Protein powder was once a niche product, reserved for the larders of hardcore weight lifters and possibly pro sportsmen.
Protein is a ‘macronutrient’, meaning the body requires large amounts of it as part of a balanced diet. Once absorbed into the body through digestion, protein is broken down into various amino acids which are then built into new proteins to help make red blood cells and building muscles, as well as other functions of the body. For a gym goer, it’s crucial after exercise, helping your muscles to recover and grow. Read more here