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Powder Power: The Importance Of Dietary Protein

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Nov 21, 2011

Hemp

Protein per 30g serving: 11–21g

Most plant proteins are labeled “incomplete” because they lack essential amino acids. “Hemp protein, however, contains a full complement of essential amino acids, making it a great raw vegetarian option,” says Forsythe. It contains good amounts of fiber and heart-healthy omega fats. It tastes, well, earthy, so you’ll want to blend it with plenty of sweet-tasting fruit.

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