Organic Plant Protein 450g salted caramel from 6 plant proteins | Jarrow Formulas
Jarrow Formulas Organic Plant Protein Salted Caramel combines six organic plant proteins (pea, sachai inchi, coix seed , hemp, quinoa and sunflower seeds) in salted caramel flavour, providing a complete amino acid profile, in an easy to mix powder with a smooth texture and great taste.
Organic Plant Protein is suitable for vegans and vegetarians. It is gluten-free, sugar-free, non-GMO and a good source of fiber.
Jarrow Formulas’ Organic Plant Protein combines organic plant proteins in a convenient fiber rich, gluten free, zero sugar powder suitable for vegans, vegetarians, and those seeking to substitute some of their animal protein intake with plant proteins. Organic pea
protein, often considered the most readily digestible among major plant protein sources, is combined with additional protein sources (quiona, sacha inchi, sunflower, hemp and coix seed) with differing amino acid profiles that vary in their rate of protein digestion and assimilation. Combining different protein sources can help to sustain serum amino acid levels over a longer period of time.
Peas are the seeds - inside the pods of Pisum sativum and have a high protein content. Technically, peas are legumes (members of the plant family Leguminosae) characterized by long pods and called pulses when used only for their dried seeds rather than as a green vegetable. During the Middle Ages in Europe, peas were a major source of protein. Pea protein has some properties similar to casein, a milk protein, and is an intermediate fast protein: The amino acid content in blood plasma increases quickly after ingestion. Pulses are typically poor sources of the essential amino acid methionine and hence are not sources of complete protein. They also contain noteworthy levels of amylose, a form of resistant starch that escapes human digestion but acts as food for the intestinal microflora.
Quinoa, though a grain crop is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal in that it is not a member of the grass family. It is closely related to species such as beetroot, spinach and tumbleweeds. It is related to and resembles amaranth, another pseudocereal. The nutrient composition is comparable to cereal grains. The seeds contain essential amino acids such as lysine and are high in protein
Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis), also known as sacha peanut, mountain peanut or Inca-peanut, is native to much of tropical South America. The seeds exhibit high protein (27%) and oil (35 - 60%) content, the two being separated by processing for various purposes.
The oil consists primarily of the essential fatty acids omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (~45-53% of total fat content) and omega-6 linoleic acid (~34-39% of fat content) as well as non-essential omega-9 monoleic (~6-10% of fat content).
Sunflower seeds, either in the hulls or removed to yield the kernels only, are a common food and snack. The seeds are high in both oil and protein content. The concentrated protein is more readily bioavailable than whole sunflower seed meal. As is true of many plant sources of protein, sunflower seed protein is a poor source of the essential amino acid lysine. It is a marginal source of methionine
Plants of the Cannabis genus has a controversial aura because of the psychoactive properties of some of its members, but the nutritive value of hemp seeds is unequivocal. Possessing a full-spectrum of amino acids, hemp protein exists in an easily digestible, non-allergenic form. The hemp plant is also a source of essential fatty acids, with the omega-3/omega-6 ratio often coming in at 3:1.
Coix (Coix lacryma-jobi) belongs to the Gramineae (or Poaceae) plant family. Coix is used in traditional Chinese medicine as yi yi ren. In English, coix also is known as Job’s tears. The seeds are important in traditional Chinese medicine. Much richer in protein content than rice, the seeds are typically 15 - 18% protein. In at least one variety, the seed can reach 20% protein, the content being rich in proline and leucine and poor in lysine.
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Recipes with protein powder
Most of you will know how important protein is for building or maintaining lean body mass when dieting down or suffering from a chronic disease.
Most fitness enthousiasts buy protein powder to add extra protein to their diet without needing a lot of extra time or effort. Put in a shaker cup, add water, shake, and you have a portable drink to revitalize your muscles and energy. Or add it to a blender with milk, fruit, greens, nut butter, or other fun ingredients and it's an anytime snack or meal replacement.
Mix 1 scoop (~31g) of powder with 250ml of water, juice or or your favorite beverage. For a protein smoothie, blend with water and ice, and add juice or fruit as desired.
contains per daily serving (1 scoops, 31 g)/100g
calories 120kcal /387 kcal
(net carbs 2g/6g)
- as dietary fiber 4g/13g (16% /52% RDI)
- as sugar 0g/0g
fat 2.5g /8g
- as saturated fat 0g /0g
potassium 50 / 161mg
calcium 50 / 161mg (5 / 16% RDI)
iron 6 / 19mg (30/ 97% RDI)
RDI = Recommended Daily Intake
protein (blend of organic pea protein, organic quinoa powder, organic sacha inchi protein, organic sunflower protein, organic hemp protein, organic coix seed protein) , natural flavour, organic sun flower lecithin, organic flavour, organic guar gum, and organic rebania (stevia) extract
keep dry and closed at normal room temperature between 15 - 22°C.
keep out of reach of young children
Organic Plant Protein is not a complete nutrient source, use as a food supplement only.
contains lupin (pea protein)
contains no familiar allergens (wheat, gluten, soy, nuts/tree nuts, celery, mustard, sesame seeds, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish or mollusks)
suitable for vegetarians and vegans