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  • ADVANCED LEAN MUSCLE REBUILDING AND RECOVERY COMPLEX
  • EXCLUSIVE CREAPEP™ NUTRIENT DELIVERY PEPTIDE
  • FAST-ACTING HYDROWHEY® AND HYDROEGG™ PROTEINS
  • SLOW-DIGESTING MICELLAR CASEIN PROTEIN
ALL-IN-ONE MUSCLE-BUILDING SUPPORT COMPLEX
  • Premium Staged-Protein Blend
-Patent-Pending CreaPep™ Peptides for Enhanced Nutrient Delivery
- Fast-Acting Hydrolyzed Proteins: HYDROWHEY® & HYDROEGG™- Slow-Digesting Micellar Casein Protein
  • Over 13.5 Grams of Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) for Recovery & Rebuilding
  • 5 Grams of Micronized Creapure® Creatine to Help Support Increases in Lean Body Mass
  • 2.5 Grams of BetaPower™ Natural Betaine to Help Improve Strength, Energy, and Power
  • Comprehensive Enzyme Complex to Help Support Digestion
  • Micronized BCAAs, Glutamine, Arginine, and Citrulline

* 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

PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER™ is INSTANTIZED, so it always mixes up completely and easily. Simply add 1 scoop of PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER™ to a blender, shaker cup or glass filled with 8 ounces of cold water, milk, or your favorite beverage and blend, shake, or stir for 20-30 seconds or until powder is dissolved. TIP: Adjust the intensity of your PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER™ shake by varying the amount of liquid you use to prepare it. For a slightly thicker consistency with bolder flavor, mix each scoop with 6 ounces of liquid. For a milder tasting less sweet shake, use 10 ounces of liquid per scoop.

SUGGESTED USE: For post-workout recovery, consume one serving of PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER™ within an hour of completing your training. On non-training days, PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER™ may be taken in the morning or between meals.TIP: Use PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER™ after workouts and GOLD STANDARD 100% CASEIN™ at night for around-the-clock amino acid coverage.

Serving Size 1 scoop
Servings Per Container 40
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 170.00
Calories from Fat 20.00
Total Fat 2.00 g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.50 g 8%
Cholesterol 50.00 mg 17%
Sodium 300.00 mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 7.00 g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.00 g 4%
Calcium 200.00 mg 20%
Sugars 2.00 g
Protein 30.00 g 0%
Micronized Creapure® Creatine Monohydrate 5.00 g 0%
BetaPower™ Natural Betaine 2.50 g 0%
Micronized Amino Acid Matrix 2.00 g 0%
 Micronized Branched Chain Amino Acids (L-Leucine L-Isoleucine L-Valine) **
 Micronized L-Glutamine Micronized L-Arginine Taurine L-Alanine L-Carnitine Tartrate Micronized L-Citrulline **
Enzyme Complex (Amylase Protease Cellulase Lactase Lipase) 200.00 mg 0%
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: Protein Blend ((CreaPep Enriched Protein Blend [Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolate, Micellar Casein, Hydrolyzed Whey Protein], Hydrolyzed Egg Albumen), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Creamer (Glucose Syrup Solids, Coconut Oil, Sodium Caseinate, Dipotassium Phosphate, Silicon Dioxide, Titanium Dioxide, Mono & Diglycerides, Turmeric and Annatto Extracts, Artificial Flavors), Polydextrose, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan), Lecithin, Salt, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium

Warning: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.CHECK WITH A QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE TAKING THIS PRODUCT IF YOU ARE PREGNANT,NURSING A BABY, UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY KNOWN OR SUSPECTED MEDICAL CONDITION(S)AND/OR ARE TAKING ANY PRESCRIPTION OR OTC MEDICATION(S).

CONTAINS MILK, EGG AND SOY (LECITHIN) INGREDIENTS.

Manufactured in the USA Sunrise, FL 33325

Health Notes

Whey Protein

Whey Protein
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
  • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
  • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Athletic Performance
Dose: 20 grams daily up to 1.2 grams of per 2.2 of pounds body weight per day
Animal studies suggest that whey protein can increase gains in lean body mass resulting from exercise. One study found that people taking whey protein improved their performance on a test of short-term intense cycling exercise.(more)
Immune Function
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Whey protein appears to improve some aspects of immune function. One trial showed that whey protein increased blood glutathione levels in a group of HIV-infected people.(more)
HIV and AIDS Support
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Whey protein is rich in the amino acid cysteine, which the body uses to make glutathione, an important antioxidant. Supplementing with it may improve immune function.(more)
Osteoporosis
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Some whey proteins may reduce bone loss. Milk basic protein (MBP) is a mixture of some of the proteins found in whey protein and has been shown to promote bone density(more)
Obesity
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Whey protein may aid weight loss due to its appetite-suppressing effect.(more)
Athletic Performance
Dose: 20 grams daily up to 1.2 grams of per 2.2 of pounds body weight per day

Animal studies suggest that whey protein can increase gains in lean body mass resulting from exercise.1 A controlled trial found that six weeks of strength training while taking 1.2 grams of whey protein per 2.2 of pounds body weight per day resulted in greater gains in lean body mass, but improved only one out of four strength tests.2 Another controlled study found that people taking 20 grams per day of whey protein for three months performed better on a test of short-term intense cycling exercise than people taking a similar amount of milk protein (casein).3 However, a double-blind trial found that men taking 1.5 grams per 2.2 lbs of body weight per day of predigested whey protein for 12 weeks along with a strength training exercise program gained only half as much lean body mass and had significantly smaller increases in strength compared with men using a similar amount of predigested casein along with strength training.4 A controlled study of HIV-infected women found that adding whey protein to strength training exercise was no more effective than exercise alone for increasing strength or improving body composition.5

References

1. Bouthegourd JC, Roseau SM, Makarios-Lahham L, et al. A preexercise alpha-lactalbumin-enriched whey protein meal preserves lipid oxidation and decreases adiposity in rats. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2002;283:E565-72.

2. Burke DG, Chilibeck PD, Davidson KS, et al. The effect of whey protein supplementation with and without creatine monohydrate combined with resistance training on lean tissue mass and muscle strength. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 2001;11:349-64.

3. Lands LC, Grey VL, Smountas AA. Effect of supplementation with a cysteine donor on muscular performance. J Appl Physiol 1999;87:1381-5.

4. Demling RH, DeSanti L. Effect of a hypocaloric diet, increased protein intake and resistance training on lean mass gains and fat mass loss in overweight police officers. Ann Nutr Metab 2000;44:21-9.

5. Agin D, Gallagher D, Wang J, et al. Effects of whey protein and resistance exercise on body cell mass, muscle strength, and quality of life in women with HIV. AIDS 2001;15:2431-40.

Immune Function
Dose: Refer to label instructions

A double-blind trial showed that 45 grams per day of whey protein increased blood glutathione levels in a group of HIV-infected people.1 Test tube2, 3 and animal4 studies suggest that whey protein may improve some aspects of immune function.

References

1. Micke P, Beeh KM, Buhl R. Effects of long-term supplementation with whey proteins on plasma glutathione levels of HIV-infected patients. Eur J Nutr 2002;41:12-8.

2. Wong KF, Middleton N, Montgomery M, et al. Immunostimulation of murine spleen cells by materials associated with bovine milk protein fractions. J Dairy Sci 1998;81:1825-32.

3. Cross ML, Gill HS. Modulation of immune function by a modified bovine whey protein concentrate. Immunol Cell Biol 1999;77:345-50.

4. Minehira K, Inoue S, Nonaka M, et al. Effects of dietary protein type on oxidized cholesterol-induced alteration in age-related modulation of lipid metabolism and indices of immune function in rats. Biochim Biophys Acta 2000;1483:141-53.

HIV and AIDS Support
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Whey protein is rich in the amino acid cysteine, which the body uses to make glutathione, an important antioxidant. A double-blind trial showed that 45 grams per day of whey protein increased blood glutathione levels in a group of HIV-infected people.1 Test tube2 and animal3 studies suggest that whey protein may improve some aspects of immune function.

References

1. Micke P, Beeh KM, Buhl R. Effects of long-term supplementation with whey proteins on plasma glutathione levels of HIV-infected patients. Eur J Nutr 2002;41:12-8.

2. Wong KF, Middleton N, Montgomery M, et al. Immunostimulation of murine spleen cells by materials associated with bovine milk protein fractions. J Dairy Sci 1998;81:1825-32.

3. Minehira K, Inoue S, Nonaka M, et al. Effects of dietary protein type on oxidized cholesterol-induced alteration in age-related modulation of lipid metabolism and indices of immune function in rats. Biochim Biophys Acta 2000;1483:141-53.

Osteoporosis
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Some whey proteins may reduce bone loss.1 Milk basic protein (MBP) is a mixture of some of the proteins found in whey protein. A preliminary trial found that 300 mg per day of MBP improved blood measures of bone metabolism in men, suggesting more bone formation was occurring than bone loss.2 A double-blind trial found that women taking 40 mg per day of MBP for six months had greater gains in bone density compared with those taking a placebo.3 No osteoporosis-related research has been done using complete whey protein mixtures.

References

1. Toba Y, Takada Y, Yamamura J, et al. Milk basic protein: a novel protective function of milk against osteoporosis. Bone 2000;27:403-8.

2. Toba Y, Takada Y, Matsuoka Y, et al. Milk basic protein promotes bone formation and suppresses bone resorption in healthy adult men. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2001;65:1353-7.

3. Aoe S, Toba Y, Yamamura J, et al. Controlled trial of the effects of milk basic protein (MBP) supplementation on bone metabolism in healthy adult women. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2001;65:913-8.

Obesity
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Whey protein may aid weight loss due to its effect on appetite. In a preliminary study, people were given 48 grams of either whey protein or milk protein (casein). Whey consumption resulted in more hunger satisfaction and reduced the amount of food eaten 90 minutes later compared with casein consumption.1 However, a double-blind study found that men taking 1.5 grams per 2.2 lbs body weight per day of whey protein for 12 weeks along with a low-calorie diet and a strength training exercise program lost the same amount of weight and body fat as did a control group that followed a similar program, but took a casein supplement instead of whey protein.2

References

1. Hall WL, Millward DJ, Long SJ, Morgan LM. Casein and whey exert different effects on plasma amino acid profiles, gastrointestinal hormone secretion and appetite. Br J Nutr 2003;89:239-48.

2. Demling RH, DeSanti L. Effect of a hypocaloric diet, increased protein intake and resistance training on lean mass gains and fat mass loss in overweight police officers. Ann Nutr Metab 2000;44:21-9.

Whey protein is a mixture of some of the proteins naturally found in milk. The major proteins found in whey protein include beta-lactoglobulin and alpha-lactalbumin. Whey protein has one of the highest protein digestibility-corrected amino acid scores (PDCAAS; a measure of protein bioavailability) and is more rapidly digested than other proteins, such as casein (another milk protein). 1

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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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Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean
 
4.2

(based on 19 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Tastes good / tastes fine (15)
  • Easy to mix (14)
  • Effective (14)
  • Easy to swallow (13)
  • Shortens recovery time (10)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (5)

Best Uses

  • For workouts (13)
  • Daily use (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Competitive athlete (8), Weekend warrior (4)

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5.0

The best protein i've tried

By jarezac

from Lancaster, Ohio

About Me Competitive Athlete

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Pros

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

Cons

  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

  • For Workouts

Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

I had wanted to try this for a while and finally broke down and bought a tub. I decided to make this my after workout shake and use normal protein on my non workout days. This stuff is amazing! I was apprehensive at first because I didn't like ON's vanilla protein but the taste is amazing. It mixes easily but is much thicker than normal protein so you need to use a little more liquid. The first few times I took it, it upset my stomach a little but that quickly went away. After about two weeks of using HydroBuilder I have noticed an increase in overall muscle size as well as endurance and strength. I highly recommend this to everyone and will be purchasing more when I run out.

 
5.0

Excellent!

By zavila60

from Antioch, IL

About Me Love to Workout, Staying in shape

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Workout
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

    I am always happy with Optimum Nutrition and will continue to use their products.

     
    4.0

    Great Workout Recovery Product

    By chattcovin

    from Chattanooga, TN

    About Me Competitive Athlete

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • For Workouts

    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

    Using this product as I train for a triathlon. Gives me the extra protein needed to maintain muscle mass and my recovery time from workouts is shortened.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best product I've tried yet.

    By n_prusia

    from Wyoming.

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    Pros

    • Easy To Mix
    • Great taste
    • Shortens Recovery Time
    • Very effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Post-Workout

      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

      I only used the 22 serving size for this trial, but with that size alone, along with working my tail off in the weight room, added 40 pounds to my maxes of: bench, squat, and deadlift; also adding 30 pounds to my powerclean. I mixed it with skim milk and the taste is unbelieveable; I look forward to drinking after a workout. It mixes very well, especially in a blender bottle, and I haven't gone into the next day sore once while using this product. I've already ordered another tub, but in the chocolate flavor and the 40 serving size. Overall fantastic product; great job Optimum Nutrition.

       
      4.0

      only ok so far

      By AustinHoward2012ap

      from clearlake Texas

      About Me Lift

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Hard to Mix

      Best Uses

      • After

      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

      works ok, so far not as good as Beyond Raw rebuild mass, but its got more protien, creatine, and amino acids than Beyond Raw, as well it has less calories(All of this is refering to each individual scoop). I use after a workout, and it taste fine.

       
      4.0

      Good Product

      By simple_boyz89

      from Fresno, CA

      About Me Competitive Athlete

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Tastes Good

      Cons

      • Pricey / Poor Value

      Best Uses

      • For Workouts

      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

      After work out

       
      5.0

      i would buy this product again

      By theodore0409

      from lakeland fl

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          • For Workouts

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

          I use this product before and after my workouts. Tastes great and easy to mix in my shakes.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good Product

          By robert.smith.j

          from Brooklyn, NY

          About Me New to weightlifting

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • For Workouts

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

          I had tried a number of protein products that tasted terrible or didn't do the trick. But Hydro Builder is the best protein I've tried. I like that it combines protein and creatine in one product and tastes pretty good. I've put at least 5 pounds of muscle in the last few months with the help of Hydro Builder - and I'm a skinny guy who needs all the help he can get. It's an overall great product, but I don't know if I could afford to buy it every month at full price. Stock up while GNC has it on sale!

           
          4.0

          This is my 3rd container...enough said

          By bearscsb

          from Charleston IL

          About Me Competitive Athlete, Runner

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • For Workouts

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

            I take after every lifting session, taste great and I feel great after I drink it.

             
            4.0

            Overall good choice

            By drmfjones

            from Ann Arbor, MI

            About Me Weekend Warrior

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Easy To Swallow
            • Effective
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • For Workouts

              Comments about Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Builder™ - Vanilla Bean:

              Down to my last few scoops, and im definitely seeing some gains. Somewhat easy to mix, tastes good, cant wait to try the chocolate shake flavor. Im definitely getting another one of these!

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