Whey Isolate Vs. Whey Concentrate - AnabolicMinds.com

Whey Isolate Vs. Whey Concentrate

  1. New Member
    LivFit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    21
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    Whey Isolate Vs. Whey Concentrate


    What would you choose and why?

  2. Diamond Member
    mr.cooper69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    10,480
    Rep Power
    5966605

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Concentrate because it's cheaper and I don't have lactose intolerance
    http://pescience.com/
    http://selectprotein.com/
    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES
  3. Senior Member
    murk01's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    2,231
    Rep Power
    683045

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69
    Concentrate because it's cheaper and I don't have lactose intolerance
    What. Concentrated products are out there?
    GAME ON! MOVAH FUKAZ!
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/supplement-reviews-logs/231867-man-sports-gameday.html#post4047619
    •   
       

  4. Diamond Member
    mr.cooper69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    10,480
    Rep Power
    5966605

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by murk01 View Post
    What. Concentrated products are out there?
    Lol notsureifsrs
    http://pescience.com/
    http://selectprotein.com/
    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES
  5. Elite Member
    Celorza's Avatar
    Stats
    5'6"  150 lbs.
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Age
    23
    Posts
    9,552
    Rep Power
    2428707

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Steak. I mean concentrated lol it's cheaper.
    >SNS-Glycophase<
    Serious Nutrition Solutions Rep
  6. New Member
    LivFit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    21
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69
    Concentrate because it's cheaper and I don't have lactose intolerance
    So you would recommend it because it's cheaper or is it better quality?
  7. Diamond Member
    mr.cooper69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    10,480
    Rep Power
    5966605

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by LivFit View Post
    So you would recommend it because it's cheaper or is it better quality?
    Isolate has more protein per gram of powder and a higher biological value. If it is cold-processed via filtration, it would technically be of higher "quality" than WPC. However, there's no way I'm paying a 25% markup for 2 extra grams of protein and 2 less grams of carbs per serving
    http://pescience.com/
    http://selectprotein.com/
    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES
  8. Elite Member
    Young Gotti's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  100 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    5,378
    Rep Power
    986722

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    a combination is the way to go....pure isolate protein is expensive, pure concentrate protein isn't the best quality....so go with a combination of both which most protein brands are anyway
  9. Advanced Member
    drooks10's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  200 lbs.
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    732
    Rep Power
    96785

    Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69

    Isolate has more protein per gram of powder and a higher biological value. If it is cold-processed via filtration, it would technically be of higher "quality" than WPC. However, there's no way I'm paying a 25% markup for 2 extra grams of protein and 2 less grams of carbs per serving
    This. The benefits just don't outweigh the cost-increase for me.

    David
    Team APPNUT
    Applied Nutriceuticals Representative
    Appliednutriceuticals.com
    Are you ready for N.O. UPTAKE? It's a game-changer!
  10. New Member
    MidniteGunner's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  195 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    130
    Rep Power
    6018

    Reputation

    Money not being a object i'd go with isolate, better bioavalibility less bloat. I believe isolate absorbs faster also. That being said I just want isolate as the main protein source and a good mix for the rest. I like ON's gold standard whey with half a scoop of casein added. I read that having varied absorption rates of protein post work can extend the anabolic window. By the way just picked up 10lbs bag of the gold standard whey for $102 shipped.
    Lift Hard, Love Long, and Live Happy
  11. New Member
    dinot1985's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    5
    Rep Power
    84

    Reputation

    Concentrates also benefit from the protein fractions which are lost in processing to make isolates.
  12. New Member
    LivFit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    21
    Rep Power
    0

    Reputation

    Beverly International Muscle Provider, *** Wheybolic Extreme 60, or ON 100% Whey Gold Standard?
  13. Board Sponsor
    AE14's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  200 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    12,382
    Rep Power
    956430

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by LivFit
    Beverly International Muscle Provider, *** Wheybolic Extreme 60, or ON 100% Whey Gold Standard?
    Muscle provider is good just major $$$$

    I have some synths 6 isolate on the way from the planet. Curious to see how that does. I am majorly lactose intolerant so I can't do concentrate at all
    Controlled Labs Head Board Rep
    adam @ ControlledLabs.com
    CONTROLLED LABS products are produced in a GMP for Sport certified facility
  14. Professional Member
    tnubs's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  220 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    3,248
    Rep Power
    23617

    Reputation

    Damn 10lbs for 102, i just got 10 pounds of unflavored concentrate plus 8 pounds of combination isolate and eggwhite protein for 120 shipped. I havnt had any
    lactose problems with concentrate and i cant go near milk or i get buttpiss for days lol
    CELTIC LABS REP
  15. Senior Member
    Rhadam's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  196 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    2,646
    Rep Power
    334109

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Isolate is simply too expensive (most of the time) to justify a miniscule increase in protein per serving and biological value. I doubt you would ever notice any type of body composition difference when comparing the two forms.
    ~ Serious Nutrition Solutions ~
    Revolutionizing Nutrition, AND your body!
    Rhadam [@] seriousnutritionsolutions.com
  16. mw1
    mw1 is offline
    Sponsor
    mw1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    5,731
    Rep Power
    3264744

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhadam View Post
    Isolate is simply too expensive (most of the time) to justify a miniscule increase in protein per serving and biological value. I doubt you would ever notice any type of body composition difference when comparing the two forms.
    Thats my feelings as well. I used to always have Isoflex or VPX zer carb in my stockpile but it just got too expensive

    Serious Nutrition Solution ~~

    mw at seriousnutritionsolutions dot com
    Cycle Assist $23.50 shipped http://anabolicminds.com/forum/suppl...edge-labs.html
  17. New Member
    Anthony23's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  0 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    3
    Rep Power
    63

    Reputation

    Go with whatever works for your stomach and wallet.
  18. Elite Member
    criticalbench's Avatar
    Stats
    5'1"  0 lbs.
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    7,829
    Rep Power
    767474

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    The only reason I use isolates when dieting is not because of the macro's, but because of the light, fruity flavors like cherry, lemonade, etc.

    Mike
  •   

      
     

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Syntrax Nectar vs All The Whey...isolate battle
    By firedoghfd in forum Supplements
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-19-2010, 01:10 PM
  2. whey isolate vs concentrate question
    By soontobbeast in forum Nutrition / Health
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-04-2010, 02:10 PM
  3. Whey Isolate vs. Casein
    By Rhyalus in forum Supplements
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-30-2006, 08:02 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in