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Does NUTRALYS® pea protein have a good amino acid profile?

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The amino acid profile of pea protein is well balanced and fulfills the requirements defined by the FAO in 2008 for adults and children with a slight deficiency in sulphur-containing amino acids. Indeed it presents a typical legume protein profile: high level of lysine, and low level of sulphur-containing amino acids (methionine+cysteine). 

This makes pea a very good candidate for complementation with cereals such as wheat or rice which are low in lysine and high in those sulphur-containing amino-acid.  The synergy with NUTRALYS® W wheat protein is of high interest (see NUTRALYS® wheat protein range).

N.B. The amino acids cannot be stored in the body: amino acids in excess are eliminated. Therefore, balancing the consumption of animal (egg and milk proteins with an amino-acid score >>100) and vegetable protein sources is a relevant way to fulfill essential amino-acid requirement without wasting. 

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Vegetable proteins are said to be of lower quality than animal proteins. What about NUTRALYS® pea protein?

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What is the taste of NUTRALYS® pea protein compared to other pea protein on the market?

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NUTRALYS® - Functional Pea Protein
NUTRALYS® F are functional pea proteins designed for protein enrichment and food applications that required emulsifying or gelling properties, including various meat-free & savory products.
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