FAQ - Egg Protein

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Egg Protein Questions

One egg (depending on the size) contains 6-7 grams of protein with 4 grams coming from the egg white and 3 grams contained in the egg yolk. Our Designer Egg product contains 24 grams of protein per serving and is a rich source of riboflavin and B12.

- High in protein and complete with all the essential amino acids (EAAs) the body needs to function.

-Helps support weight management when combined with a calorie-controlled diet and regular exercise.

-High in riboflavin (vitamin B2) and a good source of electrolytes, sodium and potassium, helping maintain normal water balance which prevents muscle cramping during strenuous activity.

-High in protein and provides essential nutrients not found in the egg white.

-Phosphatidyl choline and phosphatidyl serine support the maintenance of cellular function while supporting brain health.

-Rich in important B-vitamins (B12 & riboflavin) that support energy metabolism by helping to convert protein, fats and carbs into energy.

Yes, our egg protein powder is a complete protein, which means it contains all the amino acids necessary to maintain life.

Designer Egg gives you more of the good protein without all the fat, saturated fat and cholesterol found in meat and whole eggs.

Most plant sources of protein are inferior to egg or whey protein, but they become necessary for some individuals who are vegan, allergic to milk or egg, have trouble digesting egg or for other personal reasons.

We use a cold filtration process to remove some of the fat and cholesterol from the egg yolk.  This process concentrates the egg yolk into a protein powder and keeps the good nutrients intact.

When it comes to children or breastfeeding mothers, it is always recommended to consult your doctor as there are certain nutritional needs during these stages of life that vary from person to person.

Yes, this product is a lactose free and dairy free protein powder.

Yes, our product is gluten free.

Yes, this product is paleo-friendly (depending on the version of Designer Egg product you buy). However, if you purchase the product with the soy allergen listed, know that it contains less than 1% of soy lecithin- which many paleo enthusiasts have found to be an acceptable level.

Many followers of the diet are trying to avoid soy protein - not to be confused with the soy lecithin in some of our products which actually contains zero protein.

Yes, this product is compliant within the ketogenic diet structure.

No, this product contains stevia leaf extract and is not recommended for Whole30 participants.

No, this product is made from both egg white and egg yolk and is best that you do not.

Designer Protein’s supplier approval process follows strict company requirements to meet safety and nutritional requirements. We understand the importance of offering wholesome food that is produced in a safe, humane and sustainable way.

Our egg suppliers work with local farmers who contribute to the American heartland’s agriculture industry. We are proud of our supplier approval process, and approved chosen suppliers, so we can provide products to our customers in the United States and abroad.

We are committed to giving the customer a choice when it comes to the source of eggs. Designer Egg’s suppliers produce eggs in a safe and humane manner that meet all federal regulations.

We understand some customers prefer eggs farmed from a cage-free system and/or organically produced, with that in mind we are currently talking with some small farm suppliers utilizing free husbandry and organic practices. From these suppliers we plan on offering cage free and organic products, however, demand must grow so more of these sources can become available.

Yes, there is no sugar. We use a small amount of stevia leaf extract to sweeten the product.

No, our product's eggs are not sourced from chickens that are given growth hormones.

Yes, the eggs are pasteurized prior to becoming egg white and egg yolk protein.

However, we utilize a very low temperature during pasteurization and drying to maintain biological activity of the proteins and to prevent denaturation found in other dried egg products.

No, we do not add sodium to our product.  The sodium is naturally occurring.

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