3 nutritionists on their favourite protein powders

The experts weigh in.

By Julia Giampietro • 3 years ago • NUTRITION, HEALTH & FITNESS


We’re just going to come right out and say it – protein powders are confusing. There are so many things to consider when deciding on the right one (the ingredients, the taste, the texture), not to mention the challenge of trying to make sense of all the different types available.

Looking for the perfect protein powder to use in your smoothies, bliss balls and healthy pancake recipes but really don’t know where to start? In the attempt of taking all the guess work out for you, we call on three of our nutritionist friends who share with us the protein powders that get their tick of approval – and one thing is for certain, they’re all about zero nasties and natural goodness!

Jessica Sepel – Nutritionist & Author, JSHealth


Nuzest Clean Lean Protein

“It’s made from clean wholefoods with no artificial sweeteners and preservatives. It’s also naturally sweetened unlike most other protein brands. Nuzest is made with a pure pea protein isolate meaning it’s 100% plant-based – making it much gentler on the stomach and far more easy to digest than an animal-sourced protein. Not to mention, it tastes incredible!” Try it in Jess’s Power Protein Smoothie or Sugar-Free Protein Balls.

Steph Lowe – Sports Nutritionist, The Natural Nutritionist



Bare Blends Native Whey Protein Isolate – Vanilla Bean

“I love that it’s 100% gluten free, packed full of superfoods and sweetened only with organic vanilla bean and organic stevia extract. Simply add two tablespoons to your favourite smoothie or bliss ball recipe for added nutrient density, satiety, exercise recovery and a delicious taste!”

Anna Warren – Resident Nutritionist, FIT Nutrition Fix


Wildbag Raw Superfood Whey Protein Isolate

“This definitely gets my vote! The creamy blend is as delicious as it is nutritious, containing a wholesome combo of both whey and plant-based protein blends. It contains sustainably sourced ingredients like grass-fed whey, organic chia and flaxseeds and is completely free from artificial flavours. I’m currently in the midst of an ever so slight protein ice-cream obsession so the tasty blend of frozen bananas, vanilla protein and coconut milk has been getting quite the workout in my blender of late.”

Image: iStock

Jessica Sepel
www.jessicasepel.com | @jshealth

Steph Lowe
www.thenaturalnutritionist.com.au | @thenaturalnutritionist 

Anna Warren
The Nutrition Collective@thenutritioncollective



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