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Lifematrix Yellow Pea Protein Powder (Absolute Organix)

R265.00

Absolute Organix Yellow Pea Protein Powder is an easily digestible vegetable protein. The 80% protein concentrate is made from yellow peas and it’s an excellent protein option for vegans/vegetarians or anyone with a lactose intolerance and cannot handle dairy proteins like whey. It has a mild, neutral taste and is extremely versatile it blends easily into smoothies, soups and stews.

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Description

400g
Ingredients:  Vegetable protein (Pea) (obtained by mechanical means without use of chemicals)

  • Gluten free.  Dairy free.  Soy Free
  • 100% natural, non-GMO. No additives, No sweeteners. Just pure 80% protein
  • Laboratory tests on pea protein have shown that there is up to 90% absorption rate.

Amino Acids (per 1g)

  • Alanine                   34mg
  • Arganine                 60mg
  • Aspartic Acid          91mg
  • Cystine                     6mg
  • Glutamic Acid       134mg
  • Glycine                   32mg
  • Histadine                21mg
  • Isoleucine               35mg
  • Leucine                   63mg
  • Lysine                     54mg
  • Methionine                6mg
  • Phenylalanine         38mg
  • Proline                    32mg
  • Serine                     41mg
  • Threonine               27mg
  • Tyrosine                 26mg
  • Valine                     50mg

More about essential Amino Acids and Yellow Pea Protein:
There are 20 amino acids that build protein within the body and these are called proteinogens. Adults and children require 8 essential amino acids from food as we cannot produce these proteins, while babies require 9 essential amino acids with the inclusion of Histidine.
The 8 essential amino acids are:

  • Valine – a branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) that works with the other two BCAAs, Isoleucine and Leucine, to promote normal growth, repair tissues, regulate blood sugar and provide energy
  • Isoleucine – increases endurance and aids in muscle repair as well as clotting, when injured.
  • Leucine – works with the amino acids isoleucine and valine to repair muscles, regulate blood sugar and increase energy levels. Further to aiding in the production of growth hormones and burning visceral fat
  • Phenylalanine – required for the normal functioning of the central nervous system, it balances mood and acts as an anti-depressant.
  • Methionine – required to produce antioxidant glutathione. Needed to produce amino acids, cysteine and taurine, that help the body eliminate toxins, build healthy tissue and promote cardiovascular health.
  • Threonine – promotes growth by maintaining the protein balance within the body.
  • Tryptophan – required for production of serotonin, vitamin B3 or niacin, and auxin
  • Lysine – involved in the production off antibodies for a strong, healthy immune system

Pea protein has shown to decrease muscle breakdown after work outs further to aiding in weight loss by delaying emptying of the stomach. Pea protein is one of the few plant sources of Vitamin D, studies on the protein have shown that supports heart health by lowering blood pressure further to delaying or preventing chronic kidney disease (CKD). Pea protein can also prevent diabetes and aid diabetics as it regulates blood sugar levels.
A study published by the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition proved that Pea protein is as effective as whey protein in promoting muscle thickness, this is due to its high levels of Arginine, a BCAA that is crucial for building muscles.

Brand

Absolute Organix

Leading South African manufacturer and supplier of organic foods and products. Founded in 2004, Absolute Organix is a leading South African manufacturer and distributor of organic and natural products. Apart from their own ranges – the Absolute Organix, Lifematrix and Truefood brands (we specialise in healthy oils and superfoods) – they exclusively distribute Holle organic baby foods from Switzerland, Garden of Life wholefood supplements (USA) and Naturata organic foods (Germany). Absolute Organix has their own certified organic oil pressing facility in Johannesburg and are Kosher certified for selected products. Their manufacturing facility is Food Safety audited.

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