Origin: Extracted from certified organic yellow peas by grinding peas into a powder and then removing the starch and fiber.
Also Known As:
Pea protein isolate
Pea protein powder
Overview: Organic Pea Protein is plant-based protein derived from organic yellow peas. It is dairy-free and gluten-free, making it a great vegan option for those who cannot consume animal-based proteins like whey and casein.
It is a high-quality protein source that contains all the nine essential amino acids. However, it is relatively low in methionine. It is also packed with branched-chain amino acids particularly arginine, leucine, isoleucine, and valine. It is also a great source of iron.
- Building muscle mass
- Promoting feeling of satiety by lowering levels of the compound ghrelin
- Reducing some risk factors for heart disease including high cholesterol and blood pressure
- Balancing blood sugar levels
Common Dosage: 33 grams per serving