Heavy Metals in Protein Drinks
Interview: Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, internist and specialist in adolescent medicine, IU School of Medicine
A recent Consumer Reports investigation found that popular protein drinks contain unhealthy levels of heavy metals and other toxins. Kids under 18, pregnant women, and people with diabetes or chronic kidney conditions are most vulnerable.
IU School of Medicine internist and adolescent medicine specialist Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, will talk about the findings and about the problems heavy metals can cause when ingested.
Plus, Dr. Rohr-Kirschgraber offers her own recipe for whipping up tasty high-protein drinks at home.