Quality Protein Powder
- 05-30-2013, 08:49 PM
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- 05-30-2013, 11:05 PM
I personally don't feel WPC is a terribly inferior protein. The arguement could be made, as mentioned, that the less processing of the product (WPC vs. WPI vs HydroWhey) might have its advantages.
I don't think Non-Dairy creamer should be part of a quality protein product. Nor should sodium casienate. Also, I think its nice to see many of the companies offering products with natural sweeteners.
05-30-2013, 11:36 PM
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05-31-2013, 12:20 AM
Lets stay on topic.
Critique and criticism has its place as we're discussing bad products in search of the good.
But stick to protein powder. And no unneeded jabs at any particular company, stick to the ingredients in the protein. Thanks.
05-31-2013, 12:34 AM
I can't believe no one has brought up ON gold standard and casein since its such a popular company.
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05-31-2013, 10:10 AM
05-31-2013, 10:17 AM
The IronMag Labs WPI is pretty clean and sweetened with Stevia. Persoanlly I didn't like the vanilla very much.
The Species Nutrition WPI is pretty solid as well.
05-31-2013, 10:34 AM
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05-31-2013, 04:53 PM
I tried several flavors of Trutein and thought it was just okay. I would like to try that special edition shamrock shake that they made.
05-31-2013, 04:56 PM
Regarding quality, taste, types of different protein powders, and numerous combo/blend possibilities, this type of discussion will always be a loaded question and lead to much debate. Taste is obviously subjective and varies depending on the individual. Protein type and blend preferences will ultimately be dictated by budget, dietary habits, body chemistry of the individual. As for quality powders, I believe each type of protein powder has it pros and cons. Also as many of us are aware, there are financial interests and agendas at stake here so some opinions might be and probably are biased so one really needs to do there own due diligence.
The key take away here is that discriminating consumers such as those of us who choose follow a "bodybuilding/fitness" lifestyle need to really learn how to read nutrition labels in order to to be able to distinguish between quality products vs. "snake oil" products. And more importantly, the majority of us probably already have our diets in check and eat well balance diets based on our own individual needs. As such, protein powder is ultimately a supplement and should be though of as such.
05-31-2013, 04:57 PM
05-31-2013, 06:01 PM
I received a sample of ON's 100% in the mail (mentioned it in the first post of this thread) and the profile looked very quality and clean:
"Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides), Cocoa (Processed With Alkali), Fructose, Lecithin, Natural Flavor"
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