Soy protein powder is an excellent source of protein for those seeking an alternative to whey protein.
Unlike other plant-based proteins, soy is the only complete protein source that provides all 9 essential amino acids.
Pure soy protein powder is gluten free, as it is made from soy beans which do not contain gluten protein.
Soy protein powder is made from soy beans of the legume family and provides one of the best plant-based protein options for vegans and vegetarians.
Soy protein powder can make an excellent protein supplement for use as a meal replacement on a weight loss diet.
Raw soy protein powder contains around 4 calories per gram of protein. The calories can rise in soy powders depending on the purity and any additives.
Soy protein powder can be used to supplement protein intake directly after exercise or as part of a meal replacement diet for weight loss.
As a general rule we would not recommend using more than two serves of soy protein powder each day.
Unfortunately soy protein powder does not provide the same capacity for muscle development as whey and other animal sourced proteins.
Soy protein powder is the only sufficiently complete plant-based protein powder. It contains all 9 of the essential amino acids your body needs.