Our proteins are made with clean, third-party certified ingredients. This means every ingredient we use is fully traceable back to the seed, farm or fjord it originated from. This goes for our plant-based, our dairy and our ocean-derived proteins. Who wants all those fillers, binders and artificial ingredients so frequently found in protein powders? And you never have to worry about antibiotics or added hormones being contained in our proteins.

Our Best Selling Protein Powders

clean protein powderclean protein powder

Why Choose Garden of Life Protein Powder?

usda organic proteinusda organic protein

USDA Organic

Derived from foods that are grown without the use of pesticides.

non-gmo proteinnon-gmo protein

Non-GMO Verified

North America’s most trusted third-party verification—ensures that no GMOs were used in a particular food or product.

traceable protein powdertraceable protein powder


Each ingredient we use is fully traceable back to seed and farm it was grown on.

protein with probiotics and enzymesprotein with probiotics and enzymes

Probiotics and Enzymes

Added probiotics and enzymes to promote digestion.

clean protein powderclean protein powder

What is Protein?

Protein is one of the 3 essential macronutrients that make up all the food we consume (carbohydrates and fats being the other 2). Protein is found in every cell of the human body and is required for building, repairing, and creating new cells. It is the main structural component of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, blood, hair, fingernails, serum albumin, keratin, and collagen. All enzymes in our body are composed of proteins making this macronutrient essential for thousands of chemical reactions in the body.

Why Do I Need Protein?

Protein is an essential nutrient and vital to every cell in the human body. The following is a condensed version of the key benefits of consuming protein:

  • Supports Muscle Mass, Strength & Metabolism

  • Reduces Hunger and Cravings

  • Helps Support Healthy Bones

  • Builds Healthy Hair, Skin & Nails

  • Supports Healthy Aging

  • Vital for Healthy Blood

  • Needed for Immune Support

clean protein powderclean protein powder

clean protein powderclean protein powder

How Much Protein Do I Need?

Protein requirements vary depending on body size, gender, age, nutritional status and level of physical activity.

  • Individuals who do not workout should aim for: 0.5-0.8 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day. 

    • For someone who is 150lbs, this would equate to 75-120grams of protein/day.

  • Active individuals should aim for: 0.6-0.9 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day.

    • For someone who is 150lbs, this would equate to 90-135 grams of protein/day.

  • Athletes and those looking to build muscle should aim for: 0.7-1.0 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day.

    • For someone who is 150lbs, this would equate to 105-150 grams of protein/day.

*For more detailed information, including pregnancy and lactation recommendations, please see this resource:

What to Look For in a Protein Powder

Well that may depend on your lifestyle, but here are a few important things to keep in mind. Be sure to choose clean, third-party certified proteins to avoid toxins, fillers, binders and synthetic ingredients. You also want to look for complete protein that contains all the amino acids to provide the greatest benefit. Also very important—no unwanted sugars!

clean protein powderclean protein powder

clean protein powderclean protein powder

How to Use Protein Powder

Protein powder is a very versatile product. You can simply add it to smoothies, stir it into yogurt or oatmeal, or use it in baking to get your boost of nutrition. So pretty much, anytime throughout the day is a good time for protein. However, many fitness experts recommend a protein shake within 30-60 minutes after your workout to refuel and rebuild muscles.

Plant-Based Protein Powders

Not just for vegans, Garden of Life has a plant-based protein to meet all your needs. Using only the finest Certified Organic and Non-GMO Verified ingredients, we offer plant-based protein powders for those seeking a daily nutritional boost, a balanced meal replacement, and those seeking to manage their weight.*

*When combined with a healthy diet and exercise program.
plant-based protein powder informationplant-based protein powder information

grass-fed whey proteingrass-fed whey protein

Grass-Fed Whey Protein Powders

For those seeking clean, Non-GMO Verified whey proteins, there are many options to choose from at Garden of Life. We take great pride in all of our whey proteins that are produced from pasture-raised, grass-fed cows. They’re never pumped with hormones (rBGH and rBST free) or routine antibiotics.

Sport Protein Powders

When performance matters, look no further than Garden of Life Sport proteins. Offering both a plant-based protein and whey protein that are Non-GMO Verified and certified by NSF for Sport® and Informed-Choice for Sport, you can rest easy that these proteins are absolutely free of any banned substances.

garden of life sport protein powdersgarden of life sport protein powders

Alert_Error Alert_General Alert_Success