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MASS GAINER V/S WHEY PROTEIN- WHICH ONE SHOULD I TAKE?

by Your Paradise Healing your paradise healing

When you buy supplements online, there is often a conflict between mass gainer and whey protein. Both of them are protein-calorie-rich energy supplements.

However, there are considerable differences between them, and this blog will walk you through the same.

WHAT IS WHEY PROTEIN

·         Whey is a high-quality milk protein. It is extracted from milk at the end of cheese making process.

·         Whey is one of the fastest proteins. It is fast absorbing in nature, and one of the richest proteins available on the market.

·         Whey protein is rich in amino acids. It contains all nine essential amino acids.

·         Whey protein also contains natural antioxidants. Whey is the best protein for muscle growth.

WHAT IS A MASS GAINER?

·         It is a carb-rich dietary supplement. It contains a high amount of carbohydrates, protein, and fat.

·         Mass gainer supplements are designed to increase the body’s muscle mass. They offer high calories and high proteins. The result is healthy weight gain.

·         A mass gainer is especially for people who have a fast metabolism, and cannot gain weight with diet alone.

WHEY PROTEIN V/S MASS GAINERS

·         What to choose, ON whey protein or serious mass weight gainer?

·         Well, both of them have their benefits and differences.


Here are the three main distinctions-

Composition

·         Whey protein has a good constituency of amino acids. It contains all the essential amino acids.

·         Add to that, whey protein contains approximately 95 to 98% protein. There are only a few grams of carbs and fats.

·         Mass gainers, on the other hand, have a higher constituency of carbohydrate and protein content.

·         Mass gainers have a different ratio of protein to carbs. Usually, a mass gainer contains a 1:3 ratio of protein and carbs respectively.

·         Add to that, it contains digestive enzymes and creatine. A mass gainer also contains less sugar. The protein to carb ratio is usually 1:5.


Function

·         Mass gainer and whey protein both help in bulking your mass. It depends on your goal, how much increment you need, and accordingly, you can choose whey or mass gainer.

·         Whey protein is a good choice for bulking up muscles, while mass gainer is good for increasing your weight.

·         Mass Gainers also lead to an insulin spike and can even help you store some unwanted fat too.

·         Whey protein, on the other hand, helps your body to be fuelled with pure protein.


Overall Nutrition

·         When it comes to overall nutrients, mass gainers contain a wholesome set of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.

·     However, whey protein does not have any carbs, fats, or calories. It is mainly rich in protein.

 

WHEN TO TAKE WHEY PROTEIN?

·         Whey protein is perfect for gym-goers. It helps to improve their physique. Whey protein is good for bodybuilders.

·         It helps them to increase muscles and endurance by fuelling their body correctly.


WHEN TO TAKE A MASS GAINER?

·         A mass gainer is loaded with carbs, proteins, and fats. It offers high calories to your body which is the main difference between whey and mass gainer.

·         A single serving of whey offers you 100-150 calories, while a mass gainer offers you 1250-1500 calories per serving.


WHEN TO TAKE MASS GAINER AND WHEY PROTEIN?

·         A mass gainer is good to take after or before a workout. It is best when consumed one hour before a workout.

·         Or else you can consume it immediately after a workout for replenishing glycogen and rebuilding muscles.

·         Mass gainer when taken before a workout offers extra fuel and energy to your body. It improves your performance at the gym.

·         Whey protein, on the other hand, works best when taken in between meals, after workouts, or even during non-training days.

·         Whey protein when taken post-workout helps your muscles to increase the absorption of essential nutrients.

·         It helps in the rebuilding of muscle tissues and supports lean muscle mass. Whey protein is perfect to build lean muscles.

·                   It helps you to stay fit and develops good core strength.

 


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