The amount of protein in pea protein powder largely depends on how refined the product is.
Pea protein powder is a great source of protein for use when mixed with other plant based proteins such as rice.
No, pea protein powder is not a complete protein. It does not contain Methionine in high enough concentration to meet with human dietary requirements.
The greatest deficiency of pea protein powder when compared to whey, is that it is not a complete protein.
Pea protein powder in pure form has roughly the same number of calories as all protein, which is 4 calories per gram.
Pea protein powder is not bad for you unless you have a pre-existing condition, intolerance, allergy or use it improperly.
You can mix pea protein powder with any liquid to suit your taste, including water.
Pea protein powder is digested at a rate of about 3.4 grams per hour in tests. This would allow around 10.2 grams of protein to digest over a 3 hour period.
It is fairly uncommon to suffer from constipation when using pea protein powder, however there are a couple of exceptions to this.
Pea protein powder makes an excellent source of protein during pregnancy and is a preferable source to soy when on a vegan diet.