plant based protein guide

Your ultimate guide to plant based protein

Activity Amount of protein per kg
No to little activity  0.75g
Endurance athletes 1.2g
Team sports 1.5g
Muscle gain 1.8g
Muscle gain and weight loss 2.0g

Applied Nutrition Vegan Pro Protein Chocolate, 2100g

This 100% vegan protein powder harnesses the power of soy protein alongside pea protein, brown rice protein and hemp protein to fuel your performance and muscle recovery.

Each serving contains over 25g of protein, while being low in sugar and fat, and it tastes like chocolate – yum!

It also contains a high Branched Chain Amino Acid profile, containing leucine, isoleucine and valine.

Please note: many plant protein blends contain more than once protein source, even if they’re considered complete already, just to pack more goodness into each drink.

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Applied Nutrition Vegan Pro Protein Chocolate, 2100g

Precision Engineered Plant Protein Vanilla Cream, 784g

This creamy, dreamy plant protein powder is made of pea protein combined with rice protein to fill you up with 20g of protein per serving.

 

It may be low in sugar but that certainly doesn’t reflect in the delicious vanilla taste – and it’s totally vegan-friendly too!

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Precision Engineered Plant Protein Vanilla Cream, 784g

Navitas Hemp Protein Powder, 340g

This complete hemp protein powder contains all 9 essential amino acids and contains 43g of pure plant protein per 100g.

You can blend it into porridge, smoothies, baking and other recipes for an extra protein punch, and get a dose of iron, magnesium, omega fatty acids and other plant goodness to boot!

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Navitas Hemp Protein Powder, 340g

USN Diet Fuel Vegan Meal Replacement Shake Strawberry, 880g

One of the best plant based diet protein options on the market, this USN meal replacement shake contains 26g of protein per serving and can be used once a day to substitute a meal.

This formula is made of a blend of pea protein isolate, soya protein isolate and rice protein concentrate – triple plant protein power!

These shakes are great for those who want to lose weight or maintain their weight loss, while helping them to smash their protein goals.

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USN Diet Fuel Vegan Meal Replacement Shake Strawberry, 880g

Misfits Dark Chocolate Raspberry Vegan Protein Bar, 45g

With 15g of soy protein and less than 1g of sugar, these delish dark chocolate and raspberry bars make pretty nutritious snack – especially if you compare them to your regular sugar-laden snack bars!

 

The beauty of these bars is that they can satisfy sweet cravings two-fold, with their high protein content and lush chocolate coating. And, even better, you can enjoy them on the move, no shaker necessary.

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Misfits Dark Chocolate Raspberry Vegan Protein Bar, 45g

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