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The Downlow on Wheat Protein

Hi,

Since wheat protein is even cheaper than soy protein. I wanted to ask if there are any big negative attributes to wheat protein as are to soy protein ?

I know wheat has a bad BV but if it is mixed with casein or egg protein it seems to have a normal amino acid profile.

Example of a amino acid wheat protein profile I found in Austria:

in 100g there are

Alanin 4,1g
Arginin 4,4g
Aspargin acid 8,8g
Cystin 2,2g
L-Glutamin 23,8g
Glycin 3,0g
Histidin 2,1g
Isoleucin 4,4g
Leucin 9,1g
Lysin 6,3g
Methionin 1,7g
Penylananin 4,7g
Prolin 7,4g
Serin 5,3g
Threonin 4,3g
Tryptophan 1,4g
Tyrosin 3,4g
Valin 4,7g

and it also has some Vitamins and stuff

So would it be ok to buy it ?

Haven’t heard anything specifically bad about wheat protein.

Is there a reason you are avoiding regular old whey protein?

[quote]eengrms76 wrote:
Haven’t heard anything specifically bad about wheat protein.

Is there a reason you are avoiding regular old whey protein?[/quote]

Youll be fine unless you have a gluten alergy and get quality protein from other souces Wheat is not the best not great on the bioavaible scale but its not horrid.

Phill

Thx for the replies

Actually I’m using a 3 component protein. It’s made of egg, milk and whey.

That protein costs 16? per kilo but pure whey would cost me 30? per kilo and my budget is limited.

A few days ago I found that wheat protein which is mixed with milk protein or egg protein and it seems to have an good amino acid profile. It also costs 14? per kilo.

Lately my gut started to give me problems when I used my old 3comp protein. So I thought it would be worth to try the new stuff. But just wanted to make sure that wheat doesn’t have the side effects of soy or something like that.