soy protein powder?

so im newish to the raw food diet and am wondering is it OK for a rawist to use soy protein powder? if not what can i use to maintain muscle strength. im an advent weight lifter and dont want to lose size so any ideas?


  • I don't know about soyprotein, but you can try hempprotein instead! That's raw!

  • superfood2superfood2 Raw Newbie

    All foods have enough percentage of protein that you would need; if you get enough calories, you get enough protein.

    If you want EXTRA protein, you can find raw sprouted rice protein, barley protein, and hemp protein.

  • RawaholicRawaholic Raw Newbie

    I use hemp protein powder, maca powder, mesquite powder, bee pollen, and various nuts, and nut butters for my main protein sources. They seem to work wonders for me since I need the extra kick as I swim laps everyday.

  • MauriceYuMauriceYu Raw Newbie
    edited November 2021

    Soy protein is a kind of plant protein, and its amino acid composition is similar to milk protein. Except for slightly lower methionine, the content of other essential amino acids is relatively rich, and it is a complete plant protein. In terms of nutritional value, it can be equivalent to animal protein. In terms of genetic structure, it is also the closest to human amino acids, so it is the most nutritious plant protein. Soy protein has the incomparable advantages of animal protein. Although soy protein has very little methionine, it does not contain cholesterol. Its unique physiologically active substance-isoflavones has the effect of lowering cholesterol.

  • I don't know about soyprotein, but you can try hempprotein instead! That's raw!

     I like this idea, actually. 

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