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      Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey - Vanilla Ice Cream (2 Pound Powder)

      • Form: Powder

      • Flavor: Vanilla Ice Cream

      • Serving Size: 1 SCOOP

      • Number Of Servings: 28 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($1.07 / serving)

      • Weight: 39 OZ

      Product Label

        100% Whey Gold Standard Vanilla Ice Cream, Whey Protein Isolates Primary Source * 24 g protein * 5.5 g BCAAs * 4 g Glutamine & Precursors * 32 servings.Whey Protein Isolates are 90% pure protein by weight. They are the purest and most expensive form of whey protein that exists. That's why they are the first ingredients you read on the 100% of Whey Gold Standard label. By using Whey Protein Isolate as our primary protein source, we're able to pack 24 grams of the purest, muscle-building protein per serving, and a lot less of the fat, cholesterol, lactose, and other stuff that you can do without. There's no question this is the standard by which other whey proteins are measured.

      Warning
      Contains Milk, Wheat, and Soy (lecithin) ingredients

    • Does not contain
      Eggs and Shellfish, Fish, Peanuts, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat

    • Optimum Nutrition

      Gold Standard 100% Whey Supplement Facts

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      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 N/A*
      Vitamin A N/A*
      Vitamin C N/A*
      Calcium N/A*
      Iron N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Protein Blend(Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides), Natural and artificial flavors, cookie crumbs (enriched flour(wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), sugar palm and palm kernel oil, cocoa (processed with alkali), high fructose corn syrup, corn flour, salt, dextrose, sodium bicarbonate, soya lecithin), salt, gum blend (cellulose gum, xanthan gum, carrageenan), lecithin, sucralose, aminogen lactase.

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      Optimum Nutrition100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder
       
      4.5

      (based on 30 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (25)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      83%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Goes down easy (14)
      • Good value (12)
      • Nutritional (11)
      • Tastes good / tastes fine (11)
      • Provides A boost (9)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use (12)
        • Meal replacement (7)
        • Women (5)
        • Men (4)
        • As A snack (3)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Competitive athlete (4), Runner (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Deserves All Praise!!!

        First off, let me start off with saying that this an Optimum Nutrition product and didn't expect anything but the best. This is by far the best tasting protein I have ever tasted....Read complete review

        First off, let me start off with saying that this an Optimum Nutrition product and didn't expect anything but the best. This is by far the best tasting protein I have ever tasted. I really believe taste should be a huge factor for a product especially if you're expecting to take it 3 times a day for at least a month. It also blends very well. I use a shaker bottle and blend my protein with fat free milk. I have been testing proteins for the past few months and this blows all the others out the water(MHP, GNC Whey, MuscleMilk). Now I use the French Vanilla flavor. Soon I will try the Double Chocolate and hope for the same great taste. I rate this product with 5 stars and really recommend this ON Protein who is looking for a great tasting and quality product for a very valuable price! Only been using it 2 weeks and I already see my body changing and I alot more energy than normal!

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Tastes decent, but has Acesulfame Potassium :(

        I like most of Optimum Nutritions products, but was a little bit disappointed with this one. I just finished their strawberry whey which was ok, a little on the strong side of artificial...Read complete review

        I like most of Optimum Nutritions products, but was a little bit disappointed with this one. I just finished their strawberry whey which was ok, a little on the strong side of artificial strawberry, but not horrible. Their Strawberry whey is sweetened with Sucralose, which is fine with me. But I was disappointed to find out after purchase that this flavor(vanilla) is sweetened with Acesulfame Potassium - which I HATE because it leaves a weird sweet taste in my mouth all day. Also, from what I've researched about it, it is not good for you (the liver breaks it down into formaldehyde). So I have been trying to avoid Acesulfame if possible. I assumed that if the same company used sucralose for one flavor, they used it for the others too - WRONG. It is my fault though, for not reading the label.

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        5.0

        Very happy

        By KT10

        from West Des Moines, IA

        About Me Weekend Warrior

        See all my reviews

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Goes Down Easy
        • Good Value
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Use
          • Meal Replacement

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

          I am very happy I tried this protein mix. I use it in a lunch meal-replacement shake so I can't comment in terms of adding bulk/muscle, but it is very fine powder so it mixes easily- tastes great in the Vanilla Ice Cream- takes just a single scoop per serving- and it's actually MADE in the US. (too many companies are getting crafty with how they word those things) It was on sale, and I had my year-end cash credit, but seems like it's priced competitively as well.

           
          5.0

          Great flavor, and seeing results quickly

          By Jenn

          from Oceanside, CA

          See all my reviews

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

            This was recommended to me by a bodybuilder who works at my local VS. His buddy backed him up and also recommended it. I'm seeing excellent results with it, so far. I'm becoming much leaner, and building muscle more quickly than I have in the past, without a post-workout protein supplement. I thought this product tasted great, for being a protein powder. I mix it with plain almond milk, and that makes all the difference. I've had it with skim milk, too. That was also yummy. I've even mixed it with iced coffee, and it wasn't bad. Mixed with water, it's not bad at all. I actually find the flavor to be better with just 6 ounces of water. 8 is too watery. I can't wait to try the other favors, which have even better rating than this flavor.

             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By Gordo

            from Danbury, CT

            About Me Bodybuilding, Mountain Biking

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Goes Down Easy
            • Good Value
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After workout

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

              Tastes great and I have seen good results.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great for maintaining protien levels.

              By Ole GAL

              from NC

              See all my reviews

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • As A Snack
                • Meal Replacement

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                I love adding this product to fruit smoothies to increase my protein intake. I don't write many reviews and hope to earn bonus points with this review, but I love, love, love this product. A scoop of this, a little Greek yogurt, frozen fruit and almond milk makes an awesome calcium and protein rich snack.

                 
                5.0

                good taste

                By soccer player

                from Jersey City, NJ

                About Me Competitive Athlete

                Pros

                • Good Value
                • Tastes Good

                Cons

                • Too Sweet

                Best Uses

                • Men

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                great taste

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Nothing like ice cream!!!

                By Dora the explorer

                from Buffalo NY

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Tastes Bad

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                    This is terrible...no flavor..buy something else!!

                     
                    5.0

                    First Time User

                    By MaryM

                    from Redondo Beach, CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    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 VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                      Great for a fast, nutritious, and delicious meal. I never thought I'd be willing to skip eating a meal for drinking one, but this product has me hooked.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Product

                      By Tati

                      from Florida

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Use

                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                        This product was recommended by a friend of mine who is a body builder and has tried many kinds of shakes. I love it, very easy to swallow and easy on my tummy. It makes me feel better after my workouts.

                         
                        5.0

                        Good protein

                        By Brett

                        from Gainesville, FL

                        About Me Competitive Athlete

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Use

                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                          Good value. Use it to build muscle and it works. Tastes good too.

                           
                          5.0

                          Tastes Great

                          By KathyandJim

                          from Pittsford, NY

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Buyer

                          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 VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                            We use this in a smoothie every morning with fresh fruit and flax seed. Then we load it up with ice and blend. Absolutely delicious.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            The best so far

                            By fitmom

                            from South Miami

                            About Me Being A Good Role Model, I Love Being In Shape, I Love Working Out

                            Pros

                            • Good Value
                            • Nutritional
                            • Provides A Boost
                            • Tastes Good

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday Use
                              • Meal Replacement
                              • Women

                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                              I tried couple of protein shakes brands and this is so far the best, great taste with either Milk or water.

                              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              High Fructose Corn Syrup

                              By candicane

                              from Chesapeake, Va

                              About Me Competitive Athlete

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Poor Value

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                  I bought this protein not paying attention to the ingredients because its optinum nutrition and their products have a great reputation, then I noticed it has HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP. That stuff needs to be banned. I never would have dreamed it would be in a quality protein. I got rid of that stuff as soon as i saw this!!

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Does what's promised

                                  By David

                                  from Palm Beach Gardens, FL

                                  About Me 21 Male, Navy Hopeful

                                  See all my reviews

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Goes Down Easy
                                  • Tastes Good

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Everyday Use
                                    • Meal Replacement

                                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                    I'm currently trying to lose weight in order to join the navy. I go to the gym about 4-5 times a week and was mostly looking for something that will keep me from getting too sore the next day. This did just that. I take one shake after my workout and one right before i go to bed. The taste isn't amazing but it's pretty good. Overall good product i'm going to experiment with some other flavors though, just picked up cookies and cream and will probably start that one next week.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great Product, Great Company

                                    By Brian

                                    from Maryland

                                    About Me Runner

                                    Pros

                                    • Goes Down Easy
                                    • Good Value
                                    • Nutritional

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday Use

                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                      Product works great as advertised, but the real comment here is Vitamin Shoppe. They have all the products you would ever need combined with all the intangibles like shipping that is super fast and reliable and customer service that is top notch. Great place to order product!

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Must Have... Duh!

                                      By Amy

                                      from Toledo OH

                                      About Me Competitive Athlete

                                      Pros

                                      • Goes Down Easy

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                          Mixes easily with water
                                          Great taste
                                          Quality ingredients, few sugars and fillers

                                          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          1.0

                                          Nutritional Information WRONG

                                          By Will

                                          from Iowa

                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                          I received this in the mail today and the label says it has 130mg of sodium per serving instead of 60mg of sodium per serving like this website says. Not sure what happened.

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Awesome taste!

                                          By Elbou

                                          from Nktt, MR

                                          About Me Runner

                                          See all my reviews

                                          Pros

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

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • As A Snack
                                            • Everyday Use
                                            • Meal Replacement

                                            Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                            It's probably the best whey protein powder you may find on the market when you're looking for the best quality / price ratio. I recommend the gold standard to anyone who's looking for a great cheap product! Almost all the flavors taste really good!

                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            great product

                                            By biggdogg

                                            from clifton, nj

                                            Pros

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

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Everyday Use

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                              Great protein. Mixes very well and tastes excellent.Heals the body very well after hard workout.

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              GOLD STANDARD OF WHEY PROTEINS

                                              By ORTEGAEDG

                                              from DALLAS TX

                                              About Me Runner

                                              Pros

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

                                              Cons

                                              • Pricey poor value

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Everyday Use
                                              • Men
                                              • Women

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                              I use this product along with balanced meals and a healthy lifestyle. The great thing about this product is that it does what it is meant to do. I have yet to see a downside to this particular product. Of all the Whey products out there, this one suits ME the best.

                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Some great stuff

                                              By Andrea W

                                              from Undisclosed

                                              Pros

                                              • price
                                              • value

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                  Mixes great in everything without the grainy feel! Love the vanilla flavor. Great deal, great product.

                                                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Called Gold Standard 4 a reason

                                                  By Hunter H

                                                  from Undisclosed

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Convenience
                                                  • price
                                                  • Quality
                                                  • Satisfaction
                                                  • value

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                      Yes this is great stuff. Tried a couple other powders, but this is my recommendation for those who like their weight and are trying to maintain it. If you're a super health freak- probably not for you- but this stuff works and taste great!

                                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Good Stuff!!

                                                      By Oscar P

                                                      from Undisclosed

                                                      Pros

                                                      • price
                                                      • Quality
                                                      • Satisfaction
                                                      • value

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                          This i by far the best tasting whey I have ever had. Mixes well even with water!

                                                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          great product

                                                          By Vanessa M

                                                          from Undisclosed

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Convenience
                                                          • Quality
                                                          • Satisfaction

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                              This protein really tastes like vanilla ice cream and has really helped with muscle recovery after a hard workout. I definitely recommend it.

                                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                               
                                                              4.0

                                                              great protein

                                                              By Garrett W

                                                              from Undisclosed

                                                              Pros

                                                              • price
                                                              • Satisfaction
                                                              • value

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                  good quality protein at a great price and it is great for making smoothies.

                                                                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                   
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  Deserves All Praise!!!

                                                                  By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                                                  from Undisclosed

                                                                  Pros

                                                                  • Convenience
                                                                  • price
                                                                  • Quality
                                                                  • Satisfaction
                                                                  • value

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                      First off, let me start off with saying that this an Optimum Nutrition product and didn't expect anything but the best. This is by far the best tasting protein I have ever tasted. I really believe taste should be a huge factor for a product especially if you're expecting to take it 3 times a day for at least a month. It also blends very well. I use a shaker bottle and blend my protein with fat free milk. I have been testing proteins for the past few months and this blows all the others out the water(MHP, GNC Whey, MuscleMilk). Now I use the French Vanilla flavor. Soon I will try the Double Chocolate and hope for the same great taste. I rate this product with 5 stars and really recommend this ON Protein who is looking for a great tasting and quality product for a very valuable price! Only been using it 2 weeks and I already see my body changing and I alot more energy than normal!

                                                                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                       
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      Great Stuff!

                                                                      By Jala P

                                                                      from Undisclosed

                                                                      Pros

                                                                      • Convenience
                                                                      • price
                                                                      • Quality
                                                                      • Satisfaction
                                                                      • value

                                                                      Cons

                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                          I have tried several protein powders, but I love this one in particular more than any other I've tasted. It is not at all chalky like some can be, and when you mix it with soy milk it has a particularly "cookie" flavor...it has cookie crumbs in it, and with the nutty taste of soy milk it really brings that flavor to the fore! I will continue to faithfully consume this product. I haven't found another flavor or brand that I like better.

                                                                          (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                           
                                                                          2.0

                                                                          Tastes decent, but has Acesulfame Potassium :(

                                                                          By Joseph C

                                                                          from Undisclosed

                                                                          Pros

                                                                          • price
                                                                          • Quality
                                                                          • value

                                                                          Cons

                                                                            Best Uses

                                                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                              I like most of Optimum Nutritions products, but was a little bit disappointed with this one. I just finished their strawberry whey which was ok, a little on the strong side of artificial strawberry, but not horrible. Their Strawberry whey is sweetened with Sucralose, which is fine with me. But I was disappointed to find out after purchase that this flavor(vanilla) is sweetened with Acesulfame Potassium - which I HATE because it leaves a weird sweet taste in my mouth all day. Also, from what I've researched about it, it is not good for you (the liver breaks it down into formaldehyde). So I have been trying to avoid Acesulfame if possible. I assumed that if the same company used sucralose for one flavor, they used it for the others too - WRONG. It is my fault though, for not reading the label.

                                                                               
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              Excited

                                                                              By Andrew K

                                                                              from Undisclosed

                                                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                              I'm excited to try this protein. I have been using the cheap Six Star stuff from walmart, till I found out that theres creatine in it. I don't want to take creatine, I could tell I was retaining water. It still gave me results, but hopefully this stuff will work better for me.

                                                                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                               
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              I take this every morning ...

                                                                              By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                                                              from Undisclosed

                                                                              Pros

                                                                              • Convenience
                                                                              • Quality
                                                                              • Satisfaction
                                                                              • value

                                                                              Cons

                                                                                Best Uses

                                                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                                  I take this every morning after my workout, and then mix about half a serving with "The Ultimate Meal" along with a banana and apple. Makes me feel like a million bucks for several hours, and I can feel my body's furnace at work - stoked for hours.The taste is fine. I like vanilla in all its forms, and this is no exception. The ladies who post about bad or nasty flavor - I just don't get it. This stuff is great just mixed in water with a spoon - no clumps, goes down like water.I'm not a protein powder expert nor have I compared this to a multitude of products, but for the amount of protein isolate per serving, and how it makes me feel and perform, I'd say this is an excellent value and I highly recommend it - especially to people who actually like vanilla. The only downside is that it's not naturally flavored. That's the one thing that would make this a STELLAR product.

                                                                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                   
                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                  The Best you can get.. and the price is good too.

                                                                                  By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

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                                                                                  Pros

                                                                                  • Convenience
                                                                                  • price
                                                                                  • Quality
                                                                                  • Satisfaction
                                                                                  • value

                                                                                  Cons

                                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition 100% WHEY GOLD VANILLA Ice Cream - 2 Pound Powder:

                                                                                      The taste is good even in water, the results are more than what I expected, you can actually tell that you've taken protein into your boby you will sweat a lil afterwards. Couldnt ask for anything better!!!!!

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                                                                                      I had a revelation. GOD spoke to me. GOD Said, "Robert, purchase Whey Vanilla, You will NOT be disappointed." GOD was correct!. Delicious!
                                                                                      Robert A on Mar 22, 2015
                                                                                      Good reviews from friends
                                                                                      Alex G on Mar 19, 2015
                                                                                      It has good reviews and looks like better in category
                                                                                      Sabir K on Mar 20, 2015
                                                                                      Meal replacement.
                                                                                      Kelly L on Mar 18, 2015
                                                                                      Is this product good for people that are diabetic, with high blood pressure and trying to loose weight?
                                                                                      Nancy A on Feb 5, 2013
                                                                                      Best Answer: if you are diabetic, its better to consult your doctor... since these supplements are processed foods and not a regular diet for a normal man. u dont wanna make your sugar levels go bad...!!
                                                                                      Reply · Report · Aditya K on Mar 8, 2013
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                                                                                      Does it have creatine in it? I'm looking for non-creatine based protein powders.
                                                                                      Julia T on Dec 8, 2013
                                                                                      Best Answer: There's no creatine in it. I'm actually still a VIP customer with the max healthy awards possible. Got plenty of whey experience -and recommend you to shop at bodybuilding .com. There, often you get free bonus items along with the 100% Whey!
                                                                                      Reply · Report · Lucas R on Dec 8, 2013
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                                                                                      New to the workout world and I am over weight and I am trying to loss weight but still replenish my body with what it needs. What would be best?
                                                                                      Chris S on May 28, 2013
                                                                                      Best Answer: The vanilla is great but seriously i love the cookies and crean and the rockie road way more! I do 1 scoop of whey and one half cup of milk and a half cup of some pureed berry or half of a banana then i put about 5 ice cubes in a pint mason jar and shake it good then put in the freezer for before the jim. Its like a rich yummy milkshake or you can blend it up with the ice cubes then freeze it. I have one usually after my work out or before. Either way i eat on the opposite end. Glen
                                                                                      Reply · Report · Glen S on May 28, 2013
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                                                                                      Im looking for a new protein powder, hoping this is the one! As I am a vegetarian, protein is super important for me especially since I workout 6 days a week. My diet: protein shake, breakfast, protein shake, lunch, protein shake, and sometimes dinner. Would it be okay to take this powder 3x a day? Im trying to tone/build muscle.
                                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 5, 2015
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                                                                                      Is this shake is for general health/weight loss or weight gain?? The product description doesn't specify it's uses and I would hate to spend the money on a product that is gonna make me "bulk up". Thanks for your replies.
                                                                                      Brittany E on Feb 7, 2013
                                                                                      Best Answer: Protein helps repair muscle tissue that is broken down after a workout. It will not cause you to bulk up. You would need to be lifting heavy and eating a ton of calories for that and even them it is hard for women to gain "bulk".

                                                                                      Whey protein is fast digesting and optimum is the brand I love the most!

                                                                                      Hope that helps!
                                                                                      Reply · Report · Shawn L H on Feb 7, 2013
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