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Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream

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High-Protein Lean Gainer

THE BIGGER PICTURE OF LEAN GAINERS
Don’t judge a gainer based solely upon its calories per serving. Because when it comes to gaining lean mass, not all calories are created equally. Unlike typical weight-gain formulas that are loaded with simple sugars and fat,Pro Complex™ Gainer derives a much higher percentage of its calories from protein—7 premium protein sources to be exact. By also supplying complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), digestiveenzymes, vitamins, essential minerals, and great taste as well, we’ve created the ideal lean gainer. Pro Complex™ Gainer was made with quality, not quantity, in mind. Because we understand that you want to get big, not fat.

THE INGREDIENTS THAT MAKE UP THE MASS

HIGH-QUALITY PROTEINS:
Pro Complex™ Gainer is comprised of high biological value proteins, which means they are easily digested and absorbed so they provide a full complement of amino acids to support the rebuilding process. Each serving of Pro Complex™ Gainer provides a 60-gram dose of premium muscle-building protein made from 7 unique sources.

COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES & LIPIDS:
Carbohydrates and lipids (fats and oils) provide sustained energy that help prevent proteins frombeing burned as fuel. Each serving of Pro Complex™ Gainer provides 85 grams of carbohydrates and 4-5 grams of fiber with only 5 grams of sugar. In addition Pro Complex™ Gainer supplies medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) and other energy-dense lipids.

MICRONUTRIENTS:
Various vitamins and essential minerals are utilized during the growth process. Without these micronutrientsyour body cannot effectively process proteins, carbohydrates, or fats. Each serving of Pro Complex™ Gainer provides 26 vitamins and essential minerals.

CALORIES:
To gain just one extra pound, you need to consume approximately 3,500 calories—above and beyond what you normallyconsume through foods, beverages, and supplements. Pro Complex™ Gainer provides over 600 calories per serving. By adding just one serving to your daily routine, you can begin to experience an increase in lean mass within the first week.

PRO COMPLEX GAINER:
QUALITY MASS THROUGH PREMIUM PROTEINS AND NUTRIENT-DENSE CALORIES.
* 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
SPOON STIRRED: Just add one heaping scoop of Pro Complex™Gainer to a glass filled with 16 oz. of water, nonfat milk or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for about 20 seconds or until powder is completely dissolved.
SHAKER: Just add one heaping scoop of Pro Complex™ Gainer to your shaker cup and then pour in 16 oz. of your preferred beverage. Cover and shake for 20-30 seconds. TIP: Mixing onescoop with 6-8 fl. oz. of nonfat milk instead of water will give you a thicker, creamier shake.
BLENDER: Add one heaping scoop of Pro Complex™ Gainer to a blender filled with 16 oz. of water, nonfat milk, or your favorite beverage. Blend for 30-40 seconds. Then add a fewice cubes and blend for an additional 30 seconds.
Serving Size   1 Heaping scoop
Servings Per Container  28
Amount Per Serving   % DV
Calories    650.00    
Calories from Fat    70.00    
Total Fat    8.00 g   12% 
Saturated Fat    3.50 g   18% 
Trans Fat    0.00 g    
Cholesterol    60.00 mg   20% 
Sodium    360.00 mg   15% 
Total Carbohydrate    85.00 g   28% 
Dietary Fiber    4.00 g   16% 
Sugars    5.00 g    
Protein    60.00 g   120% 
Vitamin A    1000.00   20% 
Vitamin A    1000.00   20% 
Vitamin C    210.00   350% 
Vitamin C    210.00   350% 
Calcium    500.00   50% 
Calcium    500.00   50% 
Iron    4.50   25% 
Iron    4.50   25% 
Vitamin E    0.00   0% 
Vitamin E    0.00   0% 
Thiamin    0.22   15% 
Thiamin    0.22   15% 
Riboflavin    0.60   35% 
Riboflavin    0.60   35% 
Niacin    4.00   20% 
Niacin    4.00   20% 
Vitamin B6    0.00   0% 
Vitamin B6    0.00   0% 
Folic Acid    80.00   20% 
Folic Acid    80.00   20% 
Vitamin B12    0.00   ** 
Vitamin B12    0.00   ** 
Biotin    60.00   20% 
Biotin    60.00   20% 
Pantothenic Acid    2.00   20% 
Pantothenic Acid    2.00   20% 
Phosphorus    350.00   35% 
Phosphorus    350.00   35% 
Iodine    67.50   45% 
Iodine    67.50   45% 
Magnesium    120.00   30% 
Magnesium    120.00   30% 
Zinc    3.00   20% 
Zinc    3.00   20% 
Selenium    7.00   10% 
Selenium    7.00   10% 
Copper    0.40   20% 
Copper    0.40   20% 
Manganese    0.70   35% 
Manganese    0.70   35% 
Chromium    36.00   30% 
Chromium    36.00   30% 
Molybdenum    18.75   25% 
Molybdenum    18.75   25% 
Chloride    136.00   4% 
Chloride    136.00   4% 
 ** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients:  Maltodextrin, Maltodextrin, Protein Blend (Egg Albumen, Sweet Dairy Whey, Calcium Caseinate, Whey Protein Concentrate), Protein Blend (Egg Albumen, Sweet Dairy Whey, Calcium Caseinate, Whey Protein Concentrate), Lipid Blend (Medium Chain Triglycerides, High Oleic Sunflower Oil), Lipid Blend (Medium Chain Triglycerides, High Oleic Sunflower Oil), partially hydrolyzed guar gum, partially hydrolyzed guar gum, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Lecithin, Lecithin, Vitamin/Mineral Blend: (Biotin, Folic Acid, Selenomethionine, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin, Niacinamide, Vitamin A Palmitate, Manganese Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, Zinc Oxide, Potassium Iodide, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Tricalcium Phosphate, Cyanocobalamin, Chromium Polynicotinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Ferric Orthophosphate, Thiamin Hydrochloride, Cupric Oxide, d-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Molybdenum AA Chelate, Boron Proteinate, Beta Carotene, Dimagnesium Phosphate), Vitamin/Mineral Blend: (Biotin, Folic Acid, Selenomethionine, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin, Niacinamide, Vitamin A Palmitate, Manganese Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, Zinc Oxide, Potassium Iodide, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Tricalcium Phosphate, Cyanocobalamin, Chromium Polynicotinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Ferric Orthophosphate, Thiamin Hydrochloride, Cupric Oxide, d-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Molybdenum AA Chelate, Boron Proteinate, Beta Carotene, Dimagnesium Phosphate), Salt, Salt, Carbogen, Carbogen, Aminogen (Patented Bioactive Polypeptide enzyme ststem), Aminogen (Patented Bioactive Polypeptide enzyme ststem), Sucralose, Sucralose, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Red #40, Acesulfame Potassium, Acesulfame Potassium, Lactase, Lactase

Storage Instructions:  Store in a cool dry place.

Warning:  KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DIABETICS AND HYPOGLYCEMICS SHOULD ONLY USE THIS UNDER THE ADVICE OF A QUALIFIED, LICENSED PHYSICIAN OR DIETICIAN.

Contains milk, egg, soy (lecithin), and wheat (glutamine peptides) ingredients.


Optimum Nutrition, Inc.
Sunrise, FL 33325
Health Notes

Pumping Up? How to Pick Your Protein Supplement

Pumping Up? How to Pick Your Protein Supplement
Pumping Up? How to Pick Your Protein Supplement
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Our protein supplement guide will help you excel on the court, in the gym, or on the road
If you take your workouts seriously, nutrition should be top of mind too. Protein is a great place to start, and focusing on getting the right types of protein, in the right amounts, and at the right times is key. Our protein supplement guide will help you meet your wellness goals, potentially improving your performance on the court, in the gym, or on the road.

What type?

Whey

Whey protein is quick to digest and provides all of the protein building blocks - the amino acids. Our bodies cannot make some amino acids, and whey is ideal for meeting essential amino acid needs. Whey also supplies branched-chain amino acids (BCAA), and some research supports that they aid muscle recovery after hard workouts.

Casein

Compared with whey, casein is slower to digest, and results in a lower, yet more prolonged rise in blood amino acid levels, which may provide a particular advantage for body builders. At least one study supports that casein outshines whey in terms of promoting strength and lean body mass gains in people following a structured weight-training plan.

Rice

Rice protein is less likely to create allergic reactions than other proteins, and it comes from a plant, making it appropriate for vegetarians. Another potential advantage is that rice protein contains a high proportion of arginine, an amino acid that can dilate blood vessels, possibly enhancing blood flow to muscles. Rice is not a "complete" protein however; it doesn't supply all of the essential amino acids. Some products combine rice protein with proteins from sources like soy or milk to make it complete.

Egg

Egg protein is ideal for people who are looking to build new muscle. It has a very high protein efficiency ratio (PER), which is one measure of how well our bodies can use any particular form of protein. The higher the PER, the more efficiently our bodies can use that protein when we eat it. Egg is off the charts in terms of PER. Egg protein also is a complete protein, and is a good source of essential and branched chain amino acids. Egg protein powder is made from egg whites, and comes in a convenient, pasteurized powder form.

Soy

Soy protein is a high-quality plant protein that provides all essential amino acids, making it a good option for vegetarians. For the body to best utilize soy protein, vegetarians should also eat grain or dairy within a few days. Soy protein comes in two basic forms: soy protein isolate and soy protein concentrate. Soy protein isolate is the most highly purified form, and has a minimum protein content of 90%. Soy protein concentrate contains more carbohydrates, and has a protein content of approximately 70%. Concentrates tend to cost a little less, but if you find soy protein concentrate doesn't agree with you, try isolate, which is easier for some people to digest.

How much?

With protein, as with many nutrients, more is not always better. According to Dr. Doug Paddon-Jones, Associate Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch and Director of Exercise Studies, "30 grams of protein appears to stimulate maximum muscle synthesis. For athletes, each meal and snack is a chance to hit the 30 gram mark, giving your body several opportunities each day to maximize muscle growth and repair."

Another reason to spread protein evenly through the day is simple efficiency. "Given that your body won't use much beyond 30 grams of protein at a time, it doesn't make sense to load up with more than this," says Paddon-Jones.

When?

  • Breakfast-To support muscle building first thing in the morning, try trading traditional carb-heavy breakfast foods for more protein-rich options, such as a powder protein supplement mixed with milk and cereal.
  • If you're heading into a long strength-training session-Sipping a casein-based protein supplement prior to and during your workout will give muscles sustained access to amino acids. If taken in the evening, casein can provide a steady supply of amino acids while you're sleeping.
  • Immediately pre- or post-workout-Especially if your workout includes aerobic or circuit training, protein manufacturers recommend a whey protein-based liquid or powder supplement.
Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, an author, speaker, and internationally recognized expert in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology, and nutrition, has taught medical, nursing, public health, and alternative medicine coursework. She has delivered over 150 invited lectures to health professionals and consumers and is the creator of a nutrition website acclaimed by the New York Times and Time magazine. Suzanne received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor.
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Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream
 
4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Builds muscle (5)
  • Quickens recovery time (4)
  • Tasty (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After workout (6)
    • Everyday (3)

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    4.0

    Worked for a skinny guy

    By ralph.f.oballo

    from NE

    About Me Just Following Bodybeast

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Builds Muscle
    • Serving Size Is Not Huge
    • Tastes Good

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Workout
      • Before Bed

      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream:

      I tried O.N.'s Serious Mass version before this, and I found that this one is worth the extra money you spend. I gained more chub with the Serious Mass, but more lean mass with Pro Complex.

      I started out 145 lbs. or so and I'm 5'5".

      Workout program: Body Beast (by BeachBody)

      Usage: used this 3x a day (always using milk instead of water for the extra calories) - morning (btw breakfast and lunch); 30 min. after working out; and 45 min. before bed (like it says on the bag). If you're going to be doing it like this, buy two of these per month. Otherwise, just take 1.5 servings a day to have enough for a month (the results will be slower, but you'll get there).

      Length of time before results: For me, it was about 6 weeks. My friends noticed bigger traps, etc. (not a HUGE "before/after picture" difference, but enough to see a little improvement from before). *Note: I ONLY took this. I didn't take creatine or supplements or whatever. You really just need the calories to pack on muscle mass. Anything extra is to speed up the process (I think, anyways).

      Portion size: Only one (large for some) scoop per serving (so it doesn't deceive you for the servings per bag) 25 servings means 25 scoops. Personally for me being a smaller guy, it's a gut-saver to have only one scoop, compared to 3 massive scoops like some other gainers. It mixes well with the metal ball shaker bottle. Almost no clumps.

      Taste: Bottom line--protein shakes in general don't taste like the real thing. HOWEVER, I personally (obviously many would disagree with me) think that this Strawberry one tastes like a smoothy when you mix with milk. The chocolate one tastes even better, like an actual chocolate shake. It's not too sweet like some GNC ones.

      Overall spending: ~$200+ per month. This thing is EXPENSIVE. That's the only reason why I put 4 stars. Otherwise, this is a 5-star product.

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      4.0

      Quality protein powder

      By jcashisme

      from Dallas, TX

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Value
      • Quickens Recovery Time

      Cons

      • Has Side Effects

      Best Uses

      • After Workout
      • Everyday

      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream:

      I enjoy the quality of this product and how easily is mixes

       
      5.0

      Works

      By tommyhuston

      from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

      About Me Runner

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Builds Muscle
      • Quickens Recovery Time
      • Tasty

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Workout
        • Before Workout

        Comments about Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream:

        Have been using this product for 2 weeks, 2 servings daily, and put on 4lbs. This works!

         
        5.0

        GREAT TASTE,OUTSTANDING RECOVERY!

        By djfridai

        from Riverside,Ca

        About Me Competitive Athlete, Highschool FB Player, Weightlifter

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Boosts Energy
        • Builds Muscle
        • Good Value
        • Quickens Recovery Time
        • Tasty

        Cons

        • price

        Best Uses

        • After Workout
        • Backpacking
        • Everyday

        Comments about Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream:

        I take this once twice a day,after my workout&practice & first thing in the morning! its great for anyone trying to gain lean muscle!Recovery Time is Amazing within one hour or i should say,Half an hour-Your Ready for another round of a full workout!!!Con is that it makes me sleepy when I take it,but my doctor says it supposed to be taken at night,at least an hour before you go to sleep so that your body recovers to its most.

         
        4.0

        Excellent Product

        By sfreeman95

        from pittsburgh, pa

        About Me Weekend Warrior

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Builds Muscle

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Workout

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream:

          Great tasting and I have seen noticeable differences since taking this product.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Overall, a great gainer!!

          By jesse.dillard44

          from Columbus, OH

          About Me Competitive Athlete

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Builds Muscle
          • Quickens Recovery Time
          • Tasty

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Workout
            • Everyday

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex™ Gainer - Strawberry Cream:

            Optimum Nutrition has a great product in their Pro Complex Gainer. I've taken Pro Complex in the past and was very pleased with the results I saw, so I figured I would try this out to help me pack on some pounds. Been using for about three weeks now, at two shakes a day, and I've added 4-5 of lean mass. I was planning on getting the chocolate flavor but went with the strawberry since the chocolate was sold out. Overall I'm very pleased with the flavor, mix-ability, and results I'm seeing. I would highly advise this to anyone who is wanting to put on some weight or add extra calories to their diet!!

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