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Garden of Life, Organic Raw Protein, Beyond Organic Protein Formula, Vanilla, 22 oz (631 g)33 Reviews
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2.07 lbs (0.94 kg)
- Product Code: GOL-11603
- UPC Code: 658010116039
- Package Quantity: 22 oz (631 g)
- Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 7.1 in, 1.75 lbs (0.79 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Real Raw Vanilla
- USDA Organic
- Excellent Source of Protein from 13 RAW Organic Sprouts
- 17 Grams Per Serving
- Fat-Soluble Vitamins A, D , E , K
- Live Probiotics and Enzymes
- No Fillers, Artificial Flavors or Synthetic Nutrients
- Dairy Free
- Soy Free
- Non-GMO Project Verified
- Raw Food Dietary Supplement
- Lactose Free
- No Synthetic Nutrients
- No Artificial Flavors or Sweeteners
- No Preservatives
- No Pea Protein
- Certified Organic by QAI
Garden of Life RAW Protein - Beyond Organic Protein
Unlock the nutritive power of living grains and seeds with Garden of Life RAW Protein - a certified organic, RAW, vegan protein powder. Featuring 13 RAW and organic sprouts, RAW Protein is an excellent source of complete protein - providing 17 grams and 34% of the Daily Value - including all essential amino acids. RAW Protein contains Vitamin Code RAW Food-Created fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K and supports digestive health and function with live probiotics and protein-digesting enzymes.
- Helps build and repair muscle
- Good for pre and post workout
- Promotes protein synthesis
- Contains 3.8 g of branched chain amino acids
- Increases protein content of meals and snacks
- Easily digested
- Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
- Good for those with sensitivities to milk and other proteins
- Highest quality alternative to soy, whey and milk protein
Why RAW really matter:
Heat can denature proteins reducing their availability to your body. But Garden of Life's Certified Organic plant proteins are different; always gently produced at low temperatures, without any added fillers or carriers (like maltodextrin which can come from GMO corn) preserving their complete amino acid integrity and whole-food Certified Organic Non-GMO goodness.
Adults mix 1 level scoop in 6 ounces of water one (or more) times per day (scoop included). Delicious with almond or rice milk. Not intended for children.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, lactobacillus bulgaricus.
Contains no filler ingredients, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives.
Caution: As with any dietary supplement, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, anticipate surgery, take medication on a regular basis or are otherwise under medical supervision.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing.
Keep out of reach of children.
Packaged by weight not volume. Settling may occur.
|Serving Size: 1 Level Scoop (23 g)|
|Servings Per Container: Approximately 28|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrates||4 g||1%¹|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12%¹|
|Soluble Fiber||2 g||+|
|Insoluble Fiber||1 g||+|
|Other Carbohydrate||1 g||+|
|Vitamin A*||200 IU||4%|
|Vitamin D*||400 IU||100%|
|Vitamin E*||5 IU||18%|
|Vitamin K*||5 mcg||6%|
Organic RAW Sprout Blend
RAW Probiotic & Enzyme Blend
1Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Typical Amino Acid Profile
|Aspartic Acid||1638 mg|
|Glutamic Acid||3098 mg|
* = Essential Amino Acids
BV (Biological Value) provides a measurement of how efficient the body utilizes the protein consumed in the diet; the human body is using the Organic RAW Protein to 98.2% efficiency which compares very similarly to animal proteins, and is far superior to other vegetarian proteins such as pea protein at 48% BV and soy protein at 57% BV.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Just read in Natural News online that three different labs have verified that this Raw Protein has heavy concentrations of heavy metals in it. Very upset because I ordered the Vanilla flavor one from iHerbs last year and consumed it within 4 months - and am now wondering if my current gynaelogical problems are connected to it in any way. Have not heard it the Raw Meal is tainted as well, but I would be even more upset if it was as I feed that to my son. Waiting to see if Natural News'll publish any more findings. UPDATE: Within 24 hours, Natural News has removed their previous publication of the lab findings, and reports that GOL and SunWarrior have committed to visiting the farms from which they source brown rice and testing the water for heavy metals, and they have committed to achieving specific low limits on heavy metal content in their products. They do not contest the findings in the Natural News report, but GOL states that "Raw Protein remains and always has been safe... these results, taken at face value, report levels that are entirely safe." Go to their website or the Natural News website to read the whole thing. Because of GOL's decent and conscientious response to this problem, I'm upgrading my review from one star to two. However, any amount of heavy metals, even if deemed "safe", seems too much for me. Best to avoid the product till GOL can address and rectify the problem at the source.
I really liked this product a lot. If you check all the ingredients it's awesome: probiotics, enzymes, vitamins... Compared to Sunwarrior's rice protein I found this better. ------------------ The only problem is that the quality varies. I have used this for a while now but lately I have received two packages that have been bad: they had a very strong rancid wax -like smell and taste. They couldn't be used. This is very sad because I really liked the product when it tasted normal. From now on I'll buy Sunwarrior even though the flavored proteins contain some additives.