Flavors: Unflavored, Chocolate, Vanilla, Mocha, Cinnamon Bun, Cookies N Cream
If you’re trying to lose weight, you want a protein powder supplement with as high of a protein content as possible, which will have minimal extra calories.
In other words, as high as a “nutrition score” as possible (which measures protein content).
Three products in my results table have perfect nutrition scores, but True Nutrition is the best for weight loss.
It would have a score of greater than 25 because it broke my formula, more on that in the nutrition section below.
True Nutrition let’s you create custom protein blends and you can choose from several flavors. Vegan lean is a popular pre-made blend that I ordered. You can also order a few of their powders on Amazon, although there’s less flexibility.
Does Vegan Lean Taste Good?
There are many flavors to choose from – I chose the cinnamon bun.
The flavor was great, and I quickly went through my 1 lb bag of protein powder.
But it wasn’t perfect: The only real issues were that there was both a bit of a chalky texture, and a bit of an aftertaste.
Not enough to stop you from enjoying the shake, but enough that you probably won’t love it like PlantFusion.
But it’s still excellent, which is why it scored 22 out of 25 here.
Is True Nutrition Vegan Lean Cheap?
Calculating a price score was tricky because different custom blends cost different amounts. Even the packaging and flavor intensity change the overall price. And then there’s shipping on top of that if you order from the True Nutrition website.
To keep it simple and consistent with every other product here, I used the Amazon price, as True Nutrition sells Vegan Lean on there too.
Using that price, it got a price score of 12 out of 25, so a bit more expensive than average (around 16/25).
You may be able to get it cheaper off of their website.
How Easily Does Vegan Lean Mix?
Vegan lean mixes really well, there was a total of 1 gram of clumps during the mixability test.
This equates to a score of 22 out of 25, near perfect.
In most cases, your shake will be very smooth and you’ll barely taste the clumps.
How Much Protein Does Vegan Lean Have?
Here’s the label for this protein blend:
As I said, it actually broke my nutrition score formula.
Originally, I did a bunch of research and created formulas based on the data I collected. At the time, it seemed like getting 80% of the calories from protein was the best it could get.
I was wrong…Vegan lean would have scored a 29 using my formula if I didn’t cap it at 25. The ingredients list is very short:
Pea Protein Isolate, Rice Protein Concentrate, Flavoring (optional)
So if all you want is the most protein possible with the fewest calories, this is your best option.