Pea Protein isolate is the perfect non-dairy source of protein for anyone looking for a delicious and digestive-friendly way to increase their daily protein intake, not only is it gluten and dairy free, but it’s been proven to be spectacular for your kidneys, heart and waistline too! It is one of the more easily digested plant-based proteins and contains a superior source of essential amino acids with very little carbohydrates or fat bringing you a nutrient dense protein source.
When choosing a protein powder, it’s important to ask yourself “What will benefit my body most?” And 10 times out of 10, the answer is: plant protein!
Pea protein powder is made by drying and grounding yellow peas into a fine powder. This process removes the starch and helps preserve the nutrients and vitamins and is the perfect source for a clean and simple, plant-based protein. It is also known to be a great source of iron that is known to help in muscle growth, weight loss and improving heart health.
If you haven’t tried Second and Thirds pea protein or are considering how good it will be, here are three amazing benefits of this plant-based protein powder:
* Supports optimal health + wellbeing
Not only is pea protein good for your weight, it’s a great addition to a plant-based diet. Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low-risk interventions that may lower body mass index, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.
* Fast absorption of amino acids for muscle recovery and building
Pea Protein is high in BCAA’s (branched chain amino acids) and is low in carbohydrate, so a quick smoothie made with Second and Thirds pea protein is a quick and efficient way for your body to absorb protein to facilitate muscle recovery. The best time to consume protein is immediately after exercise when blood flow to the exercised muscles is high and muscles are especially receptive to nutrients.
+ Supports healthy weight by keeping you satisfied for longer
Snacking too much in-between meals? Research shows that protein keeps you fuller longer than fats or carbohydrates. Another way pea protein prevents you from grazing is by lowering levels of ghrelin, the hunger hormone. Studies show that eating high-protein foods decreases levels of ghrelin, which curbs cravings and reduces appetite.
Second and Thirds Vanilla
Featuring the superfoods Maca and Ashwagandha our vanilla blend was formulated with taste and effect front of mind. We included two superfoods, Maca and the amazing Ashwagandha which is used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine and is known to adapt to our body's needs. It is a brain booster and has potent antioxidant properties which help to support immunity, lower blood sugar levels and slow down the ageing process.
Second and Thirds Chocolate
As self confessed chocolate lovers we had to get this one right, mixing a blend of three different chocolates, a lovely all natural flavour combined with Cocoa and Cacao which are high in antioxidants to boost energy and fight free radicals. Our Cocoa is Dutch-processed adding a deep chocolate flavour and our Cacao is grown and harvested by small family-owned organic farmers in Peru. We also included the incredible superfood Maca, this Peruvian superfood is high in vitamin C, copper, zinc and iron. It is said to enhance mood and memory, balance hormones, improve gut health, boost fertility and also helps improve skin quality and radiance.