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chrisfernando100 Jun 11, 2009 11:48 AM

I'm wondering what the best tasting whey protein supplements (powdered kind) is on the market??? I've tried Isoflex and Isoxp in past and they're both okay, but I'm hoping there's better...

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    carissima RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 11, 2009 12:42 PM

    I usually buy Whey protein isolate, Natural flavour by ALLMAX from Popeye Supplements store on Yonge, south of Bloor. It's around $40

    1. ScubaSteve RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 11, 2009 02:30 PM

      i've always mixed my powders with some sort of juice so the actual taste of the plain powder is never an issue.
      my current favorite is OJ blended with a banana.

      1. Prav RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 11, 2009 05:23 PM

        I like Nectar brand, they've got some fun fruity flavors. A nice break from the standard choc/vanilla/strawberry.

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          chocolate RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 11, 2009 05:59 PM

          Right now I'm using Champion brand whey chocolate flavored protein. I usually just mix it with water and when I'm home and have extra time, I take out the blender and mix with ice to make it more like a smoothie and if its after I've worked out, I'll add some blueberries and a small banana.

          I also use to buy the IDS brand which is an isolate whey protein in the cinnamon vanilla. Ideally, I think the isolate whey protein is the best type of protein for you.

          I use to live in Miami where everyone is real big into working out and keeping fit. There were lots of health stores there where they had a big selection of all kinds of suppliments and protein drinks. I use to buy a lot of my protein from a store called Mass Nutrition. They were very competative with their prices as well as would match a price somewhere else if it was lower. Now living in the Midwest, (only temporarily), I've had a harder time finding both of these. I now order on line, Mass Nutrition. They have a big selection of different protein powders and are also very helpful if you call them. Good luck!

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            CDouglas RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 11, 2009 06:54 PM

            Designer Protein is very good. The chocolate, French vanilla and strawberry flavors taste like milkshakes after they have melted. I use the Optimum Nutrition brand and several flavors are very good: chocolate malt, vanilla ice cream, root beer float, rocky road and fruit punch are favorites.

            1. Emme RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 12, 2009 09:44 PM

              Jay Robb's is a quality item.. i used to use the vanilla whey (they have chocolate too) when i could still eat it, and now i use the egg white protein powder.

              I also used to use Isopure, the vanilla and strawberry flavors I'd mix in shakes. I'd use the apple melon flavor to mix into oatmeal.

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                Jason1200 RE: chrisfernando100 Nov 4, 2009 09:29 AM

                I like the taste of Pure Nutrition's Whey Protein Isolate cocoa flavor. It mixes supper easily and it's sweetened with LoHan for a natural sweetness that isn't overly sweet. I prefer to mix it with lowfat milk.

                http://www.bioplexnutrition.com/pure-...

                1. fldhkybnva RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 28, 2013 06:01 PM

                  I like Optimum Nutrition

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                    Florida Hound RE: chrisfernando100 Jun 28, 2013 08:01 PM

                    Forgive me if I jump in with a suggestion that isn't whey, per se. But our family has recently really gotten enthusiastic about True Vitality Protein Powder by Green Foods. (vanilla.) "8 Billion Probiotic Cells", 15 grams protein per serving, Vegan, no soy, gluten free. Jammed with vitamins and nutrients. Retail in brick & mortor stores, $24.00- $30.00 for 25. 2 oz, or 14 servings. We've seen it as cheap as $17.00 sometimes on line.

                    We have never been big fans of supplement powder, but now we are mixing this stuff with fruit juice and fresh strawberries or blueberries or a banana almost every morning. It is changing our morning routine and my wife is especially excited that it keeps her energy level up all morning, with no hunger til lunchtime. We recommend it to you,
                    Florida Hound

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