Pea Protein for Sports & Fitness
Why Do Athletes Use It?*
What Do the Advocates Say?*
Dosage & Side Effects
How Much Is Usually Taken by Athletes?
People with peanut, soybean, or other legume allergies should be careful when adding pea protein to the diet. Even though peas are not a major cause of allergies, pea allergies are more common in people who have other legume allergies.1
Carbohydrate molecules called oligosaccharides may be present in varying amounts in pea protein extracts. These molecules can cause intestinal discomfort and gas in some people. A processing technique called ultrafiltration reduces the amount of oligosaccharides remaining in pea protein and reduces this side effect.2
Interactions with Supplements, Foods, & Other Compounds
Interactions with Medicines
Where to Find It
Last Review: 06-05-2015
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