Vegetable proteins are made by cold pressing of raw plant seeds or grains. The oil obtained in this way is separated from the solids. The resulting paste is dried and then ground into a fine powder. Vegetable proteins are completely natural and unprocessed products, therefore they retain all their valuable and desirable properties.
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Sesame Powder Protein
Sesame protein is a source of plant phytosterols that regulate the hormonal balance in the human body. Sesame seeds are rich in vitamin E and vitamin A. They are also a source of dietary fiber and minerals - calcium, potassium, zinc, iron, copper and magnesium. The content of many minerals has a positive effect on the condition of hair, skin and nails. The addition of sesame protein to the hand-made humus will enrich it with valuable nutritional values. With the addition of this protein, we can also prepare the so-called Power balls, a healthy and tasty snack consisting of dried fruit, peanut butter and sesame protein (which will perfectly thicken the mass to make balls).
Flax protein powder
Flax seeds contain many valuable ingredients for the human body. And just as flax oil is a source of valuable Omega-3 acids, flax protein powder is a source of high-quality protein (with a very favorable set of amino acids) and dietary fiber. Flax seeds are a rich source of minerals - phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, potassium and vitamins E and K. According to folk medicine, flax seeds are used primarily in the treatment of digestive system ailments as well as in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Protein from flax can be added to porridge, omelettes, baking cakes and bread, sauces, soups, coatings and wherever the dish needs to be thickened or increased cohesiveness. Therefore, flax protein powder is used by vegans as a replacement for egg white.
Hemp protein powder
Hemp is the most complete source of protein in the entire plant kingdom. For this reason, they are included in the group of superfood products. They are rich in amino acids and fatty acid (optimal ratio of omega-3 to omega-6) and dietary fiber. It is a natural source of vitamin E, iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Hemp protein is a naturally gluten-free product that absorbs very quickly and is easily digestible.
Pumpkin Protein Powder
Pumpkin seeds, and thus pumpkin protein, surprises above all with the richness of magnesium and other minerals such as phosphorus, manganese, copper, potassium, iron and zinc, which is very important for the human body - the guardian of immunity. Pumpkin protein is also a source of fiber and beta-carotene, which, as a strong antioxidant, inhibits harmful oxidative processes and lowers the level of bad cholesterol.
Vegetable proteins are recommended in particular to people who practice sports and all those who lead an active, healthy lifestyle as well as people who are slimming. Vegetable proteins are almost neutral in taste, thanks to which the prepared dishes do not change their basic taste. As an all-plant product, they are especially recommended for vegans and vegetarians and can be eaten daily. The recommended daily intake is approx. 30 gr. daily (once or in divided portions).
Vegetable protein is an excellent addition to everyday porridge, muesli, yoghurt, cottage cheese, omelettes, salads, sauces, pastries and cocktails (fruit or vegetable). It is also an excellent thickener for cream-type vegetable soups.