All our protein powders are vegetable-based and don't have the added nasties associated with most protein-based products. However, remember the saying: 'all things in moderation'.
Wikipedia suggests, 'if too much protein and amino acid supplements are consumed (especially by the Average Joe exerciser), it can be more harmful than beneficial; health risks include dehydration, gout, calcium loss, liver, and renal damage...gastrointestinal side effects include diarrhoea, bloating, and water loss. A bountiful protein diet must be paired with a healthy, well-rounded meal plan and regular resistance exercise.'
Our view at Naturally Good Food is to consider adding additional protein to your diet only if you have a specific objective in mind; this is why we list only vegetable-based proteins and don't and won't list whey-based, lab-produced protein powders.
At Naturally Good Food, although our firm preference is to source locally (or at least, from the UK), we have had to look further afield to provide the best in natural sports proteins. We have therefore sourced products from around the world - but not from a lab! We stock vegetable-based protein powders from a number of companies, including:
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