Non Dairy Protein Powders
- 05-27-2011, 06:50 AM
Non Dairy Protein Powders
Hi Guys, I would like to know some subjective opinions on taste of non dairy protein powders.
Although I can consume whey without too much hassle, it bloats me a little bit and I don't like to tolerate any amount of unncecessary GI upset if I can help it so go for non dairy options.
The website I usually buy from has my regular out of stock and I know a lot of them are considered bad tasting, so I would like some opinions on taste please.
My regular is Brown Rice Protein. Quite gritty and didn't taste nice to begin with but I have got used to it and quite enjoy it when I add some plain cocoa and a little bit of rice milk to sweeten it.
Pea Protein, I bought 1kg of and couldn't finish the first shake. I am usually pretty good at tolerating bad tasting drinks but getting through this was not going to happen unless I wanted to see it fairly shortly afterwards.
Opinions on various egg proteins would be appreciated. I would not choose to consume soy so don't care how that tastes.
I know taste is subjective, I am just looking to find a general consensus to make a more educated decision.
Thank you for any input.PEScience Representative
- 05-27-2011, 08:10 AM
i buy egg white protein powder from a company with a blue and white logo -you mayknow it.My whey is natural whey from a different supplier. I too was getting bloated and after reading a book by Patrick Holford , it seems as though dairy produce might be the culprit.
I still have some milk based products but not as much , i now have some oat milk and rice milk during the day as a part replacement for ordinary milk.
i also take enzymes for digesting lactose and a digestive enzyme without the hcl.
The taste of egg ehites , you get used to , slightly bitter, but i mix it with cherryactive a tablespoon, some oat milk and a small amount of yoghurt, so its not too bad.Something im prepared to live with.
Incidentally did you manage to loose that last bit of fat for your photo shoot a while ago now and how is the erase getting on with you (pm me if you dont want the thread to be sidetracked, thanks
05-28-2011, 06:41 PM
05-28-2011, 07:28 PM
05-28-2011, 09:54 PM
I see these guys ads on here all the time.
I saw they have veggie protein and "Grass Fed" whey. Maybe there whey will work better for you as far as you stomach upset goes with regular whey. They do have samples. I've never tried them but it might be worth a shot for you.
05-29-2011, 03:45 PM
Thank you all for your input.
I am interested in your comments on the egg white protein. I used Vitol's before and really didn't get on with it but that might have been the flavouring system. I can't smell it without feeling sick anymore.
If you search for my log on AnaBeta you will see before and after pictures that show my recent condition. I am on Erase at the moment out of my own batch and am waiting for Erase and Titanium to be delivered for a sponsored run. I tapered the start so I can judge Titanium. Expect this log in the next 10 days.
Thank you all for your suggestions once again. Help should always be appreciated.
05-30-2011, 12:02 PM
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