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Complete Protein Blend to Help Build Lean Muscle
  • Low Fat
  • 3g L-Glutamine
  • Aspartame Free!
  • Gluten Free
  • Less than ½ the carbs! (of MET-Rx® Original Meal Replacement)
MET-Rx Protein Plus® Protein Powder

The food you put into your body can have a big impact on how you look, feel and work out. MET-Rx Protein Plus® was invented to give you the competitive advantage – especially when it comes to quality protein! Each high-protein serving provides better than a 5:1 ratio of protein to carbs to help meet your nutritional goals. Best of all, MET-Rx Protein Plus® contains no added sugar, corn syrup solids, mono- or diglycerides and now is free of aspartame and hydrogenated oils – which means no trans-fats!

The Secret is in the Protein Source!

The renowned MET-Rx® protein formulation consists of METAMYOSYN®, which combines premium whey protein isolates and casein proteins, plus L-Glutamine and naturally occurring Branched Chain Amino Acids – Isoleucine, Leucine and Valine. Studies show that whey is a fast-acting protein while casein is slow-acting, which results in a more prolonged absorption rate to extend the delivery of amino acids to muscles. MET-Rx Protein Plus® gives you a firm nutritional basis to help build lean muscle in a low-fat, great tasting formula.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts

Add one to two (1-2) scoops of powder with 6-16 ounces of cold water or milk and mix thoroughly in a blender. Increase or decrease the amount of liquid to achieve desired consistency. Drink 1-2 servings per day. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications you take with your health care providers.

Use MET-Rx Protein Plus® any time of the day including:
Immediately After Exercise: Makes an excellent post-workout shake by providing fast digesting proteins for immediate muscle support plus slow digesting proteins for extended amino acid delivery and recovery.

With Meals: Drink along with your meal to increase the overall protein quality and content. You can also mix into oatmeal or add to recipes such as pancake and waffle mixes.

In Between Meals: Keeps levels of amino acids elevated so your body doesn’t go into a catabolic state that may otherwise lead to muscle loss.

Before Bed: The high content of slow-digesting proteins in MET-Rx Protein Plus® makes it a perfect before-bed supplement as it provides “time-released” amino acid delivery to your body.

Serving Size 1 Scoop (28.5 g)
Servings Per Container 32
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 100.00
Calories from Fat 5.00
Cholesterol 5.00 mg 2%
Sodium 70.00 mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 2.00 g 1%
Protein 23.00 g 46%
Phosphorus 296.00 mg 30%
Magnesium 24.00 mg 6%
Calcium 429.00 mg 30%
Total Fat 1.00 g 1%
Sugars 1.00 g
Potassium 95.00 mg 3%
L-Glutamine 1.50 g 0%
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: METAMYOSYN® Protein Blend (Milk Protein Concentrate, Calcium Sodium Caseinate, Whey Protein Isolate, L-Glutamine, Egg White), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Guar Gum, Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Sucralose, Soy Lecithin

96% Lactose Free, Aspartame Free, Gluten Free

Storage Instructions: Store in a dry place and avoid excessive heat.

Warning: If you are pregnant, nursing or taking any medications, consult your doctor before use. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18.

Results may vary. Use in conjunction with an intense daily exercise program and a balanced diet including an adequate caloric intake.

Not a low calorie food. Some sugar naturally occurs in ingredients. See supplement facts panel for sugar and calorie content.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Tamper resistant: do not use if seal under cap is broken or missing.

SEE MANUFACTURER'S LABEL FOR ADDITIONAL PRODUCT INFORMATION AND SUPPLEMENT FACTS PANEL.

Manufactured in the USA by: MET-Rx Nutrition Inc., Boca Raton, FL 33487

Health Notes

Rice Protein

Rice Protein
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Atherosclerosis
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Though not yet proven in clinical research, animal studies suggest that rice protein-based diets result in less buildup of atherosclerotic plaque compared with animal protein-based diets. (more)
Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Some athletes believe rice protein may also improve blood flow to muscle to enhance growth and repair. However, no research has investigated the effects of rice protein on athletic performance. (more)
Obesity
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Dieters who are gluten or dairy sensitive and looking to supplement protein might consider rice protein, though its actual benefits for weight loss have not been studied.(more)
Atherosclerosis
Dose: Refer to label instructionsAnimal studies suggest that rice protein-based diets result in less buildup of atherosclerotic plaque compared with animal protein-based diets.1 This effect may be due to mechanisms involving antioxidant function,2 cholesterol metabolism,3 or insulin function.4 Controlled human studies are needed to determine whether consuming rice protein can prevent or treat atherosclerotic disease.
References

1. Burris RL, Xie CH, Thampi P, et al. Dietary rice protein isolate attenuates atherosclerosis in apoE-deficient mice by upregulating antioxidant enzymes. Atherosclerosis 2010;212:107-15.

2. Burris RL, Xie CH, Thampi P, et al. Dietary rice protein isolate attenuates atherosclerosis in apoE-deficient mice by upregulating antioxidant enzymes. Atherosclerosis 2010;212:107-15.

3. Yang L, Kadowaki M. Effects of rice proteins from two cultivars, Koshihikari and Shunyo, on hepatic cholesterol secretion by isolated perfused livers of rats fed cholesterol-enriched diets. Ann Nutr Metab 2009;54:283-90.

4. Ronis MJ, Badeaux J, Chen Y, Badger TM. Rice protein isolate improves lipid and glucose homeostasis in rats fed high fat/high cholesterol diets. Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2010;235:1102-13.

Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Compared with other protein supplements, rice protein has more of the amino acid arginine, and since arginine is a vasodilator that can enhance blood flow to tissues, some athletes believe rice protein may also improve blood flow to muscle to enhance growth and repair. However, no research has investigated the effects of rice protein on athletic performance.

Obesity
Dose: Refer to label instructionsDieters who are gluten or dairy sensitive and looking to supplement protein might consider rice protein, though its actual benefits for weight loss have not been studied.

Rice protein is extracted from rice and used in some protein supplements. Vegetarians may prefer it over protein supplements made from animal sources (such as whey or casein, which are milk proteins). Since rice is rarely involved in food allergies,1 rice protein may also be preferred by people with food allergies, and may be suitable to use in hypoallergenic infant formulas.2 Rice protein is not a complete protein, however, due to insufficient levels of the amino acids lysine and threonine.3, 4 Therefore, these amino acids are often added to rice protein products to correct this imbalance.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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