You know protein drinks are great for building muscle, but now a study in Nutrition Research suggests that they may also help you stave off cravings. After consuming a 280g sweetened drink that contained 25g of whey protein, people reported feeling fuller and consumed fewer total kilojoules during the day than those who were given the same drink without whey. It may be that whey protein blunts the dips in blood glucose that signal hunger. Some drinks offer more protein than others, so aim for 25g when you glug (see below).

HAMMER RECOVERITE – 10g
ENDUROX R4 FRUIT PUNCH – 13g
SOLAL ORANGE PROTEIN WATER – 14g
MILK (2%) 470ml – 16g
1 scoop 100% WHEY PROTEIN POWDER in 470ml – 24g