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Benefits of Plant Protein

Off the three main macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins. Proteins are the most celebrated and talked about in our generation. But at the same time there are umpteen misconceptions about plant based protein. Not only all are baseless and untrue, the fact is they provide amazing health benefits. Keep reading to understand more about plant protein benefits.

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Before we start with the source, protein requirement and benefits, let us learn the basics about protein.

What is Protein?

Protein is an essential macronutrient required by each cell in our body. It is made of amino acids, which are known as building blocks of protein. Protein plays an important role in muscle building, toned muscle mass, immunity, repair, recovery, transportation, hormones, neurotransmitters etc. All the important or vital functions of the body require protein somewhere or other.

Now that we know the importance of protein, there is one alarming fact: According to Indian Market Research Bureau, the protein deficiency in Indians is more than 80%. This is a major course of concern, considering the imbalance between protein requirement and protein intake results in protein deficiency and related problems arising from the same.

Sources of Protein

  • Nuts
  • Chickpeas
  • Quinoa
  • Hempseed
  • Chia Seeds
  • Tofu
  • Dals
  • Vegetables and Fruits

The sources of protein are multiple, but do we consume enough protein to our needs is the question.

As per ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research), the protein intake should 1.0g/bd/kg/weight, for person with sedentary lifestyle, but with someone into Sports and Bodybuilding or any other fitness activity the requirement increases to in range o 1.4 -2.0g/bd/kg/weight.

Benefits of Plant Protein

When it comes to benefits, there are considerable health benefits in relation to Plant Protein Supplements

There are two things that people require when it comes to muscle growth: Resistance Training and Protein. Research conducted focused on consuming plant based protein and resistance training indicated that Plant Based Protein had an equally beneficial impact on muscle growth as compared to animal based protein source.

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There is a stereotype made that skiny people have plant protein and the one with more strength and bulk always have whey protein, but the fact is Plant Protein equally contributes to muscle strength and endurance along with recovery as compared to whey or any other protein source.

Fast&Up Plant Protein Isolate formulated with a well - researched and premium blend of Pea + Brown Rice Protein Isolate helps to provide a complete amino acid profile with added advantage of Vegan Coconut MCTS and Beetroot Extract.

In addition, it provides 6g Naturally occurring BCAA for muscle strength and endurance and 6g Naturally occurring Glutamine for superior recovery.

In addition, plant based proteins provide you with additional nutrients such as Vitamins, Minerals, Antioxidants and other Phytonutritients. Not only nutrients, it provides fiber that helps in digestion and keeps you full for a longer period of time.

Health Protection

Other Benefits includes:

  • Helps Boost Metabolism
  • Easy Absorption
  • Helps Provide Healthy Fats
  • Boosts Immunity
  • Helps Maintain Bodies pH levels in check

Bottom Line

There are various protein supplements available in the market. But one must make an informed decision only after checking nutritional labels and certification. Fast&Up Plant Protein Isolate is Informed Sports Certified and is recommended and used by India’s Top Celebrity Nutritionist Pooja Makhija, Superstart and Fitness Icon Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Superstar Varun Dhawan.

To know more about High Quality and Informed Sports Certified Protein, Visit www.fastandup.in

Jenil Shah

-Expert and Writer

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