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Supplement Review: Whey Natural USA – natural organic bio-active cold processed *

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All Natural Chocolate Whey Protein 5 lb (2268 gms) — 2.5 lb (1134 gms) — 1 lb (454 gms)

Ingredients: Made from Mother Nature’s finest ingredients: Chill-Right ® cold–processed, biologically active, unrefined raw whey protein concentrate from grass/green pasture cows, all natural raw cacao beans (non-alkali processed) and raw stevia leaf extract for that touch of sweetness.

The USA’s first truly all-natural cold formulation process, Chill-Right ® , resulting in the highest nutrient strength, containing the maximum level of naturally occurring life building, lean muscle-developing and immune system boosting bioactive whey protein immunofactors: immunoglobulins, insulin-like growth factors (igf-1s), transfer factors (tfs) and growth factors, lactoferrins, lyzozymes, lacto peroxidase, alpha-lactoglobulins, beta-lacotoglobulins, beta-microglobulins, glycomacropeptides, alpha-lactalbumins and serum bovine albumins. These vital immunofactors are in their richest, most deeply nourishing state possible. No other whey protein supplement delivers this incredible nutritional power. Our whey protein contains all the essential amino acids, as well as a profound collection of other nutrients which are vital to your health so you can “build your life” and live your strongest. The eight essential amino acids include Methionine, Tryptophan, Phenylalanine, Lysine, Leucine, Isoleucine, Valine and Threonine. That’s the Whey Natural! USA ® difference!

Low carbohydrate, low glycemic index (GI), low calorie and low lactose. High in amazing nutrition.

Blender Vs Shaker

High speed blending is not recommended when mixing your choice of liquid with Whey Natural! USA ® , as this will damage the valuable bioactive nutrient properties contained in the product. Please use a spoon, hand shaker or gently blend Whey Natural! USA ® in order to retain Whey Natural! USA ® bioactive nutrient strength. Adding Whey Natural! USA ® as the final ingredient in your blender smoothie is best “pulse” blended for greatest nutrient retention.

You will be surprised how well Whey Natural! USA ® blends effortlessly with a liquid, so just a few shakes and you have one tastey protein “SuperFood”. Plus, when you taste your chosen delicious flavor alone, you won’t want to add anything to take away from the taste. It tastes that great!

You can purchase a Blender Bottle ® here on our web site. It’s the perfect size for travel, use at home or at the gym. It holds 20 oz of liquid, plenty big enough for a 8 oz smoothie or more. It looks like the image to

Also — Please do not mix with hot liquids or use in cooking as this will damage the deep nourishing bioactive power of Whey Natural! USA ® . A word of caution. When you purchase whey protein products that have been pasteurized or have been used in baking (whey protein cookies), you need to know that you are not getting the full benefit of bioavailable amino acids that you do with Whey Natural! USA ® !

Why is Whey Natural USA Whey Protein Uniquely Different Among Protein Supplements?

Because it brings to you what other protein supplements could only hope for. Yes, there may even be a few other grass pasture whey proteins on the market, but none of them – whey proteins or any other proteins – utilize the uniquely special natural science formulation techniques that our Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is created from.

The power and potency of Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein lies in carefully retaining the original, natural power structure of whey protein, to ensure its quality and deliver it as close to nature as possible.

Our highly experienced natural food scientists have conceived a totally new way to deliver the highest level of the power of natural whey protein to you.

Natural grass pasture whey protein’s raw power as one of nature’s perfect superfoods delivers tremendous benefits, but only when it’s carefully brought to you by Whey Natural! USA ® ’s all natural Chill-Right™ formulation technology process.

Chill-Right ® Technology comprises each step of bringing what we believe is the finest protein on the planet to you. And only Whey Natural! USA ® has this very special industry first natural science process. In time, some may imitate, but none will ever duplicate.

Chill-Right ® Technology

Beginning with all natural Grass Pasture milk, to our microbial safe cool pasteurization process, unique separation of the milk whey component, Nature Blend™ non-instantized flavor blending, as well as low oxygen formulation, vacuum system environment from start to finish and the highest quality GMP certified packaging — our industry first Chill-Right ® Technology is unequaled in the protein supplement marketplace.

What this brings to you is an entirely new, real and unrefined protein supplement breakthrough – a protein superfood – that outperforms and provides the power and deep nourishment that others may claim for their protein’s – but can’t truly deliver on because they simply do not have the natural science to do so.

And perhaps best of all, Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is indescribably delicious, and one of the healthiest indulgences on earth!

The Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein Difference

If you’ve never taken a protein supplement or are currently taking one, you owe it to yourself to experience the Whey Natural! USA™ Difference. A difference in how you feel, look, perform and recover from a hard day or a hard workout. Once you try it, we believe you won’t ever want to be without it. Perhaps a bold sounding statement — but we ask that you be the judge. The prove-it-to-yourself results will tell you everything you need to know.

Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is everything a protein supplement should be — and so much more. With Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein, we are changing the way people perceive a protein supplement. Yes, Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is strong, and yes, the Muscle Crowd loves us, but it’s not just muscles or meeting your daily protein needs. No, not any more.

And importantly, the comparison is not merely how many grams of protein is contained per serving. Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein richly provides broad spectrum life building benefits that so many of our customers have come to believe in.

Glorified Cake Mix Powders

Regarding other proteins, ask yourself, “Wait a minute, what am I getting? What am I putting in my body? Why are they charging me so much money for something that is clearly inferior to Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein?” And it’s 100% true. Most protein supplements are nothing more than “glorified cake mix powders.” Sure, there may be some protein’s that may taste good (but still most likely the refined and de-natured kind), but you’re also getting a lot of junk you didn’t bargain for such as artificial sweeteners, artificial flavorings, chemicals and, preservatives. Basically — overly processed, refined, de-natured junk. And yes, some proteins are fairly good that use natural sweeteners or no preservatives, but we believe none can stand up to the power and all natural goodness of Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein. You see, having some of the good, but still a lot of the bad from traditional harsh processing does not make a great protein.

Cold-Processed: Essentially Meaningless

And, please be aware of protein companies that claim their proteins are “cold-processed”, “cool processed” or something similar – as this term is meaningless – since they had to high heat pasteurize the milk whey even before they dried and powderized the protein. Result: any so-called “cold-process” they may have used at that point was essentially meaningless since the bioactive nature of the milk whey was killed during high heat pasteurization. Please understand this very important distinction.

Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is the magnificent result of over 30 years of passion that brings you an incredible proprietary protein superfood.

Life Building Nutritional Powerhouse

Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is a life building nutritional powerhouse. No other protein supplement can claim its level of natural purity or it’s biologically active, naturally rich nutrition profile. We believe it’s the only choice if your goal is to put the best in your body.

Athletic Performance

Even though Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein was not specifically designed as an Athlete’s Protein Formula, it has been used successfully by athletes from all areas of sports performance:

Football, baseball, basketball, track & field, swimming, gymnastics, golf, tennis, ironman/triathalon – as well as for anyone who works hard, plays hard and needs the energy and regenerative power of truly natural whey protein to build and repair muscle, bolster their immune systems and live life to its fullest.

The Big Muscle crowd loves our Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein, too – because it targets the development of lean muscle tissue like no other protein on the market! However, it’s incredibly wide ranging health benefits are the true strength of Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein that so many health conscious, high performance people from all walks of like are looking for.

Whey Natural! USA ® has gone to great lengths to provide the ultimate quality, truly all natural protein supplement for its customers because it wants individuals to consume the most naturally pure, most naturally powerful protein for health and high-performance living needs.

If you’re looking for broad spectrum health and wellness benefits that can power your body and provide deep nourishment to be healthier, stronger, feel and look younger – and get the natural performance edge – then Whey Natural! USA ® Whey Protein is for you!
Wheynaturalusa.com

Whey Natural USA is owned by a USAF Vietnam Vet and they offer all Military and Veterans a 10% discount. That’s really cool!

Stay Tuned for more…

**Update** March 24th 2014

Natural Protein Review:
Mixability: 9/10
Taste: 9/10
Ingredient Profile: 10/10
I had 2 servings of Chocolate Whey Natural USA today. Surprisingly; it was one of the best Natural Proteins I have ever tasted! I would say W.N.USA & Body Logix are tied in taste!

Stay Tuned for Vanilla and a natural no color added Strawberry!

The Strawberry was great! It had a subtle strawberry taste almost like strawberry quick.

The vanilla was my least favorite. It wasn’t that bad, but it had a almost maple syrup taste.

Buy this stuff the chocolate and strawberry are great and no artificial flavors or colors!

I wish I had a whole tub, so I could see if the benefits they claim are real, with a few packets the only thing I could see was taste and Mixability. Which were both great!!


Supplement Review: SFH Pure Whey – Natural Whey

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Whey protein is a pure, natural, high quality protein from cow’s milk. Our whey protein is derived from grass fed, free range cows, which are never treated with antibiotics or bovine growth hormones. It is a rich source of the essential amino acids needed on a daily basis by the body.
Our proteins hydrate well in water and are absorbed very well by your body. All whey proteins differ in lactose content, fats and calcium. Pure Whey has low lactose content; is low in cholesterol; and high in free calcium.
It is an excellent protein choice for all ages including children and provides a number of benefits in areas including sports nutrition, weight management, immune support, bone health, and general wellness.
If you are concerned about your child’s food choices, Pure Whey, with 82% protein content is an excellent choice to help kids grow up healthy.
sfh.com

It smells amazing! Fresh vanilla smell! The powder is super fine and mixes easily.

It contains sunflower lecithin instead of soy lecithin to help it mix. Something Protein 17 could have added.

It contains natural vanilla but not enough! Could use a tad bit more Vanilla!

It tastes ok. Not as good as Body Logix and no where near as bad as unflavored! It still had that distinct natural whey sour milk taste but the vanilla helped a lot! The Body Logix Vanilla had it a little also.

The chocolate is slightly better tasting! It wasn’t too bad!

This product is good, but it’s not the best thing that SFH has to offer! Just wait and see!! There’s more 😉


Supplement Review: Natural Protein: Protein 17 – Organic Grass Fed Unflavored Whey Protein by Body Uprising Enterprises *

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This is my Historic 500th post! Also; today is the 3 year Anniversary of my blog! Thank you to my Cousin AJ for getting me started!

The one thing I don’t like about Protein 17 is their infomercial looking website. It kind of hurts their credibility.

Tests:

Plain shake with water
In my cheesecake recipe
In oatmeal

Protein 17:

Take 2 minutes now to learn:

1. Why you could be wasting your money on one of the many protein powders which are very heavily processed and contain “controversial” additives such as genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) and artificial sweeteners.

2. How to choose a protein powder which ensures the best nutrition for your body (organic whey is only part of it).

Does your whey protein come from factory-farmed, hormone-treated cows?

What most people DO know
Having a higher protein intake can promote health and muscle gains

Whey protein has the highest biological value (proportion of proteins which can be absorbed into the body) of any protein
What most people DON’T know
The more natural your food, the more lean muscle and the less body-fat you’ll probably have (this is because natural foods are assimilated better into the body)

Toxins that you ingest can impair the fat burning and muscle building processes

This is where the problems start for most people who use protein powders. They make a good decision to use protein powders to increase their protein intake but they don’t know the red flags to look for in the proteins they choose.

More muscle thru better health
We all know that working out and eating right to build muscle and lose fat can be a real challenge. We know that hard training and healthy natural foods help us to build muscle and lose bodyfat but what many people haven’t realized is that…

Unless you eat organic, muscle building and fat loss can be even more difficult.

Unless you eat organic, muscle building and fat loss can be even more difficult.

The reason is simple but often overlooked.

Health, muscle gain and fat loss depend on a complex interplay of chemical processes and hormones. When we eat non-organic foods (which may contain pesticides, fertilizers, hormones or heavy metals), these delicate processes may become unbalanced.

In simple terms:
Non-organic foods can stop our bodies working properly and many people find that they build muscle and lose fat simply by eating the same foods but switching to organic.

So if you are serious about building a strong, lean, healthy body, you should ideally stop consuming non-organic, processed protein powders and use a pure whey like Protein 17.

There’s more good news too:
It’s a myth that eating organic costs more—it can actually cost you less!

Many people report spending less money on food when they eat organic.

Why?

Simple – it’s likely that they get more nutrients (from the organic products) so their bodies crave less food. Therefore, they eat less.

Here’s an example:
Would your body benefit more from 20g of highly-processed, artificially-sweetened protein or 10g of minimally-processed, organic, pure whey protein?

This is what you haven’t been told
Many commercial protein powders:

Contain very controversial additives including artificial sweeteners (many health experts believe these could be dangerous), genetically-modified-organisms (also highly controversial – the effects on humans not really known), fillers (additives just to make the powder bigger so that there is more profit in it).
Heavily processed whey protein powder.

Are heavily processed potentially leaving the delicate immune-supporting and muscle building components of the whey damaged.
Are treated with ACID (this is how casein is actually made).
Are treated with SOY just to make them mix well. Check the ingredients label on your protein powders and look for “soy lecithin”. It’s in almost all protein powders.

What’s the problem with soy?

1) Many health experts now consider soy to be an ANTI-nutrient because it prevents the body absorbing other nutrients

2) it’s thought to be estrogenic which means that it can cause an increase in female hormones in the body (which can make muscle building and fat loss much harder as well as other potential health complications)

3) soy is often genetically modified and sourced from cows who are fed grain (because it’s cheap but grain is not their natural food) (unlike pure, natural grass fed whey protein).
Many cows are injected with Bovine Growth Hormone (BGH) and antibiotics to make them produce more milk… is this where your whey comes from?

Cows who are treated with antibiotics and hormones.

Does it come from whey protein sourced from China or India (which is thought to have much lower quality control standards than Europe and the US).
Scary isn’t it?

Follow the 7 critical rules when choosing your whey:
1. Whey protein concentrate that is certified organic and comes from cows that graze on organic grass pastures.
Do NOT accept whey made from factory-farmed, grain-fed or corn-fed cows.

2. Cows that are not treated with artificial hormones.
Do not accept whey from cows who are treated with artificial hormones. Many non-organic farms treat dairy cows with rBGH (Bovine Growth Hormone) to increase milk production. This hormone is highly controversial and actually been banned in many European countries.

3. Cold treated.
Do NOT accept high-heat processed whey. Most whey protein is processed with very high temperatures. This can damage the delicate immune-boosting properties and amino acids naturally found in whey.

4. Whey protein organic concentrate from cows that graze on organic grass pastures.
Do NOT accept whey protein isolate, hydrolysate or isolate/concentrate blends, even if they claim to be grass-fed whey protein. Isolates/hydrolysates are proteins that have heavily can damage their nutritional cofactors (see below for a more detailed explanation).

5. Whey protein concentrate that is free from acid treatments.
Do NOT accept whey that has been acid treated or is ion exchanged. These methods are are cheaper (this is why they are used), but they may damage the protein.

6. Free from artificial sweeteners.
Do not accept protein powders that are contain artificial sweeteners like Aspartame, Sucralose or Acesulfame K. These sweeteners are highly controversial often used to mask the very bitter taste of inferior acid processed whey.

7. Only put pure, clean, whey protein organic concentrate in your body.

Know the origin of your whey protein.
Some top protein powder brands use whey sourced from China or India. As you can imagine quality standards vary significantly from country to country.

Choose a protein that is minimally-processed and guaranteed to have the exceptional nutritional value.

A whey that has a full spectrum amino acid profile and all of the nutritional cofactors still intact.
At last, a protein powder you can trust!
Protein 17 – Certified Organic, Pure Whey Protein
Organic whey protein – certified by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sourced from cows that graze on organic grass pastures
Produced without genetically modified organisms (GMOs), artificial sweeteners or monosodium glutamate (MSG)
Produced without anti-biotics or artificial hormone treatments
Produced without artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners or fillers
Minimally-processed and cold-pressed so that all of the delicate immune-supporting and muscle-building proteins are not damaged
Contains no soy
Acid-free processing
No added sugar
Certified Kosher
Made in the USA

Protein 17 is derived from cows that graze naturally on organic grass pastures.

Many other protein powders
Acid treated
Nutrients potentially damaged or removed
From cows that are fed grain/corn
Contain controversial artificial sweeteners
Contain highly controversial GMOs (genetically modified organisms)
Contain artificial colors and/or flavoring
Contain fillers to make the protein heavier (more expensive)
Contain soy and/or gluten
Protein 17

Not acid treated
Nutrients intact
From cows that graze on organic grass pastures
No artificial sweeteners
No GMOs
No added colors or artificial flavorings
No fillers
Produced without soy or gluten
“I thought whey protein isolate was better?”
Whey Protein Isolates, Hydrolysates and Isolate/Concentrate blends have been well marketed but the reality is that they are more heavily processed powders in which the proteins are potentially damaged and many of the beneficial components of the whey have been removed (unlike grass fed whey protein).

You see, Whey Protein Concentrate is also known as WPC80.

All WPC 80 means is that it’s 80 percent protein.

The remaining 20% consists of beneficial nutrients and minerals that exist naturally in milk that your body will use to help absorb & process the whey optimally.

So why do manufacturers remove these??

Simple.

The fitness business knows people are fixated on the amount of protein per serving so if they can list a slightly higher number on the label by reducing these nutrients, they will do it.

So, that’s the difference between an isolates/hydrolysates and concentrate:

The isolates / hydrolysates have lower levels of certains nutrients just so the label can list a few extra grams of protein per serving.

(Note: be wary of anyone advertising “raw whey”. It is against the law to sell raw whey in many countries. Protein 17 is not raw but it is minimally-processed to maintain the quality of the amino acids and the nutrients).

If you really want the fastest health and muscle gains, make sure you are using the purest, grass-fed, organic natural whey protein concentrate powder.

protein17.com and grass-fedwhey.com

This protein is totally stripped down! Not even Soy Lecithin to help it mix better.

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I put it in a glass and that’s what happened. It says use a blender on the bottle, but I refuse to use a blender! So I tried a shaker bottle next and it’s nasty plain yuk! So I added natural cocoa powder, a dash of cinnamon and a tsp of xylitol. It wasn’t bad and it mixed smooth!

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Supplement Review: Natural Protein: Unflavored Organic Whey Protein by Sweet Purity Organics

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100% Grass Fed Whey
22 Grams of Protein
Mixes Instantly
Gluten Free
Certified Organic
rBGH Hormone-free
Small Family Farms
Minimally Processed

Sweet Purity organic whey is a certified organic whey protein that mixes instantly into any beverage. Containing an amazing 22 grams per serving, this protein is rBGH-hormone free, aspartame-free, and is made from milk that comes from small family farms. Our organic whey protein is the best tasting on the market, because it is produced sustainably without chemicals and low temperature processed. It is a whole food concentrate, not an overly processed isolate. It is naturally gluten-free, undenatured, and GMO-free.

Certified Organic Whey Protein
Our plain organic whey protein contains only certified organic whey protein concentrate and organic non-GMO soy lecithin.

Our delicious flavored organic whey protein powders contain certified organic stevia, certified organic flavors, and certified organic superfoods. All our flavors of whey protein are non-GMO, and natually gluten-free.

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sweetpurityorganics.com

I always wondered what plain, unflavored protein tasted like! Now I know! Yuk!

Tests to be conducted since it is unflavored:

Plain shake with water
In my cheesecake recipe
In oatmeal

It has no taste when drinking, but when you are done it hits you with a really bad almost stale milk aftertaste! It’s not too bad in the cheesecake, but it’s not good either! I am going to try it tomorrow night with some Organic Cinnamon lets see if it makes a world of difference!

Cinnamon in the protein with water was an epic fail it was still gross!

Now I see why companies at the very least have chocolate and vanilla!

I will add organic choco powder into a shake next and into my oatmeal and cheesecake! Lets see if that works!

Let’s try Organic Cheesecake take 2 & 3:

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On top is the cinnamon and it didn’t work yuk so I added a little nutmeg too and it was great! As nutmeg is strong!

The cocoa powder also worked amazing! So there you go two ways to enjoy your natural protein! Without the aid of a blender!

The oatmeal test was a bust! I tried it with cocoa powder and cinnamon and it needed xylitol bad! I didn’t add it I choked it down, but it wasn’t pleasant!

For those of you that like unflavored all natural organic I am doing a bunch of reviews!

For those that like flavored all natural organic protein I am also doing a bunch of reviews for you.

And for those of you that like vegan protein I have a couple of the leading companies coming in a couple weeks after the natural whey companies!

What is unflavored protein good for? The answer is simple! But of course I am going to make it difficult lol!

Do you remember the King of Fitness? Jack Lalanne?

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Jack was amazing and I miss him! Anyway Jack also started the juice movement! He said he was juicing himself over 7 decades with a press type machine. He released the Juice tiger and eventually the Power Juicer which is still being sold today after his death!

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If you are a juicer, unflavored organic whey protein is for you!

Mix a scoop or 2 in your smoothies and get the power of clean protein along with your vegetables such as spinach and carrots, hidden behind your delicious fruits.

As for bodybuilders:
I just made a shake with 1 scoop of Sweet Purity Organics and half a teaspoon of natural cocoa powder and 1 teaspoon of xylitol and it wasn’t bad!

Check out their websites:

Toporganicwhey.com

Sweetpurity.com

This contains soy lecithin for easy mixing. The Next protein review: protein 17 doesn’t even contain that!

You can’t say I don’t bring you enough review options:
All natural organic flavored protein: Body Logix
All natural organic unflavored that contains lecithin for easy mixing: Sweet Purity Organics
All natural organic unflavored stripped down to the clumpy max: Protein 17

**Update** March 20th 2014
I tried it again today, I gave up drinking it! However; I used 1 scoop in my cheesecake recipe with 1tsp cocoa powder and 3tsp xylitol and it was really good today! I will use this for cooking such as: protein pudding, oatmeal and pancakes and like I said this is perfect for juicers and smoothie drinkers!