If you are looking to easily add some protein into your diet for fitness or nutrition goals, here are a few shakes that might do the trick. 

Are you getting enough protein?

Are you getting enough protein?

Linwoods New Vegan Hemp Protein+ Range 

Linwoods, the UK’s leading producer of healthy super food and seed blends, has launched their new vegan protein powder made from Hemp – one of 2017’s increasingly popular superfoods. Hemp Protein+ provides a natural source of protein helping fuel the body with essential energy boosting nutrients and heart-healthy compounds. 

The Linwoods hemp blends also include added pumpkin and pea protein, which has proven to be the most natural replacement and suitable for a range of dietary needs, containing an impressive 15g-16g of protein in each 30g serving.  Not only are they highly digestible sources and loaded full of protein; they are gluten, dairy and GMO free. The ingredients in Linwoods Hemp Protein+ range are all natural and have no added sugar, as well as being high in Omega 3 ALA, packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre. 

The range consists of three nutritious hemp protein blends with added-value ingredients, including the Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Cocoa and Beetroot Powder blend, the Flaxseed, Bio Cultures, Vitamin D and Co-enzyme Q10 blend and the Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Broccoli and Spinach Powder blend. Each variant is a fresh tasting and easy-to-use addition to shakes, smoothies and for sprinkling into yoghurts.

Hemp Protein is available to buy from https://linwoodshealthfoods.com/uk/, Holland and Barrett and Ocado. 

Vega

Whether you top up your tank with Clean* Energy mixed with ice-cold water, swirl a scoop of Clean* Protein into overnight oats to change up your al desko breakfast bowl, or sprinkle a serving of Vega® Essentials into your pancake mix for a leisurely weekend brunch, it couldn’t be easier to add a scoop to your daily meal prep. 

Each powder is tailored to suit different nutritional needs – meaning there’s a product to help fuel your feel good in the run-up to summer, whatever your wellness goal. Why not set yourself a one tub challenge and get shaking, blending and baking?

For more plant-based inspiration, please visit www.myvega.co.uk, find Vega® on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @VegaTeam_UK.

Prana Protein 

Prana Protein is a breakthrough nutritional wellness brand.  Inspired by the power of nature at its purest, this revolutionary nutrition concept is based on the fundamental principle that what we eat and drink forms the building blocks of the good health and wellbeing we all deserve.

Prana Protein’s first in class range of wholefood and protein products offer you a unique combination of nutritious superfood-containing wholefood powders and seeds, protein shakes and bars, providing delicious daily solutions for every lifestyle. The Prana

Protein range is available to buy online at: www.pranaprotein.com

Lean Vegan Diet Protein 

New Lean Vegan Diet Protein from the experts at healthista.com.  Formulated by nutritionist Rick Hay, a lecturer in with management at the London College of Naturopathic Medicine specifically for weight loss, sustained energy and keeping appetite at bay it contains cutting edge ingredients for fat-burning and muscle recovery and to help keep your fuller for longer. These include inulin, proven to help shift fat around the middle and metabolism-boosting carnitine and matcha green tea. Containing pure, natural hemp, rice, pea and pumpkin seed proteins, only natural flavours and sweetened with the natural plant, stevia, it’s available in three varieties, rich chocolate, creamy vanilla and berry burst from Healthista.com for £24.95

Rice Protein Powder by Sussex Wholefoods

  • The protein powder for the rest of us!
  • All-natural alternative to whey protein.
  • No additives!
  • Not just for body-builders! Can be added to normal food to boost protein content.
  • No need to cook.
  • Add to smoothies, shakes, baking, energy balls or sprinkle over breakfast cereals.
  • 80% protein!
  • Suitable for vegans.
  • Adds protein to meat-free diets.
  • Adds protein to a dairy-free diet.
  • Simply stir into food and drinks.
  • Rice Protein is useful for both vegetarians and vegans. It is an excellent source of amino acids which help rebuild muscle. This powder can easily be mixed into shakes and smoothies. Use around 20-30g of powder in around half a pint/500ml of liquid.

www.healthysupplies.co.uk

Lean & Green Vegan Protein - £39.99

Bio-Synergy Lean & Green Vegan Protein is a unique, raw, plant-based protein and is free from soya and hemp. It’s super versatile and can be used in juices, smoothies and shakes, a must-have for after a workout. It tastes great and comes in two flavours, Mint Choc and Butterscotch – tough choice, they’re both delicious! 

www.bio-synergy.uk

Nature's Best Pea Protein

This is ideal for anyone who wants to boost their protein intake and who wants an easy-to-digest high-quality protein, rich in essential amino acids. This is a vegetable sourced protein (which doesn't include soya) that is milk and egg free. It's perfect for soups, sprinkled on cereal, or mixed into stews. 

 

It's also suitable for both vegans and vegetarians, and is a great way to boost your protein intake without consuming animal products. 

Innermost Superfood Blends 

Innermost’s products bring something new and different to the one-dimensional world of nutritional supplements that is male-led and fixated with body-image. 

Innermost has created four strands of products; each one has been thoughtfully crafted to support individuals at various stages of their fitness journeys. If you are regularly working-out or leading an active lifestyle, taking an additional protein supplement has been proven to help with recovery and general day-to-day health. 

Unlike other nutritional products, Innermost is more than just protein. It’s ingredients have been picked for the naturally nutritious qualities they posses such as Japanese medicinal mushrooms, pink Himalayan sea salt, bilberries, Montmorency cherries, cocomineral, turmeric, matcha green tea… the list goes on! Each ingredient plays a specific part in each blend, whether it is to reduce fatigue, increase recovery time or to help fat burn, making its products intelligent alternatives to what is currently available on the market. 

The Innermost product range includes: The Fit One, The Strong One, The Health One and The Lean One. 

www.liveinnermost.com

STRIPPD

STRIPPD, launched in exclusively in Boots in April 2016, is a range of clean, lean protein powders designed specifically for women. Our range of clean protein powders support a healthy lifestyle – with both Whey and Vegan options – both of which also contain Yerbe Mate - a nutritional powerhouse loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

We have celebrity fans including Lucy Watson and Catherine Tydesley.

What: STRIPPD is a range of clean, all-natural, premium protein powders designed specifically for women. The protein comes in both Whey and Vegan and is available in three delicious flavours – vanilla, chocolate and mixed berry. The Whey Protein is produced from the finest milk products, whilst the Vegan Protein is plant based - derived from a mixture of whole pea and hemp sources. Both powders contribute to the growth and maintenance of lean muscle and support a healthy lifestyle.

Why: The products themselves only have five ingredients so are not pumped full of fillers and chemicals, just natural ingredients and flavourings. They are also infused with South-American wonder ingredient Yerbe Mate that has been praised for its metabolism boosting ingredients. Both proteins contains all of the essential amino acids for maintaining healthy hair, skin and nails. The Vegan Protein is perfect for those who are vegan, lactose intolerant or just trying to cut their dairy intake down who still need the all-important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants present in protein.

Price: £20 for a 490g tub

Buy: Boots stores nationwide or https://strippd-uk.com/


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