Shape / Dr. Nancy Rahnama

What’s the Deal with Pea Protein and Should You Give It a Try?

June 14, 2018


As plant-based eating becomes more and more popular, alternative protein sources have been flooding the food market. From quinoa and hemp to sacha inchi and chlorella, there are almost too many to count. You may have seen pea protein amongst these popular plant-based protein alternatives, but still be a bit confused about how on Earth peas could ever be an adequate source of protein.

Here, experts give the scoop on this nutrient-dense little powerhouse. Read on for all the pros and cons of pea protein and why it’s worth your attention–even if you’re not vegan or plant-based.

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