DIY protein supplement with natural ingredients

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Elia Tabuenca García
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If you need to increase the protein intake of your diet or if you are an athlete, here is the natural solution for you. In fact, you can try to prepare a 100% vegetable do-it-yourself protein supplement suitable for everyone, even vegetarians and vegans.

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If you need to increase the protein intake of your diet or if you are an athlete, here is the natural solution for you. In fact you can try to prepare a protein supplement do-it-yourself 100% vegetable suitable for everyone, even vegetarians and vegans.





I reasons to take a protein supplement they can be different: the need to increase strength and power during training, an unbalanced diet or the decision to follow the doctor's suggestions to improve one's diet.

THEdo-it-yourself protein supplement that we suggest is completely vegetable and therefore does not contain cholesterol. The ingredients to make it are easily found in herbalist's shops or in natural product stores, even online.

Before starting to take any type of supplement, remember that it is important to check if you really need them and in what quantities. Usually supplements are taken only for short periods or in cycles, for example in correspondence with the change of season, or in view of a hard sports training.

Protein supplements can be of animal or plant origin. In this case you can prepare a vegetable protein supplement from some natural foods such as hemp seeds, flax seeds, raw cocoa, maca, chlorella and carob. Better to choose organic ingredients.

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Ingredients

To make your own do-it-yourself protein supplement you will need them:

1 XNUMX/XNUMX cups of hemp protein powder

1 cup of flaxseed powder

½ cup of carob powder

½ cup of raw cocoa powder

4 teaspoons of organic vanilla powder

1 teaspoon of stevia

4 teaspoons of chlorella powder

¼ cup of maca powder

Preparation

As a unit of measurement to dose the ingredients choose a cup or measuring cup with a capacity of 240 ml (Cup).



Preparation is very simple. You simply have to pour all the powdered ingredients into a bowl and mix them to obtain a homogeneous mixture. Transfer everything into a airtight container for food e stored in the refrigerator. Storage times depend on Expiring dates of the ingredients used.

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The use of this protein supplement is similar to that of similar products on the market. They usually take some 1 tablespoon or 2 teaspoons per day to add to a drink, for example to a fruit smoothie.

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To understand i nutritional values of your homemade protein supplement you will need to consult the information on the packaging of the ingredients you will use, so you can know the precise protein content of each of them depending on the products you will have available.


For more information on the use of protein supplements and the best ingredients to use, consult your doctor and your trusted herbalist.

Marta Albè

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