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      Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey - Chocolate (2 Pound Powder)

      • Form: Powder

      • Flavor: Chocolate

      • Serving Size: 1 SCOOP

      • Number Of Servings: 28 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($1.07 / serving)

      • Weight: 39 OZ

      Product Label

        • Whey Protein Isolates
        • Hydrowhey® Peptides
        • 24G Protein
        • 5.5G BCAA's
        • 4G Glutamine & Precursors
        • 149 Servings
        • The True Strength of Whey
        • Whey Protein Isolates are the purest form of whey protein that exists. Hydrowhey® consists of proteins strategically broken down (hydrolyzed) into smaller pieces called peptides for faster utilization by the body. Both are costly to use, but whey protein isolates and Hydrowhey® hydrolyzed whey peptides are the best whey proteins that money can buy. That's why they're the first few ingredients you read on the Gold Standard 100% Whey™ label. By using whey protein isolates and Hydrowhey® as primary ingredients, we're able to pack 24 grams of the fastest, muscle-building protein into every serving with a lot less of the fat, cholesterol, lactose, and other stuff you can do without. There's no doubt that this is the standard by which all other whey proteins are measured.
        • The Advanced Gold Standard Whey Protein Blend:
        • Gold Standard 100% Whey™ is made of an exclusive blend of:
        • Microfiltered Whey Protein Isolates
        • Ion-Exchange Whey Protein Isolates
        • Ultrafiltered Whey Protein Concentrate
        • Hydrowhey® Hydrolyzed Whey Peptides
        • Beyond the Basics:
        • Packed with Whey Protein isolates (WPI)
        • Higher Protein Percentage (24 grams of protein; nearly 79% protein by weight).
        • Includes Hydrowhey®, strategically hydrolyzed, low molecular weight whey peptides to make protein faster acting.
        • Contains Lactase and Aminogen® digestive enzymes to enhance utilization.
        • Whey Protein Microfractions including Alpha-lactalbumin, Glycomacropeptides, Beta-lactoglobulin, immunoglobulin G (lgG), Lactoferrin, Lactoperoxidase, and various growth factors.
        • Over 4 grams of Glutamine & glutamine precursors.
        • More than 5 grams of BCAAs (Leucine, isoleucine, and Valine) in each scoop.

      Directions
      BLENDER - (EASY: A little more involved but worth the trouble) Add one scoop of ON 100% Whey Gold Standard to a blender filled with 6-8 fl oz of your favorite beverage. Cover and blend for 20-30 seconds. Add 1-2 ice cubes then blend for an additional 30 seconds. Serve. For a delicious smoothie, try adding your favorite fruit, peanut butter, yogurt, shredded coconut, and/or other ingredients (along with the ice cubes) to your blended whey protein shake. SHAKER - (EASIER: Quick & convenient) Fill a shaker bottle with 6-8 fl oz of your favorite beverage. Add one scoop of ON 100% Whey Gold Standard. Cover and shake for 25-30 seconds. Enjoy. If you can't find a shaker bottle at your local gym or health food store, contact us at www.optimumnutrition.com to find out how you can get one. GLASS & SPOON - (EASIEST: Fast & simple) Simply add one scoop of ON 100% Whey Gold

      Warning
      Contains Milk, Wheat, and Soy (Lecithin) ingredients.

      Optimum Nutrition

      Gold Standard 100% Whey Supplement Facts

      How do you read a supplement facts label?

      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 1 SCOOP

      Servings Per Container 28.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      Calories 120 Gm N/A*
      Calories From Fat 10 Gm N/A*
      Total Fat 1 Gm N/A*
      Saturated Fat 0.5 Gm N/A*
      TRANS FAT 0 Gm N/A*
      Cholesterol 30 Mg N/A*
      Sodium 130 Mg N/A*
      Total Carbohydrate 3 Gm N/A*
      Sugars 1 Gm N/A*
      Protein 24 Gm 48%
      Vitamin A N/A*
      Calcium N/A*
      Vitamin C N/A*
      Iron N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolates, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides), Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Lecithin, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Acesulfame Potassium, Aminogen®, Lactase.

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      Optimum Nutrition100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder
       
      4.3

      (based on 43 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (27)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (10)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      91%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good value (18)
      • Quality (16)
      • Tastes good / tastes fine (15)
      • Goes down easy (14)
      • Nutritional (14)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use (15)
        • Men (9)
        • Women (9)
        • Meal replacement (8)
        • As A snack (7)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Competitive athlete (3), Runner (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Finally!

        Finally, I have found a great tasting Protein that still has the great amount of protein that I am looking for! Right when I got home, I opened the box right away and...Read complete review

        Finally, I have found a great tasting Protein that still has the great amount of protein that I am looking for! Right when I got home, I opened the box right away and poured a scoop of this with 2% reduced fat milk and shook it up. It probably took 30 seconds to completely mix the powder with the milk; I mixed it using a normal plastic water bottle. I was skeptical when I smelled it, but as I took my first sip, I literally thought I ordered some hot cocoa mix or nesquik. It was that good! I downed the rest of the drink with ease. I am going to use this protein for as long as it is in production. Job well done, Optimum Nutrition.

        VS

        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        bleck!

        Optimum rocks but this flavor falls short, so 2 stars. If you don't care about taste then def buy. Vitamin Shoppe doesn't carry the 2 flavors I usually buy (French Vanilla cream and...Read complete review

        Optimum rocks but this flavor falls short, so 2 stars. If you don't care about taste then def buy. Vitamin Shoppe doesn't carry the 2 flavors I usually buy (French Vanilla cream and Extreme Milk Chocolate) and we go through buckets of this stuff. Will have to continue to but at the competitor with a G or on line.

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        5.0

        Great Stuff

        By Joe

        from Santa Barbara, CA

        See all my reviews

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Goes Down Easy
        • Good Value
        • Nutritional
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • As A Snack
          • Everyday Use
          • Men

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

          I take this in the afternoon, and before and after my workouts. The taste is great in either water or milk. I have noticed it helps me recover quicker.

           
          2.0

          bleck!

          By KillaGurl

          from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

          About Me Competitive Athlete

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Value
          • Nutritional

          Cons

          • Tastes Bad

          Best Uses

          • Meal Replacement
          • Men
          • Women

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

          Optimum rocks but this flavor falls short, so 2 stars. If you don't care about taste then def buy. Vitamin Shoppe doesn't carry the 2 flavors I usually buy (French Vanilla cream and Extreme Milk Chocolate) and we go through buckets of this stuff. Will have to continue to but at the competitor with a G or on line.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Delicious!!

          By debrocks54

          from SC

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Goes Down Easy
          • Good Value
          • Nutritional
          • Tastes Good

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Use
            • Men
            • Women

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

            I make a smoothie with this using milk and ice. Very, very good. Not bitter. Great chocolate taste. I need 60-90 grams of protein per day per my physician. This helps in getting me to that goal.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best I've tried

            By Rob

            from Owensboro, KY

            About Me Weekend Warrior

            See all my reviews

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Goes Down Easy
            • Good Value
            • Nutritional
            • Provides A Boost
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Use
              • Meal Replacement

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

              Best protein powder I've tried. Price is fantastic for the quality. Tastes great and mixes easily in a shaker cup. I will definitely purchase this again. Going to try the Vanilla soon.

               
              5.0

              Great stuff

              By Brittany

              from WI

              Pros

              • Goes Down Easy
              • Good Value
              • Nutritional
              • Tastes Good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Use
                • Just After Workout
                • Men
                • Women

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                I like to mix this product with almond milk in a shaker cup. Mixes easily, very smooth, and tastes great!

                 
                4.0

                Solid

                By germ

                from Miami

                About Me Competitive Athlete

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Goes Down Easy
                • Good Value
                • Tastes Good

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • As A Snack
                  • Everyday Use

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                  Solid product. Easy to digest and tastes great.

                   
                  5.0

                  awsome product!

                  By Az

                  from portmonmouth nj

                  About Me Body Building

                  Pros

                  • Goes Down Easy
                  • Good Value
                  • Nutritional
                  • Provides A Boost
                  • Tastes Good

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • As A Snack
                    • Everyday Use
                    • Meal Replacement
                    • Men
                    • Post Workout
                    • Women

                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                    I love optimum nutrition whey,Ive been taking it for years,its a great product for the price and has all the good stuff you need.add frozen bannanas and some all natural peanut butter,milk or soymilk in a blender, for an awsome post workout shake. Highly recomended!!!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this stuff and affordable

                    By Busymom

                    from Coon Rapids

                    About Me 5 Day Work Out Mom, Busy, Student, Working Single Mom

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Goes Down Easy
                    • Good Value
                    • Nutritional
                    • Provides A Boost
                    • Tastes Good

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • As A Snack
                      • Everyday Use
                      • Meal Replacement
                      • Women

                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                      I use the product in a blender with strawberries and banana's and mike and ice.
                      I love the taste with the fruit mixed in, and it taste just right
                      nothing bad about it.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Protein!

                      By Spencer

                      from Simsbury, CT

                      About Me Competitive Athlete, Runner, Weekend Warrior

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Goes Down Easy
                      • Good Value
                      • Nutritional
                      • Provides A Boost
                      • Tastes Good

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Use

                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                        I have been taking this product for about 6 months now. I have seen great gains in muscle and endurance. It tastes great and mixes well. I take it after my workout and it keeps me full too so I don't snack on junk food. For the price and value you get out of this product it is a great deal.

                         
                        5.0

                        An essential and satisfying product

                        By Dawg Dan

                        from New York, NY

                        About Me I Go Hard, I Lift Seriously, Lean, Lift Every Day, Strong Core

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Craveable
                        • Goes Down Easy
                        • Good Value
                        • Nutritional
                        • Provides A Boost
                        • Tastes Good

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • As A Snack
                          • Everyday Use
                          • Meal supplement
                          • Men
                          • Post-workout
                          • Women

                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                          It's your must-have product for pre-workout fuel, post-workout recovery/nutrition. A great value and an essential in the household of any active individual; comparable to the essence of flour in a bakery. The icing on the cake is...well it tastes better than icing!

                           
                          4.0

                          Decent tasting, great value.

                          By Wombat

                          from Los Angeles, CA

                          About Me Runner

                          Pros

                          • Good Value
                          • Nutritional

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday Use

                            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                            Mixes easily, great price. Filling. Taste is good not great.

                            (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            1.0

                            Very Disappointed

                            By Peter

                            from Greenville, SC

                            See all my reviews

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Hfcs
                              • Poor Value
                              • Sucralose
                              • Too Sweet

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                Very disappointed to see this product from the same people who make the all natural Oatmeal and Whey shake which I would highly recommend instead of this product. Full of HFCS with soy lecithin and sucralose to top it off. The protein plus BCAA and Glutamine make it seem like a good value, but the ingredients list says stay away. If you want BCAA and Glutamine there are better choices without the junk you can add to any protein shake.

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Real Good

                                By Mr. B

                                from ATL, GA

                                About Me Workout Warrior

                                See all my reviews

                                Pros

                                • Good Taste
                                • Good Value
                                • Mixes well

                                Cons

                                • Cant Mix Wtoo Much Water

                                Best Uses

                                • After workout
                                • Everyday Use
                                • Protein replacement

                                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                Best tasting w/milk. W/water it's good too, but you can not over do it w/water, or else you loose the taste of chocolate. Mixes very well. Very affodable. If you're on a diet, and you're counting your macros, this is one of the best proteins to use, since it's low in fats, carbs and calories(even though there's more choices out there with less).

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                A decent product, recommended

                                By hotrod53

                                from Finleyville, Pa

                                See all my reviews

                                Pros

                                • Good Value
                                • Mixes easily
                                • Tastes Good

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Men
                                  • Pre-post Workout
                                  • Women

                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                  I use this product the morning after my workout during the recovery phase. I used a competitors product up until they changed their formula. This product tasted decent, could be more chocolaty, just use a little less water. Mixes very well in the shaker bottle and at least you don't open the container and it's half empty like other brands.

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  All around satisfaction

                                  By Greg the casual lifter

                                  from Charleston

                                  See all my reviews

                                  Pros

                                  • Good Value
                                  • Mixes well
                                  • Tastes Good

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • After workout

                                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                    ON is the only whey I like to use. It's decently priced, tastes good(extreme milk chocolate and double rich chocolate are what i use. I'm sure there are other great flavors, but if it isnt broke dont fix it), and mixes well. It's pretty low calorie per serving, and low fat. what else can you ask for in a whey? I'm sure there are a bunch of other great options out there, but this has been working for me and I will continue to use it.

                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    good stuff

                                    By dmreeser

                                    from worden illinois

                                    About Me Workout In Winter Months

                                    Pros

                                    • Tastes Good

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday Use

                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                      If you mix it with milk it taste pretty good. This is the first time I used whey protien and it seemed to get me past that 6 week burnout that I always have trouble with.I drink a half glass an hour before I work out then the rest after I work out. Haven't had a lot of problems with after workout soreness either. I am sixty years old so any thing helps.

                                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Very tasty

                                      By Fuzziegirl

                                      from Philadelphia, PA

                                      About Me Weightloss Challenged

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Pros

                                      • Goes Down Easy
                                      • Nutritional
                                      • Tastes Good

                                      Cons

                                      • Not Chocolaty Enough

                                      Best Uses

                                      • As A Snack
                                      • Everyday Use
                                      • Meal Replacement
                                      • Men
                                      • Women

                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                      Tastes very good, mixes easily and is very satisfying but not as rich a chocolate flavor as I would have expected going by the name of the product. Hence the 4 stars instead of 5.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      GREAT

                                      By DutchMaster

                                      from ST. PETERSBURG, FL

                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                      GOOD PRICE

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      its really good

                                      By andre use for football workouts

                                      from avon,IN

                                      Pros

                                      • Goes Down Easy
                                      • Goes To Muscles Fast
                                      • Good Value
                                      • Nutritional
                                      • Provides A Boost
                                      • Tastes Good

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • After workout
                                        • Men

                                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                        really good product taste amazing really works goes to musscles fast i dont even feel sore its soo good the double rich chocalate is amazing i recommend it to everyone

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Yummy!

                                        By Liz

                                        from WI

                                        Pros

                                        • Nutritional
                                        • Tastes Good

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Meal Replacement
                                          • Women

                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                          I was afraid that it would not taste good, as many protein rich supplements do, but this is very good. A nice chocolate fix and not bad for you either!

                                          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          4.0

                                          Great product will try more flavors!

                                          By Elbou

                                          from Nktt, MR

                                          About Me Runner

                                          See all my reviews

                                          Pros

                                          • Goes Down Easy
                                          • Good Value
                                          • Provides A Boost

                                          Cons

                                          • Poor Taste

                                          Best Uses

                                          • As A Snack
                                          • Everyday Use
                                          • Meal Replacement

                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                          The first time I had it, it tasted bland. but after i had it a few more times you can distinctly taste the chocolate and mint flavor. I take 2 scoops with 16 or more oz of water and it fills me. Great product will try more flavors after this one

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Great value for a Protein Shake

                                          By Judy -Mom of body builder

                                          from Rimrock, Az.

                                          About Me Age 71, Do Zumba, Eat few carbs, Eat healthy, Eat very little, Had back surgery, Need more protein, Swim 1 half to 1 mile, Trying to lose weight, Use walking videos, Work our daily

                                          Pros

                                          • Goes Down Easy
                                          • Good Taste
                                          • Good Value
                                          • Nutritional
                                          • Provides A Boost

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Meal Replacement

                                            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                            I use skimmed milk and crushed ice added to it and that is my lunch. It fills me up and I do not get hungry until dinner. Sometimes, for a change, I add a bit of carmel syrup for a change of taste to the shake which I put in the blender.I like the frothy shake from the blender which is so much
                                            better than just shaking it up. Using the skimmed milk adds only 80 to 90 calories, and it tastes so
                                            much better.Excellent product and value.

                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Best Protein I've Had

                                            By DuckusMaximus

                                            from Goodyear, AZ

                                            Pros

                                            • Goes Down Easy
                                            • Good Taste
                                            • Good Value

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Everyday Use

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                              Mixes great in just my shaker cup, tastes amazing, very light and goes down easy

                                              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              2.0

                                              price hike

                                              By joseph a

                                              from Undisclosed

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                              This use to be a great value before.

                                              (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              2.0

                                              A good value ruined by a few ingredients

                                              By John R

                                              from Undisclosed

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                              Pros: more whey isolate vs the less pure whey concentrate, decent price for whey isolate, contains aminogen for help w/digestion

                                               
                                              4.0

                                              Satisfied Customer

                                              By Robert W

                                              from Undisclosed

                                              Pros

                                              • Convenience
                                              • price
                                              • Quality
                                              • Satisfaction
                                              • value

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                  Attractive price for a great product. Good amount of protein and BCAA in single scoop serving. Mixes almost completely after a couple minutes.

                                                  (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  1.0

                                                  Not happy with this product

                                                  By Patricia B

                                                  from Undisclosed

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Quality

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                      Based on taste alone, this product did not satisfy me. It is so bland and tasteless. Hopefully, it will get the job done though and get me through those intense workouts and recovery periods. I will definitely go back to CytoSport Muscle Milk when this container is finished.

                                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Great Product

                                                      By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                                      from Undisclosed

                                                      Pros

                                                      • price
                                                      • Quality
                                                      • Satisfaction

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                          Amazing product for the money..... I have been using ON gold standard and have found increases in strength and im still cutting up.... the extra couple of dollars are worth it! and btw mix it with about only 8 oz of water or less for best taste

                                                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          Finally!

                                                          By Abednego T

                                                          from Undisclosed

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Convenience
                                                          • price
                                                          • Quality
                                                          • Satisfaction
                                                          • value

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                              Finally, I have found a great tasting Protein that still has the great amount of protein that I am looking for! Right when I got home, I opened the box right away and poured a scoop of this with 2% reduced fat milk and shook it up. It probably took 30 seconds to completely mix the powder with the milk; I mixed it using a normal plastic water bottle. I was skeptical when I smelled it, but as I took my first sip, I literally thought I ordered some hot cocoa mix or nesquik. It was that good! I downed the rest of the drink with ease. I am going to use this protein for as long as it is in production. Job well done, Optimum Nutrition.

                                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              The Best

                                                              By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                                              from Undisclosed

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Convenience
                                                              • Quality
                                                              • Satisfaction
                                                              • value

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                  The best tasting whey protein out there! Even when I bring this to the gym and use it with water oppose to milk it still tastes good.

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                                                                  My brother recommended it to me! Thanks
                                                                  Benjamin J on Mar 25, 2015
                                                                  most effective whey protein I have tried in its class
                                                                  Joshua R on Mar 24, 2015
                                                                  Tasty and I see the results
                                                                  Vernil R on Mar 25, 2015
                                                                  Recommendation from a friend as the best protein supplement.
                                                                  Gemma S on Mar 23, 2015
                                                                  I am trying to lose 40-45 pounds as well and toning my muscles which I have lost alot of from weight loss in the past. Will this product help get me to my goal? Tired of yo-yo stuff!
                                                                  Loeetti A on Apr 14, 2014
                                                                  Best Answer: Using this product to ensure you get enough protein, as well as a healthy low calorie diet and exercise, should get you to your goal.
                                                                  Reply · Report · Leslie D on Apr 14, 2014
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                                                                  How much do you drink a day?
                                                                  Rick S on Jan 24, 2014
                                                                  Best Answer: im 125 pounds trying to gain as much weight and muscle as i can how much do you think i should consume a day ?
                                                                  Reply · Report · Rick S on Jan 24, 2014
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                                                                  does this product makes you gain weight?
                                                                  A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 5, 2015
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                                                                  is this product good for looseing weight?
                                                                  KIM B on Oct 26, 2014
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                                                                  What should I mix with this product?
                                                                  A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 11, 2014
                                                                  Best Answer: You can mix it with almost anything. I thought it was great with just water alone. It's good with milk - use skim if you're trying to lose weight or fattier milk if you're trying to gain weight/muscle. I also like mixing it with coconut water. It's great blended with greek yogurt, ice, and a little water/milk (and even a banana) - it makes it like a milkshake. It's pretty versatile. Thep powder blends pretty well in just a shaker cup with a ball. Hope that helped!
                                                                  Reply · Report · Kiley M on Feb 11, 2014
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                                                                  what part of the day do i take the protien if im trying to loss weight?
                                                                  A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Apr 10, 2014
                                                                  Best Answer: If you're using it as a meal replacement, then I'd take it for breakfast. You can blend it with fruits for a better shake, or just mix it with water if you're working out.
                                                                  Reply · Report · Anthony T on Apr 10, 2014
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