Protein 101 for Beginners
Whether you are new to protein or ready to get back on track after a COVID lockdown, we have the resources you need. Learn all about protein, how much you need daily and where to get it. Plus learn about the important role of protein for weight management and fitness. We've also included delicious recipes and tips on using our plant protein powders for weight control.
New to Protein? Start with Basics Here
What exactly is protein? What plant foods can you get it from? What are it's health benefits? And what role does it play on the immunity, weight control, healthy aging, etc? This article answers all this and more!
What exactly is protein digestibility and does it matter? Do plant foods have better or worse digestibility and what about plant protein powders? Find this out and more.
Most plant proteins are "incomplete" proteins, but that doesn't mean your body can't absorb or use them. Learn about instances when you may or may not need to combine incomplete proteins in the same meal.
Plant protein powders like rice and pea protein do have BCAAs and a comparable amount to that of whey protein. Read on to learn more about what BCAAs are and how they can benefit active lifestyles especially if you're vegan.
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High doses of rice protein have been shown as effective as whey but what about a lower dose? The results from this published double-blind study add to the growing clinical evidence supporting the effectiveness of plant protein powders for building and maintaining muscle mass.
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The third clinical trial comparing plant vs animal protein was completed with a group of professional UFC/MMA (mixed martial arts) athletes. Rice protein was found to be as effective as whey for maintaining muscle mass while undergoing high volume and intensity training for six weeks.
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Despite many negative perceptions to plant-based proteins, for the first time ever, a clinical study showed that supplementing with rice protein was as effective as whey protein for building muscle mass and increasing strength and power.
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Ready to Blend and Cook with Protein Powder?
If your usual smoothie consists of a protein, some fruit or juice, and ice, it’s time to take things up a notch! Here are seven easy ways you can transform your protein smoothie or smoothie bowl into a nutrition powerhouse.
Here are 20 ways and ideas to add protein into foods that aren't shakes or smoothies!