A Beignner's guide to read Protein Supplement 'Labels'

A Beignner's guide to read Protein Supplement 'Labels'

Choosing the right protein supplement in India can be confusing with so many options available in the market. This guide will help you understand the labels and make an informed choice.

Here’s what to look for:

1. Check the Protein Source

Start by looking at the protein source. Common sources in the Indian market include:

- Whey Protein: Popular and effective, great for post-workout recovery.
- Casein Protein: Slow-digesting, ideal before bedtime for sustained muscle repair.
- Plant-Based Protein: Suitable for vegetarians and vegans, often a mix of pea, rice, or soy protein.

Knowing the source helps you choose a protein that fits your dietary needs and preferences.

WishFit Plant Protein is made of 'Pea' & 'Brown Rice' protein isolates - to provide complete amino acid profile and to ensure the all essential amino acids are present.

2. Look at the Protein Content per Serving & Serving size

Check how much protein you get per serving. Aim for at least 20 grams of protein per serving. This information is usually found on the front label or in the nutrition facts panel.

WishFit Plant Protein has 24 grams protein per serving. Serving size is 34 grams.

Pay attention to the serving size. Some brands list small serving sizes to appear lower in calories or sugars. Ensure the serving size matches your protein needs.

3. Scan the Ingredient List

The ingredient list tells you about the quality of the product. Look for:

- Minimal Ingredients: Fewer ingredients generally mean a cleaner, more natural product.
- No Fillers or Additives: Avoid products with unnecessary additives like artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners.

- Avoid falling for Secret Sauces or ingredients: Don’t fall for terms like “secret sauce” or “patented absorption formula.” These can be used to hide artificial or synthetic additives. If something is patented, nobody else can copy it, which can be a strategy to conceal what’s actually inside.

If you encounter any ingredient you don’t understand or can’t verify online, or else it’s safer to avoid that product.

At WishFit, we practice transparency and authenticity. We never want fool our customers with any secret patented ingredients or formulation neither we use any artificial additives. Our protein has just 6 ingredients.

4. Check for Added Sugars

Many protein supplements have added sugars. Look at the sugar content in the nutrition facts panel. Ideally, it should be less than 5 grams per serving to keep your intake healthy. But, Avoiding 'added sugar' will be best for your health. So check the label, go for 'no added sugar' or 'sugar-free'.

Good news, that WishFit Plant Protein has no added sugar.

6. Evaluate the Calorie Count

Consider the number of calories per serving. For muscle building, higher calorie content might be useful. For weight management, choose a lower-calorie option.

7. Look for Certifications

Certifications add credibility to the product. In India, look for:

- FSSAI Certification: Ensures the product meets Indian food safety standards.
- More Certifications: FDA-approved manufacturing facilities.

Good news! Good news! Good news! - Soon we are soon going to get FDA-approved manufacturing facility.

8. Check for Allergens

If you have food allergies, check the label for potential allergens. Common allergens in protein supplements include dairy, soy, and gluten.

But WishFit Plant Protein is Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free

Choose a flavor you enjoy, as it makes the supplement easier to consume regularly. Also, check product descriptions for how well the powder mixes with water or milk.


Reading protein supplement labels doesn't have to be complicated. By checking the protein source, content, ingredients, sugars, serving size, calorie count, certifications, and allergens you can make an informed choice that supports your health and fitness goals. Enjoy your protein shopping!

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