Vegan Protein Powder

Vegan Protein Powder

Rice isn’t really one of those foods that we naturally associate with protein. Many vegan-friendly protein powders list brown rice as their main ingredient. This may come as a surprise, as rice isn’t really one of those foods that we naturally associate with protein! Rice is a carbohydrate – right? Is there really protein in brown rice, and – more importantly – what is the quality of the protein in brown […]

Mixing up protein shakes can be tricky business, especially with some of the plant-based proteins out there since these tend to have a little more natural flavor than other options. While organic brown rice protein has a very subtle, slightly sweet flavor – which some have said reminds them of rice milk – it can still be a little daunting to know what to do with it when adding it to […]

Let’s just get this out there: Plant based protein powders do not have a great reputation. And it’s not because they are seen as somehow harmful or inherently bad, people just tend to think that just because a protein isn’t derived from animals in some way, they are of lower quality. In reality, though, this is simply not true. Plant based protein powders actually offer a number of benefits – some […]

Yes, everybody needs plenty of protein. This macronutrient does, after all, contain the amino acids that basically run every function in our body. And, of course, protein makes up muscle. And muscle is important for oh so many reasons. For vegan athletes, however, getting adequate levels of protein to support your goals and training can be a real challenge. Not only do you have greater protein requirements because of your increased […]

Although it’s not normally thought of as a “protein-rich” food, there is a fair amount of protein in the humble rice grain. Once it is extracted, the protein can be converted into a high-quality, extremely useful powder. But… why? What are some of the benefits of brown rice protein powder? Let’s take a look at ten reason to use rice protein. Easily digested – Very often, people taking protein powders or […]

For a long time, vegans didn’t really have a lot of options when it came to protein. Of course, the omnivorous masses could have just about anything they wanted and the vegetarians could still rely on dairy-based supplements, vegans had a tougher time. Dedicated vegans also have to consider the fact that animal products are sometimes hidden in less obvious places. The entire process, then, was a challenging exercise. Over the […]

People love their protein. And for good reason; high protein diets have been linked with all sorts of benefits – including improved body composition. And thanks to this protein craze that has developed over recent years, we’re beginning to see all sorts of protein supplements on the market boasting various processes and ingredients. Most interestingly, these powders have been coming from a host of new (and often surprising) sources. Of particular […]