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Unknown Benefits of Plant Based Protein Powder

by Sharon Rousseau Personal Blogger
Summary: Over the last half-decade or so, protein powders have become a staple of many diets.

Earlier protein powders were only for weightlifters, athletes and serious dieters, but now they have become mainstream products that can be found in many varieties on grocery shelves almost everywhere.

While many factors determine whether the protein in a particular powder is nutritionally complete, the simple fact is that proteins consist of 20 amino acids. The body can make all but nine of them, which must be present for a protein to be considered complete.

There are different benefits associated with different non-meat/dairy protein sources for those pursuing a vegetarian diet. There are plenty of vegetarian options beyond whey and soy-based products. Most are typically made using more natural products than conventional protein powders. In general, they're easier to digest and more hypoallergenic. They also usually don't contain artificial sweeteners, and many offer a complete profile of essential amino acids. Here is a list of some of the major vegetarian sources used to produce protein powders. Here are some benefits of plant-based protein powder:

  1. Vegetarian Protein Powder- These comes in several varieties, including whey and soy. But for those seeking to avoid dairy and soy, powders based on hemp, yellow pea and brown rice are also good options. One benefit of these products is that they boost plant and fibre intake in the diet. They're also good sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids. Most quality vegetarian protein powders are also gluten- and lactose-free, an important consideration given the tolerance issues that have drawn so much attention lately.

  2. Yellow Pea Protein- It is growing in popularity because it is rich in branched-chain amino acids. These have been shown to delay fatigue during exercise. They provide a variety of other fitness-oriented benefits as well. The protein in yellow pea powder is close to that of both milk and eggs incompleteness, but it's far less likely to cause allergic reactions. These products typically contain plenty of arginines, an amino acid that helps build and maintain the immune system while improving fertility and issues with erectile dysfunction (ED). They also contain lysine, which aids in calcium absorption. Most offer about ten grams of protein in a quarter-cup serving.

  3. Brown Rice Protein Powder- This particular powder is one of the most underrated options for vegetarians. The protein in brown rice powder is separated from grain or starch. It was endorsed by the Celiac Disease Foundation for those with concerns about gluten-related issues. It's also suitable for those with issues with soy or dairy. It is considered one of the most hypoallergenic powders on the market. It's easy to absorb and offers an excellent amino acid profile as well. Taking it with meals can help decrease blood sugar spikes, and it also provides a thermic effect that can help burn more calories.

There’s something for everyone in the world of plant-based proteins. Even if some are unfamiliar, don’t be afraid to try something new using this guide as a reference.

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