS MARKETED.
It is sold as a recovery supplement, not a MEAL.
If it was a meal it would be marketed as a food.
This product is clearly marketed as a whey protein
supplement, not a whey protein food. It has pictures
of bodybuilders in the ads, it talks about recovery for
pre and post workout, and mentions amino acids in
the powder. Clearly, this is meant to supplement the
diet.
So the question remains, WHY on earth would they
NOT label this a dietary supplement? Could it be
switching to the CFR 111s would mean a lot more hired
labor, inspections and paperwork?
Now I cant speak about why this HUGE Company or
any other company would label their whey protein
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can tell you this. (And pay attention because this is
important.)
If the Whey Protein Powder is labeled with a Nutrition
Facts Panel it is subjected to FAR LESS quality control
manufacturing practices and regulations than a Whey
Protein Powder labeled as a dietary supplement with
a Supplement Facts Panel. The more tests to ensure
quality, the more money it will cost to produce.
Therefore, it costs a LOT LESS TO PRODUCE AND
GET TO MARKET a protein powder with a Nutrition
Facts Panel. Thus, creating a lesser quality, unreliable
protein powder for the consumer (you), with a much
higher profit margin for the retailer.

I AM SURE PROTEIN RETAILERS


WOULDNT WANT TO MAKE MORE
PROFIT AT YOUR EXPENSE.
There are two sets of regulations the FDA has.
One I mentioned already called Part 111 Current
Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing,
packaging, labeling, or holding operations for dietary
supplements. This pertains to dietary supplements
obviously. The other set is called this, Part 110 Current
good manufacturing practice in manufacturing,
packing, or holding human food http://www.
accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/
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Here I copied and pasted the Subparts for FOOD
(whey protein with nutrition facts) from the FDAs
website. I count 5 subparts and if you click on those
youll see the guidelines.

FDAS SUBPARTS FOR WHEY PROTEIN


WITH NUTRITION FACTS
TITLE 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I - FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B - FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
PART 110 CURRENT GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE IN
MANUFACTURING, PACKING, OR HOLDING HUMAN FOOD

Subpart A - General Provisions


110.3 - Definitions.
110.5 - Current good manufacturing practice.
110.10 - Personnel.
110.19 - Exclusions.
Subpart B - Buildings and Facilities
110.20 - Plant and grounds.
110.35 - Sanitary operations.
110.37 - Sanitary facilities and controls.
Subpart C - Equipment
110.40 - Equipment and utensils.

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Subpart D [Reserved]
Subpart E - Production and Process Controls
110.80 - Processes and controls.
110.93 - Warehousing and distribution.
Subpart F [Reserved]
Subpart G - Defect Action Levels
110.110 - Natural or unavoidable defects in food for
human use that present no health hazard.

NOW LETS TAKE A LOOK AT THE 111S


FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
TITLE 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I - FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B - FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
PART 111 CURRENT GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE IN
MANUFACTURING, PACKAGING, LABELING, OR HOLDING
OPERATIONS FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

Subpart A - General Provisions


111.1 - Who is subject to this part?
111.3 - What definitions apply to this part?
111.5 - Do other statutory provisions and regulations
apply?
Subpart B - Personnel
111.8 - What are the requirements under this subpart
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111.10 - What requirements apply for preventing
microbial contamination from sick or infected
personnel and for hygienic practices?
111.12 - What personnel qualification requirements
apply? 111.13 - What supervisor requirements apply?
111.14 - Under this subpart B, what records must you
make and keep?
Subpart C - Physical Plant and Grounds
111.15 - What sanitation requirements apply to your
physical plant and grounds?
111.16 - What are the requirements under this subpart
C for written procedures?
111.20 - What design and construction requirements
apply to your physical plant?
111.23 - Under this subpart C, what records must you
make and keep?
Subpart D - Equipment and Utensils
111.25 - What are the requirements under this
subpart D for written procedures?
111.27 - What requirements apply to the equipment
and utensils that you use?
111.30 - What requirements apply to automated,
mechanical, or electronic equipment?
111.35 - Under this subpart D, what records must you
make and keep?
Subpart E - Requirement to Establish a Production and
Process Control System
111.55 - What are the requirements to implement a
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111.60 - What are the design requirements for the
production and process control system?
111.65 - What are the requirements for quality
control operations?
111.70 - What specifications must you establish?
111.73 - What is your responsibility for determining
whether established specifications are met?
111.75 - What must you do to determine whether
specifications are met?
111.77 - What must you do if established
specifications are not met?
111.80 - What representative samples must you
collect?
111.83 - What are the requirements for reserve
samples?
111.87 - Who conducts a material review and makes a
disposition decision?
111.90 - What requirements apply to treatments,
in-process adjustments, and reprocessing when there
is a deviation or unanticipated occurrence or when a
specification established in accordance with 111.70 is
not met?
111.95 - Under this subpart E, what records must you
make and keep?
Subpart F - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for Quality Control
111.103 - What are the requirements under this
subpart F for written procedures?
111.105 - What must quality control personnel do?

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111.110 - What quality control operations are required
for laboratory operations associated with the
production and process control system?
111.113 - What quality control operations are required
for a material review and disposition decision?
111.117 - What quality control operations are required
for equipment, instruments, and controls?
111.120 - What quality control operations are required
for components, packaging, and labels before use in
the manufacture of a dietary supplement?
111.123 - What quality control operations are required
for the master manufacturing record, the batch
production record, and manufacturing operations?
111.127 - What quality control operations are required
for packaging and labeling operations?
111.130 - What quality control operations are required
for returned dietary supplements? 111.135 - What
quality control operations are required for product
complaints?
111.140 - Under this subpart F, what records must you
make and keep?
Subpart G - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for Components, Packaging, and Labels
and for Product That You Receive for Packaging or
Labeling as a Dietary Supplement
111.153 - What are the requirements under this
subpart G for written procedures?
111.155 - What requirements apply to components of
dietary supplements?
111.160 - What requirements apply to packaging and
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111.165 - What requirements apply to a product
received for packaging or labeling as a dietary
supplement (and for distribution rather than for return
to the supplier)?
111.170 - What requirements apply to rejected
components, packaging, and labels, and to rejected
products that are received for packaging or labeling
as a dietary supplement?
111.180 - Under this subpart G, what records must
you make and keep?
Subpart H - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for the Master Manufacturing Record
111.205 - What is the requirement to establish a
master manufacturing record?
111.210 - What must the master manufacturing
record include?
Subpart I - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for the Batch Production Record
111.255 - What is the requirement to establish a
batch production record?
111.260 - What must the batch record include?
Subpart J - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for Laboratory Operations
111.303 - What are the requirements under this
subpart J for written procedures?
111.310 - What are the requirements for the
laboratory facilities that you use?
111.315 - What are the requirements for laboratory
control processes?
111.320 - What requirements apply to laboratory
methods for testing and examination?

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111.325 - Under this subpart J, what records must
you make and keep?
Subpart K - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for Manufacturing Operations
111.353 - What are the requirements under this
subpart K for written procedures?
111.355 - What are the design requirements for
manufacturing operations?
111.360 - What are the requirements for sanitation?
111.365 - What precautions must you take to prevent
contamination?
111.370 - What requirements apply to rejected
dietary supplements?
111.375 - Under this subpart K, what records must
you make and keep?
Subpart L - Production and Process Control System:
Requirements for Packaging and Labeling Operations
111.403 - What are the requirements under this
subpart L for written procedures?
111.410 - What requirements apply to packaging and
labels?
111.415 - What requirements apply to filling,
assembling, packaging, labeling, and related
operations?
111.420 - What requirements apply to repackaging
and relabeling?
111.425 - What requirements apply to a packaged
and labeled dietary supplement that is rejected for
distribution?
111.430 - Under this subpart L, what records must
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Subpart M - Holding and Distributing
111.453 - What are the requirements under this
subpart for M written procedures?
111.455 - What requirements apply to holding
components, dietary supplements, packaging, and
labels?
111.460 - What requirements apply to holding
in-process material?
111.465 - What requirements apply to holding
reserve samples of dietary supplements?
111.470 - What requirements apply to distributing
dietary supplements?
111.475 - Under this subpart M, what records must
you make and keep?
Subpart N - Returned Dietary Supplements
111.503 - What are the requirements under this
subpart N for written procedures?
111.510 - What requirements apply when a returned
dietary supplement is received?
111.515 - When must a returned dietary supplement
be destroyed, or otherwise suitably disposed of?
111.520 - When may a returned dietary supplement
be salvaged?
111.525 - What requirements apply to a returned
dietary supplement that quality control personnel
approve for reprocessing?
111.530 - When must an investigation be conducted
of your manufacturing processes and other batches?
111.535 - Under this subpart N, what records must
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Subpart O - Product Complaints
111.553 - What are the requirements under this
subpart O for written procedures?
111.560 - What requirements apply to the review and
investigation of a product complaint?
111.570 - Under this subpart O, what records must
you make and keep?
Subpart P - Records and Recordkeeping
111.605 - What requirements apply to the records
that you make and keep?
111.610 - What records must be made available to
FDA?

DO YOU NOTICE A BIT OF A DIFFERENCE


IN THE TESTING FOR A NUTRITION FACTS
PANEL & A SUPPLEMENT FACTS PANEL?
Sometimes a visual picture helps. I would think the
final product of a Protein with a Supplements Facts
Panel after the CFR 111 testing, paired against a
Protein with a Nutrition Facts Panel after the CFR 110
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I think its smart to use the Protein tested with the
much more rigorous, & thorough CFR 111 quality
testing, to achieve the healthier, quality fed, more
muscular body. Which would you choose?
Furthermore, I count 16 subparts for the CFR 111s.
Now I compared the number of sections for the 110s
vs. the 111s. The 110s have 11 sections. The CFR 111s
have over 100!!!! That is over 10 times the amount
of regulations that the FDA imposes for dietary
supplements. That is over 10 times the amounts of
checks and balances my company, the ProteinFactory.
com, must conduct to sell you my whey protein
powder!
For those of you with a bit of inclination you can
obviously see where I am going with this.

AS YOU CAN SEE A COMPANY SELLING A


WHEY PROTEIN AND LABELING IT WITH A
NUTRITION FACTS PANEL HAS 10 TIMES LESS
QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS THAN IF THEY
LABEL A POWDER A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT!
AMAZING & DISTURBING at the same time! Its OK
to get pissed now. Its OK to take your whey protein
labeled a food product and throw it in the trash or
give it to your friend whom you dont like very much.

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Think it matters? Ask the people who bought 23
grams of protein per serving and got 5 in the article I
referenced before!

Can you now see why a company would want to label


their whey protein powder with a Nutrition Facts
Panel instead of a Supplement Facts Panel? Do you
know how much more time and money it costs to
label a whey protein powder a dietary supplement vs.
a food product? Look at all the sections I just pointed
out in the 111s vs. the 110s. Thousands and thousands
of dollars in testing, paperwork, lab work, man power,
and time! Now if youre a huge company selling whey
protein, figure the costs to make a food product
versus a dietary supplement. Like I have stated, it
could cost millions of dollars! And unfortunately, who
pays for the current Nutrition Facts Label? YOU!!
You pay by getting a low quality whey protein that
has not gone through the proper tests that a dietary
supplement should go through to ensure its strength
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is whey protein), and purity (that it doesnt contain
anything else that shouldnt be there).

IF YOU ARE A BUYER OF WHEY PROTEIN ITS


CLEARLY OBVIOUS THAT YOU SHOULD ONLY
BUY A WHEY PROTEIN THAT IS LABELED
WITH A SUPPLEMENT FACTS PANEL.
There is absolutely no rational reason why you
WOULD want to purchase a whey protein powder
food over a whey protein powder supplement. Why
would you want to buy a lower quality tested whey
protein powder that has gone through less good
manufacturing practice regulations?
So when deciding on who has the BEST quality of
whey protein the first step is simply seeing if its a
dietary supplement or not. However, the label really
doesnt mean jack shit if the company is just putting
it there out of ignorance. The NEXT step is to ask to
see the 3rd party lab analysis of the lot number that
is on the bottle. Yes this 3rd party lab analysis is a
requirement in the 111s not the 110s. If the company
selling the whey protein supplement is following the
111s they will have the 3rd party lab analysis. If not
well... you can make your own assumptions. I go over
the 3rd party Analysis in this Youtube Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hviADFA-sg.

TO CONCLUDE, THE QUESTION STILL REMAINS.


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Whey Protein Available
in This World
I ANSWERED THE FIRST HALF OF THIS QUESTION
AND HAVE GIVEN YOU A MOTIVATIONAL
REASON ON WHY A COMPANY SELLING WHEY
PROTEIN WOULD WANT TO NAME THEIR WHEY
PROTEIN A SUPPLEMENT OR A FOOD.
But why do companies label their whey protein
powders with a nutrition facts panel? Is it simply
because there is a regulatory snafu? Are there
loopholes? MAYBE they only care about MONEY, and
could care less what happens to you? The answer
to this question is: I have no idea. Maybe the answer
can only be answered by the higher ups? Maybe, the
BODYBUILDING PICTURE buying sheep that dont
want to know the truth, unlike you, should have
the president make a ruling on how to judge it, like
everything else Mr. President

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PROTEIN SPIKING

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Just when you thought


it couldnt get worse
it can, and it will
Thats the opening line from Brad Pitts movie Fury.
And Im using that now in the opening of this report
to let you know the current state of the supplement
industry, in particular protein powder. You see protein
powder is the KING of dietary supplements. If you
took all the supplements sold today, the main bulk
of them would be protein powders. More people buy
protein powder than any other dietary supplement.
Walk into any vitamin store and youll see rows and
rows of protein powder. Unfortunately many of them
are not what they seem. As a matter of fact they are
down right garbage and a complete rip-off. Hidden
behind fancy labels and hyped up marketing claims
and inside those plastic containers is powder that is
NOT protein. If you have been using these powders,
which most likely you have been, youve been not
getting the protein grams that you thought you were
getting according to the nutrition/supplement facts
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My claim above is bold and shocking and some of
you might be saying, hes blowing smoke up my butt
to sell me his powder and that, I trust my company
that I buy protein powder from.
Well I ask you to keep reading and keep an open mind
because what I am about to say is that the protein
supplement industry has been pulling one of the
biggest scams in history of protein and now it is time
to expose these frauds for what they are.
It all starts with the owner, CEO, or president of
a supplement company. This person decides that
he is going to create a protein powder to sell. He
knows that protein powder sells like crazy and he
wants a piece of the pie. So to make his new protein
supplement he Googles supplement manufacturer.
If you do this youll see from a Google search that
3 companies have PAID Google to advertise their
business for what I just Googled supplement
manufacturer. So this person that wants his own
protein supplement calls one of these companies and
ask them for a price quote for whey protein 2lbs in
chocolate for example. He tells them he wants it to
taste great. The supplement manufacturer calls him
back with a price quote, tells him that itll taste like a
milk shake, minimum order, and tells him to send the
label. Approximately 8 weeks later the supplement
manufacturer ships this guy his protein supplement
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wants his own protein supplement knows nothing
about FDA regulations and is never told anything
about them from the manufacturer.
All good right? Wrong. You see pre 2010 the
supplement manufacturing business was like the Wild
West. Any Joe Schmoe could do what I said above
and make a protein powder with their name on. Some
people call this private labeling. Without ANY testing
whatsoever ANYONE with money can have their
very own protein supplement. That was a problem,
big problem. And the FDA knew this was a problem.
And let me make one thing clear to everyone. The
FDA is not bad. Many people get down on the FDA.
I like the FDA, they have helped my company out a
lot. They are not bad people, the only people that do
not like the FDA are companies that are not following
the regulations, dont want to spend the money and
resources to be regulatory compliant and are worried
about getting CAUGHT by the FDA.
So before 2010 anyone can make a protein
supplement without doing any testing and not
having to worry about the FDA recalling their protein
supplement. And guess who also knew this, the
company actually making the protein supplement, the
manufacturer. And this is where the scam begins. The
scam called protein spiking.
Protein spiking was exposed about 1 year ago. Im
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disgruntled employee from some manufacturer, but
protein spiking is the biggest epidemic to hit the
supplement industry. In a nut shell
Protein spiking is when non-protein ingredient (s) is
added to protein powder to fool the protein test and
to fool you, the consumer.
Protein spiking is the practice of adding some
non-protein substance to a protein powder in order to
increase the overall nitrogen content of the powder.
Proteins are the only nutrients that provide nitrogen
(carb and fat do not) (Gene Bruno Natural Product
Insider, Vol 4, No 10, April 2014)
Protein spiking ingredients that are commonly added
to protein powders are the amino acid glycine, taurine,
arginine (and all the derivatives) and the supplement
creatine.
A company does this to increase their profit margin
by adding cheaper ingredients while fooling the lab
test for protein.
Tim Ziegenfuss, CEO of the Center for Applied Health
Sciences as saying Arginine has approximately three
times more nitrogen than whey protein, and creatine
has approximately one and a half times more nitrogen
at less than half the price. Spiking protein with these
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level of a protein powder without adding more highquality protein.

DO THE MATH PEOPLE, THAT


EQUATES TO A LOT OF MONEY.
Some people actually took it upon themselves to test
some brands of protein. See this link https://docs.
google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ag9uT-E4EIL7d
FZPZnR0WVZybGtFWnRKNzdKNm9XOVE#gid=0
If you have been using any of these brands and were
not seeing the gains you would expect it is easy to
explain. When you thought you were getting 25 grams
of protein you might have been only getting 15 or 10
grams.
So now that I have showed you the ugly side of
protein spiking, how it is rampant in the industry, how
youve been getting ripped off for years possibly
wasting hundred of dollars on spiked protein, let
me now answer some questions and make some
statements that all of these so-called supplement
experts cannot.
You see I am a real protein supplement expert.
When it comes to manufacturing protein powder
Im an expert. Ive been manufacturing protein
powders for over 15 years and have been involved
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versed in the FDA code of federal regulations 111s for
dietary supplements. This is what sets me and my
company apart from practically all other supplement
companies. All the other supplement companies have
no clue about manufacturing and formulating. To
make a product they call guys like me and ask for help
because they dont know a thing about where to get
ingredients, where to have them made, and how to
make them taste good. They only know what kind of
design they want for their label. In addition and this
is the scary part, they have no idea about following
the FDA regulations for manufacturing, holding, and
distributing dietary supplements. And this is bad
for you at least. Its only bad for them when the FDA
comes to their headquarters for an inspection. And an
FDA inspection is not guaranteed. If the company isnt
registered with the FDA the inspection might never
come.
So over 15 years I have been manufacturing protein
supplements, quality protein supplements because
of my companies vast knowledge of the FDA 111s for
manufacturing them. And because of this it has given
me the knowledge to answer the question of who,
what, how, and why did protein spiking ever happen.
And most important, how can you avoid spiked
protein and get real 100% genuine grade a protein
powder. I have put together a top 10 list of the rules to
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THE TOP 10 RULES ON HOW TO BUY A


PROTEIN POWDER THAT IS NOT PROTEIN
SPIKED AND IS GOOD QUALITY.
1.Look for glycine, taurine, arginine, and creatine
on the label. These are the ingredients that
companies use to spike protein powders like
whey protein and beef protein. If you see any of
these on the label DO NOT BUY IT. Its spiked.
2.Do a Google search for protein spiking.
Youll find many companies are the involved
in protein spiking class action lawsuits. I have
included a bunch at the end of the book. Here
is a list of companies that are involved in class
action lawsuits that allegedly spiked their
protein powders
Body Fortress
ProSupps
Inner Amour
CVS
Giant Sports
Musclepharm
Designer Protein

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3.Make sure the protein powder is labeled as a
dietary supplement or protein supplement.
The front panel of the label at the bottom the
product should say Dietary Supplement or
Protein Supplement.
4.If the protein powder has a Nutrition Facts
panel and NOT a Supplement Facts panel then
do NOT buy it. When companies that label
their protein powders with a nutrition facts
panel means it is a food and the FDA food
regulations are not as strict as the supplement
regulations. Companies do this so they can
increase their profits by not performing tests to
verify label claims. Only buy protein powders
that have a supplement facts panel
5.Buy protein powders whose protein is INSIDE
the supplement facts panel, not outside. This
tells you exactly how much protein powder is
used in the supplement.
6.Do not buy protein powders that have ZERO
grams listed in the supplement facts panel.
Bogus companies will label their protein
powders as supplements but really do not have
any idea about the FDA regulations 111s. I see
this as a major smoking gun to tell you that a
company sells a low quality product. You see
ZERO grams of ANYTHING are not allowed
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you cannot list ZERO carbs in the supplement
facts panel. You are only allowed to list
nutrients that are in measurable amounts.
7.Look for soy lecithin on the label. Soy lecithin
used to be a hidden ingredient until I exposed
it three years ago. Soy lecithin does have
estrogenic like compounds. Nobody needs that
stuff. Stay away from it. Sometimes its hard
to find so look for allergen information. It is
usually there.
8.Call the company and ask them to see a 3rd
party lab analysis on the specific lot that you
may have purchased. FDA regulations require
that all lots produced require testing for label
claims.
9.Look for amino acids like Leucine, valine, and
other added amino acids on the label. Whey
protein is expensive because it does NOT come
from China. However amino acids, like BCAAs,
which are made in China is cheaper than whey
protein. So companies will add amino acids to
their protein powders as spiking agents. Dont
be fooled by We added our BCAA matrix.
This is bull dinky, they added Chinese made
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10.Look for and find out the companies FDA
registration number. This is very important
because if the company is not registered with
the FDA then they are #1 breaking the law
because all companies selling supplement
are required to register with the FDA. #2 they
are knowingly avoiding FDA regulations by
not registering. And this means they are not
performing tests they should be to make sure
their protein powder meets label claims. If you
dont see an FDA registration number on their
website contact them and ask for it.

FINALLY, THE QUESTION REMAINS


AND ITS A BIG ONE
Who are the dirty scoundrels intentionally spiking
protein powder? Is it the CEO of the company who
wants his own protein powder or is it the supplement
manufacturer.
Let me digress for one second to make something
clear. Ninety-nine percent of the protein powders
that you can buy on the retail shelf or internet today
are NOT made by companies that have their own
manufacturing facilities. Optimum Nutrition, owned
by Glanbia Nutritionals is one of the only companies
that I know that actually MAKE the protein, package
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is another one, they sell a product called Bipro. Most
protein powders are private label.
Back to my above question. Who is the dirty
scoundrel that is responsible for protein spiking? Is
it the supplement company private label guy or is it
the supplement manufacturer? Or are they in cahoots
together?
First lets look at the supplement manufacturers. In
this country there are a bunch of companies that
manufacture supplements. If you go to their websites
youll see they all say they are GMP compliant (good
manufacturing practices) and a slew of other so-called
guarantee to market to their potential customers that
they make good product. However this does not mean
Bo Diddley and here is why.

REASON #1. THEY LIE


The FDA does not approved or certify any factory.
Nor do they approve any dietary supplement made
for retail. The FDA simply enforces their regulation
111s. Some supplement manufacturers however like to
lie in their marketing and say they are FDA approved
facilities.
Here is a classic example.
http://www.nutricaplabs.com/faqs.aspx

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So what does this tell you about this company. That
they are liars? I think so. The FDA does not approve
any manufacturing facility.

REASON #2. THEY FAIL TO FOLLOW THE REGULATIONS.


If you manufacturer a whey protein isolate, this
is considered by the FDA a dietary supplement,
therefore it must be labeled as such. Any supplement
manufacturer must have master manufacturing
records (MMR) and batch production records (BPR).
This tells you EXACTLY what was added to the
powder, by whom, and how much. Look at what this
supplement manufacturer says on their website.

ALL CUSTOM FORMULAS ARE PROPRIETARY


AND REMAIN PROPERTY OF..
http://www.newhorizonnutraceuticals.com/
formulation_library.html
Now anyone that puts his or hers companies name
and address on the protein supplement must follow
the FDA 111s. And this means that you must be
supplied with the MMR and the BPR. This company
MUST supply you with the formulas. If this is YOUR
protein supplement, with YOUR companies name on
it, the FDA regulations say that you MUST have in your
possession the MMR and the BPRs. Thus how can this
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they are making protein powder for? Oh I know call
it food and label it with a nutrition facts panel so you
can avoid the 111s and rip people off. Testing we dont
have to test! F the quality testing!!!
#3 They not only make the supplement but they
market it as well. Here is a lawsuit against NBTY which
makes Body Fortress Whey Protein. They allegedly
spike their protein and people are suing them seeking
damages. Well NBTY manufactures Body Fortress
Whey Protein. Now this is a perfect example of a
company knowingly added in the protein spiking
ingredients into their whey protein. Someone at this
company made the decision to add protein spiking
ingredients into this formula. And their label and their
website clearly lists them on the label as well.
Sometimes there is scamming done on both parts of
the protein powder, one by the actual manufacturer
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IN THIS CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT


http://romanoroberts.com.mx/prosupps-proteinspiking-class-action-label-claim-is-44gservingactual-is/
it reads that the company allegedly added protein
spiking ingredients while not divulging it on the label.
No there are two BIG BIG problems with this. First the
manufacturer themselves. You see if they are following
the FDA CFR 111s then they cannot make this product
because they are mis branding it by knowingly using
ingredients and labeling in it. They added protein
spiking ingredients and labeled it while damn well
knowing these ingredients are in the powder and NOT
on the label.
I think I have given you plenty of examples to show
you that Brad Pitt was right. Just when you thought it
cant get worse it does.
Not only do you have supplement companies
spiking their protein powders but they are made
by manufacturing facilities that knowingly do this.
Sometimes they put the protein spiking ingredients
on the label so you can easily avoid the protein and
sometimes they dont even do that, they just add
glycine and taurine and dont ever put it on the label.
Its a big problem, an epidemic really. You just cant
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you follow my List of 10 things. If not you are risking
buying protein that fails to meet label claims.
Be careful out there when buying protein supplements
and please make sure you follow my list of 10 rules
when buying any protein supplement.

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JUST SAY NO TO
C OF AS!

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I get a lot of fan mail from


people, mostly positive, but I
do get my share of negative/
hate-mail from people
The bad feedback is from
lawyers of big supplement
companies, or average guys
whom are angry because
we just pointed out that
the whey protein powder
they have spent thousands
of dollars on for the last 5
years, that theyve put their
trust into is not what they
thought they were buying.

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Feedback
Its like that time a few years back when I told this guy
I knew that his wife was cheating on him (long story)
and he got very angry with me and he told me (and I
quote) I would rather believe my wife than a lying
piece of poop like yourself! Needless to say the guy
eventually found out and they got a divorce. I felt bad
for him.
Also, we have been getting a lot of people loving
it and testing their own companies. Most peoples
emails say that companies are providing them with
certificates of analysis AKA C of As, instead of
the 3rd party lab analysis when they ask. These
companies are telling them that its the same thing.
Let me make one thing as crystal clear as Fiji water

A CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS OR C OF A
IS NOT THE SAME AS A 3RD PARTY LAB
ANALYSIS! (READ THAT 3 TIMES)
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Whats A C of A?
A C OF A OR CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS IS A
DOCUMENT YOU GET FROM A SUPPLIER OF A
CERTAIN INGREDIENT, RAW MATERIAL OR FOR
THOSE INTERESTED IN USING THE CORRECT FDA
CFR 111S TERMINOLOGY, A COMPONENT.
For example, when I buy my Creapure from Alzchem
(the manufacturer in Germany) they give me a
certificate of analysis.
On this certificate of analysis will be things like e.coli,
salmonella, the total creatine in the product, and other
things.
However in no way, shape, or form is it a 3rd party lab
analysis.
Not even close!
A certificate of analysis is simply a test that the
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done) to show you what is in the product they are
selling you.
A 3rd party lab analysis is much different and is
WHAT YOU NEED to guarantee what is on the label is
in the bottle.

WHY DO YOU ABSOLUTE NEED A 3RD PARTY ANALYSIS


IN 2015 ON EVERY SUPPLEMENT YOU TAKE?
1.The 3rd Party lab test(s) PROVES what is in the
bottle AFTER it is PACKAGED.
2.This supplement industry is loaded with cheats,
scam artists, and liars!

EXAMPLE:
Lets say Im a dirty cheating supplement owner and
I want to increase my profit margin on my creatine
because it is a competitive industry.
I mean everybody sells creatine.

Here is what I would do


Id order up some good Creapure from the Germans
but I also order up some bad creatine from China.
The Creapure is around $5.00 per pound and the
Chinese creatine is around $1.00 per pound.

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I order only 100 kilos of Creapure and 1000 kilos of
the Chinese creatine.
It arrives at my factory and I blend them together
making 1100 kilos of creatine.
I then package this mixture into 1 kilo unts and make
1,100 of them.
I put Creapure on the label and everyone thinks
that they are buying 100% German Creapure and
meanwhile they are only getting around 7% with the
rest being Chinese creatine.
I just made a killer profit! Killer may be a key word, as
Chinese Creatine is Russian roulette with your kidneys,
and in 95% of the Creatine out there.

Then heres the best part


When someone calls me and asks me for a 3rd Party
Lab analysis and Ill simply show them the certificate
of analysis that I got from Alzchem (Creapure).

LOOKS OFFICIAL RIGHT!


Man this pisses me off and these dirty companies do
it to you, and the public all the time. The same dirty
companies threatening to sue me after this protein
spiking report surfaced AND because of the lack
of knowledge people have about the supplement
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diligent customers. If the customer is really informed
and persists pasts the C of A, to ask about the 3rd
party lab analysis, they get told this:
Its proprietary information and we cant show you
it. The truth is they most likely dont have it folks.

THIS IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW TO MY LOYAL


CUSTOMERS AND READERS, HERES PROOF
Here is an email (with the companies names blacked
out) that I just got this morning from one of my
customers.
Alex,
Two quick questions:
1.Is there a difference between a COA
and a 3rd party lab analysis?
2.Ive requested the latter from a
few companies including Biotrust
and Bulletproof - Upgraded.
Theyve been unable to comply,
with Biotrust citing confidentiality
agreements and Bulletproof; citing
proprietary info.

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A 3rd party lab analysis on the other hand, will prove
EXACTLY what is in the product. And if you want
to be doubly sure you can even ask for the master
manufacturing record or batch records.

LISTEN
It is time to stop the madness and scamming that is
going on in the supplement industry. Its time to stop
buying products from these companies that refuse to
show you the 3rd Party Lab analysis and accepting
their bullshit answers.
If they show you a certificate of analysis simply tell
them that is NOT what you asked for.
You asked for a 3rd Party Lab Analysis that VERIFIES
what is on the label is inside the bottle.
Especially when it comes to protein supplements. This
information is NOT Proprietary as a matter of fact

IT IS FDA LAW!
They must have it and they should not keep it from
you by pleading proprietary information.
Make sure you follow my 8 Protein Checks as stated
here in my Protein Spiking Report before you get your
protein powder to make sure it is what you are paying
for.

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LOOK
I know it hurts when you learn your favorite
supplement company has been cheating you for so
long, just like how my friend reacted when I told him
his wife was cheating on him (I saw it with my own
two eyes). But dont get angry! Be glad that you now
know the truth and you can start buying supplements
that are 100% legit.

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MANUFACTURED IN
A GMP FACILITY?

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What the Does that Mean


Exactly?
One way companies are
trying to make it seem like
they sell legitimate protein
powders and they are legit is
to say something along the
lines like this.

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Our Protein Powder is


Made in a Gmp Facility
GMP: GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES.
Sound pretty good right? And a lot of times theyll
use an official looking logo they found on the internet.
Well I can tell you unequivocally that saying, Our
protein powder is made in a GMP facility is like saying.
I got a high school diploma from a high school.
Why?
All protein supplement manufacturers by LAW are
supposed to be FDA registered and follow the CFR
111s and have in place manufacturing practices that
follow these regulations. And let me make one thing
clear before I forget.

THE FDA DOES NOT APPROVE ANY


MANUFACTURING FACILITY OR SUPPLEMENT!!!
THEY SIMPLY ENFORCE THE REGULATIONS.

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If you own a dietary supplement manufacturing
facility there is not an official government
organization that deems your manufacturing facility
GMP compliant and you get one of these fancy
looking graphic designs to put on your label or
product. These is just made up. If you see a protein
supplement with a GMP logo on it its make believe.
Really it is!! Crazy right?
So if a supplement company says there protein
powder is made in a cGMP facility it means absolutely
nothing. The only things that matter is if the company
whose NAME and address is on the label is following
the CFR 111s and that they have a 3rd party lab analysis
verifying what is on the label is in the bottle.
Finally Id like to point out slew of mis information
that floats around the internet. Especially on message
boards like www.bodybuilding.com.

Check out this thread:


http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.
php?t=125150581.
Heres the first post in the thread of some guy asking
a question.
If you have a protein powder that is produced at a
cGMP facility (It should say on the container if it is),
then please list it here.

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I will start:

ISOFLEX
Now as you can see we have two things. The first is
the guy might have been fooled to think that cGMP
means something that has to do with good quality.
Obviously he thinks it is a sign of quality. And the
second thing is that the poster might have been just
trying to promote isoflex.
Now watch the responses he gets. The first are a
few people naming protein powders that have this
imaginary GMP logo on them. Then some guys asks
this.
Arent all supplement companies required to have
their products produced/manufactured/whatever in
cGMP facilities now required by the FDA?
Then the next post in response to this question is
mis information and false from one of these self
proclaimed supplement experts.
No they are not. Especially Creatine supplements.
Most studies on Creatine are performed on
monohydrate creatine.
This answer above is 100% inaccurate and completely
false information. By FDA law all dietary supplements,
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compliant with the CFR 111s (regulations for dietary
supplement manufacturing/holding/distribution).
Now the next post is a guy who thinks hes got it all
figured about but he doesnt. Here is his post.
It doesnt matter if the product was manufactured
in a cGMP facility. That only means the facility itself
has been approved to manufacture supplements.
Unless the actual product says cGMP certified and
not manufactured in a cGMP certified facility the
product youre purchasing has NOT been looked at
and verified that what is IN the container is what the
label reads. Its a crooked way to do business, but it
takes the manufacturer too much time, and too much
money per product to have each product certified.
The more people who are aware of this tidbit of
information, maybe the more honest this industry
will become.
First his second sentence is FALSE. As I stated the
FDA does not approve facilities. Second he thinks that
products that say cGMP well are cGMP. However I
applaud him for trying to point out the antics that are
going on in the supplement business.
I pointed out this tread on bodybuilding.com because
this is a classic example of the mis information people
read on the internet that leads to the supplement
companies marketing false and mis leading
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that posted on this thread are only helping these
supplement companies with the cGMP scam to sell
more product. Not only that buy Bodybuilding.com is
supporting this garbage as well.
The real answer is what I first stated in this article.
cGMP means nothing as far as quality control goes.
Its all made up to make you think it means quality and
testingbut it doesnt..it just means that the company
is trying to scam you.

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GOOD-BYE TO THE
SUPPLEMENT GURU

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When it comes to
supplement experts I have
come to realize that there
are very few experts that
exist nowadays.

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Goodbye to the Old


Supplement Guru
AND HELLO TO THE NEW ONE
When it comes to supplement experts I have come
to realize that there are very few experts that exist
nowadays. Very few you say? Yes, very few. Let me
explain. About 20 years ago before the internet you
had to read the bodybuilding and muscle magazines
to get your supplement information. However, very
seldom, the information in these magazines was
good. Because very frequently the article in those
magazines was really just an article meant to sell you
something. For example if the so-called supplement
expert wrote an article about how great he thought
creatine was and concluded that everyone should use
it, the very next page in the magazine was a full page
ad of a company selling their creatine. Muscle Media
2000, for those who are old enough to remember
this magazine, was the king at this. They would
have someone write an article about a supplement
and then at the end of the magazine have all the
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practice is still done today and it still works. Open up
any Muscular Development magazine for example
and youll see an advertisement for a product made
to look like an article written by a supplement
expert. Its meant to fool the reader into thinking its
an article in the magazine and not an advertisement.
Its typically written by the supplement company
in a way to give you advice what supplement you
should use. I would never, take any advice from any
magazine nowadays. Everything in bodybuilding
magazines has an alternative motive meant to sell
you, the reader, something. And most of the time its
a supplement. And when that happens everything is a
lie and the magazine becomes nothing but a catalog
to sell supplements and a slay to their advertisers
that give them ad dollars. Thankfully the internet was
born and the bodybuilding magazines monopoly over
information on muscle building came to an end.
Not soon after the heyday of the bodybuilding
magazine era, something called the internet
was invented (maybe by Al Gore), and a wealth
of information was available to every wanna-be
muscle building folk at our finger tips. Wealth about
supplements, weight lifting, anabolic steroids,
and food was just a few Google searches away.
Bodybuilding forums started popping up all over the
place and the self-proclaimed supplement expert was
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Bodybuilding related forum sites launched via the
internet and on these forums, a forum member would
ask a question like, When should I use L-Glutamine?,
and some forum expert, would post the answer. But
as time went on more and more self-proclaimed
experts would exist on that particular forum. Before
you know it when the same question was asked on
the forum years later, you would have 10,000 experts
telling the guy when to use L-glutamine. Then all the
self-proclaimed experts would argue with each other
about who was right and who was wrong. It seemed
to me at least that the most respected trolls, eh hem
I mean forum supplement experts, were just the ones
with the most posts.
It didnt take long for the owners of these
bodybuilding forums to capitalize on their forums
popularity. This is how Bodybuilding.com was
started. Forums became a great place to pimp your
supplements if you were a supplement company
owner because a recommendation from someone
is a much more powerful advertising tool then
anything in the world. And a recommendation
of a supplement on a forum is really a review. So
guess what happened next? Review sites started
popping up on the internet. A place where people
could review a supplement and post what kind of
results they had with that product. It didnt matter
anymore whether the supplement expert said it was
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supplement experts spewing their opinions. All that
mattered was if JoeBodybuilder823 said that if he
liked it or not on his review. (And the funny thing is
that joebodybuilder823 could be a 14 year old kid)
Fast forward to 2014 and the bodybuilding internet
forums have changed dramatically. Now there are
literally 1,000s of bodybuilding forums and 1,000s
of experts on them. Not only that but the forums
are controlled by the advertisers on them. For
example, my company doesnt sell products on
Bodybuilding.com. Do you really think that I could
do a review on Bodybuilding.com forum and post a
thread about my Molkegen Whey Isolate? Yeah right.
Its not a public forum. Its a private forum meant
to look like a public forum, which kind of reminds
me of North Korea. They only allow you to see what
THEY want you to see. Once this happens the forums
becomes illegitimate and worthless. You only see
what the owners of the forums WANT you to see.
Anyone that contradicts a popular supplement is
most likely banned. Once this occurrs and is still the
case today, the era of the supplement expert on the
forums is over and done.

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Nothing Left to Talk


About
THE FDA HAS MADE IT CLEAR THAT IN ORDER
TO COME OUT WITH A NEW SUPPLEMENT
YOU HAVE TO GET THEIR APPROVAL.
Now make sure you understand this. A new
supplement is not something that a supplement
company as you know it makes and puts on the shelf
at your local supplement store. A new supplement
is actually a new ingredient that has not existed
previously for sale. This my friends has not been done
in years. Therefore in actuality a new supplement
for muscle building has not been created in years
because the FDA has not given their clearance to
sell this product to the public. FYI here is a typically
example of a company breaking FDA law; supplement
companies selling creatine nitrate. The FDA has
made it clear that they did not approve this product
for sale as a dietary supplement. If you want a quick
way to make money via a lawsuit, go by a creatine
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then go sue the company that makes it. You would
have some great ammunition in court because this
product should not be allowed to used as a dietary
supplement. The FDA has made it clear that creatine
nitrate is not approved! Im just being extreme with
that example, I dont recommend doing that, Im just
expressing my frustration with the sports nutrition
industry. Anyway, this in turns leaves absolutely
nothing for supplement gurus and experts to talk
about anymore. How many times are we going to see
articles about whey protein and creatine? How many
times are we going to see articles about BCAAs and
CLA? When there is nothing new to talk about the old
supplement experts have nothing to say. Slowly but
surely they disappear from the internet.

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The New Supplement


Expert
TODAY, RIGHT HERE IN THIS ARTICLE IM
ANNOUNCING THE DEFINITION AND BIRTH
OF THE NEW SUPPLEMENT EXPERT.
So you old supplement experts that still want to have
a career read carefully. The new supplement expert
is not someone that knows about creatine, whey
protein, amino acids, or whatever else is from 10 years
ago because that has been done over and over again
and for the reasons I have stated above. The new
supplement expert is someone that has a complete
understanding and comprehension of the FDAs,
Code of Federal Regulations 111s. The FDA CFRs 111s
are the governments regulations to make and sell a
dietary supplement. All supplement companies must
follow the 111s. This includes private label supplement
companies. If you have your companys name on the
supplement you must follow the 111s. This might be
brand new information for some but just because
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mean you do not have to follow the 111s. Dont go on
the notion of (because I have heard this 1,000 times
from many private label supplement companies),
well my manufacturer told me that they take care of
all the FDA regulations. Well yea, of course they do
because if they didnt they wouldnt be allowed to
operate, however this does NOT make you immune
to the 111s. Technically you are, according to the 111s,
a holding and distributing company. And therefore
you are responsible to follow the 111s. The days of
saying, Hey I got $10,000.00, let me start my own
supplement company! are over. Before you even
think about your label design, logo, and getting price
quotes, you better instead figure out how youre
going to construct you operating manual!! And doing
all that takes time and education. Getting educated
will eventually lead you to become my new version of
the supplement guru.
If you are a supplement company owner you are
therefore bound to become what I am calling the,
New Supplement expert.

This new version of the supplement expert must


be familiar with the following, but not limited
too.
1. Testing Supplements for Identity
2. Testing Supplement for Strength
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4. Master Manufacturing Records
5. Batch Production Records
6. Microbial Testing
7. Qualifications of Labs
And this is just the tip of the ice burg. The new
supplement expert should have a complete
understanding of the above. If not well then they are
just another internet troll trying to become a self
proclaimed supplement expert giving their opinion
on supplements that are 20 years old and been done
1,000 times over. Telling someone how to use creatine
and whey protein is amateur supplement stuff. Telling
someone how to make sure the supplement they
just bought is manufactured in accordance with
government regulations is expert knowledge.
Mark my words people. In 2015 the dietary
supplement industry is going to change a lot. No
longer are you going to have supplement companies
popping up left and right selling whey protein,
BCAAs, and creatine. The industry is going to get
a lot smaller and the new supplement experts that
I coined will start to emerge on the bodybuilding
forums. (Well probably not on the forums unless the
dictators are overthrown) Youre going to see less
products and nothing new over the course of the next
few years. Sad I know.

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HOW TO SPOT A
HIGH QUALITY
PROTEIN

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About 20 years ago


when I first started
Proteinfactory.com the very
first protein powder that I
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About 20 years ago when I first started Proteinfactory.
com the very first protein powder that I sold was
whey isolate. I started with this protein powder
because at that time the most popular brand sold
was whey concentrate. And during that time the
most popular brand was Designer Whey Protein. The
ingredients on the back listed a bunch of different
whey proteins, AKA the protein blend. It looked like
a high quality protein powder but when I drank it I
would get really bloated, have massive gas, and then
diarrhea. This was all because of the lactose that is
found in whey protein concentrate. I researched and
discovered something called whey protein ISOLATE.
A whey protein isolate did NOT have any lactose. I
ordered a sample from the manufacturer and drank
it. Low and behold no gas, no bloating, no diarrhea.
It was great. And that is how I started my company.
I was one of the only, if not the first, company to sell
whey protein isolate. Needless to say it took off. Once
people started using it (whey isolate) they couldnt
believe that a whey protein would not give them
stomach discomfort like some of the brands that were
being sold at that time. However some people, well
a lot of people, needed to be convinced on how my
whey isolate was better than their whey protein. So
how did I do this? I told them to follow along with me
as I use my calculator or get their own calculator and
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What I would tell people is that you need to look at
the nutrition facts panel on the back of the container
and do the math. You take the protein grams and
divide it by the serving size grams.

Usually it would be something like this.


20 grams of protein
30 gram serving size
0.66 is the answer
That means that the protein powder is 66% protein
and 34% non protein ingredients. Like lactose, carbs,
fats, sweeteners, flavorings, and other fillers.
When teaching someone I would typically point out
the protein powder that they were currently using
because I knew mine would be higher because I had
the only whey isolate in the country.
I would then tell them that my whey isolate was 90%
protein! BOOM! SOLD!
And that is how Proteinfactory.com grew. People were
discovering that the protein powder that they were
using was only 60 to 70 percent protein and mine
was 90% protein. I even started to sell whey protein
that was 98% protein. (Nothing can be 100% protein,
meaning you cant have 100 grams of powder and 100
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However today this at home method to discover the
quality of a protein powder is no longer valid. It is not
longer valid because of a manufacturing technique
and scam called protein spiking.
So I have come out with new whey to help you
discover how to find out if a whey protein powder is
low quality or high quality.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SUPPLEMENT FACTS


PANEL FROM A PROTEIN POWDER

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If you look at it youll see they list protein grams. In
this case its 24 grams. However if you look at where
they list whey protein isolate , milk protein isolate, and
egg protein, they list in the ingredients as if it was a
food product. They do this so you do not know how
many grams they actually put in. This is the classic
protein blend trick. Why do they do this? Profits of
course. You see whey protein isolate costs about
double what a whey concentrate costs. Egg white
protein prices are through the roof right now. So by
making protein blends and not putting the protein
inside the supplement facts panel they are able to use
whatever amounts they want. And youd have to be
one naive person to think that they are not using 99%
whey protein concentrate (the cheapest ingredient)
and less than 1% off all the rest.

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IF A COMPANY IS 100% TRANSPARENT


YOULL SEE PROTEIN LISTED LIKE THIS.

You see how the proteins are listed INSIDE the


supplement facts panel and it tells you EXACTLY
how many grams of each protein are used. This is
not an optional way of listing protein on a protein
supplement by the way. Its FDA regulations! So how
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myself that for years. And there is only one answer I
can come up with and that is the FDA simply has not
been able to inspect these supplement companies
that are selling protein supplements like the one
above.
The above label that puts their protein BLEND outside
the supplement facts panel is scamming you. And
the funny thing is, is that this company claims to be
HONEST by marketing the amount of grams they are
using but DOESNT legally use the correct supplement
facts panel. These are the games these supplement
companies do to fool you. It takes a supplement
expert like me to know these things. I can spot a
bogus protein supplement a mile away. And this
protein supplement above is a scam.
Conclusion: If a protein supplement you want to buy
is high quality it will have the proteins listed INSIDE
the supplement facts panel. Not outside. Now you
are going to find that very few protein powders have
their protein grams listed INSIDE the supplement facts
panel. And this just goes to show you just how dirty
the protein selling business is and how companies
that you thought were stand up, legitimate, and
honest are not. You will be shocked.

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The Most Wanted List


I feel its important to let the readers of this book
know what class action lawsuits have been filed
against companies allegedly protein spiking. Here
is a partial list of class action lawsuits that I found.
If you read some of the lawsuits youll see actual
lab tests performed on the defendants proteins.
Not sure how you can dispute lab tests, but Im sure
these companies will find a way. Too bad we all have
to wait to see the outcome of these cases. A bunch
more class action a lawsuits should be filed as well I
suspect. I think youll see a bunch of lawsuits involved
in companies selling beef protein powders. If you
look at the labels of these powders youll see protein
spiking aminos and creatine. All the top brands have
them listed on the label.

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1. BODY FORTRESS WHO SELLS WHEY PROTEIN.

http://www.classactionsnews.com/sites/default/
files/body_fortress_protein_class_action_lawsuit_0.
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2. MUTANT WHEY

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2014/11/Canizalez-v-Fit-Foods-cmpt-.pdf

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3. MUSCLE PHARM.

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2015/02/Durnford-v.-MusclePharm-cmpt.
pdf

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4. DESIGNER PROTEIN

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2014/12/Reichert-v.-Designer-Proteincmpt-.pdf

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5.PROSUPPS

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2014/11/Mena-v.-Prosupps-cmpt-.pdf

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6.ISOPURE

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2014/11/Tocci-v.-Natures-Best-and-GNCcmpt-.pdf

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7. INNER ARMOUR

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2014/11/Mee-v.-I-A-Nutrition-cmpt-.pdf

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8. GIANT SPORTS

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2014/11/Rodriguez-v.-Giant-Sports-cmpt.
pdf

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9. MUSCLE MILK

https://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/
uploads/2015/01/Clay-v-Cytosport-cmpt.pdf

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If I could emphasize one thing to everyone about
protein supplements, that one thing would be:

DO NOT TRUST ANY PROTEIN POWDER.


No matter how fancy the label
No matter how big the company is
No matter who is representing the product
No matter who recommended it
No matter what the sales person says behind the
counter of your favorite vitamin store
No matter if it tastes delicious
No matter how many people are following the
company on Instagram
No matter how many Facebook Likes it has
No matter what is guarantees are on the label
The supplement industry relies on people
recommending their product and social media
marketing. If Bodybuilding.com is selling Musclepharm
products and it is on the top 50 most popular list.
well it must be good. Why do you think they have
customer reviews on every product page?

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The mass public does not know a damn thing about
protein spiking, supplement facts vs. nutrition facts,
and most everything else I talked about in this book.
The mass public of protein buyers knows: fancy label,
social media, and taste.
I want you to walk away with one thing after reading
this book and that is the protein powder youre
buying is NOT what you think it is and the BULK of
the companies involved in selling protein are ran by
sleaze ball scam artists trying to cheat you by selling
you cheap powder and marketing it as high quality
protein. It is a shame but it is true.
However to fight back against these sleaze-balls,
I have given you this book as your weapon and
hopefully now you have enough information to make
smart, educated, decisions when choosing which
protein powder to buy.

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HERE IS WHAT I RECOMMEND FOR THE BEST


PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS & PHYSIQUE BUILDING
1.Buy different sources of proteins NOT blended.
Buy a bag of whey isolate, a bag of casein, and
a bag of egg white protein powder and mix
yourself
2.Get a Peptopro. I feel it is the best hydrolyzed
protein on the planet. Use post workout or in
between meals.
3.Avoid beef protein powder. I have not found
one legitimate beef protein powder that does
NOT contain protein spiking ingredients. If in
the future a beef protein comes out that is new,
it MUST contains only BEEF protein, no amino
acids, or creatine. I like beef proteina lotI
think its great for muscle gains.it is just that
the ones available today on the retail shelf are
all scams.
4.Dont bother with free form amino acids
5.If you want to gain muscle always combine
CARBS with protein
6.If you want to lose weight always combine
carbs with protein
7.Avoid caffeine

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8.Use Creapure with carbs and protein
9.Use hydrolyzed protein with carbs post
workout
10. Eat lots of spinach
11. Stop complaining about TASTE, good stuff
doesnt taste like milk shakes, good stuff tastes
bland and unsweet.

HAPPY PROTEIN SHOPPING!


Alex Rogers

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