I’ve heard so much about pea protein. But what is pea protein? I think it’s simply a plant based powder made out of peas. It’s usually used to increase the protein content in smoothies and shakes. It’s also used in some packaged foods like veggie burgers, vegan mayo and a subsitutute for dairy in some ice creams. Pea protein is made from extracting the powder from green and yellow split peas. The peas are the same ones used to make split pea soup. Pea protein is a healthy alternative to whey protein and other animal derived powders. There are also several other types of powders such as soy protein, rice protein, and hemp protein.
The pea is most commonly the small spherical seed or the seed-pod of the pod fruit Pisum sativum. Yes, peas are a fruit because they have a seed.
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I love this inspiring message You Are Never Too Old To Be Young! So much that I did some research and found Plant Collagen by yoursuper. This quote really has made an impact on me and helped me to live a healthier lifestyle. Collagen is naturally made in the body. It gives skin a youthful glow but as we get older collagen decreases due to stress, environment and aging. It’s in our bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons, organs, skin, intestinal lining and more. It is also a plentiful protein in the body that makes up more than any other protein in the body.
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The name collagen comes from the greek (kolla) meaning glue and (gen) meaning producing. There are many scientific studies done and different types of collagen that have been identified. You can read more and find many scientific facts here about collagen. The medical uses are: cardiac applications, cosmetic surgery, bone grafts, tissue regeneration, wound healing and reconstructive surgical uses. But Plant Collagen the one that I’m talking about is different. Please read on….
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This is so exciting to have some healthy plant based options for collagen support and protection for aging skin. I’m talking about Plant Collagen by yoursuper.com. It’s designed to help protect and support the skin’s natural collagen production. But I can’t wait to receive my order so I can tell you all about what is plant collagen. This product is new so the reviews are not available but you can see my past reviews of products like Moon Balance and Magic Mushroom by clicking here. Here’s what I know about this amazing new product and what I’ve learned about the ingredients in it.
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Wow…a sweetener that is healthy for you. I’m so excited that I had to share as soon as I learned of it. I’m sure you may have heard of it since some of you are superfood pros. It’s called Lucuma! So what is Lucuma? All the way from South America specifically from Chile, Peru and Ecuador. It kinda looks like a mango and is a staple of the Incas. The super fruit grows on a tree in the Sapotacease family and the official name is Pouteria lucuma. Pronounced loo-ku-mah.
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