If your full-time job isn’t training for the olympics, though, you probably don’t have time to buy yams, bake them for a couple of hours, cool them overnight, and haul them to the gym wrapped in foil… every single day. So for those who can’t prioritize meal planning, protein powders are a great way to bolster their overall health – as long as the supplement is consumed in the right manner, of course. Consider the following words from the International Sports Science Association: “The biggest advantage of protein supplements is not that they can build more muscle; the biggest advantage is convenience.”
In 1986 an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that . health food stores were selling dried coca leaves to be prepared as an infusion as "Health Inca Tea."  While the packaging claimed it had been "decocainized", no such process had actually taken place. The article stated that drinking two cups of the tea per day gave a mild stimulation , increased heart rate , and mood elevation, and the tea was essentially harmless. Despite this, the DEA seized several shipments in Hawaii , Chicago , Georgia , and several locations on the East Coast of the United States , and the product was removed from the shelves.