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Protein 101

Proteins are long chain molecules containing carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sometimes sulfur, which are made up of amino acids joined by peptide bonds. There are twenty different amino acids that our bodies use to build the many different kinds of protein molecules it requires for optimal structure and function. Of these, nine are considered essential amino acids, meaning that the body cannot adequately synthesize them, and they must therefore be supplied through diet. The other eleven are considered nonessential, as the body can synthesize them in the liver from other amino acids.

When we eat, protein digestion begins in the stomach. Here, hydrochloric acid and the enzyme pepsin begin the process of cleaving the proteins in our food into constituent amino acids. This job is finished in the small intestine by the enzyme trypsin, and the amino acids are then absorbed through the intestinal villi into our bloodstream to supply the body’s many cells with raw materials needed for protein production.

The DNA and RNA inside our body’s 10 trillion cells build an amazing diversity of protein molecules according to genetic guidelines. There are in fact over 10,000 different types of protein molecules that your cells make to build your body. Next to water, protein is the most abundant substance in the human body. Protein is an essential structural component for every type of body cell, including muscles, skin, bones, organs, tendons, cartilage, and ligaments. There are also a variety of biologically active protein compounds in the body: enzymes, antibodies, hormones, neurotransmitters, lymph cells, cell-membrane receptors, and many more. Our bodies are constantly undergoing renewal and repair of dead and damaged cells. Amino acids are the core building-block nutrients needed for these rebuild and repair functions.

Recommended Daily Intake of Protein 

Unlike carbohydrates and fats, amino acids are not stored in the body, and we therefore require a constant supply from our diet to fuel cellular production of protein molecules. The Recommended Daily Intake (“RDI”) of protein varies, depending on a variety of factors such as sex, age, and level of activity. For an average sedentary adult, the RDI is around 0.36 grams of protein per pound of body weight. For pregnant and/or lactating women, this figure goes up to 0.6 grams of protein per pound of body weight. An active endurance or strength-training athlete needs up to 0.8 grams of protein per pound of body weight. Infants up to six months of age need 1 gram per pound of body weight.

Warrior Food™ for Athletes 

Warrior Food™ is a 100% plant based and raw, concentrated, complete, hypoallergenic, highly digestible, and bioavailable protein powder made from organically grown sprouted brown rice and yellow pea protein. Both the rice and pea protein in Warrior Food™ are extracted and concentrated with purified water and enzymes at low temperatures to produce a highly bioavailable, raw, and non-denatured protein supplement. Absolutely no solvents of any kind are used in the extraction process.

Warrior Food™ is the perfect protein supplement for athletes and people looking to support an active lifestyle. Protein digestibility is key for athletes – poorly digested protein supplements do not make it into the bloodstream to fuel muscle growth, feed an unhealthy intestinal ecology, and contribute to food allergies, leaky gut, and bloating. The last thing an athlete wants is to experience bloating during a workout from their pre-workout drink. Fortunately, Warrior Food™ brown rice protein is sprouted, effectively predigesting the proteins, and the concentrated pea protein in Warrior Food™ is also easy to digest. Warrior Food™ is highly digestible, producing no bloat, and delivering highly bioavailable protein to your muscles to fuel your athletic activities.

Another important aspect of any quality protein supplement is protein completeness. A complete protein is one in which all essential amino acids are present in ratios similar to what is required by the human body. Many Vegan protein sources are incomplete (low in one or more of the essential amino acids), potentially limiting the amount of proteins the body can build from Vegan foods. Fortunately, this issue with Vegan proteins can easily be remedied by combining complementary proteins. Rice protein is higher in the amino acids cysteine and methionine, but low in lysine. Legumes like yellow pea protein, on the other hand, tend to be low in cysteine and methionine – but high in lysine. When you combine rice and yellow pea protein, you get a highly bioavailable complete protein with a protein efficiency ratio that is comparable to whey and egg, but without the allergenic issues of these proteins.

  • High quality support for priming the body for training (pre workout), increasing endurance and peak performance (during workout), and rapid recovery/rebuilding and reduction in muscle soreness (post workout)*
  • Complete, high quality protein source – contains abundant quantities of all essential and nonessential amino acids in a ratio that is compatible with the needs of our bodies (i.e., high biological value)
  • 100% food! No chemicals or unhealthy sweeteners added. Also, GMO free, gluten free, casein free, lactose free, cholesterol free, dairy free.
  • Metabolically clean formula – pH neutral to slightly alkaline-forming
  • Contains high levels of branched-chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine, and valine) for performance and mass*
  • High in lysine and arginine for building tissue and fueling active lifestyles*
  • Actual ground vanilla bean and heirloom cacao used in Vanilla and Chocolate formulas. Virtually all other protein powders use synthetic vanilla and/or isolated chocolate ‘flavors,’ which often contain unhealthy chemicals.
  • Smooth consistency. Deliciously creamy and mildly flavored. No grit or “chalky” aftertaste.
  • Unlike most other protein supplements, we do NOT use isolated gums to improve consistency. Instead, Warrior Food™ contains highly nutritious WHOLE FOOD nopal cactus. Nopal cactus helps keep blood sugar stable for improved endurance and is loaded with antioxidants that support post-workout recovery and immune health.*

Warrior Food™ vs. Soy Protein 

Warrior Food™ does not contain any concentrated/isolated soy protein, which is very high in isolated phytoestrogens and also highly allergenic. Soy protein is so high in isolated phytoestrogens that it can actually produce endocrine imbalances. Unlike soy protein supplements, Warrior Food™ is hypoallergenic and does not unbalance your hormones. Brown rice and yellow peas are both extremely low in phytoestrogens, and the water extraction process used to make the proteins in Warrior Food™ does not extract the fat-soluble phytoestrogens.

Warrior Food™ vs. Animal Proteins 

Warrior Food™ can support the transition from a diet containing excess animal proteins to a more healthful plant-strong diet. Many animal proteins – meats, fish, poultry, dairy, eggs – are high in sulfur-containing amino acids and produce significant amounts of sulfuric acid when metabolized. Many animal proteins are also high in compounds known as purines, which break down into uric acid in the body. Thus, consumption of excess animal proteins tends to produce acidity in the body, which has been shown to contribute to osteoporosis, gout, kidney stones, and other health challenges. In contrast, Warrior Food™ is lower in purines and sulfur-containing amino acids than animal proteins. In addition, Warrior Food™ contains alkalizing minerals, as well as a plethora of highly beneficial phytonutrients with a myriad of antioxidant, immune system activation, exercise recovery, and cell normalization benefits that only occur in plant foods.*

Problems with Whey Protein 

Most people likely have at least a mild allergic response to whey protein, thereby producing excess mucus and low level systemic inflammation. Also, many people are lactose intolerant (60% of the population), or have a serious whey allergy and simply cannot consume whey protein. In addition, whey is derived from cow’s milk, which is typically loaded with herbicides, pesticides, antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals. Finally, almost all the whey protein products on the market are a byproduct of the cheese and casein manufacturing industries. These industries use high heat and other processing techniques that denature the protein molecules in the whey, rendering them toxic. Contrary to manufacturer claims, very few companies produce truly undenatured whey protein. Even in the best case scenarios, including grass-fed cows, animal proteins are higher on the food chain. Thus, all of the environmental poisons that even organically-fed cows are exposed to concentrate in their tissues (as in all animals, including humans) and this concentration of toxins is then delivered in foods derived from animals (including whey).

Why Warrior Force™?

  • 100% TruGanic™. TruGanic™ is Warrior Force™’s own purist, hard-core, quality standard for sourcing and production. Ingredients must pass actual tests (that no other standard requires) to verify non-GMO status and ensure they are 100% free of pesticides and irradiation.
  • Packed in 100% recyclable black hard plastic containers made with actual recycled content. We don’t use cheap, soft plastic lined pouches, as these outgas high amounts of xenoestrogens and other toxic chemicals, dramatically degrading the nutritional content of the product. These NON-Eco packages are also NOT recycled or recyclable.

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Warrior Food™ Natural: Complete Protein This is the best protein formula available. Organic • Non Toxic • Vegan • Raw • Hard Core. Easy to absorb and assimilate therefore you need less protein. Go to Warrior Food™ product page.

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