What is the best storage method?
The best method of storage is in a cool, dry location, and properly closed. Refrigeration should only be used when room temperature exceeds 27 degrees Celsius.
What is the shelf life?
Bare Blends' products have a 24-month shelf life from date of manufacture. The expiration date is clearly listed on the package. We are committed to keeping our batch sizes small to ensure maximum freshness of our products.
What are the serving sizes?
The recommended serving size is 30g, which equates to 4 tablespoons. Our serving sizes are an estimate for the average person, however, each individual will have different requirement for their optimal protein consumption. You may wish to experiment with the serving size until you find a quantity that suits you. For people consuming whey for weight management, consume 20-30g per serving For athletes aiming to increase lean muscle growth, or participating in strenuous exercise, consume 35g or more.
Is plant protein suitable for pregnant and breastfeeding women?
Our vegan protein blends use the highest quality plant isolates available and don't include any artificial ingredients. It should be an acceptable source of protein during pregnancy for healthy women without allergens. As pregnancy is extremely personalised, we do recommend that prior to taking protein, pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult a physician to be sure our plant protein is right for them.
Is plant protein suitable for children?
Although we use only the highest quality ingredients in all our blends, with nothing artificial or even 'natural' flavours, unfortunately we are unable to provide dietary advice for children under the age of 16. Therefore, we must recommend you seek the professional opinion of your family health care physician.
Isn’t protein just for athletes and bodybuilders?
No, absolutely not. Pea and rice isolate has long been the protein supplementation of choice for people with a vegan diet. Protein is important for everyone, not just athletes and bodybuilders, and can be incorporated to almost any diet to support a healthy lifestyle!
Can I use plant protein as meal replacement?
Yes, protein shakes can be used as meal replacements, especially if blended with nut milk, or coconut water and nuts/fruits/veggies. This will make a satiating smoothie that will keep you feeling full and provide you with nutrients and energy throughout the day. We do of course recommend a healthy wholefood diet in conjunction with our supplements, and at least a minimal amount of exercise per day so that you can make the most out of our protein and it's lean-muscle building and weight-management attributes.
Is our plant protein powder organic?
Yes! All our plant protein blends are Australian Certified Organic (ACO), which are held to the highest food standards in the world.