A Consumer Reports investigation into the safety of protein supplements found that more than half exceed the California Prop 65 Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act action levels.
Nota del Doctor
This is the second of my three-part video series on some of the latest regarding the safety of dietary supplements. For part one, see Dietary Supplement Snake Oil. In part three, I explore why Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money. Also, check out Plant Protein Preferable, which explains why beans and other legumes are the best source of protein. What about gas? See Beans and Gas: Clearing the Air. And see my other videos on lead; mercury; and arsenic for other ways to avoid exposure.
For further context, check out my associated blog posts: Lead Poisoning Risk From Venison; Avoiding Cooked Meat Carcinogens; Raisins vs. Energy Gels for Athletic Performance; and Probiotics and Diarrhea.
To see all of my newest videos on supplements, visit the topic page.