Many protein powders found to have toxins

A study found a variety of toxic metals, pesticides and other contaminants in a number of protein powders.

The study was done by "The Clean Label Project" a non-profit group.

Researchers tested 134 leading protein powders, and found that 70 percent of them had detectable levels of lead, 74 percent had traces of cadmium and 55 percent contained BPA, a chemical found in many plastics,

These chemicals have been linked to cancer, brain damage and reproductive issues.

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