Hemp protein is a plant-based protein powder that contains all the nine essential amino acids that we need to get from our diet. From these nutritious seeds, hemp protein also gets plenty of dietary fiber, minerals and healthy omega-3 fats.
Pea protein has a high protein content of around 80% and like peas, has a naturally broad nutritional profile with vitamins and minerals. Pea protein also has a high content of the essential amino acid arginine, which can help those who exercise. Arginine forms nitric oxide in the body which contributes to increased blood circulation and can potentially increase muscle pressure during exercise.
Cocoa is full of antioxidants and is said to have a positive effect on well-being. Cocoa has a natural invigorating effect and contains plenty of magnesium, iron, chromium, manganese, zinc and copper.
Cordyceps is a rare medicinal mushroom that grows high on the plateau of the Himalayas. It has many therapeutic uses in traditional Chinese medicine. Cordyceps is said to increase oxygen uptake and counteract fatigue as well as speed up recovery after sports. Cordyceps is also said to be able to lower harmful cholesterol, protect against kidney disease, strengthen the immune system and improve sexual performance.
Guarana is a climbing plant from the maple family that originates from the Amazon jungle. Guarana is especially known to be a natural source of caffeine, and is therefore often used to contribute to mental performance and weight loss.
Protein Power can be taken regularly or during periods when you exercise a lot or want to give the body an extra boost of energy. A Protein Power smoothie is a great start to the day. Mix about 1 tablespoon of powder with banana, blueberries and vegan milk or water and run in a blender or mix in a chia pudding or porridge with eg cocoa or berries.