ON 100% Gold Standard Whey
- 08-02-2009, 11:48 PM
ON 100% Gold Standard Whey
Hey, I am in serious need of help. I take ON Whey protein after my workouts but every time I take it, it makes my stomach hurt very bad, and gives me gas. It hurts so bad that I have to lie down and feel like puking. I know the gas is normal, but the stomach aches are extremely painful. I've tried taking it on a full stomach, on an empty stomach, with water, with milk, everything and no matter what I do I still get the pain. I'm not sure if maybe the protein is expired or something...
Anyone else have this problem? Any ideas for what to do?
- 08-03-2009, 12:04 AM
Ive used gold standard for like...... 4 yrs now. No problems here. I love the stuff. In fact I know many people who use their products with no problem. Hate to say it, but its probably just you.
- 08-03-2009, 12:11 AM
08-03-2009, 12:53 AM
The gas is normal? Only thing i don't like about ON whey is the taste but I never get gas no matter which brand it is.
08-03-2009, 01:14 AM
Just eat some meat and carbohydrates PWO. Chicken and rice, steak and potatoes... You don't NEED protein shakes. Sometimes I just get teryiyaki PWO since it's really close to my gym
08-03-2009, 01:22 PM
been using ON Gold for like 5 years, no issues, love that protein, especially banana and mint chocolate :P
08-03-2009, 01:29 PM
I had the same problem. ON 100% Gold Standard Whey has both whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate. You could try a protein mix that contains only whey protein isolate. It is easier on the stomach if you are lactose intolerant. I personally like Allthewhey brand.
08-03-2009, 01:33 PM
Try an whey isolate only product and see if that helps. You could probably ask for a sample from one of the companies (ON, All the Whey, etc.).
08-03-2009, 01:40 PM
I've been using it for a while and have never had stomach pains, an alternative great whey you can take is Nectar, which is less of a "creamy" whey and more of a "fruity" whey. Just a suggestion, it's a little more expensive but its supposed to taste great and I'm probably gonna pick up a tub of it once I finish my GS whey just to mix it up.
08-03-2009, 06:37 PM
Ok, thanks for all the replies. No I'm not lactose intolerant, but Ill probably just go with what Jordinator said and have some meat and carbs instead.
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