Achieve a leaner, healthier body – naturally.
Protein is vitally important for overall health, including easier weight loss, increased metabolism and lean muscle. Containing alpha+™ whey protein isolate, proteins+ provides a pure, grass-fed and antibiotic-free whey protein.
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Pure, absorbable grass-fed whey protein.
Containing alpha+™ whey protein isolate, proteins+ provides a pure source of protein – with digestive enzymes and no artificial ingredients.
Include proteins+ every day to increase metabolism, decrease fat storage, increase lean muscle and improve immunity. Unlike other formulas, proteins+ contains no artificial ingredients or sweeteners, is low in calories, with little to no fat and carbohydrates, and mixes easily into foods, with no blender required.
As a mid-day snack, pre or post exercise, enjoy proteins+ every day for a leaner, healthier body – naturally.
- Product Q&A
proteins+ includes 18 amino acids, including all of the essential amino acids which must be consumed in your diet and cannot be synthesized by your own body.
proteins+ is manufactured in Canada. However, the whey protein isolate comes from cows in the US that are grass – and grain- fed and hormone free. Our Prohydroxy blend consists of: Protease I (Aspergillus Oryzae), Protease II (Carica Papaya), Peptizyme SP (Serratia), Lactase (Aspergillus Oryzae) and Amylase (Aspergillus Oryzae). The enzymes are microbial.
As per Health Canada, there are no safety warnings in regards to those who are pregnant or breastfeeding as it pertains to this product. This being said, it is always best to consult your health care provider before consuming any nutritional supplements while pregnant/breastfeeding.
Our proteins+ product, similar to most nutritional supplements on the market, has an expiry date.
We would not recommend taking the product once it expires.
proteins+ has 0 cholesterol.
It is important to remember everything in moderation. A diet high in protein has been shown to be effective in assisting in weight loss when in combination with a healthy, balanced diet and regular exercise. This being said, if you find that you are consuming enough protein through your diet to meet your needs then this product may not be necessary. In addition, this product is not recommended as a meal replacement as it does not contain adequate carbs, fats, or fiber when used on its own (with water).
Genuine Health products are produced in GMP facilities with stringent allergen control and cleaning protocols, but none of these are nut-free nor are our finished products tested for nut allergens. This product is not suitable for those with severe nut allergies.
proteins+ can be used as a source of dietary protein for children, however, we only have adult dosages for our proteins+ powders.
Health Canada protein (and all macronutrient) guidelines can be found at http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/reference/table/ref_macronutr_tbl-eng.php
Keep in mind the protein content in an egg or thick slice of cheese is 6g and a chicken breast is 27g.
The maximum daily amount for children is:
a. age 1-3, 13g
b. age 4-8 19g
c. age 9-13 34g
Be mindful that excess protein consumption has the potential to damage the kidneys, for this reason it is our recommendation that you seek out the opinion of your paediatrician to help determine appropriate dosing.
The best time to take this product would be after a workout to help build muscle. The 30 minute window directly following a workout is usually the best time.
There is 2% lactoferrin in proteins+.
There is no sugar in proteins+.
The whey we use in our proteins+ comes from cows that are grass and grain fed and hormone and antibiotic free.
proteins+ is great for a post workout snack. In one serving (28.3g), it provides 25g of protein. The amount of proteins+ that you should be supplementing per day would depend on the amount of protein that you are consuming from food per day. You don’t want to overload on whey protein if you are already receiving adequate amounts in your diet. Canada’s Food Guide provides the servings for each food group and age group
This product can definitely be mixed with juice, milk, or in a smoothie. Water is just recommended for easier digestion purposes.
There is no sugar added but there is naturally occurring sugar. Stevia is used for flavouring of our products.
This relates to the source of our plant enzymes – lactase and amylase – which come from Aspergillus Oryzae.
All of our bottles are the smallest size to fit the product contained within. Just like food products, our products settle and what may look to be quite empty a few months after production may have been filled to the brim when made. Additionally, all of our bottles are 100% recyclable.
Yes, they definitely can!
The high quality whey protein isolate used in proteins+ has peptides from kappa-casein in it, commonly known as glycomacropeptides. These are considered a whey protein of casein origin. That being said, intact casein is very low. The levels are not tested nor standardized, but it is estimated that intact casein would represent less than 1% of the total protein (or <25mg/serving).
We recommend seeking out the opinion of your trusted health care provider to determine if this product is right for you.
Yes, this product is gluten free!
There are 3.42g per serving.
An amazing 99% is undenatured. This high quality whey protein isolate is the best money can buy!
There is an unflavoured version available for purchase.
There are 79mg of sodium per serving (28.3g).
This is not a known side effect of proteins+. In some people, dairy can promote breakouts. You may want to try our Vegan proteins+ formula to see if it has the same effect. Further to this, you may want to seek out the opinion of you trusted health care provider to determine if a sensitivity to dairy is an underlying contributor to your symptoms.
There is 0g per serving.
This product contains 507 mg of Arginine per serving (31 g).
proteins+ is not free of soy. It contains lecithin from non-GMO soybean. Our vegan proteins+ is 100% soy free!
Information regarding the “natural cream flavour” and “natural chocolate flavour” is proprietary, but these ingredients are 100% natural and free of MSG and other flavour enhancers. The natural cream flavour does not actually come from cream.
We have not tested proteins+ for lactose, but the protein itself is less than 1% lactose so each serving would have less than 280mg of lactose.
For a protein product 100% free of lactose, we offer Vegan proteins+!
proteins+ contains 79mg sodium, 143mg potassium. We have not tested proteins+ for magnesium as this is not the intention of the product.
The whey we source for proteins+ is indeed free of antibiotics as well as hormones and pesticides.
Genuine Health has high Quality Control standards, which include 3rd party testing, to ensure the safety and potency of all our ingredients.
In each 2 scoop serving there is a 120mg of stevia (a natural sweetener) in proteins+ vanilla and 210mg in proteins+ chocolate.
All ingredients are listed on the label and proteins+ is sweetened with stevia only. We do not use any artificial sweeteners in any of our products.
proteins+ is an isolated protein and therefore it has a very high protein content and the fat, cholesterol, lactose, casein and other components are filtered out (very little remains of these and no cholesterol remains) as they are not wanted for the purpose of the product.
Yes, our whey proteins+ is rennet free and is lacto-vegetarian.
We suggest that you ask your health care practitioner before use. Alternatively, you could use our fermented vegan proteins+ as it does not have this caution
proteins+ has the notice to consult with a health care practitioner for use beyond 12 weeks. The claim is linked to the content of whey protein and is required by the NHPD. Protein intake varies from person to person and the amount needed by an individual is affected by age, weight, amount of daily physical activity etc. An average person needs about 0.4 grams of protein per day per pound of body weight. For even a small women (150 lb), this is 60g and well over the 25g of dietary protein each serving of proteins+ provides.
Recommended Use: Take daily to help build lean muscle in combination with regular weight training and a healthy, balanced diet.
Adult Dosage: Mix 2 scoops (31 g) into 1 cup (250 mL) of your beverage of choice. Take one serving daily, away from medications. For prolonged use consult a health care practitioner.
alpha+TM high alpha whey protein isolate (cross flow microfiltrated; 90% protein; bovine milk) / Isolat de protéines de petit-lait alpha+MC à teneur élevée en alpha-lactalbumine (microfiltré en flux tangentiel; 90 % de protéines; lait bovin) 28 g Prohydroxy®P enzyme blend / Mélange d’enzymes ProhydroxyMDP] 0.3 g Bacterial Protease (Bacillus subtilis) / Protéase bactérienne (Bacillus subtilis) 102 mg / 51,000 FCC PC Papain (Carica papaya fruit) / Papaïne (fruit de Carica papaya) 87 mg / 2,610 FCC PU Alpha-amylase (Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae) / Alpha-amylase (Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae) 69 mg / 6,210 FCC DU Lactase (Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae) / Lactase (Aspergillus flavus var. oryzae) 30 mg / 3,000 FCC ALU Lipase (Aspergillus niger) / Lipase (Aspergillus niger) 12 mg / 1,620 FCC LU
Non-medicinal Ingredients: Stevia, lecithin (soybean), natural flavour blend (natural cream flavor, natural creamy vanilla flavour, natural French vanilla flavour).
proteins+ contains no gluten, wheat, artificial colours, flavours, or sweeteners
Caution: Consult a health care practitioner before use if you have diabetes, impaired liver or kidney function, gastrointestinal lesions/ulcers, are taking anticoagulants or anti-inflammatory agents, are having a surgery or have an allergy to latex or fruit. Discontinue use if you experience hypersensitivity/allergy, headaches, heartburn or bloating. May cause mild gastrointestinal disturbances. Do not use if allergic to milk or milk products.