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Muscle Milk = Arsenic, Lead and Mercury

June 26, 2010

With no defining regulation on supplements by the FDA, a new Consumer Reprts issue explains some of the research behind these private tests.  Just like anything, too much can not only be bad but harmful to your health. The bottom line is if your looking for a protein replacement try a lactose and toxin free egg protein. Drink a 8-12oz glass of milk or hunt, kill and cook an animal. 

 Tests at an outside laboratory of 15 protein drinks, a review of government documents, and interviews with health and fitness experts and consumers, showed that some protein drinks can even pose health risks, including exposure to potentially harmful heavy metals, if consumed frequently. All drinks in our tests had at least one sample containing one or more of the following contaminants: arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury. Those metals can have toxic effects on several organs in the body…

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