Hemp protein vs whey protein, in a nutshell.
Both hemp powder and whey powder contain significant amounts of protein, but hemp protein may be a better option for those who have allergies or those who prefer to eat natural, unprocessed and plant-based products. Additionally, hemp protein contains a range of other nutrients such as essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. It is sustainably sourced & produced making it a more environmentally friendly option. And one more thing, consumption of hemp protein powder is safe and legal – and it won’t get you high.
|HEMP PROTEIN POWDER||WHEY PROTEIN POWDER|
|WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?|
|Sustainably sourced and made from entirely from natural hemp seeds. A 100% plant-based product requiring no GMO or toxins to produce.||Made from liquids created in the cheese & yoghurt making process, which makes it an animal-based product.|
|EASE OF DIGESTION|
|Easily digestible and doesn’t cause bloating or stomach upset.||May cause stomach upset & bloating to those with lactose intolerance or sensitivity to dairy.|
|PROTEIN PER 100G|
|50 g of protein per 100 g of hemp powder..||90 g of protein per 100 g of whey powder.|
|ALLERGIES & SUITABILITY|
|Dairy-free, Soy-free, Nut-free & Contains no artificial colours or flavours. Suitable for vegetarians & vegans. Though generally gluten free it is recommended to purchase only through a reputable supplier to avoid the risk of cross contamination.||May cause stomach upset & bloating to those with lactose intolerance or sensitivity to dairy. Many whey powders are gluten free but those containing glutamine should not be consumed by people sensitive to gluten. Unsuitable for vegans.|
|HEALTHY FATS & AMINO ACIDS|
|Contains all the essential fatty acids required by the body for good health. It is a balanced source of Omega 3, 6 & 9||Contains a great range of essential amino acids which are absorbed quickly.|
|Naturally derived from whole hemp seeds. Hemp protein is a raw product, naturally derived from whole hemp seeds. It contains no preservatives or additives.||Refined in it’s production process, most whey proteins are heated during production. A lot of whey products on the market also contain added sugar, artificial flavours and artificial colours, so it’s important to choose carefully.|
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