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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Protein Powder, Double Rich Chocolate, 908g
- Suitable for over 18 years old only
- Gold Standard 100% Whey contains whey protein isolates rates over 90% pure protein
- Each serving contains 24 g of protein
- Packed with 5.5 g of branch chain amino acids per serving
- Only 1 g of fat per serving
- Only 1 g of sugar and 3 g of total carbohydrates per serving
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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Double Rich Chocolate Protein Powder, 908 g.
Protein blend (whey protein isolate, whey protein concentrate, whey peptides), cocoa (processed with alkali), artifical flavor, lecithin, acesulfame potassium, Aminogen, LactaseSee all Product Description
From the Manufacturer
GOLD STANDARD 100% WHEY
Help kick start your muscle growth with Optimum Nutrition’s Gold Standard 100% Whey.
The world’s best-selling whey protein delivers 24 grams of protein with low levels of fat and 120 calories. This superior quality powder has been instantised to mix easily using a shaker cup. There's no doubt that this is the gold standard by which all other whey proteins are measured.
When is the best time to use Gold Standard 100% Whey?
100% Gold Standard Whey is a fast absorbing protein best enjoyed first thing in the morning and/or during the 30 minutes just before or immediately after training. Simply mix one rounded scoop with 180-240 ml (6-8oz) of cold water in an ON shaker.
- 24 grams of premium whey protein but low in sugars and fat
- 5.5 grams of naturally occurring BCAA in each serving
- 4 grams glutamine & glutamine acid
- High protein to support muscle growth and maintenance
A Pre-workout worthy of the Gold Standard name
-Designed to unleash Focus, Power & Performance whilst supporting energy*
-Made with Premium Ingredients
-175 mg of Caffeine from natural sources
-3 g of Creatine for Power & Performance
* Caffeine contributes to increased alertness and improved concentration
Creatine increases physical performance in successive bursts of short-term, high intensity exercise
Slowly digested casein for round the clock protein coverage
-Slower-Digesting Protein Powder
Supports Muscle Growth & Maintenance
-24 g of Pure Micellar Casein with low fat and no added sugars
-Enjoy before bed to support muscle growth while you rest
Recommended to take Opti-Men at breakfast to supply body with nutrients
-Supports Metabolic & Immune Function■
-Contains 40 active ingredients
-Take 3 tablets with a meal to supply nutrients after your body has been fasting overnight.
■ Biotin, Zinc and Chromium contribute to normal macronutrient metabolism. Vitamins A, D, C, B6, B12, folic acid, copper and selenium contribute to the normal function of the immune system.
ǂ Vitamins C, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, Folic Acid, and Magnesium contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
|PROTEIN WHEY||GOLD STANDARD 100% WHEY||PLATINUM HYDRO WHEY||PRO COMPLEX||LEAN WHEY||GOLD STANDARD 100% CASEIN|
|SERVING SIZE (g)||32||30.4||40||75||26||33|
|CALORIES (PER SERVING)*||126 kcal||113 kcal||137 kcal||274 kcal||98 kcal||116 kcal|
|OTHER INGREDIENTS||-||BCAA, L-Glutamine & Glutamic acid||BCAAs||BCAAs BCAA, L-Glutamine & Glutamic acid||CLA, L-Carnitine & Green Tea Extract||Essential Amino Acids|
|*Nutritional value based on Chocolate Flavour|
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To make quick protein waffles I use --
(1) SMALL BANANA
(1) LARGE EGG
(2) SCOOPS OF OATS
(1) SCOOP OF PROTEIN
Mash up the small banana in a small bowel
Blend the oats to a fine grain and add to the bowel with the banana
Add the egg and protein powder
Mix altogether to create the batter
pour the mixture in the waffle maker and cook for 4 mins
remove and enjoy with a tad of pure honey
I decided to buy this product because not only was it the number #1 selling protein powder on Amazon but I had heard a lot of good things about the product. I wanted to see for myself if it lived up to all the hype.
Ingredients and Nutritional Profile:
Refer to product image and description.
When I first tried the product by adding 1 scoop (30.4g) of powder into 350ml of water, I found that it did not taste as nice as I expected. It tasted slightly artificial and watery. However I found that I got to like the taste a lot more as time went by and I did not get sick of it by the end like I did with many other protein powders. If you want to enhance the taste of this product and make it less watery I recommend having it with semi skimmed milk or full fat milk.
I found that the product mixes really well in water, milk, porridge and smoothies. I have not come across a product that mixes any better.
After taking the product for 2 months, 3 times a day, whilst weight training 4 times a week and doing cardio 3 times a week I found that my strength and muscle growth had improvement, I had more energy and I was getting more toned. It was mostly evident around my arms and chest where my T-Shirt got tighter. I could lift 5-10% more and I felt a lot stronger even when I wasn't in the gym. It is now the only Whey Protein powder that I am willing to use.
When to take:
I had 1 scoop for breakfast, Pre training and post training mixed with Dextrose. Having Dextrose at the same time drives the amino acids into the muscles much quicker. If I don't fancy a shake first thing in the morning then I will mix 1 scoop with my porridge or smoothie.Read more ›
This product came with the internal seal broken.
After reading all the reviews I know 100% that I had a fake version, just to double check - if you look at the images on the main page it doesn't contain the authenticity hologram next to true strength. Is this correct?
I have reasons to believe that this protein powder was fake - not original. This has nothing to do with the actual official Optimum Nutrition powder - which in itself is really good.
Here are my findings on the 908gr. I also have the bigger version which tastes different and has the seal on the package.
What I found out:
1. The inside seal was loose - which prevents moist.
2. Scoop is golden whereas Optimum Nutrition uses a translucent scoop
3. The QR code takes you to a Youtube page - whereas it should take you to a an official product description page
4. Taste was different from before
5. Missing Authentic seal from Optimum Nutrition.
6. Nutrition facts are incorrect - it should be 24 grams of protein it is only 23.9 grams - which seems like a minor thing but don't know if this is correct.
8. The scoop is 3 grams lighter than the official optimum nutrition scoop. Each scoop contains 30gr of protein powder where it should be 33 grams.
I have bought another one from Amazon(biggest one) and this new one is fine. But it took me roughly 2 hours of researching on figuring out whether or not it was fake. Unfortunately, I found out after consuming the whole jar - so not sure what the consequences are for my health. I do feel stronger now with the new version than with the old one. So if anyone knows, please shout.
Bought another version on the 8th of november. Fake again, sold and dispatched by Amazon.
Having narrowed down the cause to Sucralose (a process of trial and elimination, where something with NO protein but sucralose triggering it again) recently, I ordered the original flavour. Checked on Amazon and the photos clearly show it's JUST whey protein and a couple of other things, natural flavouring, no sucralose. Product description says nothing about Sucralose.
What turns up? Something with an ingredient list as long as my arm AGAIN - just like the banana cream and the strawberry was that both triggered heart problems. And in there is Sucralose! The one common thing in all the stuff I've tried that has cause the heart problem to show up.
And yet, it's being sold based on the very small ingredient list, which is COMPLETELY innaccurate.
Protein content has gone down per 100g - because of all the other things they've now added in to it.
Completely disgusted about this. It's being returned and I've highlighted the description and photos are COMPLETELY out of date.
What's happened, optimum nutrition? You used to be the go-to for minimal ingredients, not any more, it's full of the same junk as everyone else.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Best whey protein i've taken. Taste and nutrition wise, ticks all the boxes. Pricey but it is amazing quality.Published 10 hours ago by Marc
Can't live without this. I get this every two months. AmazingPublished 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
What can I say about protein that wins every year as the best protein? It is the BEST!Published 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
Loved the flavour to start with (Chocolate Peanut) but I am starting to get tired of it.Published 3 days ago by PERKS