I’ll take my protein powder without a side of sugar thanks..

16 Nov


Almost every morning when I take a strength class someone will ask if I use protein powder and what brand I recommend. Well to answer your first question, yes, yes I do, and truth be told it is a life saver for mornings when I’m in a rush but don’t have time to prepare anything, same goes for the afternoon when hunger strikes and there is no food around – I just reach for my trusty protein powder to fill the spot (which has NO added nasties to undo all the hard work and clean eating I do.)

So here you go, Fitness In The City Recommends: Phyto Protein – Pea Protein Isolate.

This is a new generation of protein derived from the highest quality Organic pea protein isolate. This recent breakthrough in protein technology rivals those of the most popular whey protein powders because of its impressive amino acid profile and biological value.

In other words, pea protein isolate may yield more usable grams of amino acids compared to other proteins. In addition, pea protein isolate is a complete protein suitable for vegetarians. It doesn’t contain lactose, cholesterol or artificial flavors or sweeteners.

What is Pea Protein Isolate?
Pea protein isolate is a unique blend of protein derived from golden pea kernels. phyto protein uses an isolated form of pea protein since it contains an impressive ratio of essential and non-essential amino acids.
It also has a high concentration of branch chain amino acids. These amino acids compensate for the common deficiencies in a vegetarian diet and are known for reducing body fat and increasing lean muscle mass. Likewise, pea protein isolate may improve nitrogen retention for muscle growth and repair.*

In addition, pea protein contains no artificial flavors or sweeteners. Recent studies have shown that popular artificial sweeteners commonly used in low-carbohydrate foods have been reported to cause gastro-intestinal distress. Since Pure Advantage(TM) only uses natural ingredients, most people allergic to artificial flavors or sweeteners can safely consume pea protein. Pure Advantages(TM) pea protein isolate is a Non-GMO product and is free of animal and estrogen promoting soy protein.*

Use Of Use
Pea protein isolate can easily be incorporated into foods such as pudding, pancakes, muffins, yogurt, hot cereals and fruit smoothies. Pea proteins’ smooth taste is light, refreshing and satisfying. Unlike popular whey protein powders, pea protein is easily digested since it contains absolutely no lactose or glutens. Therefore, there’s no bloating which is usually linked with popular whey protein products.

Bottom Line
Pea Protein is a great source of protein for low carbohydrate dieters, vegetarians, athletes, children or anyone who feels the need to add additional protein in their diet. Since it can be mixed with a spoon, Pea Protein can be made into a rich and creamy shake virtually anywhere. This eliminates the need for hand-held or bulky blenders.

Add frozen berries, a vital greens, maybe some chai seeds and you have the perfect smoothie to start your day!

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