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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey™

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Item # 230578
Note: This product cannot be sold in Canada

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Product Information

Description

Whey Protein Isolates
24g protein
5.5g BCAAs
4g of Glutamine & Glutamic Acid

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PRODUCT DIRECTIONS / ADDITIONAl INFO

For healthy adults, consume enough protein to meet your daily protein requirements with a combination of high protein foods and protein supplements throughout the day as part of a balanced diet and exercise program.

Other Ingredients

Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolates, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides)

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place.
Manufactured BY OPTIMUM NUTRITION 975 Meridian Lake Dr., Aurora, IL 60504

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size  1 Scoop(s)
Servings Per Container  14

Amount Per Serving     % DV

Calories 120  

Total Fat 1g  
  Saturated Fat 0.5g  
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 30mg  
Sodium 130mg  
Total Carbohydrates 3g  
Sugars 1g  
Protein 24g  

Vitamin A 0   0%
Calcium 0   8%
Vitamin C 0   0%
Iron 0   2%


** Daily Value (DV) not established.

Reviews

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Delish!!
Best flavor ever, without being too sweet! Will definitely buy again.
July 15, 2018
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3 weeks ago
Good taste
July 14, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
My fav
My go to protein powder. Vanilla natural is the best.
July 14, 2018
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1 month ago
Impressive
I like this product very much.
July 13, 2018
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3 weeks ago
Pretty good
July 12, 2018
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3 weeks ago
Nice one for you
July 11, 2018
Love this product! Seen nothing but results... helped me achieve a 35 lb increase in bench press.. also love the taste
July 11, 2018
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3 weeks ago
The taste is amazing it tastes like chocolate milk
July 10, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
This is an amazing product I already can tell I’m receiving huge gains and durability from this I recommend this to my whole football team thank you for the business - Dylan Gibson
July 10, 2018
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3 weeks ago
Love it!!!
July 6, 2018
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1 month ago
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Why did you choose this?
GNC Store
Good taste in good protein
m i on Apr 7, 2015
Good taste in good protein
m i on Apr 7, 2015
I'M LOOKING FOR A LEAN MUSCLE GAIN AND RECOVERY PROTEIN SHAKE, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU SUGGEST?
A shopper on Feb 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yup
is it better to take this before, after or during a workout. i am a 16 year old football player looking to get stronger fast. i workout monday-thursday. should i take this the days i dont work out too?
A shopper on Dec 16, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Yes
is it better to take this before, after or during a workout. i am a 16 year old football player looking to get stronger fast. i workout monday-thursday. should i take this the days i dont work out too?
A shopper on Dec 16, 2010
BEST ANSWER: You can take this whenever. This is Isolate Protein meaning it's already broken down and it'll make it's way into your muscle quickly. You can have it as a meal even on non workout days with a piece of fruit like a banana.
Hi.i wanted to know the source of the BCAA used in this product (gold standard 100% whey)? Whether it's poultry, fish or eggs?
A shopper on Mar 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: milk
Does this product have artificial sweetners, like aspartame?
A shopper on May 19, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Aspartame or other artificial sweeteners are not listed on the label or ingredients list.
is 17 years old boy old enough to use this product?
A shopper on Feb 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it’s food, just in an easy and tasty form for consumption. Trust me I was once in your shoes and I had always taken protein powders.
Can this be taken by women?
A shopper on Jun 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, provided you do not have any allergies or intolerance to dairy. Whey is just a type of milk protein.
I currently drink this whey protein as a regular part of my work out routine. Is it safe to use if I am pregnant?
A shopper on Sep 9, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this brand is safe while pregnant. Whey protein itself is healthy as a supplement, you just want to make sure that the brand you choose doesn't contain non-fermented soy (this one doesn't) or have high levels of heavy metals or certain herbs.
does it have any caffeine in it?
A shopper on Sep 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Mocha Cappuccino flavor DOES contain caffeine. There is a note in fine print below the directions/nutrition information: "CONTAINS 15MG OF NATURALLY OCCURRING CAFFEINE PER SERVING."
I am a 26 year old woman who is trying to get back in shape after having my two kids. This product was recommended to me by a friend, since it is whey protein Isolates, which I was told Isolates are best to tone up. I dont need to lose much weight as I am generally small, but I do need to lose a few inches and tone up.Would this be the right product for me?
A shopper on Sep 11, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Whey isolates yield a high percentage of pure protein and virtually lactose free, carbohydrate free, fat free, and cholesterol free. Adding additional protein to your diet without, an excise program is not going to "tone up" your body, it's going to add weight and mass. If your goal is to lose weight you should looking at some type of theromgenic product, such as OxyELITE Pro.
How often and when do i use this?
A shopper on Jun 27, 2012
BEST ANSWER: SUGGESTED USE: Consume approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day through a combination of high protein foods and protein supplements. For the best results, consume your daily protein allotment over several small meals spread evenly throughout the day.
Does this contain caffeine?
A shopper on May 30, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this product does contain caffeine.
i was wondering can women use this protein also ?
A shopper on Sep 8, 2012
BEST ANSWER: This produce when used correctly should be safe for use by men or women.
I am a 20 year old female and I am looking to loose a good 14 pds and tone up, I haven't yet tried protein shakes in with my diet and exercise. I eat up to 1,000 calories a day and go to the gym regularly. I am hoping to see more results by consuming this product with slim toned muscle. I do NOT want to be bulky in any way. Would this be a good workout companion to try for energy, strength, and toning?
A shopper on Mar 1, 2011
BEST ANSWER: I would highly recommend it, it is a very lean protein so it won't make you gain body fat while taking it. You didn't ask it, but if you eat under 1200-1500 calories a day you won't loose as much weight. Eating too few calories causes your body to going into starvation mode and you will burn muscle and preserve fat.
Do all your whey produts contain artificial sweetners such as sucrose?
A shopper on Apr 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No there as some advertised as natural flavoring. Those do not have a flavor or sweeteners.
*Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard Natural Whey* is one.
Can I use this while nursing?
A shopper on Nov 11, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this product is safe to use while nursing.
Is this product Gluten Free? If not, Can you tell me which powders with Whey are?
A shopper on Sep 17, 2012
BEST ANSWER: This product is one of many the company sells that is gluten free!
is it better to take this before, after or during a workout. i am a 16 year old football player looking to get stronger fast. i workout monday-thursday. should i take this the days i dont work out too?
A shopper on Dec 16, 2010
BEST ANSWER: you can take it pre and post workout,but i would take it after wards for a recovery.take a pre workout supplement like c4 cellucore.but ask the person at gnc before you take the on with the cellucore.
Can i mix protein powder into hot coffee?
A shopper on Jan 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I think it mixes best when shaken, so if you can shake the liquid you're mixing it into, then I would say yes. BUT be careful shaking hot liquids in a sealed container because the pressure build-up may cause the lid to pop off unexpectedly!
I WANT TO KNOW HOW MUCH PROTEIN AND CARBS I SHOULD HAVE RIGHT AFTER MY WORK OUT..IS THERE SUCH A THING AS TO MUCH PROTEIN AT ONE TIME...WHAT ABOUT BEFORE MY WORK OUT..SHOULD I BE TAKING THIS PROTEIN BEFORE MY WORK OUT AND IF SO HOW LONG BEFORE MY WORK OUT SHOULD I TAKE IT AND HOW MUCH..ALSO HOW MUCH CARBS SHOULD I TAKE BEFORE MY WORK OUT..AND SHOULD I BE TAKING THIS PROTEIN ON DAYS I DON'T WORK OUT..THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME..
A shopper on Jul 17, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Alright first of all u should be eating a mea before your workout thats full in protein like chicken and rice or steak.And theres no suck thing as to much protein its not harmful for u. And this supplement is for after your workout within 30 minutes of after ur workout. And you should just have a full pack of rice after your workout thats alot of carbs. and you shouldnt be taking this on non workout days. but you can take a supplement called caesin proein beofre u go to bed every workout days and non workout days. hope this helps
Is this product peanut free? Or come in contact with peanut products?
A shopper on May 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: it is peanut free. The only allergen warnings on product are milk and soy(lecithin).
does this contain meat im vegetarian ?
A shopper on May 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I don't believe it does no. Whey is made from Cow's milk so if you are Vegan, then skip it, but just vegetarian you should be fine.
How many mgs of caffeine does this contain? I need to stay under a certain limit and I'd like to know if this will fit into my diet. Thanks!
A shopper on Jun 24, 2013
BEST ANSWER: There is no caffeine in Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard.
if i weigh 147 how many scoops a day should i be taking?
A shopper on Jun 7, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard is a protein supplement, not your only source of protein. It is recommended 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight for muscle growth. You will want to try for 147 grams of protein daily, through meals and supplements. Your protein intake should be spread throughout the day. Each scoop of Gold Standard provides 24 grams of protein. Mixing with 6 to 8 ounces of milk will add more protein and may taste better.

Start by documenting what you eat. Try for 3 meals and 2 snacks. On workout days, add a post workout Gold Standard drink. Use the protein drink for your snacks. For meals, try chicken breasts, fish, or low fat beef. Keep a log and reach your target 147 grams of protein daily. Good workouts are necessary to promote muscle growth.
I just purchased this and i am new to this protein powder stuff. Now my main question is how much should i mix and how many times a day?
A shopper on Dec 12, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Listen. You use it after a workout, you take one cup using the little cup given inside the jar and mix it with milk. People say you can use water but it tastes horrible and isnt thick enough. Not saying you cant use it with water, but milk with chocolate is obviously a better choice. You take it once a day, this size jar that you bought is only a month. However if later on you decide to buy a bigger jar, such as the 5lb. 3 month supply, you can make a choice of taking this in the morning and afternoon.

Hope this helped! Happy Holidays!
-Alex G from NJ
Is this glutin free?
A shopper on Apr 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The IronMan protein stuff is, and the taste is great (I tried the chocolate)
Is this anything like the Whey Protein six star elite series? I'm new to this brand and I find the elite series to have a very grainy taste after strenuous mixing. I even use an electric mixer for minutes on hand only to still have granuals. Does this product have a grainy taste after mixing too?
A shopper on Feb 26, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This product is different than the Whey Protein six star elite series - it has more isolated protein than any other whey protein on the market now. This product will prove to have less grainy taste after mixing as it is better at mixing into drinks than other whey proteins.
I workout after work at 6pm for 1 hour approximately. Then I come home and take Whey. What about eating before I go to bed around 10pm. Usually Salads, Fruits ?
A shopper on Sep 6, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Since you eat so late at night, it is recommended that you keep it light with fruits and vegetables.
Does the protein powder expire if its been in an unopened sealed container?
A shopper on Aug 6, 2012
BEST ANSWER: The product container is marked with the expiration date. The product is consider expired on that date even if the container has never been opened.
can it be mix with juice or milk
A shopper on Jun 25, 2012
BEST ANSWER: The Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard - Rocky Road can be mixed with 6-8 oz of water, nonfat milk or your favorite beverage.