It doesn’t matter whether you opt for whey or egg white-based versions.
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Protein powders can be a convenient option for athletes to meet their macronutrient needs. However, it can be confusing to choose which kind to use given the plethora of options constantly being added to the market.
Obsessing over finding the “best” protein powder can distract you from more important things such as your overall diet and whether you're eating mindfully, says St. Pierre. While they can be handy when you’re traveling or in a time crunch, it's more important to focus on consuming protein from whole foods throughout the day, roughly every three hours.