NuZest Clean Lean Protein is a pea protein based supplement.
It is manufactured by NuZest, an Australian natural health company.
Pea Protein Isolate
Pea protein is an ideal source of vegetarian protein.
It contains all 9 essential amino acids and is high in glutamine.
Vegetarian protein does not contain lactose, which is found in many dairy based proteins. Many people are intolerant to lactose.
NuZest Pea Protein has a pH of 7.8, making it an alkaline product. Alkalinity helps to preserve muscle mass, and counters the effects of lactic acid (1).
Pea protein is easier to digest than dairy protein for many people. It has a 98% digestibility rating.
NuZest use premium European Golden peas.
There are 24 grams of pea protein in every serving.
Katemfe Fruit Extract
Katemfe fruit extract contains a protein called thaumatin.
It is a low calorie flavor enhancer, making it an excellent natural sweetener.
Thaumatin has also demonstrated the ability to increase fat oxidization (2).
Who Takes it?
NuZest Pea Protein is marketed as a general purpose protein supplement. It is taken by all people who want extra protein in their diet.
How to Take it
Mix 1 scoop (25g) in 200 mls of water and mix well.
There are 20 servings in each 500g container.
There are no side effects associated with this product.
- Vegetarian protein source
- Lactose Free
- High Glutamine levels
- Taste may not appeal
NuZest Pea protein is an excellent protein source, providing some unique benefits.
It is an alkaline product, making it a more effective preserver of muscle. It is also a complete protein that is free of gluten, soy, dairy, artificial colours and preservatives.
The 98% digestibility rating of NuZest is much higher than most other protein powders.