Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many teaspoons are in a tablespoon? and other similar conversion questions…

A. Common measurement conversions

1 Cup = 8 fl oz = 16 Tbsp = 48 tsp = 237 mlMeasuring cups

1 Tbsp = 3 tsp = 1/16 cup = 15 ml

1 tsp = 5 ml

1 fl/oz = 30 ml

Q. What is the difference between whey protein powder and soy protein powder?

A. Great question! There are many different protein powders available to purchase for use in your protein shake recipes. Each one is slightly different in how it is used by your body and because of that it is important to understand the differences between all of them.

Whey Protein Powder – Whey protein powder is derived from cows milk and is utilized by the body almost immediately. It is usually the protein of choice for before and after a training session.

Casein Protein Powder – Casein is derived from cows milk and is absorbed slowly by the body. The protein is broken down over several hours in comparison to whey protein which the body is able to process in minutes. People with gluten sensitivities should use casein with caution as the casein molecule is similar to gluten.

Egg Protein Powder – Egg protein is from, that’s right, eggs. It is another alternative to whey for vegetarians and individuals with lactose intolerance.

Soy Protein Powder – Soy protein is derived from soybeans and is an alternative to the fast absorbing whey protein for people who are vegan, vegetarian or lactose free.

Plant Protein Powders – Hemp, Rice and Peas are used to make a variety of vegan and lactose free protein powder options.

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