Protein Awareness and the Low Down on Isolates

This is the best way I can explain to you all in short about good proteins and the honest truth on isolates. There are so many protein products out now and so much misinformation on them. So many of these greedy butt big corporate companies scheming an scamming the quickest and cheapest way to make a buck. I’m here to protect you guys..lol.  I will go get my cape on.. lol.   😉 I am going to tell you that anything saying isolate on it stay free and clear. Hurry and run far far away from. I am also going to recommend per request by many of you guys some really good powders and bars I Nomm on daily.

Isolated protein is put in so many protein bars and powders then sold in most all health food stores.  But watch out Isolated proteins go through a harsh chemical process!! This is so not good for us. Please read all labels before you buy these products. Isolated proteins have been processed with heat and acid are processed to remove fat which then becomes overly processed and left damaged .  The healthy properties are removed and  it becomes nutritionally deficient, stripped from key amino acids and nutritional co -factors. Some even contain dangerous levels of  metals including arsenic and lead. YUCK, YUCK, YUCK – I WILL PASSS!

Protein isolate doesn’t have the alkalizing minerals that are needed to balance the acidity of the protein. This means that you should stay away from all whey isolate, hemp isolate, most all casein isolate (almost all casein) or  even soy isolate , anything that reads isolate. So many nasty cheap bars out there and powders that have isolates in the ingredients! Pay attention and read the labels I can not stress enough. These cheap crappy proteins will hurt your stomach and also give you bad gas. UGHH!! These are extremely acidifying. If you keep using them in large amounts unbalanced by alkalizing foods, you risk metabolic acidosis. In short metabolic acidosis is a condition in which the body produces to much acid and shutdowns. The kidneys can not take it and may shut down. This can be fatal. I know a lot about this because my dog is extremely diabetic.  So I have done a lot of research.  The metabolic acidosis also affects your muscle and bone tissues. Your calcium may deplete from your bone to aid this digestion as well as creates cellular congestion and increased vulnerability to degenerative disease. This increased vulnerability may lead to cancer.

Cancer cells do not survive in an alkaline environment. They simply die.  But they sure can thrive in an acidic environment. To sum it up for you what I’m getting at is that the protein isolates are adding to the build up of dreaded acidic environments in your body which in turn have great risk for cancer.

When you start to focus on a really great diet and as you increase your proteins more you need to take into consideration you should support it with more plant food.  NOM on more veggies guys you can not go wrong! Mostly all plant foods are alkalizing, that’s besides certain grains and some nuts and seeds.

I have touched on this is a previous blog post but again a good diet is a balanced diet! Which includes all the major building blocks like fats, proteins and carbs.  NOTE THIS – acidic and alkalizing foods must be balanced! To get the best quality proteins look for protein concentrate rather than isolates. Plant based protein powders is  what I highly recommend. The ones I ingest frequently I list for you below.  Of course you have to taste them to find what you like best. Trial and error like anything else.  But most of the organic and Raw  plant based proteins are the best. The Raw is awesome because it gives us energies and helps our digestive system work!

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Powders on my counter

Complete veggie Proteins that I use.

Here is a link of one
http://www.allproscience.com/61-complete-veggie-protein.html

Here is my most bought list for you guys;

Sun Warrior Protein Natural -Sun Warrior Protein Raw Vegan At 85% protein, Sun Warrior has the highest (non-soy) raw whole grain sprouted vegan protein content on the market. Great tasting with a silky smooth texture. Contains all 9 essential and non-essential amino acids in a perfectly balanced Amino Acid Profile. 98% to 99% digestion efficiency. Hypoallergenic, Non-GMO, Gluten Free.

Genuine Health – Vegan Proteins Natural Vanilla Flavor- Vegan proteins+ is simply the best-tasting complete vegan protein source. The 100% vegan formula is made from a perfect combination of 5 easy to digest protein sources: pea, cranberry, brown rice, alfalfa and hemp. BR Not a vegan or vegetarian? Maximize the performance of your current protein supplement by rotating it with Vegan proteins+. Leading health experts recommend rotating your protein supplement ( protein cycling ) every couple of weeks to avoid developing intolerances or mild allergies to your regular protein source. Vegan proteins+ does not contain artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives, corn, dairy, egg, wheat, soy, yeast or animal products. Vegan protein blend: pea protein isolate, sprouted brown rice protein concentrate, cranberry protein, alfalfa protein concentrate, organic hemp seed protein) *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent and disease. **26.1g of Vegan proteins+ protein blend provides 20g of dietary protein.

Biochem Sports 100% Vegan Protein Powder – Go vegan for vitality and fitness. Veganism has now become a way of life for more and more people across the world. For those of you who prefer vegan foods, Biochem Sports 100% Vegan Protein Powder is the way to go. It comes with highly digestible pea protein, organic hemp protein and cranberry protein that give you the health and goodness of vegan food all packed into one along with a yummy taste of vanilla. It’s an excellent source of protein and is lactose-, wheat- and gluten-free. Plus, it has no added sodium. Just for you: For anyone who desires additional protein in their daily diet. A Closer Look: Biochem Sports 100% Vegan Protein Powder also contains hemp, which is a valuable source of amino acid-rich complete protein that supplements your body to rejuvenate the muscle fibers. Dietary concerns: Free of yeast, wheat, soy, gluten, milk, preservatives, artificial color and artificial flavor. Usage: For Adults, mix two (2) scoops (36.5g) (1.28 oz.) with 1 1/2 cups (12 fl. oz..)(354mL) of cold water or your favorite beverage. Stir briskly until it gets dissolved. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  (Shown in Picture Above)

Garden of Life Organic Raw Protein– Now you can unlock the nutritive power of living seeds and grains with RAW Protein from Garden of Life — a certified organic, raw, vegan protein powder. Featuring 14 raw and organic sprouts, RAW Protein is an excellent source of complete protein, providing 17 grams, or 35% of the Daily Value, plus all essential amino acids. RAW Protein contains Vitamin Code fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K, and supports digestive health and function with live protein-digesting enzymes and powerful probiotics. (Shown in Picture Above)

Vega Sport Performance Protein – is a broad spectrum formulation of synergistic, complementary plant-based ingredients, each chosen with a specific purpose in mind. Taken regularly in conjunction with exercise, Vega Sport Performance Protein will help strengthen, tone, repair and regenerate your body for improved health and performance.( Vega Brand Shown in Picture Above)

San Nutrition – Raw Fusion Vanilla Bean- Each scoop of Rawfusion contains 21 grams of a custom bio-fermented, allergen, GMO and animal free plant protein fusion designed for the maximum assimilation and absorption in the human body. Rawfusion comes from pea protein isolate, brown rice sprouted and artichoke protein concentrate swirled in the delicious omega fatty acid rich sunflower oil matrix. The Rawfusion amino acid profile contains over 4,500 mg of BCAA’s (Leucine, Isoleucine, Valine) per 1 scoop and mimics that of whey/milk and is rich in glutamine. If you want to manage your weight, increase vitality, curb your appetite or simply want to add quality macro-nutrients to your diet… add Rawfusion Protein to your training table. You’ll be glad you did.

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Bars I nom on frequently

PROTEIN BARS
Vega Natural Plant-Based Protein Bars— A delicious, post-workout bar packed with 15 grams of complete, plant-based protein, Vega Sport Protein Bar is formulated to strengthen and regenerate muscles. Like Performance Protein, Vega Sport Protein Bars feature SaviSeeds, a rich, plant-based source of the amino acid tryptophan and Omega 3s. Enjoy Vega Sport Protein Bars after training or use it as a delicious protein-supplementing snack.

RAW REVOLUTION Organic Raw Food Bar– Raw, organic foods are closest to their natural state and are packed with nutrients; bars are a good source of fiber and protein bars are vegan and they do not contain gluten, wheat, corn, soy, trans fat, cholesterol or refined sugar. (Shown in Picture Above)

Pure Organic Pure Bar, Chocolate Brownie – Dark organic cocoa and walnuts with omega-3s and antioxidants. But we know, we had you at brownie. Vegan. Non-GMO Project, verified. USDA organic. Contains walnuts which naturally supply omega-3s. Certified gluten-free. Certified organic by Quality Assurance International

Organic Food Bar Protein Bar– 24 GRAMS OF PROTEIN Cold processed High energy 100% organic 100% Vegetarian Gluten free GMO Free Up to 100% Raw No preservatives, additives, salt, coatings, refined sugar, soy, peanuts or diary. Certified Kosher- (Shown in Picture Above)

Greens Plus Energy Bars, Amazon Chocolate– Greens Plus combines certified organic Green Foods with High-ORAC Superfruits, Dates, Almond Butter, Hemp protein and Honey to produce the only cold-processed, alkaline-forming, organic energy bar. The Organic Energy Bar delivers simple carbohydrates, essential fatty acids, and biologically-complete protein to supply a steady stream of energy throughout the day. Perfect for athletes seeking an edge, students, travelers, and children of all ages. (Shown in Picture Above)

 

and then of course……… drum roll Please!!…..
My Protein Cookies– (Shown in Picture Above)-  see recipe page – lol

Feel better- Feel Alive! :))))))))

xxxxo

– R

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