If your biggest apprehension about following a vegan lifestyle is getting the necessary protein, we have you covered. Whey is not the only way to go. However, if you subscribe to the misconception that vegan protein powders don’t do as good a job as the non-vegan ones, consider this—in a 2019 study, researchers found that whey and pea protein (a popular vegan substitute) had a similar effect on body composition and muscle thickness.
We rounded up some vegan protein powders for you, which are not only effective but also delicious. . Happy World Vegan Day!
For all those of you who are wary to try protein powders, especially vegan ones, because of how they might taste, Origin Nutrition is here to put all your worries to rest. They have a whole lot of flavour options—from the classic unflavoured, vanilla and chocolate, to the delectable strawberry, vanilla, and coffee caramel.
Made with vegan pea protein, organic pumpkin seed protein, natural flavours and digestive enzymes, this protein powder is for all those looking to build some muscle.
Terra Origin Organic Plant Protein
If you’re trying to clean up your diet and eat better, look no further than Terra Origin’s Organic Plant Protein powder available on Kindlife, a website that curates toxin-free plant-based products. Going beyond catering solely to fitness enthusiasts and bodybuilders, this vegan protein powder has something for everyone.
It comes in three flavours—vanilla, chocolate and vanilla chai. It’s made by blending five carefully chosen organic plant sources (organic sprouted brown rice; peas; and pumpkin, flax, and chia seeds) that pack quite a punch together. The formulation also helps balance vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients in the body. Besides, how delicious does vanilla chai sound?
Cosmix No-nonsense Plant Protein (Cocoa Beet)
As the name suggests, this ‘no-nonsense’ vegan protein powder has a myriad of benefits. It is a rich source of iron which helps improve stamina, boosts your endurance levels, and aids muscle recovery after gym sessions that make you want to wail out loud. The cocoa beet flavour is a blend of cacao, beet and moringa. They also have unflavoured and matcha varieties. Take your pick!
Oziva Organic Plant Protein
If you don’t have a protein-rich diet, this plant-based protein powder is the one for you. It’s a blend of organic pea protein isolate, organic brown rice protein, and organic quinoa, making it one of the easiest protein powders for your gut to digest. Not to mention, it tastes delicious in smoothies and milkshakes.
Wow Life Science Plant Protein Powder
Formulated with a blend of pea and brown rice protein, grape seed extract, pumpkin seed extract, flaxseed powder and Himalayan pink salt, this vegan protein powder is all that you need even if you’ve skipped the gym four times this week.
This protein powder contains essential amino acids that cannot be naturally produced by the body and is cholesterol and sugar-free. Each scoop of this powder contains 25g of protein per serving and comes in various flavours. Here’s your first step to eating healthier!
You don’t have to be a runner or a gym enthusiast to know about plant-based protein supplements.