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Written by Navneet Kaur, M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics


All you need to know about Plant-Based Proteins

Plant proteins usually include protein sources from green peas, legumes, soybean, chia seeds, quinoa, hemp seeds, spirulina, lentils and brown rice. It is a misconception that plant proteins lack essential amino acids as they may offer high protein content with an impressive amino acid profile.

What is Plant-Based Protein?

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Plant-based protein powders provide additional plant-based nutrients like antioxidants that may help get closer to health goals.

Packed with Phytonutrients

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Plant sources of protein are considered good gut health and better and smooth digestion due to their high dietary fiber content.

Packed with Dietary Fiber

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Fitness lovers involved in regular exercise can consider plant protein powder to get all the vital amino acids to build muscle, repair the damaged muscles, and assist recovery.

Support Muscle Growth

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Plant protein powder may aid in weight loss by providing fullness in fewer calories due to their high protein and dietary fibre content. 

Stimulate Weight Loss

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Plant proteins are perfect for those avoiding or allergic to dairy. They are superb vegan-friendly way to meet daily protein needs.


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Plant-based proteins do not contain lactose hence apt for people who find lactose difficult to digest.


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The recommended usage might vary from brand to brand. However, one can take 1-2 scoops depending upon the requirement.

How much plant-based protein powder per day?

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