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Review: Best Pea Protein Powder is Nuzest
The following is an excerpt from the full article at superfoodly.com.
Whether you need it for building muscle or as a meal replacement for weight loss, the vast majority of the powders on the market - including those which are plant-based - come with 3 major pitfalls
1. Whey and casein causes gas and bloating
2. Many vegan protein powders are bad, too
3. Stevia is 'highly mutagenic' in animals, human effects unknown
Review of Nuzest protein
Unlike Vega and most other brands, Nuzest is unique in that they use golden peas grown in Northern France, which are then processed using chemical-free methods in Belgium.
The result is a pea protein unlike what's in Vega and similar. This is a powder which for whatever reasons, does not seem to cause GI distress.
It blends amazingly, even with just plain water
What you see there is how we prefer to eat Clean Lean Protein. Rather than dilute it in lots of water, we use a little and make a delicious protein-packed pudding. Topping it with berries, nuts, and raw cacao nibs gives you the satisfaction of ice cream or yogurt, but with the nutrients an athlete needs for a post-workout treat.
For weight loss, try substituting out your dessert with some of this.
For making a traditional shake, just add more water
That's blended with just a spoon in a glass of water. Not using a shaker or blender means there's less air added to the drink and in turn, it's another reason why you're far less likely to experience gas and bloating with Nuzest.
When you use an electric blender to make a protein shake, all of that added air has to escape your body somehow.
A spoon and 20 seconds of stirring gives you this incredibly smooth texture with zero grittiness.
It's one of the few alkaline protein powders in existence. Its pH is 7.8 is something you won't find with whey protein or any animal-based source, unless it has something like baking soda added to it...
Read the entire article on superfoodly.com.