The Best Protein Powder For Sensitive Stomach

The Best Protein Powder For Sensitive Stomach

Drink Wholesome is the best protein powder for sensitive stomach.

Does your protein powder upset your stomach? Protein powders are notorious for causing digestive distress, and whey protein is the most notorious of them all. Most of whey protein’s side effects are related to lactose intolerance, which is the inability to digest lactose, the main carbohydrate in dairy products. Lactose intolerance is incredibly common, and if your whey protein causes digestive distress, you should switch to a dairy-free protein powder.

Among the best dairy-free alternatives are plant-based protein powders (pea, soy, etc.) and egg white protein powder. It is important to note, however, that the fiber in plant-based options, especially in large doses, causes bloating, gas and either constipation or diarrhea for many people. It is also worth noting that many plant based protein powders are full of additives that can upset your stomach. Some of the top offenders are xanthan and guar gum, soy and sunflower lecithin, inulin, and carrageenan. Plant based protein powders also often contain artificial sweeteners like erythritol and sucralose, which can do number on your gut. Unfortunately, the only way to determine whether or not a particular plant-based protein powder is right for you is to try it, which can get expensive.

Unless you have a sensitivity to eggs, egg white protein powder is the best option in terms of digestion. Our customers have experienced fewer digestive issues with our egg white protein powders than with any other type of protein powder. This is in part because of all the whole foods, eggs have the highest protein digestibility corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS), which is a measurement of both a protein’s effectiveness and digestibility. This measurement is determined by comparing the amino acid profile of the protein in question against a standard amino acid profile, with 100 as the highest possible score. Eggs come in at 100, which is as good as it gets. 

Our egg white protein powders are also additive-free, dairy-free, and minimally processed. There is no ingredient in Drink Wholesome that you cannot pronounce; and unlike almost every other brand of protein powder out there, we use real food ingredients, not isolates stripped of everything but the protein.

If you suffer from IBS or lactose intolerance, or if you are just looking for a protein powder that will not upset your stomach, look no further than Drink Wholesome. We make best protein powder for sensitive stomach with real foods like egg whites and chickpeas. Our vanilla protein powder, for example, is made with egg whites, coconut, chickpeas, vanilla, monk fruit, and sea salt; and we list these ingredients right on the front of the package so you know exactly what you are putting into your body. Order samples to see if Drink Wholesome is right for you!


You are reading an article written by Drink Wholesome, a small, local company from New Hampshire. Drink Wholesome has taken a fundamentally different approach to protein powder. We use 100% real food ingredients. Research suggests that these ingredients are better for you than the highly processed additives and protein isolates found in most protein powders. They are also far better tasting as they contain the complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, and other nutrients that make food taste good. Order samples to see for yourself.

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