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Simply Tera's Organic Whey Protein Unsweetened -- 12 oz


Simply Tera's Organic Whey Protein Unsweetened
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Simply Tera's Organic Whey Protein Unsweetened -- 12 oz

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Simply Tera's Organic Whey Protein Unsweetened Description

  • USDA Organic
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • 21g Protein | 1g Sugar Per Serving
  • 0 rBGH
  • 2 Ingredients
  • Plain Unsweetened
  • Gluten-Free

Simply is at the heart of everything we do!

 

simply clean... tera's organic whey protein is sourced from Organic Valley - a cooperative of organic family farms where cows are pasture-raised and produce milk without the use of rBGH or other synthetic hormones, GMO feed, antibiotics, or pesticides - all in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program.

 

simply delicious... our organic whey is cold-pressed for a uniquely smooth and creamy taste.

 

simply nutritious... a gluten-free complete protein with all 9 essential amino acids and 2g net carbs.

 

simply better... pre/post workout or anytime snack, for sustained energy, muscle support, and overall nutrition.

 

simply sustainable... tera's new canister and lid are made from 100% recycled plastic. Help save the planet and recycle our entire package, scoop and all!


Directions

directions

 

protein drink- add 2 scoops of simply tera's to 6-8 ounces of ice-cold water, milk, or milk substitute and shake well.

 

smoothies- add to your tera's protein drink 1/2 banana, 3 strawberries, 1 tbsp chia seeds and 5 ice cubes (unless fruit is frozen) and blend until smooth.

 

baking- mix 2 scoops of simply tera's into your pancake, muffin, cookie or favorite baking recipes for a delicious protein boost!

Free Of
Gluten, rBGH and GMO.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2 Scoops (28 g)
Servings per Container: About 12
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories110
Total Fat1.5 g2%
   Saturated Fat1 g5%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol55 mg18%
Sodium40 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate3 g1%
   Dietary Fiber1 g0%
Total Sugars1 g
   Includes Added Sugars0 g0%
Protein21 g42%
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium117 mg8%
Iron0 mg2%
Potassium130 mg2%
Phosphorus115 mg10%
Magnesium24 mg6%
Other Ingredients: Organic whey protein concentrate, organic sunflower lecithin.
Contains milk.
Typical Amino Acid Profile (per 28g serving)
alanine 1056 mg
arginine 610 mg
aspartic acid 2453 mg
cystine 605 mg
glutamic acid 3612 mg
histidine 431 mg
isoleucine 1358 mg
leucine 2279 mg
lysine 2030 mg
methionine 426 mg
phenylalanine 776 mg
proline 1232 mg
serine 1028 mg
threonine 549 mg
tryptophan 431 mg
tyrosine 720 mg
valine 1361 mg
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Plant Protein vs. Whey Protein: What's the Difference?

Protein is an essential nutrient for the body, especially if you’re looking to build muscle. Depending on your activity level, the acceptable macronutrient distribution range (AMDR) for protein is between 10 and 35 percent of your daily caloric intake, according to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The more active you are, the more protein you need.

While you can meet your daily protein needs with whole, protein-rich foods, the International Society of Sports Nutrition Journal believes that supplementation is the most practical way to ensure you get enough protein before and after exercise.

Overhead View of Two Scoops of Protein Powder on White Surface to Demonstrate Concept of Whey vs Plant Protein | Vitacost.com/blog

The most common way to supplement this macronutrient is with protein powder, which comes in two standard varieties—whey and plant-based. Each of these can be beneficial, assuming the ingredients are natural, non-GMO and contain no artificial sweeteners or processed additives. However, there are important distinctions to consider when choosing between the two options.

Before choosing one or the other, get the breakdown of whey vs plant protein so you can make the best choice for your body.

Whey contains milk/dairy; Plant-based is vegan-friendly

Dairy is made up of casein, the solid portion, and whey, the liquid portion. Whey is separated from casein in the manufacturing process, and this byproduct is then dried into a powder. The two main forms of whey powder are concentrate and isolate, and each have their own benefits.

Whey concentrate has more biologically active compounds, which makes it ideal for athletic performance. However, whey isolate is considered the “purest source available” with a protein content of “90% or higher,” according to the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.

Whey isolate is also deemed safe for those with lactose intolerance to consume because it only contains trace amounts of the lactose sugar.

However, if you’re vegetarian or vegan, or simply want a vegetarian protein option, plant-based protein is a nutritious alternative. The most common protein sources in plant-based powders are brown rice, soy, hemp and pea protein. In a 2015 study, pea protein was also found to be just as effective as whey when measuring increases in “muscle thickness” making this a great option for meat-free athletes.

Whey is a complete source of amino acids; plant-based is not always

One important benefit of whey protein is that it contains all nine essential amino acids that the body cannot produce on its own. This makes it a complete protein. Whey also tends to digest quickly, so the muscle protein synthesis (MPS) activated by these amino acids can be absorbed and metabolized in the body at a rapid pace, according to the Nutrients Journal. In other words, the protein can work faster in your body.

For this reason, whey promotes energy and stamina during your workout, and then boosts your muscle growth and repair when you’re done.

By contrast, in most cases, plant-based protein is considered an incomplete protein, lacking some of the nine amino acids. The most frequently absent of the amino acids are methionine, isoleucine, lysine, threonine and tryptophan, explains the International Society of Sports Nutrition Journal.

Soy-based protein powders, however, do contain all nine amino acids because soy is one of the only plant foods that is considered a complete protein. The good news is, you don’t have to worry about filling that “gap” of amino acids with complementary proteins, says Trinh Lee, MPH, RD:

“Eating a combination of incomplete proteins provides the essential amino acids your body needs. While you don’t have to eat the complementary protein foods at the same meal, try to eat a variety of complementary incomplete proteins throughout the day.”

Both whey and plant-based proteins can optimize resistance training

Consuming plant or whey protein is an individual choice and both are effective and nutrient-rich in different ways. One shared advantage is that both provide the right amount and kind of fuel to help you get the most from your resistance training. In fact, research documented in the International Society of Sports Nutrition Journal indicates that 48 grams of whey and rice protein can yield the same gains in muscle development and body composition over the course of a two-month fitness regimen. 

This study found that the concentration of amino acids from a high-protein supplement maximizes kinetic digestion and absorption when consumed prior to exercise. In other words, the body’s internal processes to convert food into power and strength are increased with protein, regardless of whether it’s whey- or plant-based.

Choose plant versus whey: you can’t lose

Whether you favor whey or plant-based, the goal is to enrich your wellness and optimize your workouts—and both forms will help you do that. Be sure to check ingredients and choose the protein powder that will best support you both in muscle gains and overall nutritional health. That means avoiding an excess of added sugars, GMO ingredients and additives. All you have to do is make your choice, and get ready to reap the benefits.

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