Protein Powder Smoothie Recipe

Protein powder is not just for body builders. Adding it to your smoothie can provide nutritional benefits including lower levels of body fat and improved muscle tone and definition. The main benefits over other sources of protein like eggs, milk and soy are cost, convenience and absorption by the body. There are four different types powders; Rice, Soy, Hemp, and Whey.

Rice protein is suitable for vegans; Rice Protein is one of the best sources of hypoallergenic protein and is used in a variety of culinary dishes worldwide as well as smoothies. Among the general health benefits , say experts at the American College of Nutrition, are lower levels of body fat.

Soy protein ia also suitable for vegans.

In order to get all the benefits of whey protein, you need to make a concentrated whey powder like whey protein isolate. Whey protein-powder is a pure, natural, high quality protein from cow's milk. It is a rich and inexpensive source of the essential amino acids. It has its value as an added beneficial health supplement for the everyday person which makes it great for smoothies also.

Hemp protein is becoming widely known for its unique build of nutrients and health benefits, making it ideal for body building. It also has a positive effect on the body's immune system.

Berry Good Smoothie

1 banana frozen and chopped,

1/2 cup yogurt,

1/3 cup almond milk,

3/4 cup strawberries,

1/3 cup cranberry juice,

1/3 cup protein-powder

Enjoy blended smooth!

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