Functional Fuel Complete – Thyroid Friendly Protein Powder (French Vanilla) for Hypothyroidism & Hashimoto’s
- Delicious French Vanilla Flavor
- Dairy free, Soy free, Gluten free Thyroid Friendly Protein Powder designed specifically for Thyroid patients.
- Contains protein blend which consists of pea protein concentrate, pea protein isolate, rice protein, inulin, and MCT.
- May help support healthy metabolism and body composition.*
- Supports Gastrointestinal health.*
- Contains micronutrients including activated B Vitamins, Trace minerals, and high potency vitamins.
- Contains a balanced blend of 19 amino acids.
- 14 Day Supply in each container.
- 30 Day Money Back Guarantee (See Below).
- Free Shipping on all orders to the United States.
Protein Powder for Hypothyroidism & Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Functional Fuel Complete is the ideal protein powder for those who have thyroid related issues including hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s.
Because it contains a balanced blend of amino acids and protein from sources which do not include soy, dairy or gluten.
It’s not uncommon for protein powders to contain protein sourced from a dairy which can cause intestinal and immune issues in those who have thyroid related problems.
This can be avoided with a high-quality, plant-based protein powder.
Beyond the typical protein powder, Functional Fuel also contains 22 vitamins and minerals as well as other additions which help your body absorb and utilize protein including Artinia and Aminogen.
This balanced combination has been used in hundreds of thyroid patients and has worked well to help replete vital nutrients, improve energy and help with weight loss.
Protein Powder is Important for Your Thyroid & Metabolism
If you are a thyroid patient then you know the reality of feeling fatigued, having low energy and gaining weight.
These symptoms are all too common among thyroid patients.
But what actually causes them?
While thyroid hormone certainly plays an important role, the role of diet and nutrient status should not be overlooked.
An unbalanced (or poor) diet can exacerbate your thyroid condition and lead to nutrient deficiencies.
That’s where functional food and protein powder step in:
Functional food is used to describe food which has a purpose beyond its function as a food.
It helps improve the function of your body and in this case, functional fuel is helping to provide your body with nutrients and helping to improve your thyroid.
It does this through its blend of protein and its blend of nutrients and trace minerals.
When you use Functional Fuel you can be sure that you are getting at least 1 amazing meal per day which is replete with nutrients, vitamins, protein and other ingredients that your body and your thyroid need to function day-to-day.
But high-quality protein powder does more than just provide your body with nutrients.
Protein, as a macronutrient, also helps your body to manage your appetite and build your muscle mass.
That means using protein powder can potentially help curb your cravings for unhealthy foods while providing your body with essential building blocks to create more muscle mass.
It’s a win-win.
But, like other food groups, the quality and the source of the protein matters!
Whey vs Plant Based Protein Powder
Most commercial protein powders are created used whey protein or whey isolate.
These protein powders use dairy as their source, the whey component.
This may not be a problem for most people, but thyroid patients shouldn’t be considered “most patients”.
And why is that?
It’s because your thyroid helps to regulate your immune system, produce stomach acid and controls the movement of your intestinal tract.
That means, if you have thyroid disease, you are more susceptible to gastrointestinal issues such as IBS, SIBO, acid reflux and poor absorption.
It also means that you need to take care of the quality and type of food that you ingest! And this includes protein powders.
Plant-based protein powders tend to be absorbed more easily, and are well tolerated when compared to dairy-based protein powders.
This is especially true for those with thyroid related conditions.
The moral of the story?
As a thyroid patient, you need to find a high-quality plant-based protein powder that will NOT exacerbate existing intestinal issues and one that will be easily absorbed and provide your body with the nutrients that you need to function at 100%.
Functional Fuel fits the bill on all levels.
How Much is Too Much Protein
While protein is essential for optimal performance, you also want to ensure that you are not getting too much.
The ideal amount of protein is a sufficient amount to regulate your appetite (help reduce your cravings) while providing your body enough to maintain your muscle mass and help promote new muscle growth.
Too much protein can actually make some hormone imbalances worse such as leptin resistance and insulin resistance.
Because of this, Functional Fuel contains the ideal amount of protein at 15 grams per serving (or about 7.5grams per half serving).
This amount is designed to help keep you full and maintain muscle mass without causing other metabolic problems.
Plant protein is also readily absorbed and utilized quickly when compared to other types of proteins.
Thyroid Friendly Blends & Ingredients
Thyroid Conversion & Thyroid Function Blend*:
- Zinc -> Zinc is a trace mineral which helps your thyroid convert T4 into the active T3 thyroid hormone. It also plays an important role in balancing your immune system.
- Selenium -> Selenium is an important
- Iodine -> Iodine forms the backbone of thyroid hormone and is only found from dietary sources. Functional Fuel Complete contains iodine balanced with bost Zinc and Selenium to prevent problems associated with isolated iodine supplementation. Each serving contains 25mcg of Iodine.
- Vitamin A – Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin which is important for thyroid cell signaling and thyroid conversion.
- Aminogen from Aspergillus niger and aspergillus oryzae -> Aminogen is a fungal protease enzyme which helps the body digest and breakdown proteins, improve digestion and reduce inflammation.
Immune Boosting Blend*:
- Artinia -> This chitin glucan may help to improve your immune system when consumed by “educating your immune system”.
Activated B Vitamin Blend*: These B vitamins are activated and safe to use with MTFHR gene defects
- Riboflavin as 5′-phosphate sodium
- Niacin as niacinamide
- Vitamin B6 as pyridoxal 5′-phosphate
- Vitamin B12 as methylcobalamin
- Pantothenic acid as d-calcium pantothenate
- Thiamin as thiamine mononitrate
Trace Mineral Blend:
Other Ingredients: VegaPro™ (Dr. Westin Childs’s proprietary blend of pea protein isolate, glycine, taurine, rice protein concentrate, and L-glutamine), dried cane syrup, inulin (from chicory), sunflower oil, natural flavors (no MSG), medium-chain triglyceride oil, Aminogen® fungal proteases, cellulose gum, xanthan gum, guar gum, silica, and stevia leaf extract.
How to Use
Functional Fuel is easy to use and easy to blend in almost any liquid.
You can use it in the following ways:
- Add 1 to 1/2 serving to a morning smoothie
- Mix in cold water or with any liquid
- Add to recipes to enhance nutrient density
1.) What Flavor is the Protein Powder?
Functional Fuel complete comes in French Vanilla.
We are looking to add more flavors so if you have any suggestions please let us know!
2.) Can I use this protein powder with your other Supplements and with my Thyroid Medication?
Functional fuel can be used with all of our other supplements designed to help your thyroid and it can be used in conjunction with your thyroid medication.
We do NOT recommend that you take this protein powder at the same time as your medication but it can be safely taken a few hours either before or after.
3.) Is this protein powder Vegan?
And in addition to being vegan, it is also free of wheat, gluten, soy protein, dairy products, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners and artificial preservatives.
We aim to make our products as CLEAN as possible so that you can obtain all of the benefits without any negative consequences.
4.) What sweetner is used in this protein powder?
Functional Fuel Complete is sweetened with dried cane syrup and stevia leaf extract (a small amount of both). The Dutch Chocolate version is sweetened with Monk Fruit.
5.) How should I use this protein powder?
We recommend that you use 1-2 scoops every day.
Functional fuel can be used indefinitely as long as you are obtaining a benefit.
6.) What if I don’t like this protein or can’t tolerate the taste?
All of our products come with a 30-day money back guarantee!
If you don’t like it, for whatever reason, email us at [email protected] and we will help you with the process.
7.) Will this protein powder help me lose weight?
While this protein powder is not specifically designed to help with weight loss it may be a potential side effect seen in many thyroid patients.
The reason for probably has to do with the clean source of proteins and vitamins contained in the powder.
It can also be combined with our other products and programs to help with weight loss.
8.) What is your Return/Refund Policy?
All supplements have a 30-day money back guarantee.
We want you to take a chance to improve your health and use our high-quality supplements. If you don’t love your supplement simply contact us, ship back the supplement and we will happily provide you with a full refund.
You can find more information about our return and refund policy by clicking here.
If you have questions about our products or our return policy please reach out to us via email at [email protected]
9.) What if I have other questions?
Please reach out to us via email at [email protected] and we will do our best to get back to you within a day or so!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
**Results may vary.
Questions about our quality standards? Please see this article for more information.
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I’m on my third container of the Functional Fuel powder and I’m hooked! I’ve had Hashimoto’s for 30 years and seemed to have trouble absorbing vitamins and minerals. I am not overweight, low on energy, or most of the other symptoms with thyroid disease as I eat correctly, am gluten free and I exercise but still have trouble with absorption. I mix this everyday with pea milk protein, raw cacao powder, flax meal and avocado and can’t wait to get up in the morning to make as the taste is addictive. Is very easy on the stomach and bowels. Will test vitamin levels again in another 3 months. Oh and I also love the information available on the website. The best out there in my opinion.
So far, I feel like this gives me more of the vitamins I need as someone suffering from Hypothyroid. It also taste great.
This is really good with coconut milk and chocolate. Taste like creamy chocolate milk for real!
Sees to work well,waitingforchocolate
I started using Functional Fuel Complete About three weeks ago I am Starting to notice some difference in the way I feel I have more energy , no test numbers yet ?
Thanks Doug Mckinney