When making the change to a gluten-free diet, many have to go dairy-free as well. Obviously this means eliminating a large portion of the common protein sources, such as milk, yogurt, cheese, ice cream, etc. It is important to ensure a proper balance of protein is replenished in other ways to maintain adequate muscle strength, energy, and overall wellness.
Brown rice protein powder is a good source for supplementing a healthy form of protein back into one’s diet. In addition to protein, it is a great source for fiber, complex carbohydrates, B and E vitamins, and naturally occurring amino acids.
Adding these nutrients to one’s diet is easy with brown rice protein powder. The powder can easily be added to shakes and smoothies, sprinkled into mashed potatoes, and incorporated into many baked goods. At Daily Forage we add it to our waffle batter and our bread doughs. There is no additional taste and we find that there is a beneficial texture to our final products.
There are a number of brown rice protein powder manufacturers. The main difference we’ve found between products is the texture of the powder. Some have a somewhat grainy texture, while others are more smooth and powdery. We prefer NutriBiotic Rice Protein Powder to meet our needs. It tends to be less granular and incorporates well into recipes. NutriBiotic Rice Protein Powder is made without common food allergens such as soy, milk, eggs, wheat, corn, nuts, or preservatives. It is gluten-free and vegan.
Protein powders can be found at health food stores and vitamin shops. As with any dietary supplement, always check with your doctor to be sure this is an acceptable addition for your personal dietary needs.
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