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Optimum Nutrition is a leading provider of Sports Nutrition supplements. Optimum provides a wide variety of products ranging from RTD's (Read-to-Drinks) to Protein Powders and Protein Bars.
Speaking of protein powders, one of the most popular Optimum Nutrition Products is their Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Powder. The 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein is made of protein isolates which are 90% pure protein by weight and contain 24g of protein and 5.5g of BCAA’s per serving. Additionally, the 100% Whey Gold Standard comes in a variety of flavors including Double Rich Chocolate, Vanilla Ice Cream, and Delicious Strawberry.
There is another version of the 100% Protein – Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein. Casein is a slow digesting protein and is described as a ‘muscle protecting’ protein. The 100% Gold Standard Casein Protein contains 24g of protein, 120 calories per serving, and 0g of sugar!
Platinum Hydro Whey is another one of Optimum Nutrition's marquee products. Through the process of hydrolyzing, Hydro Whey breaks down larger proteins into smaller pieces that are able to get into your system quickly. Additionally, Platinum Hydro Whey contains 30g of protein and 8g of BCAA per serving. Another key feature is that Hydro Whey is lactose free which makes this protein friendly to those who cannot consume dairy products.
Optimum Nutrition also produces Nitro Core which is a 10 source protein blend that contains 24g of protein per serving. Nitro Core contains 5g of fiber and 200 calories in each serving. Since Nitro Core is made from a protein blend it contains both fast acting and slow release proteins (such as casein) which make this a full spectrum protein and able to be consumed at any point in the day.