Smoothie Protein Sources
by Danielle D'Amours
Question: What form of protein do you recommend for smoothies, for over all health and economy too? I have heard some caution about too much yogurt or dairy. Soy powder also apparently has some drawbacks, particularly for older women and those with thyroid issues. Thirsty? Check out more delicious and healthy smoothie recipes!
Answer: A little bit of plain good quality yogurt is okay to use. But I would not recommend it every day.
My favorite source of protein for smoothies is hemp protein. It is well-balanced.
Plus, it has other benefits that other protein powders don't have. It contains a lot of fiber and beneficial omega oils. Unlike dairy and soy proteins, most people are not allergic to hemp seeds.
Need an inexpensive way to buy hemp seed protein? I buy mine at iHerb.com. I like iHerb because all first time customers get $5.00 off their first order. They also have a large variety of products at low prices.
I hope that this helps you out.
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