Botanical Name: Pisum sativum
Origin: processed in China, cultivated in various parts of the world
Qualities: This organic, raw, gluten and lactose-free pea protein is made from whole sprouted peas and is ideal for vegetarians/vegans or anyone looking for a superior quality plant-based protein. It is a highly purified, low grit powder with a smooth, mild taste and texture, is hypo-allergenic, and rates well in digestibility.
Containing 80% protein, it is one of the highest plant based sources of essential amino acids naturally occurring in protein. Providing 9 essential amino acids, pea protein has exceptional levels of the amino acids lysine and arginine. Lysine is the precursor of carnitine which converts fatty acids into energy and helps control cholesterol levels. Lysine keeps the immune system in shape and plays a vital role in collagen formation necessary for healthy skin and bones. Pea protein is ideal for athletes to help them recover easily after strenuous workouts. Pea Protein also provides iron and beneficial phenolic compounds with antioxidant properties.
Common use: in this very convenient powder form, pea protein can be added to a variety of functional foods and beverages including fruit juices, smoothies, energy bars, confectionery, salad dressings, soups, stews, waffle and pancake mixes.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place. Refrigeration not required
Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.