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      Optimum Nutrition

      Gold Standard 100% Whey - Chocolate (5 Pound Powder)

      • Form: Powder

      • Flavor: Chocolate

      • Serving Size: 1 SCOOP

      • Number Of Servings: 74.000000 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.78 / serving)

      • Weight: 91 OZ

      Product Label

        • Whey Protein Isolates
        • Hydrowhey® Peptides
        • 24G Protein
        • 5.5G BCAA's
        • 4G Glutamine & Precursors
        • 74 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
      To encourage a positive nitrogen balance,consume approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day from a combination of high protein foods and supplements. For even better results, consume your daily protein allotment over 4-6 small meals spread evenly throughout the day.

      Warning
      This product contains whey derived from dairy and lecithin (to improve mixability) derived from soybeans. For use as a dietary supplement only.Do not use for weight reduction. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to daignose,treat,cure,or prevent any disease.

      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 74.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      Calories 120  N/A*
      Calories From Fat 10  N/A*
      Total Fat 1 Gm 2%
      Saturated Fat 0.5 Gm 3%
      Cholesterol 30 Mg 10%
      Total Carbohydrate 3 Gm 1%
      Sugars 1 Gm N/A*
      Protein 24 Gm 48%
      Calcium 8%
      Sodium 130 Mg 5%
      Vitamin A N/A*
      Vitamin C N/A*
      Iron 2%

      *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 - 5 Pound Powder
       
      4.6

      (based on 190 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (150)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (22)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (5)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (7)

      90%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Quality (80)
      • Satisfaction (76)
      • Price (72)
      • Value (68)
      • Nutritional (67)

      Cons

      • Tastes bad (6)
      • Poor value (5)

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use (70)
      • Men (41)
      • As A snack (28)
      • Meal replacement (28)
      • Women (28)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Competitive athlete (26), Weekend warrior (13), Runner (12), Rarely work out (5), Gym rat (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Very versatile product.

      Mixes well in either a shaker cup or in a blender. I've mixed it with almond mix, water, 2% and whole milk and it tastes good in any of them. The chocolate combines...Read complete review

      Mixes well in either a shaker cup or in a blender. I've mixed it with almond mix, water, 2% and whole milk and it tastes good in any of them. The chocolate combines well with fruit but if you plan to blend up some vegetables (I use a lot of spinach) then stick to the vanilla. I've experienced some visceral fat retention with the other brands because of their use of corn syrup solids to give their protein a good flavor. This has no corn syrup, 1 gm sugar and 3 carbs per serving making it the lowest insulin response inducing protein I've used to date (and the flavor is still very nice).

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      ON Gold standards

      I bought the ON gold standard 100% whey and I use every day pre and post and upon rising.
      It get absorbed easily and it is light on stomach. However, It taste...Read complete review

      I bought the ON gold standard 100% whey and I use every day pre and post and upon rising.
      It get absorbed easily and it is light on stomach. However, It taste really bad and I have to struggle each time I drink it. I got stuck with 5lbs of Vanilla flavor and I get sick of it. They over rate it and I do not know why.

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      5.0

      Awesome

      By Vin

      from NJ

      About Me Rarely Work Out

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

            Very helpful

             
            1.0

            ON Gold standards

            By dentist916

            from Cambridge, MA

            About Me Competitive Athlete

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Goes Down Easy

            Cons

            • Poor Value
            • Tastes Bad

            Best Uses

            • As A Snack
            • Everyday Use

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

            I bought the ON gold standard 100% whey and I use every day pre and post and upon rising.
            It get absorbed easily and it is light on stomach. However, It taste really bad and I have to struggle each time I drink it. I got stuck with 5lbs of Vanilla flavor and I get sick of it. They over rate it and I do not know why.

             
            5.0

            Good Stuff

            By Hollander

            from Grand Rapids,MI

            About Me Weekend Warrior

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Use

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

              Post workout protien that has everything I need, easy on the stomach and tastes good

               
              5.0

              just add milk

              By one2many

              from north carolina

              About Me Work out daily

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Goes Down Easy
              • Mixed Well By Just Shakin
              • Tastes Good

              Cons

              • Cost

              Best Uses

              • As A Snack
              • Everyday Use
              • Men

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

              use it daily 2 to 3 times, taste is great in milk, did not feel it is worth the extra money over non name brand product

               
              5.0

              Whey

              By Juju

              from Poughkeepsie,NY

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                Exc product

                 
                5.0

                Good stuff!

                By ipdan10

                from Charlottesville, VA

                About Me Runner

                See all my reviews

                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 - 5 Pound Powder:

                  Great taste.

                   
                  5.0

                  Good product.

                  By Tai

                  from Brooklyn, NY

                  About Me Weekend Warrior

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                        The whey has a good taste.

                         
                        5.0

                        Best protein

                        By BK

                        from Chicago, IL

                        About Me Competitive Athlete

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • expensive

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Use

                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                        This is the best protein out there. Tastes great, mixes well, and is a high quality protein. Highly recommend

                         
                        5.0

                        GREAT LOW CARB PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT

                        By SILKY

                        from Toledo, OH

                        About Me Rarely Work Out

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Good Value
                        • Tastes Good

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Use

                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                          I had become a diabetic couch potato but I am now trying to become healthier and begin dieting. I found this protein supplement after extensive online research seeking the best LOW CARB PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT made with WHEY PROTEIN. So I have begun to use this product for a healthy source of PROTEIN which is low in CARBS and this product is exactly what I needed because it has 24grams of protein and less than 5 grams of carbs per serving. I chose the DOUBLE RICH CHOCOLATE flavor and it's delicious. I have nothing bad to say about this product.

                           
                          5.0

                          the BEST whey protein

                          By she is on the loser's bench

                          from Jersey City NJ

                          About Me Rarely Work Out

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday Use
                            • Meal Replacement
                            • Women

                            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                            I used this product 2 times a day. It has a nice rich smooth chocolate flavor! If you like chocolate milk you will love this!

                             
                            5.0

                            Great product

                            By Working Mamma

                            from New Mexico

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

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

                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                              Love this product. Use as my breakfast smoothie easch morning and for when I need a quick meal or when I need to hold me over to the next meal. This product is great and I love the flavor.

                               
                              5.0

                              100% gold Whey

                              By Juju

                              from Poughkeepsie,NY

                              See all my reviews

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                  This is a very good product. Tasty in a smoothie .

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Good tasting protein powder

                                  By CJ

                                  from Worthington OH

                                  About Me Runner

                                  See all my reviews

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Tastes Good

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • After Weight Training
                                    • Everyday Use

                                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                    The double rich chocolate tastes great and mixes well in blender. I use this for morning shakes and smoothies. I sometimes mix in banana or blueberries for extra nutrition.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    ?

                                    By rosa

                                    from chandler,az

                                    About Me Rarely Work Out

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Nutritional

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday Use

                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                      gives energy in the morning and very good in smoothy

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Great Product

                                      By Jabber

                                      from Rocklin, CA

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Everyday Use
                                        • Men
                                        • Women

                                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                        Great product, good absorption, good price for the amount.

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Best Protein

                                        By JB1786

                                        from central nj

                                        About Me Competitive Athlete

                                        Staff Reviewer

                                        Pros

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                              Awesome Protein!

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              WHEY Use

                                              By Bob

                                              from Montross, VA

                                              About Me Normal Workouts

                                              Verified Reviewer

                                              Pros

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

                                              Cons

                                              • None

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Everyday Use

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                              Been using WHEY [different favors] for the past 3 years. Found that the Double Chocolate works best for me. I use one scoop combined with immune26 and Unsweetened Almond Milk every morning. WHEY, with the Double Chocolate, really gives me that extra needed energy for my daily workout! It also taste GREAT!!!

                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Best Protein Powder of All

                                              By Cyclist

                                              from Charlotte, NC

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                              If you are looking for protein powder, be sure to read consumer reports evaluation. Many have arsenic, lead, cadmium and other poisons in them. None in this stuff. Plus the taste of the "double rich chocolate" is pretty good. I drink it plain mixed with water or in a smoothie. Even plain it's pretty decent tasting.

                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              My Favorite Protein

                                              By Taylor

                                              from Atlanta

                                              About Me Weekend Warrior

                                              Verified Reviewer

                                              Pros

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

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • After workout
                                                • Everyday Use
                                                • Men

                                                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                The taste, solubility in milk with a spoon, and the value are my favorite things about this protein. While I will buy other proteins when they are on sale, I always come back to this protien. If you compare protein per scoop and number of scoops per 5lb tub, this is almost always the best value. It really is the gold standard for me.

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                good product

                                                By Santal

                                                from SanJose

                                                See all my reviews

                                                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                GOOD

                                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                3.0

                                                Good

                                                By Santal

                                                from SanJose

                                                See all my reviews

                                                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                this is a nice product

                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Great Product

                                                By Jay

                                                from Jersey City

                                                About Me Competitive Athlete, Runner

                                                Pros

                                                • Good Value
                                                • Nutritional
                                                • Tastes Good

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Everyday Use
                                                  • Men
                                                  • Women

                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                  Great Product for all your protein needs

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  The best protein

                                                  By Zacamuscle

                                                  from Florida

                                                  About Me Competitive Athlete

                                                  Pros

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

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

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

                                                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                    I take 1 scoop in the morning and one after working out the taste is awesome and it helps to reach my protein intake in a daily basis. I really recommend this product.

                                                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    Very Delicious! Satisfied customer!

                                                    By Jules on a diet

                                                    from Austin, Texas

                                                    About Me Cardio, Competitive Athlete, Exercise, Muscle Definition, Runner, Weight Loss

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

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

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

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

                                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                      This was my first ever protein powder purchase. It was recommended by a fellow colleague, so I guess technically I have never really tried any protein shakes besides this one and the one's at my gym that are super over priced! But, I have heard nothing but good reviews about the Double Rich Chocolate flavor, and it sure does live up to it's hype. I drink it with Unsweetened Almond Milk and about 1oz of Heavy Cream sometimes, and it literally tastes like a milk shake! Sometimes, I put oats, cinnamon, almond butter, stevia as well to experiment. Super worth it. I'll be buying this one again. OH, I also bought it cause of it's nutrition value.. it is low Carb and is easier to do my macronutrients.

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate

                                                      By joe willy

                                                      from Birmingham, AL

                                                      About Me Competitive Athlete

                                                      Verified Reviewer

                                                      Pros

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

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Everyday Use

                                                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                        I drink this every morning with whole milk and it tastes amazing.

                                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Great Protein Powder!!!!

                                                        By ipopholly

                                                        from Devine Texas

                                                        About Me Amateur Bodybuilder

                                                        See all my reviews

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Good Value

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Meal Replacement

                                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                          use it mainly with almond milk don't
                                                          really like it with water,but it is good

                                                           
                                                          4.0

                                                          Great Product

                                                          By Rocket33

                                                          from Michigan

                                                          About Me I Work 12hr Mids Shift, Strength training, Workout On Off Days

                                                          See all my reviews

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Goes Down Easy
                                                          • Good Value
                                                          • Mixes well
                                                          • Nutritional

                                                          Cons

                                                          • Improve Chocolate Taste

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • As A Snack
                                                          • Men
                                                          • Pre And Post Workout
                                                          • Women

                                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                          This is a great protein product overall. The 5lb is the best way to get the most out of your money. Optimum Nutrition has a very high quality protein along with BCAA's that if you stay committed to your work out plan and diet YOU WILL SEE RESULTS! The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because I have had better tasting chocolate proteins. Overall, a must have!

                                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          The Standard for all others

                                                          By Bryan

                                                          from Binghamton, NY

                                                          See all my reviews

                                                          Verified Reviewer

                                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                          Great protein powder. If you're not sure which flavor to get just go with the double chocolate

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          Best Whey protein

                                                          By IT muscle

                                                          from League City TX

                                                          See all my reviews

                                                          Pros

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

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Everyday Use
                                                            • Men
                                                            • Post-workout
                                                            • Women

                                                            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                            This is in my opinion the best Whey protein out there. The taste is good and the addition of 5.5 G of BCAA and 4G of Glutamine makes this a great muscle building supplement.

                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            LOVE IT!

                                                            By Zach

                                                            from Kearney, NE

                                                            About Me Competitive Athlete

                                                            Verified Reviewer

                                                            Pros

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

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                              • As A Snack
                                                              • Everyday Use

                                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Double Rich Chocolate - 5 Pound Powder:

                                                              I take this product after my workouts and it always makes me feel great. I have used it for almost 3 years now and cannot see myself changing protein.

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                                                              Why did you choose this?
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                                                              Works well for my goals
                                                              Wayne L on Mar 2, 2015
                                                              Its tastes great and works even better.
                                                              Adam C on Mar 2, 2015
                                                              This is the best whey powder on the market, it's mixes so well and the taste is fantastic! It's also very low carb (3 grams) with 24 grams of protein - great stuff!
                                                              Barry K on Mar 2, 2015
                                                              good
                                                              Wesley S on Mar 2, 2015
                                                              Is this product gluten free? It doesn't say anywhere.
                                                              Rich M on Jan 23, 2013
                                                              Best Answer: I see Maltodextrin and modified food starch listed on the ingredients, both of which are sometimes made from wheat products. So unless otherwise listed by the company, I'd stay away from this if you have gluten issues.
                                                              Reply · Report · Kevin O on Dec 5, 2014
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                                                              If you have never used protein products before and your starting out. Would you use this or a different kind?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 19, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: I use this product every morning 1 scoop of this and 1 scoop of isopure vanilla. I hope they do not change this product because it is excellent . It is like chocolate milk ...but has the value of eating meat . Love it.
                                                              Reply · Report · patricia h on Feb 23, 2014
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                                                              I would like to know if i can mix this protein powder with fruits, like a smoothie? Thank you!
                                                              S R on May 14, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: This is delicious in a fruit smoothie. Not only do you get the added protein and vitamins, but you get a fruit smoothie that has a chocolate taste. win-win
                                                              Reply · Report · Norman B on Jun 28, 2014
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                                                              This product is recommended for a 15 year old kid 5.8 and 210 pound that play football ?
                                                              juan i on Jan 25, 2014
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                                                              Is this product lactose free?
                                                              Ruben H on Oct 3, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: No. It has small amounts of lactose.
                                                              Reply · Report · Michael W on Oct 3, 2014
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                                                              is this product kosher?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on May 26, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: I think you would need to go to their web site get a break down of the product constituents and take this to your Rabbi! I would guess that as Whey is a milk product then you should refrain from eating meat for several hours before or after.

                                                              The issue would be, if ON's whey contains additives that have originated from animal meat. If that is the case then the product would break the Kosher laws/rules.
                                                              Reply · Report · Norman B on Jun 28, 2014
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                                                              What is the sweetener used in this product? I do not see anything listed in the product info. regarding this. Thanks!
                                                              Katherine C on Feb 23, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: Not sure but it is some artificial sweetner. It is a low carb product. My doctor told me to be wary of protein drinks because many have tons of sugar. You can tell from the ratio of carbs to protein this doesn't.
                                                              Reply · Report · HT M on Apr 1, 2014
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                                                              I need protien because I had gastric bypass surgery is this good for that. how does it taste?
                                                              vickie s on Apr 1, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: Ican't answeer the medical questions, but ON Gold Standard is geneerally recognized as one of the best brands of whey for two reasons: taste and that it dissolves much easier and better than others. You don't have to have a blendeer, a glass with a spoon will work. My son is a workout freak (Tony Horton disciple) and uses a lot of whey. We generally alternate between one of the chocolate flavors and one of the strawberry flavors. They don't taste artificial like many strawberry flavored items do.
                                                              Reply · Report · HT M on Apr 1, 2014
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                                                              HOW MANY SERVINGS ARE THERE IN THE CHOCOLATE VERSION?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 30, 2015
                                                              Best Answer: 74
                                                              Reply · Report · Tom U on Jan 30, 2015
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                                                              Is there caffeine in this product? I see that cocoa is a main ingredient and wondered what the caffeine content would be from this!
                                                              sarah p on Jan 13, 2015
                                                              Best Answer: There is no caffeine in this product Sarah
                                                              Reply · Report · Pat S on Jan 25, 2015
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                                                              Can I use it after and between workouts? Can I also use it to help me get my daily needs in protein?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Dec 24, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: You can use the product anytime of the day. It is a great way to supplement extra protein into your diet.
                                                              Reply · Report · Pat S on Jan 25, 2015
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                                                              is this a good recovery shake?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Dec 15, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: Yes, this is a great recovery shake. You can always try and look into VS wheytech pro 24 as they have very similar labels but is much more affordable.
                                                              Reply · Report · Pat S on Jan 25, 2015
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                                                              what are the benefits of this product?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 14, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: Just like any protein, it helps to gain, maintain and replenish the protein you use up through out the day. I use Gold Standerd because it tastes great and blends well.
                                                              Reply · Report · Benjamin E on Jul 14, 2014
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                                                              Im trying to lose weight without bulking up when exercise, it this good?
                                                              Elia M on Jun 23, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: The only thing that is going to make you "bulk up" is maintaining a calorie surplus. If you want to lose weight(fat) you have to stay in a calorie deficit. This a a good alternative to a regular meal when you are short on time and can't prepare something to eat. Just remember; calories in must be less than calories out in order to lose fat.
                                                              Reply · Report · Norman B on Jun 28, 2014
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                                                              How much gluten is in this protein?
                                                              Candice C on May 5, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: There is no gluten in this particular flavor. However, some of their other products does. Such as:

                                                              100% Whey Gold Standard-Cookies n' Cream (cookie pieces)
                                                              100% Casein Gold Standard -Cookies n' cream (cookie pieces)
                                                              Serious Mass-all flavors(glutamine peptides)
                                                              Aftermax-all flavors (glutamine peptides)
                                                              Pro Complex-all flavors (glutamine peptides)
                                                              Pro Complex Gainer-all flavors (glutamine peptides)
                                                              Nitro-Core 24 - all flavors (glutamine peptides)
                                                              Lift Bar - Cookies & Cream (glutamine peptides & cookie pieces)
                                                              OPD bar - All flavors (wheat protein isolate)
                                                              Steel bar (the one in new packaging/12 count box)- all flavors (wheat
                                                              protein isolate)
                                                              Wholly Oats Bar -all flavors (wheat protein isolate)
                                                              100 % Whey Crisp Bar - all flavors
                                                              No Regrets Bar - all flavors
                                                              Platinum Hydrowhey -Cookies & Cream (cookie pieces)
                                                              Reply · Report · Norman B on Jun 28, 2014
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                                                              Does this product contain gluten?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 21, 2014
                                                              Best Answer: No.
                                                              Reply · Report · Norman B on Apr 16, 2014
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                                                              does this product contain any soy? also how much sugar per serving or per scoop. also how many calories per scoop?
                                                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 24, 2015
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                                                              What have your results been since taking the supplement, also any side effects?
                                                              odail t on May 2, 2014
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                                                              Hi how is this product?
                                                              A B on Aug 10, 2013
                                                              Best Answer: This is a good product. I used this for some time and a friend of mine turned me on to Whey Tech Pro 24, by Bodytech. I haven't looked back.
                                                              Reply · Report · Norman B on Oct 3, 2013
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