Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Protein - Gold Standard Delicious Strawberry 5 lbs

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100% Whey Protein - Gold Standard Overview

When it comes to why protein supplements, it's hard to beat Optimum Nutrition's Gold Standard 100 Percent Whey Protein. Made from premium ingredients, the powdered supplement is designed to deliver dense protein when you need it the most. As one of the most widely recognized whey protein supplements on the market, Gold Standard takes top marks in terms of quality and flavor selection. In addition to standard chocolate, vanilla and strawberry, Gold Standard Whey Protein comes in 19 other flavors to choose from. With more flavors and flavor combinations coming out all the time, this is one whey shake line that won't bore you into slacking on your protein intake.

In addition to great flavor, Gold Standard has what most whey users want; a high-quality blend of whey isolates, whey concentrates and whey peptides. In total, you get 24 grams of protein per serving, about as much as four eggs. Gold Standard contains everything you want and nothing you know you shouldn't have. It is low in cholesterol, fat and lactose, making one of the healthier protein supplements on the market. For an added nutritional boost, Gold Standard 100 Percent Whey Protein is fast-absorbing and contains HYDROWHEY® whey peptides, which increase its biological value (an indicator of how easily and completely the body can utilize a protein). No matter which flavor you pick, you'll also get at least 5 grams of BCAAs to help preserve muscle mass and strength along with glutamine peptides for immune, intestinal and anabolic support.

The bottom line is that 100 Percent Whey Gold Standard is great for building lean body mass, but it's also one of the easiest to use and best-tasting whey protein powders on the market. The powdered supplement is also “instantized” before packaging, so it mixes up very easily with water, milk or your favorite shake. Just use a spoon, a fork, a whisk or a blender to dissolve the powder quickly. Choose your favorite flavor or mix it up by switching varieties depending on your mood. Each flavor of 100 Percent Whey Gold Standard has a similar nutrition profile, so you can change flavors at any time without giving up anything nutritionally. This is a major plus because you'll most likely want to, or even need to, change up your flavors every now and then. With Gold Standard, you don't have to go off searching for a completely new product to have a completely new taste. A typical 100 Percent Whey Gold Standard customer is an experienced trainer or athlete who has been using protein supplements for a very long time. They're tired of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. The same old flavors get boring, but that doesn't mean you should stop taking protein. Instead, give Gold Standard a try and pick up a new flavor of 100 Percent Whey Isolate Protein today and see why it's going to remain one of the top protein powders on the market and 22 steps ahead of the competition.

100% Whey Protein - Gold Standard Description from Optimum Nutrition
Whey protein is popular with active adults because it digests rapidly and is a rich source of amino acids for muscle recovery. Whey protein isolates are the purest form of whey and the primary ingredient in the world's best-selling whey protein powder. Each serving provides 24 grams of rapidly-digesting whey protein with low levels of fat, lactose and other stuff you can do without. There's no doubt this is the standard by which all other proteins are measured.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 31 grams
Servings Per Container: 73
Ingredient Amount % Daily Value**
Calories 120
Caloried from Fat 15
Total Fat 1.5g 2
Saturated Fat 1g 5
Cholesterol 55mg 18
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1
Sugars 2g
Protein 24g 48
Sodium 130mg 5
Vitamin A 0
Vitamin C 0
Calcium 8
Iron 0
 
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Ingredients:
Protein Blend (whey protein isolate, whey protein concentrate, whey peptides), natural and artificial flavors, citric acid, sucralose, FD&C red #40, aminogen, lactase.

Contains Milk and Soy (lecithin) ingredients.

Manufacturer's Directions
Spoon stirred: Gold Standard 100% Whey is instantized. That means if you forgot your shaker cup or don't have time to get out the blender, just add one scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey to a glass filled with 6-8 oz of water or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for just about 30 seconds or until powder is completely dissolved. TIP: Adjust the taste of your Gold Standard 100% Whey by varying the amount of liquid that you use to prepare it. For a bolder flavor with slightly more body and sweetness, mix each scoop with 4-6 oz of water, milk, or your favorite beverage. For a milder tasting, less sweet shake, use 8-10 oz of liquid per scoop.