Vegan Protein Powder
Vegan Protein Powder Available in Pea Protein or Hemp seed protein.
Boost Nutrients – Pea ProteinBoost Nutrient offers vegan protein powder in two products that are plant based and totally vegan :-
Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians
A common concern on vegetarian and vegan lifestyles is the possibility that they might lack enough protein. However, a carefully planned meals can provide all of the protein and other nutrients needed.
Some plant foods contain a lot more protein than others and we would like to focus here on those that are also easy to add to your routine.
Hulled Hemp seed contains 50% more protein than chia seeds and flaxseeds. They also contain plenty of magnesium, iron, calcium, zinc and selenium. Hemp seeds are a great source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the ratio considered optimal for human health.
You can add hemp seed to your diet by sprinkling some in your smoothie or morning muesli. It can also be used in homemade salad dressings or protein bars.
Spelt is an ancient grain and a type of wheat that is higher in protein and an excellent source of a range of nutrients, including complex carbs, fiber, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. It also contains good amounts of B vitamins, zinc and selenium. Plum Foods also offers a special spelt wheat crunchy granola
Oats are very low in Gluten and high in Protein. An easy and delicious way to add protein to any diet. Oats is high in protein and fiber and contains good amounts of magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and folate. Use organic rolled oats in Granola and Muesli as well a porridge.
Chia seeds are high in protein and fiber. They also contain a good amount of iron, calcium, selenium and magnesium, as well as omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and various other beneficial plant compounds.
They’re also incredibly versatile. Chia seeds have a bland taste and can absorb water, turning into a gel-like substance. This makes them an easy addition to a variety of recipes, ranging from smoothies to baked goods and chia puddings.
Linseed or Flaxseed
Linseed or Flaxseed is high in protein, fiber and vitamins & minerals. It is also high in omega 6 and omega 3 and alpha-linolenic acid.
Nut products are great sources of protein. Peanuts and Almonds have the highest protein content of all the Nuts.
Nuts are also great sources of fiber and healthy fats, in addition to iron, calcium, magnesium, selenium, phosphorus, vitamin E and certain B vitamins. They also contain antioxidants, among other beneficial plant compounds.
Natural nut butters are healthy but avoid the oil, sugar and excess salt often added to many commercial brand varieties.
Pea protein a Vegan Protein Powder
Chickpeas and most varieties of beans contain good amounts of protein per serving. Pea protein Powder is a high 80% protein. It is made by grinding dried peas into a fine powder. The starch and fiber are removed, leaving a powdered concentrated protein substance (aka pea protein isolate). It is completely plant-based, unlike whey, casein, and egg-based protein powders, and therefore a true Vegan Protein Powder, ideal for vegetarians and vegans. Perfect to sprinkle on your Acai Bowl or add to a smoothie.