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Protein supplements

Food & nutrition
July 31, 2017

Why more bodybuilders are using pea powder

Whey has been the go-to for fueling up on protein for years, but now there’s a new(ish) kid on the block. Make way for pea protein – a dairy- and gluten-free, plant-based protein made from dried and ground yellow split peas. Pea protein is becoming a firm favourite amongst the health-conscious. It’s showing up in energy drinks, protein bars and shakes, cereals, pastas and even potato chips. With its ever-growing popularity, it raises the question: ‘Is pea the new whey?’ Pea protein vs. whey protein Both pea protein and whey are considered complete proteins because they contain all nine essential…
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