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    Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - Chocolate (3.5 Pound Powder)

    • Form: Powder

    • Flavor: Chocolate

    • Serving Size: 1 ROUNDED SCOOP

    • Number Of Servings: 40 Servings

    • Price Per Serving:  ($1.43 / serving)

    • Weight: 65 OZ

    Product Label

      • Naturally and Artifically Flavored
      • Advanced Hydrolyzed Whey Protein
      • Fastest & Purest
      • 30g Protein
      • 8.8 g BCAA's
      • 40 Servings
      • The Bigger Picture of Hydrolyzed Whey Proteins:
      • Platinum Hydrowhey® is the fastest, purest, most advanced whey protein we've ever developed. In a word: excellence. By hydrolyzing the protein in this premium formula we've created our fastest-acting whey protein yet. Hydrolyzing breaks larger proteins down into smaller pieces that are able to get into your system rapidly, enabling your muscles to start rebuilding quickly. For added effectiveness we've also enhanced it with digestive enzymes and micronized branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). Platinum Hyrdowhey® is ultra-pure too. That's because it's made with hydrolyzed whey protein isolates. So, there's no excess fat, cholesterol, or lactose to slow down your progress either.
      • Purified: Excess moisture, fat, cholesterol, lactose and other materials are removed so that ultra-pure protein remains.
      • Hydrolyzed: Once the purest whey proteins have been isolated, they are broken down, or hydrolyzed, into smaller pieces for faster delivery.
      • Enhanced: Finally, Platinum Hydrowhey® is enhanced with digestive enzymes and micronized free-form BCAAs for added effectiveness.
      • Beyond the Basics:
      • Made with Advanced Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolates for faster delivery
      • 30 grams of Ultre-Pure Protein
      • Nearly 9 grams of Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine (BCAAs) per scoop
      • No Cholesterol
      • Contains Digestive Enzymes for enhanced utilization
      • Instantized to mix easily with a spoon

    Directions
    PLATINUM HYDROWHEY is instantized, so it always mixes up easily and completely. Simply add 1 scoop of PLATINUM HYDROWHEY to a blender, shaker cup or glass filled with 12 ounces of cold water, milk or juice and blend, shake, or stir for 20-30 seconds or until powder is dissolved. TIP: Adjust the intensity of your PLATINUM HYDROWHEY shake by varying the amount of liquid you use to prepare it. For a slightly thicker consistency with bolder flavor, mix each scoop with 10 ounces of water. For a milder tasting less sweet shake, use 14-16 ounces of liquid per scoop.

    Warning
    ALLERGEN INFORMATION: Contains milk and soy (lecithin) ingredients. Do not use as a sole source of nutrition. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Contents sold by weight not volume.

    Optimum Nutrition

    Platinum Hydro Whey Supplement Facts

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    Supplement Facts

    Serving Size 1 ROUNDED SCOOP

    Servings Per Container 40

      Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Calories 140  N/A*
    Calories From Fat 10  N/A*
    Total Fat 1 Gm N/A*
    Saturated Fat 0.5 Gm N/A*
    TRANS FAT 0 Gm N/A*
    Cholesterol 0 Mg N/A*
    Sodium 180 Mg N/A*
    Total Carbohydrate 2 Gm N/A*
    Sugars 0 Gm N/A*
    Protein 30 Gm N/A*
    Vitamin A N/A*
    Vitamin C N/A*
    Calcium N/A*
    Iron N/A*

    *Daily value not established

    Other Ingredients:

    Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolates, Micronized Branched Chain Amino Acids, (L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine), Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Lecithin. Contains 1.5% or less of: Creamer(Sunflower Oil, Maltodextrin, Modified Food Starch, Dipotassium Phosphate, Tricalcium Phosphate, Tocopherols), Salt, Cellulose Gum, Potassium Chloride, Sucralose, Vanillin, Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose, Enzyme Blend (Aminogen, Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Beta-D-Galactosidase, Lipase).

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    Platinum Hydro Whey Reviews

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    Optimum NutritionPlatinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder
     
    4.8

    (based on 20 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Quality (10)
    • Satisfaction (10)
    • Tastes good / tastes fine (8)
    • Goes down easy (7)
    • Nutritional (6)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use (5)
    • Women (5)
    • Men (4)
    • Meal replacement (3)

    Reviewed by 20 customers

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    5.0

    Love it!!!

    By Mcm88

    from Oceanside,CA

    About Me Crossfit!!!

    Pros

    • Easy To Mix
    • Easy To Swallow
    • Effective
    • Tastes Good

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • For Workouts

    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

    I would give it 5 starts but can't change it!! Easy to mix taste great = happy camper!!!

     
    5.0

    Super Palatable, Very Effective

    By Kim

    from Denver,CO

    About Me Traveler

    Pros

    • Easy To Mix
    • Easy To Swallow
    • Effective
    • Shortens Recovery Time
    • Tastes Good

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

    I use this protein after my am workouts and when I come home from work at night. I am a taste snob and the chocolate is something I can do twice a day, every day. It mixes great in the small blender and even the shaker cup if I take it to work. I will add a banana in the am or a small amount of fruit and it is still great. Been using this product for three months after trying many of the protein products on the market. I was off this for a short while and noticed my recovery from hard daily workouts was much longer without it.

     
    5.0

    Great Product

    By Lorae

    from Visalia, CA

    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 Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

      Love it! I can tell the difference. Also makes my nails grow like crazy and I have tons of new hair growing in! As I mom of 4 and healthy this is the best source of protein I have ever had! I noticed a difference immediatly! I have long hair anyway, and I couldn't believe all the new hair that started growing in like crazy!! and my anils were chipping and peeling and now they are strong and growing healthy! I started to use this for my workouts and got EXTRA bonus that I wasn't expecting!!

       
      5.0

      Best Whey Protein

      By RLA

      from Needham, MA

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes Down Easy
      • Nutritional
      • Tastes Good

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Post Workout

        Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

        I've tried a lot of protein powders but this is my favorite by far!

         
        5.0

        Great taste and mixes easily

        By MT

        from NYC

        About Me Competitive Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Goes Down Easy
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

            The powder tastes great and mixes great.

             
            4.0

            Good product

            By Joe

            from Morton, PA

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Exepensive

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Use
            • Men
            • Women

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

            Great taste; mixes well; Great ratio of protein to other unwanted things (that is, of course, if that's what you're looking for). Very pricey, that's probably the only con.

             
            4.0

            Great, but high

            By thejew

            from Marion, AR

            About Me Competitive Athlete

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Goes Down Easy
            • Nutritional
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

            • Poor Value

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

            I put a serving of hydrowhey in a shaker cup, take it to the gym with me, and add water to it as soon as I'm done. It mixes great and tastes very good...even with just water added. ON claims 30g of protein per scoop (the scoop is bigger, that's why), and it comes in at 160 cals I believe. So, that's good to go. The only negative is that the stuff is so dang expensive. If I had more money I would keep buying it (or when it comes on sale). Until then, I'll just keep buying the ON gold standard.

             
            5.0

            Feel the product working

            By Busy Mom

            from Virginia

            Pros

            • Goes Down Easy
            • Nutritional
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Use
              • Meal Replacement
              • Women

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

              Love this product! I like things simple and quick. I throw a scoop in my shaker, after I finish my weight training I add water to my shaker and drink. Flavor is yummy, no need to add anything extra! Turbo chocolate is the best! The change in my body is dramatic since adding this to my regimen.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good, but not worth half my paycheck

              By cjinscore

              from Raleigh, NC

              About Me Iron is my life

              See all my reviews

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Poor Value

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Use
              • Men
              • PWO
              • Women

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

              As always, ON's product is top notch. I never expect anything less. However, I can't tell enough difference between this, and a WPI(Whey Protein Isolate). Most WPI's will run you 20-30 dollars less than Hydrowhey. If I had unlimited funds, I would probably buy this, but as a college student on a budget, there isn't enough there for me to justify buying it on a consistent basis.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best taste, fantastic protein, high healthy label

              By Sergio D

              from Undisclosed

              Pros

              • Convenience
              • price
              • Quality
              • Satisfaction
              • value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                  Protein is part of my diet and I consume a lot every single day. By far Im always researching for the good ones and try to figure out which one worth my attention. So I confess that this one is the best I ever tried and will continue taking until the market discover something much better. I strong recommend this whey specially the chocolate flavor. Huge thanks to VS for being the best place to choose the right stuff to me :-)) Thannnnnks!!!

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  You Get What You Pay For...

                  By Brian C

                  from Undisclosed

                  Pros

                  • Quality
                  • Satisfaction
                  • value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                      And that's just it. Yea it cost more, but it doesn't just not taste like chalk it actually tastes good. At times I find myself wanting another shake just for the flavor. I've been using it for just over two months and I'm completely satisfied. I generally take it post workout as a breakfast supplement and at times breakfast replacement. I usually get into the gym anywhere from 0430 to 0530 in the morning, workout for about an hour, then shower and off to work, so it's great to have a protein that fills me up and keeps me going throughout the morning when I don't have a chance to eat. I'm not looking for massive gains so I'm only intaking about 60 grams a day but still I'm steadily packing on lean muscle to the tune of about 8-10 pounds over the past two months. Not much but considering I don't use any other supplements save the NO2 pre-workout, its pretty obvious where the extra muscle is coming from. I'm a 32 yo male at 66 inches and just hit the scale today at 200 pounds with about 11% body fat for those who care about body composition.

                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent protein

                      By Dan B

                      from Undisclosed

                      Pros

                      • Quality
                      • Satisfaction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                          Mixes very well, tastes and smells amazing. Great for use intra or pre workout due to ease of digestion no gas problems or bloating.

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Good stuff

                          By Christie W

                          from Undisclosed

                          Pros

                          • Quality
                          • Satisfaction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                              I've asked my personal trainer, a nutritionist and staff at two stores - of the stuff on the market this seems to be the best whey protein available because it is HYDROLYZED. Could be better stuff out there but in general, seems one should look for whey protein ISOLATE and HYDROLYZED.

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              yummy

                              By Nathan W

                              from Undisclosed

                              Pros

                              • Quality
                              • Satisfaction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                  Obviously more costly but I really like the taste and texture. Dissolves better than anything I have tried and I have tried them all. I have been using whey for 2 years (about 2-3 scoops a day) so I'm speaking from experience.

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Big Time Plateau Annihilator

                                  By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                  from Undisclosed

                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                  My title says it all. I began to experience a plateau and lost a lot of muscle mass in the lean-down process while preparing for my first competition this year. I decided to switch to HydroWhey and WOW - definitely a difference. The additional BCAA's as well as ON's high quality of hydroisolated whey make one potent combo that's definitely kick started my efforts again. The taste is such a treat. I won't use anything else. I work too hard.

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  This stuff is great

                                  By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                  from Undisclosed

                                  Pros

                                  • Quality
                                  • Satisfaction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                      The stuff mixes great and tastes great too. I like to Mix with light soy milk. The price is a bit higher but you are getting a lot more and better quality. ON did a great job with this one and will keep me coming back for the chocolate and the strawberry. It has 30 grams of protein a serving and they are throwing in the BCAA's with that too, It's low fat and low carb.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Best protein on the market!!

                                      By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                      from Undisclosed

                                      Pros

                                      • Convenience
                                      • price
                                      • Quality
                                      • Satisfaction
                                      • value

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                          Great protein powder. Tastes good and mixes really easily. This is the best protein to buy hands down.

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Unbelievably tasy and instantized!

                                          By Nimish P

                                          from Undisclosed

                                          Pros

                                          • Convenience
                                          • price
                                          • Quality
                                          • Satisfaction
                                          • value

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                              Mixes very easily with water and milk. 2 scoops = 60g of protein, plus protein from milk as well! Protein aside, VS has the best price that I have found, plus the taste is very good as well. After trying Met-RX, GNC Whey, Pure Protein, and a bunch of others, this is not only the best tasting/easiest dissolving protein, but also the one with the best cholesterol to protein ratio!

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Good Stuff

                                              By Jeremy S

                                              from Undisclosed

                                              Pros

                                              • Convenience
                                              • price
                                              • Quality
                                              • Satisfaction
                                              • value

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                                  This is a really great product. I've been a personal trainer for years, and I've tried every protein known to man. This stuff, not only mixes well in a shaker, it has a great taste, especially with skim or 1% milk, but I have really noticed good gains with this. I have been taking one serving as soon as I wake up, and then one before I workout, and then taking the Pro Complex post-workout. I really love the O.N. products and no I don't work for them and don't get paid anything to say that...

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Amazing!

                                                  By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                                  from Undisclosed

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Convenience
                                                  • price
                                                  • Quality
                                                  • Satisfaction
                                                  • value

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey - 3.5 Pound Powder:

                                                      I use the Gold Standard Before with excellent results, but for a couple of doller more you get few more grams of protein, bcaa's. I can feel a little bit of a difference, but both are amazing products, price is great too and is alaways available at my local store. Turbo Choc is the only Flavor ive tried. Mixes quicker than gold stand as well

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                                                      great taste
                                                      Michael L on May 26, 2016
                                                      fast digesting protein, low carbs/sugars
                                                      albert a on Mar 30, 2016
                                                      I feel that the absorption rate once consumed is amazing. Blends well with water and is a great supplement for counting macros.
                                                      Esteban G on May 10, 2016
                                                      Article in Consumer Reports.
                                                      John K on Feb 23, 2016
                                                      When is the best time to take Hydro Whey? Morning or During the Work out or In the evening?
                                                      Jasmin J on Feb 7, 2013
                                                      Best Answer: Depends on you. I started taking it pre-workout but worked best after workout due to its fast absorption. I take four shakes a day due on workout days morning, pre, post and before bed
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                                                      What flavors does Platinum Hydrowhey come in?
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                                                      How is it for weight loss? I've been researching Raw fit high protein for weight loss but it seems a little pricey.
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