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 could contain higher fat amounts. 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 or a blend of plants.
Soy protein contains the highest amount of amino acids, making it one of the best sources of protein. It is also a complete protein.
Brown rice protein is not a common food allergen and is digested easily!
Pea protein has the lowest calorie count per serving but also yields lower weight gain than other proteins
Hemp protein is a complete protein!