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Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Robert Irvine Fit Crunch Puffs

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Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Promix Protein Puffs

Description

PROMIX Nutrition offers these Unflavored Grass-Fed Whey Isolate Protein Puffs for athletes, coaches, and anyone invested in their health. With the highest standards in whey protein at the most cost effective price, PROMIX is the best choice for adding whey to your diet. BETTER NUTRITION: Our unflavored, unsweetened whey isolate puffs are like nutritional gold. With 10g of protein, 0g sugar and only 50 calories per serving, these crunchy puffs let you add that extra kick of protein to your meal with some added crunch and very few calories. Want to sweeten the deal? Try our Chocolate Whey Isolate Protein Puffs! MAKES FITNESS FUN: Why add powder when you can add crunch? Mix these fun protein crunchies into your cereal, smoothie bowl, parfait, yogurt cup or shake for a boost of energy and better overall bodybuilding and weight loss results. ALWAYS GRASS FED: For over five years we have partnered with Northern California farms for our high quality year-round supply of whey. Our whey has always been and always will be 100% grass fed, bringing a new standard of quality to the industry for a protein powder you can trust. HIGHER TESTING STANDARDS: PROMIX is constantly raising the bar for quality. We are proud to be Third Party tested as well as corn free, soy free, gluten free, non GMO, and hormone free. Our whey does not contain chemical bleaching or additives of any kind. MORE THAN JUST WHEY: For a powder that dissolves more fully, PROMIX includes 0.75% sunflower lecithin. Sunflower lecithin has been studied for its high levels of phosphatidyl choline (PC), the most important phospholipid in the cell membrane, responsible for synaptic function and cellular signaling. – 14.39oz PROMIX Whey Isolate Protein Puffs – Ingredients: Whey Isolate, Whey Concentrate, Non-GMO Tapioca Starch, Calcium, Less than 1% Non-GMO Sunflower Lecithin – Corn Free, Soy Free, Gluten Free, Hormone Free, Non-GMO – No Chemical Bleaching or Additives

Features & details

  • BETTER NUTRITION: Our chocolate, whey isolate puffs are nutritional gold. With 10g of protein, 0g sugar and only 50 calories per serving, these crunchy puffs provide the optimum combination of ingredients for supplementing your diet
  • MAKES FITNESS FUN: Why use powder when you can add crunch? Mix these fun protein crunchies into your cereal, smoothie bowl, yogurt cup or shake for a boost of energy and better bodybuilding weight loss results for both women and men
  • ALWAYS GRASS-FED: Unlike other whey proteins, our Northern California source farms ensure year-round grass-fed supply. For over five years we have worked with the same farms. PROMIX brings years of true quality you can trust to your whey protein supplements
  • HIGHER TESTING STANDARDS: PROMIX has higher testing standards on whey quality than any other whey protein: Corn free, soy free, gluten free, non GMO, hormone free and no chemical bleaching or additives. Our vital ingredients are all naturals.
  • MORE THAN JUST WHEY: Our whey miracle formula has 0.75% sunflower lecithin for extra nutrition and to make PROMIX easier to mix than any other whey. Add it to a shake, a smoothie bowl, or your homemade protein bars

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*review 4/21/19

DO NOT BUY THESE!!

These are absolute shit!!

1. It says chocolate flavor! But if you read on it says unflavored! Well wtf is it! It’s unflavored these taste like shit! Like an unflavored dog food biscuit! And they are extremely dry! Thank God they offered the trial size! I almost bought the full-size one! Btw the giant bottle pictured above is tiny! It’s this big!

The Puffs aren’t Puffs at all! They are like fish food pellets! And the fish food probably tastes better!

These absolutely lose! However; since they claim to be grass fed protein, they are definitely ahead of the chemical Puffs!!

1. ISO Poofs! That actually taste like apple cinnamon!

2. Promix no taste pellets! I refuse to call them Puffs!

3. Twin Peaks chemical Puffs!

Number 3 is in the garbage and Number 2 is sure to follow!


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! MPA ISO Poofs

MPA Iso Poofs is the perfect snack or cereal for anyone who enjoys satisfying a sweet craving without sabotaging their dieting efforts. In fact, you can conveniently incorporate MPA Iso Poofs into your nutrition plan as it would be a sufficient animal protein or whey protein shake replacement.

I created MPA Iso Poofs to be as low in dietary fat and carbohydrates as possible. I wanted to create something that would be interchangeable with your standard whey protein shakes that people use in diet plans regularly.

Let’s face it, strict dieting to get into amazing shape takes strong discipline, rigid dieting practices, and the mental toughness to endure oftentimes a bland and monotonous nutrition protocol. MPA Iso Poofs allows you to keep to your high protein, low fat, and low carbohydrate program perfectly while enjoying something that satisfies your “sweet tooth” or sugar-filled craving!

MPA Iso Poofs can be enjoyed as a delicious cereal, accompanied with your choice of fat-free milk, or your preferred milk replacement i.e., (Almond, coconut, cashew milk etc…). You could also use pasteurized liquid egg whites as a “milk substitute” as well.

MPA Iso Poofs can also be enjoyed simply as a snack, eaten dry like you would a bowl of popcorn or any “finger food” snack.

Finally you can truly enjoy and consume something sweet, delicious, yet nutritious every day on your strict diet plan without sabotaging your progress. Don’t be fooled by other supposed “diet friendly” food/snack products, such as chips, popcorn, bars, etc… Read their nutrition facts and while one might be “low in carbs” — it will be higher in dietary fat, and contain more oils than you should feel comfortable dieting with.

I am very particular and picky with my own nutritional needs and MPA Iso Poofs get’s the MPA stamp of approval — so you can feel confident enjoying them on your own diet.

Features & details

  • Less Than 1g of Sugar Per Serving
  • Less Than 1g of Fat Per Serving
  • 19g of Protein Per Serving
  • High Protein Cereal or Dry Snack

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The product although in a cardboard box comes in a giant ziplock bag.

ISO poofs!! Now this is the real deal!!! No chemical smell and it tastes like apple cinnamon! It also really has a cereal taste!

The calories are low and the macros are nice!

wow these taste great! They come in apple cinnamon and French toast! I want both! I want to add these as a tool to my summer cut!

Be happy losing weight! If you are miserable you might not succeed!

These make me happy!

hands down these win the battle of the poofs!

So far! We have one more entry!

Promix protein puffs


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Twin Peaks Protein Puffs

Twin Peaks Ingredients believes you should push your health to the peak. That’s why we’re named after a monumental double crested mountain located in the Southwestern United States. We help you reach your highest potential through sound nutrition. Our Protein Puffs dominate the snack market because they provide 21 grams of protein, 2 grams of carbs, and less than 4g of fat per serving. Not only that, they fit into every diet—our puffs are gluten free, soy free, nut free, potato free, and keto friendly. Protein is an essential part of every diet. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. Protein is also needed to make enzymes, hormones, other body chemicals, and is the building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Instead of resorting to protein powder to reach your daily goal, eat delicious real food! Try our puffs today and push your health to the peak! Nacho Cheese (300g, 21g Protein, 2g Carbs, 130 Cals)

Twin Peaks Ingredients Nacho Cheese Protein Puffs
Push your health to the Peak!
naturally occurring branched-chain amino acids, BCAA, essential amino acids, muscle growth
gluten free, nut free, low calorie, soy free, potato free, low carb
sports nutrition snack made with milk protein isolate and natural flavors

Features & details

  • FITS INTO EVERY DIET: Our Protein Puffs are completely free of junk—no nuts, no soy, no gluten, no potatoes, low carbs and low fat. It’s even Ketogenic! We bake our quality ingredients so you get the best puff possible.
  • REAL FOOD. GREAT PROTEIN: You no longer have to resort to protein powder to meet your dietary goals—our puffs are real food with a great taste. One cup has 21g of protein with 4.2g BCAAs and 4.5g Glutamic Acid.
  • HIGH IN PROTEIN, LOW IN CARBS: Our puffs have as much protein as they do flavor at 21 grams of protein per serving. Plus they only have 2 grams of carbs! Looking for a healthier snack? We’ve got you covered.
  • LOW IN CALORIES, HIGH IN FLAVOR: Each serving contains only 130 calories! Our puffs are tossed in a robust seasoning, promptly packaged and sealed with a tamper proof/stay-fresh seal to ensure product safety and maximum flavor.
  • MILK PROTEIN: Protein Puffs are derived from high quality milk protein isolate. Unlike concentrates, our milk protein isolate undergoes microfiltration to separate protein from lactose & fat, resulting in less calories.
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I got these poofs because I am doing a keto diet and I wanted a low carb snack that’s not a: protein shake, nuts, beef jerky, or nut butter

The product definitely intrigued me!

But what I got was disappointing!

When I opened the bottle and took off the safety seal I took a big whiff and all I smelled is chemicals! And not surprisingly, I tasted not much of anything except chemicals and chalk!

Two huge thumbs down! However, they do have a ton of flavors! Maybe, this flavor just sucks! Bad!

I may try a different flavor, but for the price it’s is super unlikely!


Recipe: VEGAN CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING

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And now to today’s recipe.

Would you like to try a chocolate and raspberry dessert that:

– is so healthy you could eat it for breakfast?
– keeps your blood sugar in the happy range?
– is so delicious that you feel like you are dining at a fine restaurant?

Would you believe me if I told you that this dessert is very easy to make and requires no cooking? No messing around in the kitchen – just a little bit of blending and stirring, put it in the fridge and it’s done. Only 4 ingredients needed.

In addition, it turns out picture perfect. Every. Single. Time.

Are you dying to try it yet?

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CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRY CHIA PUDDING
Rating: 5

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

6 Tbsp chia seeds
2 cups coconut milk beverage or any non-dairy milk
6 large squares dark chocolate (yield about 2 Tbsp melted + 4 Tbsp grated chocolate to decorate)
½ cup fresh or frozen raspberries + a few raspberries to decorate
Instructions:

In a small pot melt about 4 chocolate squares over low heat (should yield about 2 tablespoon melted chocolate). Add 1 cup of the coconut milk beverage or your favourite non-dairy milk and stir until combined making sure the mixture doesn’t become too hot. Turn off the heat and let it cool to the room temperature.
In the meantime, add the raspberries and 1 cup of coconut milk beverage or your favourite non-dairy milk to a blender and puree until smooth. Pour the mixture into a jar or a glass container and add 3 tablespoons of chia seeds. Mix well until all the chia seeds are covered with the liquid. Cover with a tight lid and place in the refrigerator.
Once the chocolate mixture is cool, pour it into a jar or a glass container and add 3 tablespoons of the chia seeds. Mix well until all the chia seeds are covered with the liquid. Cover with a tight lid and place in the refrigerator. Keep the chia seeds in the fridge over night or for at least 8 hours.
Once ready to prepare the pudding, check the consistency of the chocolate chia. If you find it too thick add 2 or 3 tablespoons of the milk of your choice and mix well.
Divide the chocolate chia in half and place each half into 2 small bowls or dessert glasses. Divide the raspberry chia in half and place on top of the chocolate chia.
Grate the remaining 2 squares of the dark chocolate using a grater or shave it with a knife. To decorate the chia pudding, add about 2 tablespoons of the shaved chocolate and a few raspberries to each dessert glass.
Notes:

This dessert keeps well in the fridge for up to 10 hours. This recipe makes 2 puddings about 1 cup each. You can also make 4 mini-puddings about 1/2 cup each.
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This looks delicious and amazing! I would add protein powder! To make it protein rich Raspberry Chocolate Chia Pudding!

I will definitely try this!

The best part about not being vegan is it can take this delicious recipe and add any protein I want! Do I want a quick uptake? Then I’ll use whey. Do I want a slow uptake? I’ll use casein. Do I want to keep it vegan? I can use plant/rice/hemp protein. Do I want to keep it organic grass fed? Then I’ll use grass fed organic whey etc…

The recipe is open to your lifestyle!


Supplement Review: HIT Supplements – Core Evolution – Whey Protein Isolate

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Want improved physical performance, more lean muscle mass, and a body that will turn heads?
Then CORE EVOLUTION is your answer!
CORE EVOLUTION is a premium grade pure isolate whey protein packed with muscle-building amino acids! It is made with the highest quality pure isolate whey protein, which is vital to build and maintain lean body mass. CORE EVOLUTION is loaded with 24 grams of protein and all the needed branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). This combination is ideal for helping you meet your daily protein requirements, and perfect for building and fueling new muscle growth and recovery. By enabling your muscles to repair and rebuild more quickly, you will see improved physical performance, increased lean body mass, and lower body fat. CORE EVOLUTION will help you gain muscle and maintain a leaner, more muscular physique.*

WHAT DOES IT DO?
With 24 grams of muscle building pure isolate whey protein per serving, including BCAAs, CORE EVOLUTION helps repair muscle tissue, which speeds recovery and maximizes muscle growth.*
Protein is extremely important for the growth and repair of muscle tissue. Research has proven that taking protein before and after workouts is the best way to spark new muscle growth, speed muscle tissue repair, and gain more lean muscle than ever before. Pure isolate whey proteins are the ideal way to do this, because they contain key muscle building amino acids.
BCAAs are amino acids that are not produced in your body; instead, they have to be introduced into the body through diet. Pure isolate whey protein powder ensures your body is getting the adequate dose of daily BCAAs in order to gain strength and mass while guarding against loss of muscle, because it is rich in whole chain amino acids (BCAA) leucine, isoleucine and valine. Training increases the need for BCAAs, which make up one third of muscle protein; including it before and after workouts is essential to getting the gains you work for and increasing your ability to get better muscle recovery.

Direction for Use:
Add 1 level scoop to 6-8 ounces of water, milk, or liquid of your choice. Stir, shake, or blend until completely dispersed. Drink immediately.

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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: Jay Robb Egg & Whey Protein

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Whey:

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Jay Robb uses the highest grade of whey protein possible when creating the best-tasting whey protein powder. This unique process also yields a whey protein isolate that is much higher in protein than a whey protein concentrate and is also rich in immunoglobulins, alpha-lactalbumin, and beta-lactoalbumin and other immune boosting factors.

Jay Robb Non-GMO Tropical Dreamsicle Whey Protein Isolate powder is made from the finest natural ingredients available and delivers 25 grams of first class protein, 0-fat, 0-cholesterol, 0-sugars, and only 1 gram of carbohydrate per 30 gram serving. Only cold-processed cross-flow microfiltered whey protein isolate is used as the protein source and this material comes from farm-raised, pasture-grazed, grass-fed cows not treated with the synthetic bovine growth hormone rBGH.

One taste of our easy-to-mix delicious Jay Robb Non-GMO Tropical Dreamsicle Whey Protein Isolate powder, and you’ll be a fan for life!

Jay Robb is going green and is now selling re-sealable bags for all sizes of our whey protein powder. If you still prefer to store your protein powder in a canister then please purchase our empty 24 oz re-fill canister (see below). Thank you for supporting our steps towards improving our environment

Egg White:

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Jay Robb Non-GMO Egg White Protein powder is unique and famous for its natural flavor systems. The egg white protein raw material is derived from chickens not treated with growth hormones. The protein is flash pasteurized for safety, with no additional heating used during the final processing.

Made from the finest natural ingredients available, Jay Robb Non-GMO Chocolate Egg White Protein powder delivers 24 grams of first class protein, 0-fat, 0-cholesterol, 0-sugars, and only 4 grams of carbohydrate per 33 gram serving.

One taste of our easy-to-mix delicious Non-GMO Chocolate Egg White Protein powder, and you’ll be a fan for life!

Jay Robb is going green and is now selling re-sealable bags for all sizes of our whey protein powder. If you still prefer to store your protein powder in a canister then please purchase our empty 24 oz re-fill canister (see below). Thank you for supporting our steps towards improving our environment.
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What I like best about Jay Robb protein is they don’t use artificial colors! This is the Strawberry Egg Protein!

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Above dry and below mixed with oatmeal

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What I also like is the flavors are subtle, they have a strong scent of the flavor, but a light taste. It’s not sickening sweet!

Another benefit of Jay Robb is his packing choices! I like the individual serving packets. They are great for a lifestyle on the run! However; they do not have a rip start and must be cut open with a scissor or knife! Luckily; I always have a knife handy! Others won’t be so lucky!

The Mixability is 9/10
The taste is 7/10

Would I purchase regularly?
Remember I am 100% honest!
The verdict:
Whey protein: No!
Egg White Protein: Yes!

I am an advocate of varying your protein source!

Whey
Casein
Egg
Soy (if you must)
And as you will soon see (coming soon) vegetarian/vegan protein

I am also looking into different sources such as rice and hemp. So stay tuned!

If you are allergic to one source there are many others!

For Egg White Protein powder: Jay Robb Rules!


Supplement Review: Chef Robert Irvine’s Fit Crunch Baked Protein Bar

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World-renowned Chef Robert Irvine and FortiFX founder and industry pioneer Sean Perich teamed up to create FIT CRUNCH™ with one rule: NO COMPROMISE. These two industry leaders pushed one another to create a product worthy of their reputations and beyond your expectations: FIT CRUNCH™, the only 6-layer baked bar on the planet.

Each bar delivers 30 grams of the highest quality protein blend, including whey – elements the body can use. Low in sugar, these bars are also easy to digest.

Regarding taste, again, no compromise.

A lifelong body builder as well as the acclaimed culinary expert who is famous for bringing great taste to nutritious foods, Chef Robert Irvine said this about the bar: “As good as anything I’ve ever made.”

The ideal fit as a partner for Chef Robert’s vision was none other than FortiFX founder, Sean Perich. Sean launched his enterprise out of a tiny, apartment kitchen in 2001. Tired of eating the the indigestible protein bricks on the market, he sought to improve the way protein bars were made and created the world’s first baked protein bar.

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FAQ’S

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions. If you have a question that isn’t answered below, ask us using our CONTACT PAGE.

Q: HOW ARE THESE DIFFERENT FROM THE ORIGINAL FORTIFX BARS?

A: The original FortiFX bars were our delicious triple-layer baked bars, not completely dissimilar from the new Fit Crunch bars. When industry pioneer and founder of FortiFX, Sean Perich, met Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine they decided to take the original bars to a new level with taste and texture. Fit Crunch offers six delicious layers with a variety of textures – not only a soft cookie core but a layer of cream and a crunch on top! **Please note that the nutritional profile (and ingredients) of FortiFX triple-layer bars is slightly different from Fit Crunch.**

Q: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE 15G AND 30G BARS?
A: The bars are manufactured using the same ingredients and process. The only difference is the serving size. The smaller bar is 48 grams in total weight boasting 15 grams of protein – and contain about half of the nutritional content of the 30g version.

Q: WHY IS A BAKED BAR BETTER?
A: All other high protein energy bars are manufactured on technologically inferior “Cold Form Extrusion” or “Cold Slab-and-Slit” equipment which has remained relatively unchanged for the past 25 years. A comparison is simply unfair; our baked products have a far superior taste, softer texture, and much better shelf life. Our proprietary baking process enables us to produce a great tasting, high protein, soft-batch energy bars the same way Grandma used to make her homemade cookies.

Q: WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF THE BARS?
A: The bars offer an 18 month shelf life. Store in a cool, dry place at or below 70 degrees F to assure shelf life.

Q: WHERE ELSE CAN I BUY THE BARS?
A: You can buy our bars online at FitCrunchBars.com or at a variety of other national retailers and gyms as well as online. You can also purchase our bars through participating partners internationally.

FIT CRUNCH PEANUT BUTTER
This bar is packed with peanut butter flavor specifically made with the PB connoisseur in mind. Layers of rich peanut butter taste and creamy chocolate makes for a great reward after a tough workout. A vanilla cookie core is layered with peanut butter, fresh peanuts, high protein chocolate, chocolate crisps and top-layered with a creamy chocolate and peanut butter drizzle.

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PRODUCT INGREDIENTS
PROTEIN BLEND (WHY PROTEIN ISOLATE, MILK PROTEIN ISOLATE, WHEY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE, SOY PROTEIN ISOLATE), PALM KERNEL OIL, DRY ROASTED PEANUTS, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, MALTITOL, SORBITOL, GELATIN, WHEAT FLOUR, SUGAR, PARTIALLY DEFATTED PEANUT FLOUR, COCOA POWDER (PROCESSED WITH ALKALI), BROWN SUGAR, CORN SYRUP, SUNFLOWER OIL, NATURAL FLAVORS, SALT, MONO & DIGLYCERIDES, NATURAL TOCOPHEROLS, MONO GLYCERIDES, SOY LECITHIN, TAPIOCA STARCH, SILICON DIOXIDE, REDUCED MINERAL WHEY POWDER, MALTODEXTRIN, SODIUM CASEINATE, CITRIC ACID, WHEY, BETA CAROTENE, PALMITATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE AND SUCRALOSE. CONTAINS MILK, SOY, WHEAT, AND PEANUT. MANUFACTURED IN A PLANT THAT PROCESSES MILK, SOY, WHEAT, TREE NUT, PEANUT AND EGG PRODUCTS.
PRODUCT NUTRITION
Serving Size 1 Bar (88g)
Calories 380
Total Fat 16g
Sodium 490mg
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar 6g
Protein 30g

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1. These are the largest protein bars I have ever seen! They even dwarf the detour and supreme bars! Larger bar means you are full when you eat it and you are surprisingly full for a long time!
2. Amazing taste and 20 calories less than detour and supreme bars!
3. They are baked!

They do have more net carbs, but they are listed as a meal replacement bar.

Here’s a challenge to Chef Irvine: can you make a zero net carb bar with less calories for dieters?

My homemade bars are still better! Check out beware the protein bar here on this site!


Supplement Review: Isofusion premium Whey Isolate by Gaspari Nutrition

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PRODUCT DETAILS JUST THE FACTS

25 Grams of Protein
Time Released 4 Stage Protein Blend†
Abundant in BCAAs
Zero Synthetic Colors
Gluten Free
MYOFUSION® ELITE PROTEIN SERIES is a revolutionary protein formulation with a highly potent blend of the four protein sources you’ll cherish day in and day out. Protein is the foundation of your diet and helps support recovery to build lean muscle so why not make something truly delicious so you can enjoy it? Gaspari Nutrition MYOFUSION is heralded as one of the best protein powders around the world and for good reason. It tastes absolutely amazing and has 25 grams of protein per scoop. Real athletes not only need support for recovery, but must also consider JUST THE FACTS to support their healthy lifestyles. This is why MYOFUSION ELITE PROTEIN SERIES has set the new standard for high quality protein blends for all health enthusiasts around the world.
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Super chocolatey!
Taste 10/10
Mixability 9/10
Smell 9/10
Best tasting protein to date!!

However; Calories are higher than ETB

Would I buy? Not while on a cutting diet, but after I reach my goal, probably!


Supplement Review: HumaPro Groundbreaking Protein! ALR Industires Revolutionizes the Protein Industry…

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WhoNeedsHumaPro®?

Any HUMAN who wants the highest bio available, lowest waste protein matrix Any HUMAN who wants the highest bio available, lowest waste protein matrix specifically specifically formulated for the HUMAN formulated for the HUMAN body: body:

1 Scoop HumaPro® = Whole Protein 1 Scoop HumaPro® = Whole Protein

Equivalent of 25g averaged, with only 0.02 Equivalent of 25g averaged, with only 0.02

calories per serving. calories per serving.

Any person that has sensitivities or Any person that has sensitivities or allergies to: Lactose, Gluten, Sugar or allergies to: Lactose, Gluten, Sugar or Preservatives. Preservatives. Those who want a Vegan friendly protein. Those who want a Vegan friendly protein. If you’re looking to increase your lean If you’re looking to increase your lean mass and/or lose unwanted body fat. mass and/or lose unwanted body fat. ANY endurance or strength athlete: ANY endurance or strength athlete:

(Runners, Triathletes, Crossiftters, Body Builders, Power lifters, etc.) (Runners, Triathletes, Crossiftters, Body Builders, Power lifters, etc.) Even if you are simply looking to improve the quality of your daily protein intake. Even if you are simply looking to improve the quality of your daily protein intake. HumaPro® IS for you…And here’s why: HumaPro® IS for you…And here’s why:

Old Rules Were Meant toBe Broken. Old Rules Were Meant toBe Broken. HumaPro® Changes the Rules of the HumaPro® Changes the Rules of the Game Game HumaPro® HumaPro®

100% Absorbed & 99% Utilized by the Human Body† 100% Absorbed & 99% Utilized by the Human Body† Optimal Amino Acid ratio for human absorption† Optimal Amino Acid ratio for human absorption† Produces virtually zero waste† Produces virtually zero waste† Outperforms whey protein by 501%† Outperforms whey protein by 501%† Nets under 1 calorie per serving (only 0.004 calories per Nets under 1 calorie per serving (only 0.004 calories per gram)† gram)† Promotes Nutrient Repartitioning† Promotes Nutrient Repartitioning† Helps keep blood glucose levels stable† Helps keep blood glucose levels stable† Vegan friendly† Vegan friendly† Gluten & Lactose free† Gluten & Lactose free†

Read‘emandReap[thebenefits] Read‘emandReap[thebenefits] InamedicallyreviewedIndependentclinical InamedicallyreviewedIndependentclinical studyHumaPro®providedthefollowingresults: studyHumaPro®providedthefollowingresults:

501% greater lean mass gain than whey protein† 501% greater lean mass gain than whey protein† 250% greater fat loss than whey protein† 250% greater fat loss than whey protein† Over 300% more efficient than whey, fish, steak or other Over 300% more efficient than whey, fish, steak or other meats† meats† Validated positive nutrient repartitioning† Validated positive nutrient repartitioning† 100% pre-digested, no gastrointestinal discomfort or 100% pre-digested, no gastrointestinal discomfort or bloating† bloating† An average of 83 times less toxic waste than whey An average of 83 times less toxic waste than whey protein† protein† Free of Heavy Metals† Free of Heavy Metals†

HumaPro® HumaPro® is the perfect Ajinimoto® Amino Acid matrix (100% vegetable origin enzyme assimilated is the perfect Ajinimoto® Amino Acid matrix (100% vegetable origin enzyme assimilated

and purified without any synthetic ingredients, reagents or harmful chemicals) for human protein and purified without any synthetic ingredients, reagents or harmful chemicals) for human protein

synthesis. synthesis. HumaPro® is produced in a cGMP and NSF certified facility utilizing HumaPro® is produced in a cGMP and NSF certified facility utilizing

only pharmacuetical grade Ajinomoto® amino acids and ingredients. HumaPro® does not only pharmacuetical grade Ajinomoto® amino acids and ingredients. HumaPro® does not

contain any dairy or animal products, sodium, gluten, sugars or preservatives. contain any dairy or animal products, sodium, gluten, sugars or preservatives.

TheUltimateProteinMatrix…FormulatedForHumans! TheUltimateProteinMatrix…FormulatedForHumans!

What if you found out that you were wasting 84% of the money you were spending every month and What if you found out that you were wasting 84% of the money you were spending every month and

only seeing return on 16%? That is exactly what you are doing when you spend money on Whey only seeing return on 16%? That is exactly what you are doing when you spend money on Whey

protein. Scientific studies have shown that when you drink whey protein, your body expels 84% of it as protein. Scientific studies have shown that when you drink whey protein, your body expels 84% of it as

waste by-product or converts it to blood sugar. Fortunately there is a better option, the revolutionary waste by-product or converts it to blood sugar. Fortunately there is a better option, the revolutionary

protein HumaPro® by ALR. In a medically reviewed clinical study, HumaPro® outperformed whey protein HumaPro® by ALR. In a medically reviewed clinical study, HumaPro® outperformed whey

protein by 501% with 83% less toxic waste. protein by 501% with 83% less toxic waste.

TheBest ProteinSourcefortheHumanBodyISHumaPro®. TheBest ProteinSourcefortheHumanBodyISHumaPro®.

At ALR Industries we have raised the bar by creating superior health and results formulations for the At ALR Industries we have raised the bar by creating superior health and results formulations for the

absolute best results. Today we have built a reputation for producing an entire arsenal of game-absolute best results. Today we have built a reputation for producing an entire arsenal of game-

changing sports supplements, yet nothing we have done has hit the mark with more accuracy than changing sports supplements, yet nothing we have done has hit the mark with more accuracy than

HumaPro®. In fact, we have introduced a whole new product category as no others can even compare. HumaPro®. In fact, we have introduced a whole new product category as no others can even compare.

Everyone wants to get the best results, not only from their training, but from their nutrition as well. Everyone wants to get the best results, not only from their training, but from their nutrition as well.

When it comes to losing the fat and building muscle, one of the key components must be proper diet. When it comes to losing the fat and building muscle, one of the key components must be proper diet.

This is where HumaPro® becomes one of the most important factors in your overall health & fitness This is where HumaPro® becomes one of the most important factors in your overall health & fitness

regimen. Imagine when you consume your food that you get 99% of everything you are eating and regimen. Imagine when you consume your food that you get 99% of everything you are eating and

have virtually no waste by-product and that what you are consuming also supports nutrient have virtually no waste by-product and that what you are consuming also supports nutrient

repartitioning so that the food you do consume is better utilized to starve the fat and repair plus build repartitioning so that the food you do consume is better utilized to starve the fat and repair plus build

lean muscle. Moreover, with HumaPro® what you are consuming has only 0.004 calories per gram and lean muscle. Moreover, with HumaPro® what you are consuming has only 0.004 calories per gram and

that the utilization equivalent of 5 grams is the same as 25g of whey or soy protein. It sounds hard to that the utilization equivalent of 5 grams is the same as 25g of whey or soy protein. It sounds hard to

believe yet years of research and clinical trials have proven HumaPro®’s absorption and effectiveness believe yet years of research and clinical trials have proven HumaPro®’s absorption and effectiveness

over all other forms of protein. over all other forms of protein.

Bioavailabilityand Bio-utilityof EssentialProtein. Bioavailabilityand Bio-utilityof EssentialProtein. TheScience of HumaPro® TheScience of HumaPro®

It has been said that whey protein is 100% It has been said that whey protein is 100%

bioavailable and is therefore 100% absorbed into bioavailable and is therefore 100% absorbed into

the body. Bioavailability is how much of what you the body. Bioavailability is how much of what you

are ingesting is absorbed by the body yet it says are ingesting is absorbed by the body yet it says

nothing to how much is actually “utilized” by the nothing to how much is actually “utilized” by the

body. The statements are correct about the 100% body. The statements are correct about the 100%

bioavailability yet the problem with this statement, bioavailability yet the problem with this statement,

and to your detriment, is that it is absorbed, and to your detriment, is that it is absorbed,

processed through the kidneys and then expelled processed through the kidneys and then expelled

as bodily waste. Unlike whey protein, HumaPro® is as bodily waste. Unlike whey protein, HumaPro® is

designed to be fully absorbed and utilized by the designed to be fully absorbed and utilized by the

human body. How can HumaPro® do this and human body. How can HumaPro® do this and

other proteins cannot? other proteins cannot?

Fundamentally, outside of taste, there isn’t much difference between the whey proteins you are Fundamentally, outside of taste, there isn’t much difference between the whey proteins you are

drinking on the marketplace. The reason is the “ratios” of Essential Amino Acids are still going to be the drinking on the marketplace. The reason is the “ratios” of Essential Amino Acids are still going to be the

same in all the variations of whey protein. The problem with this is the ratios are not formulated same in all the variations of whey protein. The problem with this is the ratios are not formulated

specifically for the human body, but rather that of a cow. specifically for the human body, but rather that of a cow.

HumaPro® is formulated with all of the essential amino acids in the exact ratio and sequenced delivery HumaPro® is formulated with all of the essential amino acids in the exact ratio and sequenced delivery

for what the human body requires to fully utilize them. Furthermore, the unique delivery system of for what the human body requires to fully utilize them. Furthermore, the unique delivery system of

HumaPro® is designed to have all of the essential Amino Acids arrive at the muscle tissue, at the same HumaPro® is designed to have all of the essential Amino Acids arrive at the muscle tissue, at the same

time. With other proteins they not only are in the incorrect ratios, but they also arrive at different time. With other proteins they not only are in the incorrect ratios, but they also arrive at different

times. This is something to think about when you see other products on the market that may seem to times. This is something to think about when you see other products on the market that may seem to

copy HumaPro®. Years of science has been put into the unique delivery system behind HumaPro® and copy HumaPro®. Years of science has been put into the unique delivery system behind HumaPro® and

the exact amino sequence. Don’t fall for a copy-cat product – make sure you are using the original! the exact amino sequence. Don’t fall for a copy-cat product – make sure you are using the original! Your Loss is Your Gain. Your Loss is Your Gain. Use less. Waste less. Lose the fat. Gain lean muscle. Use less. Waste less. Lose the fat. Gain lean muscle.

HumaPro® is formulated to operate as a nutrient repartitioner – targeting lean tissue and helping to HumaPro® is formulated to operate as a nutrient repartitioner – targeting lean tissue and helping to

utilize other consumed nutrients. When nutrients aren’t stored as fat, your body will seek out energy utilize other consumed nutrients. When nutrients aren’t stored as fat, your body will seek out energy

sources and will look to your current fat stores. In effect, HumaPro® supports the reduction of fat on sources and will look to your current fat stores. In effect, HumaPro® supports the reduction of fat on

your body. HumaPro® has also been clinically studied and validated to help keep blood glucose levels your body. HumaPro® has also been clinically studied and validated to help keep blood glucose levels

stable. stable.

Understanding theNumbers Game. Understanding theNumbers Game. Reduce Your Intake. Increase the Benefits. Reduce Your Intake. Increase the Benefits.

One gram of protein = 4 calories. One gram of protein = 4 calories.

One gram of HumaPro® = 0.004 calories One gram of HumaPro® = 0.004 calories

A Net Nitrogen Utilization study has determined the percentage of Anabolized Amino Acids (UAA), also A Net Nitrogen Utilization study has determined the percentage of Anabolized Amino Acids (UAA), also

known as Net Nitrogen Utilization (NNU) and of Catabolized Amino Acids (UCA) in HumaPro® provides known as Net Nitrogen Utilization (NNU) and of Catabolized Amino Acids (UCA) in HumaPro® provides

a 99:1 NNU:UCA ratio so caloric value, based upon a clinical study, is believed to be 0.004 calories per a 99:1 NNU:UCA ratio so caloric value, based upon a clinical study, is believed to be 0.004 calories per

gram, gram, thus 0.02 calories per 5 gm serving. thus 0.02 calories per 5 gm serving.

The prescribing conversion ratio for HumaPro® to averaged whole food proteins (WFP…like meat, fish, The prescribing conversion ratio for HumaPro® to averaged whole food proteins (WFP…like meat, fish,

poultry, whey and soy proteins etc.) is: poultry, whey and soy proteins etc.) is:

1g HumaPro® = 5g WFP 1g HumaPro® = 5g WFP

A 5g HumaPro® serving therefore has a protein equivalent of 25g averaged, at less than 1 calorie (0.02 A 5g HumaPro® serving therefore has a protein equivalent of 25g averaged, at less than 1 calorie (0.02

to be exact)! to be exact)!

Why? Why? Because HumaPro® is nearly fully utilized as protein should be (as the source for a positive Because HumaPro® is nearly fully utilized as protein should be (as the source for a positive

nitrogen balance resulting in greater protein synthesis rather than as raw materials the body makes nitrogen balance resulting in greater protein synthesis rather than as raw materials the body makes

into glucose). It quickly reaches lean tissue to be used at the cellular level, without interruption for into glucose). It quickly reaches lean tissue to be used at the cellular level, without interruption for

digestive processes. digestive processes.

How? How? Say you are currently having 4 scoops of whey protein per day and each scoop has 25g of whey Say you are currently having 4 scoops of whey protein per day and each scoop has 25g of whey

protein in it. That would be 100g of whey protein or 400 calories. To match this you would need protein in it. That would be 100g of whey protein or 400 calories. To match this you would need

roughly 4 scoops of HumaPro® (the equivalent of 100g whole protein). The 4 scoops of HumaPro® roughly 4 scoops of HumaPro® (the equivalent of 100g whole protein). The 4 scoops of HumaPro®

would yield less than 4 calories. That is a difference of approximately would yield less than 4 calories. That is a difference of approximately 396 calories 396 calories . Putting yourself in a . Putting yourself in a

396 calorie deficit all the while getting all the valuable muscle building nutrition you need sets you up 396 calorie deficit all the while getting all the valuable muscle building nutrition you need sets you up

for losing fat! Think about it, in 10 days that would be 3960 calories (3500 is one pound of fat!). In one for losing fat! Think about it, in 10 days that would be 3960 calories (3500 is one pound of fat!). In one

month that would be over 3lbs of fat just based on calories – not counting the other factors such as month that would be over 3lbs of fat just based on calories – not counting the other factors such as

nutrient repartitioning and less water retention! And imagine you burned 300 calories on cardio per nutrient repartitioning and less water retention! And imagine you burned 300 calories on cardio per

day. Now, you could be setting yourself up (by the numbers) to lose 6lbs of fat in a month! Again, these day. Now, you could be setting yourself up (by the numbers) to lose 6lbs of fat in a month! Again, these

results aren’t across the board – this is strictly from a calorie counting viewpoint and the results will results aren’t across the board – this is strictly from a calorie counting viewpoint and the results will

vary from person to person.

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Powder Facts

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Tablet Facts

I am about to take my first serving of Humapro Apple Cider flavor in 30 minutes! I am afraid after reading the reviews: taste 7/10 tastes like crap and foams!

However!!!! I heard this stuff is amazing! You lean up and get big at the same time. Previously, before the advent of Humapro, that was never heard of! Either you go on a bulking cycle or a cutting cycle!

Now you can do both!

I am so psyched! I used my head when picking the flavor! If you read my previous posts you will know that I rave about organic Cinnamon and I added it to my Isoflex (cleanest Whey Protein) Chocolate peanut butter shake. With the Apple Cider flavor of Humapro I should be able to still add it an it will hopefully help the taste!

Is it all that? stay tuned!

**Update**
Ok well let’s break this down:
Foam: whomever said it foams knows nothing and has never had the disgusting Modern BCAA’s! If you use cold water and a spoon it has a small layer of bubbles…

Taste: ehhh its not the best! Not really sure which way I lean… have to have more… but I am sure after 5x’s a day I will hate it more than tuna!

Mixability: mixed really easy with a spoon!

Mixability with Cinnamon added (after I had a taste of it plain) does not mix in! The Cinnamon is Unmixable!! I got a Cinnamon chaser after! If you ever had dry plain Cinnamon it is super dry and kinda spicy! ouch!

**Update**
Mixability with a shaker: Mixes easily and the cinnamon mixes well

However the taste still sucks lol I will try the sour grape next! I wish they just had vanilla!!

**Update**
I found the Humapro cure! Take the musclepharm or cellucor bcaas that are sweet and add a half a scoop to each humapro shake! They have no calories so they don’t change the formula and they add even more bcaas to the mix!

**Update**
Don’t believe the hype! What I feared was true, is in fact true!

What is a calorie? It’s the amount energy in the food. Well a zero calorie food has no energy and with no energy comes no satiety… No fullness! So, the 600 calorie deficit you are supposed to be having is in fact filled by eating more food to satisfy your hunger.

So, to make a long story short, I went back to the whey protein, because it satisfied my hunger.


Supplement Review: Isoflex whey protein isolate

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ISOFLEX No Fat or Lactose, Aspartame and Gluten Free for Advanced Absorption Complexes High Concentration of BCCAs and Glutamine Exclusively Whey Protein isolate protein Advisory: ALLMAX protein products contain absolutely zero protein sourced from China. ISOFLEX is 100% sourced from the United States. The ultimate in taste, the ultimate in convenience; ISOFLEX stakes its claim as the last word in high performance nutrition. With 7 critical cofactors in 4 proprietary complexes, ISOFLEX not only provides an ultra-pure, highly-bioavailable whey protein isolate but a potent delivery system to ensure powerful nutrient assimilation you can feel. With 90% pure protein per scoop, amazing taste and the perfect blend of protein, nothing else can compare. ISOFLEX protein powder has an excellent macronutrient profile. It contains a whopping 27 grams of active whey protein isolate, is virtually fat free, contains only 1 g of sugar, is 98% lactose-free and completely aspartame-free. Its an exceptional whey protein isolate that mixes easily and tastes incredible! “ISOFLEX contains 27 grams of Whey Protein Isolate per scoop! “ISOFLEX’s taste by far surpasses the other protein powders on the market. Open up an ISOFLEX container and the smell alone sets it apart. Its pleasant smell sets the stage for a great shake. ISOFLEX is available in six flavors; Chocolate, Peanut Butter Chocolate, Chocolate Mint Supreme, Orange Burst, Vanilla, and Strawberry. In terms of the flavoring what really makes ISOFLEX stand out are the actual chocolate chips in the chocolate flavor which provide a nice consistency, the real pieces of strawberry in the Strawberry flavor and the vanilla beans in the Vanilla flavor. As well, many found when mixed with ice the Chocolate Peanut flavor resembles Reeses Pieces and you cant get much better than that! “ISOFLEX is available in 6 delicious flavors.”ISOFLEX combines four proprietary delivery systems. The ingredients in each system work …

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This protein is the cleanest I can find even cleaner than Optimum Nutrition.

The crazy part is the Peanut Butter Chocolate is the best tasting protein I have ever tasted! Also, it mixes quite easily! If you are in a cutting Phase or just want clean protein, Buy This!!!

If you are allergic to peanuts they make many other flavors!

I am drinking 3 shakes a day – 1 scoop each with 8oz of water.

**Update**
When you are on an extreme low carb diet, you have no clue how much you look forward to the 1-2 real chocolate chips you get in each shake!!! You savor them at the end of the shake!!


Supplement Review: Optimum Nutrition gold standard whey protein

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% Whey Gold Standard label. By using Whey Protein Isolates as our primary protein source, we’re able to pack 24 grams of the purest, muscle-building protein per serving, with 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.

BEYOND THE BASICS
Packed with Whey Protein Isolates
Higher Pure Protein Percentage
Fast-Acting HYDROWHEY Whey Peptides
Provides Whey Protein Microfractions
More than 5 grams of BCAAs
Over 4 grams of Glutamine & Precursors
Instantized to Mix with a Spoon

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Show Me the Whey: Concentrates vs Isolates vs Hydrolysates
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Author: Monica Mollica.

Whey protein is the highest quality dietary protein source. No wonder it is a very popular protein supplement. I often get questions about what the difference is between the different whey protein powders that we can find on the market, and which of them is “best”. We have whey protein concentrates, whey protein isolates, micro-filtered whey protein isolates, ion-exchange whey protein isolates, and hydrolyzed whey proteins. Let’s get it straight once and for all.

BACKGROUND

Whey protein is one of two the major milk protein (the other being casein). Whey is separated from milk, and advances in processing technology (such as ultrafiltration, microfiltration, ion-exchange and reverse osmosis) have resulted in development of several different finished whey products1-11.

Whey protein concentrates, reduced lactose whey, whey protein isolates and hydrolyzed whey products are now available on the dietary supplement market. Each whey product varies in the amount of protein, carbohydrate (lactose), fat, minerals and specific bioactive proteins like alpha-Lactoglobulin, beta-Lactoglobulin, immunoglobulins, glycomacropeptide, bovine serum albumin, lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase) 7, 10, 12.

BENEFITS

An overview of all the benefits of whey protein compared to other proteins like casein, egg and soy is an article on its own. Here I will briefly outline some of whey’s beneficial effects.

Whey protein is a rich source of highly bioavailable essential amino acids (especially leucine) 13-15. In fact, whey protein has been singled out as the ultimate source of protein on the basis of its excellent amino acid profile and digestibility 13, 16. In addition, whey protein has several other interesting effects that are especially relevant for athletes and physically active people alike.

Whey protein has been shown to increase glycogen stores in muscles and the liver, when compared to a casein-based diet containing an identical amount of carbohydrate 17. Whey protein is also a rich source of the sulphur containing amino acid cysteine 18, 19. This is noteworthy because cysteine is the crucial limiting amino acid for glutathione synthesis in the body 20-23, and dietary cysteine is considered to be a rate limiting substrate for the synthesis of glutathione 24. Glutathione is a potent antioxidant and is also necessary for lymphocyte proliferation and immune function 20-22, 25, 26. Without getting too much into details, there are also indications that increased levels of glutathione (by changing the so called redox state) can alter gene expression in a way that promotes muscle growth 27. It has actually been shown that consumption of whey protein concentrate results in higher levels of glutathione in tissues 28, 29, and that the immuno-enhancing effect of whey protein to a large extent can be ascribed to its ability to increase glutathione levels 24.

A very interesting study compared supplementation of 20 g whey protein concentrate (see below for more info about whey protein concentrates) per day with supplementation of 20 g casein per day, for three months 19. The results showed that supplementation with the whey protein concentrate significantly increased lymphocyte glutathione levels with over 35%, and also improved peak power and 30 second maximal work capacity 19. There were no changes observed in the casein group. In addition, the subjects who had supplemented with the whey protein concentrate (but not casein) experienced a decreased percentage body fat while maintaining their body weight 19! These results are certainly of relevance for athletes and physically active people who want to improve their health and get in shape.

WHEY PROTEIN CONCENTRATES versus WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATES

Whey protein isolate has the highest protein concentration (90-95%) and contains very little (if any) fat, lactose and minerals. Whey protein concentrate has a protein concentration ranging from 25-89%. Most whey protein concentrate products have a protein concentration of 80%. Whey protein concentrates contain some lactose, fat and mineral. Another major difference between whey protein isolates and whey protein concentrates is that whey protein isolates are lactose free and a more expensive.

ION EXCHANGED WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATES

Ion exchange is a processing technology that is used to concentrate the protein content in the powder. Protein powders with the very highest protein contents per gram are ion exchanged isolates. However, this type of processing has serious drawbacks in that it literally wipes out all the valuable and health promoting subfraction peptides like alpha lactalbumin, glycomacropeptides, immunoglobulins, and lactoferrin, which are naturally found in whey. Instead it contains a high amount of beta-lactoglobulin which can cause allergies.

MICRO-FILTERED WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATES

There are several different types of micro filtrations technologies. They are all used with the purpose to enrich (or concentrate) various subfractions from the whey.

The popular micro filtrations technologies are Cross Flow Micro filtration (CFM®) ultra filtration (UF), reverse osmosis (RO), dynamic membrane filtration (DMF), ion exchange chromatography, (IEC), electro-ultrafiltration (EU), radial flow chromatography (RFC) and nano filtration (NF).

The micro filtration techniques allows for the production of powders of high quality (undenatured) protein with very high protein contents (>;90%). Micro filtered when proteins retain important subfractions, and are low in fat and lactose, so they are definitely worth their higher price.

HYDROLYZED PROTEINS

Then there is also hydrolyzed whey protein (also called hydrolyzed whey peptides). When a protein is hydrolyzed is means that it, by technological processes, has been split to smaller chains of amino acids, called peptides 16, 30-33. The hydrolytic process mimics our own digestive actions; thus it can be said that hydrolyzed protein is a predigested protein. Hydrolyzed proteins contain mostly di-peptides and tri-peptides, and are absorbed more rapidly than free-form amino acids and much more rapidly than intact (non-hydrolyzed) proteins 34-46.

Consumption of whey protein hydrolysate in post-exercise (and before strength training workouts) drinks is preferred because it results in a faster increase in blood amino acid concentrations and a higher insulin response during a 2-3 h period than does intact protein 47-49. The simultaneous increase in blood amino acids and insulin levels in turn significantly promotes muscle protein synthesis and inhibits muscle protein breakdown 50-58.

It is especially interesting that consumption of protein hydrolysate solutions (that also contain 15 g glucose) result in peak blood insulin concentrations that are two and four times higher than after the ingestion of milk and glucose solutions (15 g glucose in water), respectively 49. This despite the fact the milk dose in that study contained nearly three times more carbohydrate 49.

Thus, when one consumes protein hydrolysates in post-exercise drinks (and pre resistance exercise) one can create a powerful response in blood amino acids and insulin levels without having to ingest large amounts of carbohydrates and unnecessary calories. Another practical advantage is that one can ingest a protein hydrolysate-containing supplement immediately after exercise without becoming bloated and not excessively suppressing appetite, so one can eat another meal sooner, possibly optimizing the post-exercise “anabolic window”. Have you been frustrated over protein powders that clog your shaker? Then you have an additional reason to get a whey protein powder with hydrolysates because the hydrolysates increase the solubility of the product 32.

Clearly, hydrolyzed whey protein is the most popular protein hydrolysate among athletes. However, there are also casein hydrolysates and hydrolysates from other proteins available in dietary supplements.

BOTTOM LINE

So to wrap it all up: if you’re lactose intolerant, chose whey protein isolate. If you can tolerate small amounts of lactose, don’t bother too much with whey protein isolates; they are not worth the premium price. Instead choose a whey protein powder that is based on whey protein concentrate (containing at least 80-85% protein). Whey protein concentrates are not only cheaper than whey protein isolates but also contain more bioactive and health promoting substances.

Try to find a whey protein concentrate powder that has some hydrolysates mixed in it. It is true that hydrolysates are more expensive than concentrates, but they (in contrast to isolates) are worth their price. Hydrolysates will not only simultaneously increase amino acid availability and insulin to your muscles (and thereby maximally stimulate muscle protein synthesis and inhibit muscle protein breakdown), but will also make the powder easier to mix without causing lumps in your shaker. Practical and effective! Also, pick a product that is low in carbs and sugar.

Now you know what to look for in a whey protein product.

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Monica Mollica has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Stockholm, Sweden, and is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. She works a dietary consultant, health journalist and writer for http://www.BrinkZone.com, and is also a web designer and videographer; Monica has admired and been fascinated by muscular and sculptured strong athletic bodies since childhood, and discovered bodybuilding as an early teenager. Realizing the importance of nutrition for maximal results in the gym, she went for a major in Nutrition at the University. During her years at the University she was a regular contributor to the Swedish bodybuilding magazine BODY, and she has published the book (in Swedish) “Functional Foods for Health and Energy Balance”, and authored several book chapters in Swedish publications. It was her insatiable thirst for knowledge and scientific research in the area of bodybuilding and health that brought her to the US. She has completed one semester at the PhD-program “Exercise, Nutrition and Preventive Health” at Baylor University Texas, at the department of Health Human Performance and Recreation, and worked as an ISSA certified personal trainer. Today, Monica is sharing her solid experience by doing dietary consultations and writing about topics related to bodybuilding, fitness, health and anti-aging.

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This is a very clean protein not a lot of extra junk like muscle milk: added glutamine, EFA’s and other stuff.

If you are looking to diet down this is a clean protein to add to your post workout diet.

There is a secret you must know! This I the exact same protein in GNC’s brand GNC Pro Performance® AMP AMP 100% Whey Protein- Chocolate
But they only come in 2lbs jugs

Optimum Nutrition makes the protein or GNC and GNC slaps their label on it. So on Gold card week compare the prices and choose wisely!