WHY PLANT PROTEIN?
Plant-based diets are one of the most popular Global trends, with increasingly more people choosing plant-based food options for ethical, environmental and health reasons. Plants are packed full of nourishment, and provide us with a quality protein source, supporting all of us who strive to constantly get more from our body.
Interestingly, plant protein provides us with the same benefits as animal-based proteins. You need it for healthy skin, hair, nails, organs, bones and muscles, it supports our movement, feeds your immune system, provides you with essential amino acids to support your muscle and so much more. And guess what, your body is constantly creating and breaking down protein and you can’t store it, so you need to eat high quality protein every day to keep you healthy!
There are many high quality plant based protein sources such as, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds and products made from soya. However, we understand that it can be challenging to get enough protein from plant-based food sources, whether you are a fully fledged vegan or just trying to increase your intake of plant-based foods. That is why we have carefully created a range of plant-based protein powders to ensure you never miss hitting your daily protein goals with high quality, plant proteins.
WHY OUR GOLD STANDARD 100% PLANT PROTEIN?
Our plant protein range is formulated to provide you with high quality plant-based protein shakes, packed with all the essential amino acids you need to support your muscle and in a variety of delicious flavors.
PLANT BASED PROTEIN- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
The what, why and how of plant protein- everything you need to know to get you up to date on the power of plant protein and performance
CAN YOU BUILD MUSCLE WITH A PLANT BASED DIET?
There is a lot of debate about whether you can support your resistance training goals of building muscle on a plant-based diet. Read this article to find out the latest.
5 BIG BENEFITS OF A PLANT-BASED DIETS
Should you eat more plants? Check out this article to read about our top 5 favourite health benefits associated with plant-based diets.
ANIMAL V PLANT PROTEIN - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?
Animal based proteins are high quality complete protein sources as they contain all 21 amino acids. Most plant-based proteins are lower in quality, as they are missing one or more amino acid and are therefore referred to as incomplete protein sources. However, when you eat different plant protein sources together, like pea and rice, you get a complete protein source. Gold Standard 100% Plant Protein contains all 9 essential amino acids, providing your body with all the essential amino acid it needs.
CAN PLANT PROTEIN HELP ME BUILD MUSCLE?
It seems so! A recent study found no difference in muscle size or volume in those that ate a plant-based diet compared to those that ate an omnivorous (animal -based) diet during training. The authors concluded that the most important factor driving these results was that all participants hit their daily protein needs to build muscle mass. Gold Standard 100% Plant protein, provides you with a convenient 24g of plant protein to help you hitting your protein needs. Check out more on this topic in our latest article.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR WHEN CONSIDERING PROTEIN TO SUPPORT MY PERFORMANCE GOALS?
Research suggests that hitting your daily protein goals is the most important consideration when you have a performance goal, like getting stronger, faster or even fitter. Understanding how much protein you need to support those training goals and how much and what foods you need to eat to hit this intake is key to unlocking more muscle potential. Gold Standard 100% Plant protein, is a great solution to help you hit these protein goals, with a convenient 24g of tasty plant protein per serving.
CAN I HIT MY DAILY PROTEIN GOALS EATING A PLANT-BASED DIET?
Yes! However, as most plant-based foods are lower in protein compared to animal sources, you may need to pay more attention to how much protein your stable plant-based foods, i.e. grains, lentils, tofu, are providing and eat bigger portions of these food to hit your goals. If you are still not getting enough Gold Standard 100% Plant protein is a convenient and easy way to get 24g of protein in one tasty hit.
3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE GOLD STANDARD 100% PLANT PROTEIN
A. You will get a quality hit of 24g of plant protein to help you hit your daily protein goals B. It’s a convenient way to increase your intake of plant-based foods C. Tasty plant-based protein option to support your muscles