Now Sports Pea Protein Powder Review

Peas are well known for being a rich source of protein.  Peas are also free of common allergens, making pea protein an ideal source of post workout nutrition for athletes who may have difficulty supplementing with other types of protein.

NOW Sports Pea Protein Powder is 100% pure, non GMO vegetable protein, that is high in BCAA, (Branched Chain Amino Acids), vegetarian, allergen soy and dairy free.  NOW Sports Pea Protein is 100% pure and natural, unflavored, and mixes easily into your favorite beverages.

NOW Sports is dedicated to manufacturing a line of effective and natural sports nutrition products to fuel the diverse nutritional needs of today’s athletes. Thier products are manufactured under strict GMPs.

Pros

The Pea Protein from NOW Sports disolves easily and blends well into you favorite smoothies. It dissolves with a quick stir. Most found the flavor to be quite neutral or very mild and unobjectionable, although some said the taste of the pea protein took some getting use to. It’s made from peas, so you should at the very least expect it to taste like them.

While there is no doubt a pea flavor, it is certainly better than the smell that comes from most whey protein powders or the fake vanilla and chocolate flavor one gets from most protein drinks. It is easy to digest so it won’t cause gas of make you feel bloated.

The mix is extremely cost efficient, with 28 grams of protein per serving, making the mix extremely cost efficient. The amino acid counts are great and the pea powder has less then one carb per 28 grams of protein.

NOW pea protein powder is highly recommended if you’re in the market for a clean source of protein and have allergies. It contains none of the following common allergens: gluten, soy, dairy, yeast, eggs, or sugar. Plus, it’s made from non GMO vegetable sources.

Cons

To some reviewers, the taste and texture were unbearable. Some complained of too strong a pea flavor overwhelming thier smoothies, while others took issue with the “chalky texture” or grit.

For those watching their sodium intake, it should be noted that one serving of NOW Sports Pea Protein Powder contains 330mg of sodium.

Size

2 lbs, or 28g of protein per scoop, and 27 scoops per container.

Consumer Ratings

Pea Protein Powder from NOW Sports had a favorable rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars collected from 90 customer reviews.

Price

$14.99 ($0.47 / oz) or around $0.55 per serving.

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