Supplement Database: Pea Protein

Pea Protein Explained

What is Pea Protein?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Pea Protein

Supports muscle growth and recovery; hypoallergenic and easily digestible; rich in branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) and arginine; may aid in weight management and satiety.

Drawbacks of Pea Protein?

Lower in methionine compared to animal proteins; may have a slightly gritty texture or earthy taste; potential for antinutritional factors like phytates or lectins in raw pea protein.