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Pure Green Protein

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Pure Green Protein- The Healthy Vegetarian Protein Powder

Most vegetarians are tired of being asked the dreaded question, “But how do you get your protein if you don’t eat meat?” Many people don’t know that plants can provide just as much protein as animal products if properly paired with other foods. In addition, there are other health benefits to eating plant protein over animal protein, including fewer calories, more nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and less fat. The easiest way to ensure that you are consuming the highest quality of plant protein is through a trusted protein powder.  

Benefits of Plant Protein vs. Animal Protein

Animal products have been associated with an increase in several chronic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, and decreased brain health. Plant proteins can offer us protective effects against these chronic diseases.

Studies show that changing the type of protein from animal to plant may also produce beneficial renal effects. In addition, plant based diets have also been shown to reduce total and LDL cholesterol.

Vegetarian diets may be better for weight management and more nutritious than diets that include meat. A study reported in Nutrition Reviews indicated that vegetarians were slimmer than meat eaters. They were also found to consume more magnesium, potassium, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, and vitamins and less total fat (Tuso 2013).

Furthermore, data collected from a 1999–2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey showed that there was a positive association between meat consumption and obesity.

Because plant-based diets are low in energy density and high in complex carbohydrates, fiber, and water, individuals who follow a plant-based diet are likely to have more energy than meat eaters.

According to the Adventist Health Studies, vegetarians also have half the risk for developing diabetes as meat eaters. To be exact, meat eaters were 74 percent more likely to develop diabetes than vegetarians over a 17 year period.

Choose Your Flavour

Pure Green Protein Powder comes in four different flavours - Natural, Mixed Berry, Chocolate and Vanilla flavour. The Vanilla and Mixed Berry flavour also come in sachets; this is ideal for travelling when space is limited.

Pure Green Protein is no longer available and has been replaced by ProMatcha, click here for further details.

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Best Sources of Plant Based Protein

When certain plant proteins are combined, they form a complete protein, or a protein that contains all the essential amino acids. Therefore, when searching for a plant based protein powder, look for one with the following ingredients:

1)      Pea Protein

Peas are high in starch, protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, making them a perfect food to include in your protein powder. When hydrolysed, pea protein yields peptides with bioactivities, including angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitor activity and antioxidant activity. Peas contain phytochemicals called polyphenols, which have antioxidant and anticarcinogenic activity. The fiber located within the cell walls and seed coats of peas contribute to digestive health and reduce the digestibility of its starch.

2)      Rice Protein

Supplementing with rice protein can modify triglyceride metabolism, which leads to an improvement of body weight and adiposity. According to a recent study, the triglyceride-lowering action and the anti-adiposity action induced by rice protein is attributed to upregulation of lipolysis and down regulation of lipogenesis, and the lower digestibility of rice protein may be responsible for the lipid-lowering action.

3)      Alfalfa Protein

Alfalfa is high in many vitamins, including the entire spectrum of B-vitamins, A, D, E and K. It is also a good source of iron, niacin, biotin, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, chlorophyll, protein and amino acids. According to the Global Healing Centre, alfalfa has the following health benefits:

  • Detoxes the urinary tract
  • Purifies the blood and liver
  • Has a strong alkaline effect on the body
  • Promotes bowel movement regularity and healthy hydration
  • Eases general digestive problems
  • Contains high levels of enzymes for food digestion and assimilation
  • Lowers bad cholesterol, and reduces incidence of atherosclerotic plaque
  • Supports healthy blood sugar levels, especially when taken with manganese
  • Supports the pituitary gland

4)      Spirulina Powder

Spirulina is the richest and most complete source of nutrition. It has a unique blend of nutrients that no other single source can offer, including B-complex vitamins, minerals, proteins, gamma-linolenic acid and the super anti-oxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin E, trace elements and a number of unexplored bioactive compounds (Kulshreshtha 2008). Other benefits include antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and anti-diabetic properties. Spirulina also promotes the health of microflora in the gut.

Pure Green Protein Powder

Pure Green Protein Powder is a whole food plant based powder that meets all your health needs. Supplementing with Pure Green Protein after a workout gives your muscles the perfect ingredients to remodel and build muscle mass.

It also helps prevents inflammation and chronic diseases associated with eating animal protein. Pure Green Protein is gluten, dairy, nut and sugar free and is available in natural, chocolate, vanilla, and berry flavours. It can easily be added to water, smoothies, or juice for instant energy, muscle recovery, or as a meal replacement.

References

Kulshreshtha, A., J., A., Jarouliya, U., Bhadauriya, P., Prasad, G., & Bisen, P. (2008). Spirulina in Health Care Management. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 400-405.
Tuso, P. (2013). Nutritional Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets. The Permanente Journal, 61-66.

Each 31.34g serving of Pure Green Protein contains:

  • Yellow pea protein (13.19g)
  • Alfalfa protein (6.59g)
  • Certified organic rice protein (4.4g)
  • Certified organic spirulina (2.2g)
  • L- Valine 510mg
  • L- Lysine 730mg
  • L- Threonine 590mg
  • L- Methionine 370mg
  • Protease (from aspergillus niger) 75 SAPU
  • Alpha-galactosidase (300 GAL)

To begin nourishing your body with healthy vegetable proteins, mix one level scoop (31.34g scoop enclosed in tub) of Pure Green Protein into your favorite juice, rice or almond beverage, then just stir briskly, drink and enjoy.

Each 431g container of Pure Green Protein contains approximately 15 servings. Once opened, this supplement should be stored in a cool, dry place. 

Q: Is Pure Green Protein dairy free?

A: Yes, Pure Green Protein is made from nothing but plant and vegetable extracts.

Q: Is Pure Green Protein safe to use for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

A: Yes, by taking Pure Green Protein, a woman will boost her protein intake with plant based proteins.

Q: I am vegetarian, is Pure Green Protein good for me?

A: Yes, Pure Green Protein does not contain any animal by-products and is both vegetarian and vegan.

Q: Why is Pure Green Protein different than other proteins on the market?

A: Pure Green Protein is made using purely plant based proteins, and combines carefully selected key amino acids that are designed to closely match human muscle tissue. It is more efficient, and healthier than most other alternatives available on today market.

Q: Can Pure Green Protein be used as a meal replacement?

A: Yes, Pure Green Protein makes for a great meal replacement, and contains 20 grams of protein from 13.7 pounds of raw vegetables.

Q: Can I put Pure Green Protein in any smoothie?

A: Yes, Pure Green Protein can be added to any smoothie or fruit juice. You can also add it to rice or almond milk.

Q: How come the greens in your Pure Green Protein (vanilla) powder are not organic?

A: The only greens in Pure Green Protein are the alfalfa protein, which are grown by a Canadian company that does not have organic certification as yet.

Q: Can I mix Pure Green Protein with Green Vibrance?

A: Yes, many of our clients combine multiple powders to achieve maximum benefits.

Q: What flavours is Pure Green Protein available in?

A: Pure Green Protein is available in Natural, Chocolate, Mixed Berry, and Vanilla.

 

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