Protein powders have long been used to help our nutritional intake of vital vitamins and minerals, however lactose and filler-filled whey powders can make the painful symptoms of IBS and bloating much worse. If you suffer from IBS and bloating and plan to follow a LOW FODMAP Diet - discover which Protein Powder you can use by clicking here.
Made only with organic and cold-pressed natural ingredients that are free from dairy, soy, GMO, thickeners, fillers and no added sugar, these powders are a great choice for homemade smoothies, pancakes, baking and cereals for nutrient-dense protein to help you feel your best.
That Protein Becomes First FODMAP Friendly Certified Protein Powder in U.K.
Following a rigorous laboratory tested evaluation process, That Protein's Blissful Raw Cacao Organic Super Protein has become the first protein powder in the U.K. to be certified low FODMAP. It also been voted Best Vegan Chocolate Protein Powder in the U.K for it's delicious blend of the richest, creamiest organic raw cacao and organic brown rice protein perfect for chocolate lovers.
Low FODMAP stands for low fermentable, oligosaccharides (fructans & GOS), disaccharides (lactose), monosaccharides (fructose) and polyols. Put simply, FODMAPs are a collection of short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) that aren’t absorbed properly in the gut, which can trigger symptoms in people with IBS. FODMAPs are found naturally in many foods and food additives.
A study found that around 3/4 of those who follow the Low FODMAP diet reported an improvement of the symptoms of IBS which include bloating, gas and gastrointestinal pain. Thankfully Plant-Based nutrition company That Protein have three vegan Super Proteins that are suitable low FODMAP foods to support your general nutrition or fitness programme:
Headed by Vegan entrepreneur Darlene McCormick, That Protein won the prestigious Nourish Awards billed as the “toughest in the health food sector”. Ms McCormick said: “At any one time in U.K. around 10-20% of people are suffering with IBS. With our FODMAP Friendly certification people can be assured that they can enjoy That Protein’s Blissful Raw Cacao Plant Protein safely on the low FODMAP diet whilst supporting their fitness and wellness goals.”
Tim Mottin, director of the FODMAP Friendly Food program, says “We’re pleased to partner with That Protein to certify an innovative FODMAP Friendly product for those with digestive issues following the low FODMAP diet. This is the first protein powder product to be certified in the UK under our certification program and we’re excited to see the number of UK based products continue to grow.”
Why we love that it is high in organic plant protein with a full spectrum amino acid profile and a serious boost of fibre, calming magnesium, fatigue busting iron and more, that can help build and maintain muscles, healthy bones, reduce oxidative stress and can contribute to maintenance of heart health.
As always, when starting any new diet a low FODMAP one should be done in conjunction with a dietician or nutritionist who can help you with your nutrition plan. For more information about the low FODMAP diet, we recommend consulting www.monashfodmap.com