Benefits of plant-based protein shakes
When they have no artificial ingredients, they are 99% natural and easy to digest
Many contain a comprehensive blend of vitamins and minerals as well as protein, helping to fill the gaps in your diet
Some products also contain added vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K or magnesium.
Disadvantages of plant-based protein shakes
plant-based protein shakes
It can be difficult to find a high-quality product that doesn't have other unwanted ingredients included
Although some products may be low in fat, some do contain as much as 16 grams of fat per serving. Although this is usually healthier than artificial ingredients such as sucralose and maltodextrin which are often found in protein shakes
Some may cause bloating and gas
What are some types of plant-based proteins?
Plant-based protein shakes can come in pea, soy, rice, hemp, and brown rice protein
Soy protein contains the highest amount of amino acids, making it one of the best sources of protein
Brown rice protein is the only plant-based protein that contains all nine essential amino acids needed by your body on a daily basis
Pea protein has the lowest calorie count per serving but also yields lower weight gain than other proteins