Many Americans don’t get enough protein, especially at breakfast time since many “on the go” American breakfast foods are high on carbs and low on protein. Further, the protein Americans do get, are often not among the healthiest sources. Incorporating Brandless Protein Power into your meals is a super convenient way to increase your protein and ensure you get a really healthy source of protein. Let’s explore this further.
Before you incorporate Brandless Protein Power into your diet, you’ll need to figure out how much protein you need in a day. According to published scientific recommendations, the baseline amount of protein a person should get to stay healthy is about 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram (kg) of body weight. You can convert pounds into kilograms by dividing by 2.2.
As an example, let’s calculate the baseline daily protein needs for a 150 pound person:
150 pounds/2.2 = 68.18 kilograms x 0.8 grams of protein/kg = 54.54 grams of protein per day
Now, let’s calculate the baseline daily protein needs for a 200 pound person:
200 pounds/2.2 = 90.91 kilograms x 0.8 grams of protein/kg = 72.72 grams of protein per day
That’s about an 18.8 gram difference, so you can see, the amount of protein you need to stay healthy is very dependent on your total body weight and will vary if you lose or gain weight. The more you weigh, the more protein you need to stay healthy.
It’s also true that older people need more protein to help maintain their muscle mass. After age 50, it is recommended by many health experts that you increase your protein by as much as 50 to 100 percent. If you combine this dietary change with weight resistant exercises, you can stave off the loss of muscle mass that many older Americans experience, or at least reduce the amount you’d otherwise lose.
Active people also need more protein than the recommended baseline amount. Brandless recommends that a moderately active person increase their protein intake to 1.0-1.2 grams per kilogram of body weight per day. Brandless also recommends that highly active people, such as marathon runners and other athletes, increase their protein intake to 1.0-1.2 grams per kilogram of body weight per day.
One of the best things about Brandless Organic Unflavored Plant Protein Powder is that it is composed entirely of plant proteins. Research has shown that plant proteins are kinder to the human body than animal proteins. This is because animal proteins cause the body to become more acidic whereas plant proteins keep the body in the alkaline state. An alkaline body is more resistant to diseases including heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Animal proteins are also harder on the kidneys than plant proteins.
The potential problem with getting your protein from plants is that the proteins of plants don’t usually have all nine essential amino acids. However, if you combine them in the right combinations, you can get “complete protein,” i.e. protein that contains the right amount of every essential amino acid. This is why the argument that some make that you HAVE to have meat based protein is flawed. Brandless Protein Powder has been carefully formulated to combine the right proportions of five high quality plant proteins so you get the perfect balance of all nine essential amino acids.
Brandless Organic Unflavored Plant Protein Powder contains organic brown rice protein, organic pea protein, organic pumpkin seed protein, organic hemp seed protein, and organic chia seed protein. Further, it contains no artificial flavors or preservatives and no gmo ingredients.
One scoop of Brandless Organic Unflavored Plant Protein Powder contains 20 grams of protein and can be mixed with eight ounces of any liquid such as milk or juice or blended into smoothies or yogurt. Getting a healthy balance of amino acids could not be easier. Brandless Protein Powder is also priced better than other protein powers on the market, including inferior protein powder products. This aligns with other affordable high quality Brandless products.
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