What does ‘clean’ mean for sports supplements and what should you look for?
Clean protein, a popular term in sports nutrition, has become a marketing buzzword for many protein brands, but how many of them actually test the ingredients in their protein products to ensure that they are truly clean? Unfortunately, the answer may surprise you.
In 2016, life science company LGC conducted a survey analysing 67 popular over-the-counter sports supplements (including pills and other powders such as pre-workout) in Australia. It found that one-in-five tested contained prohibited substances for use in professional sport.