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Anyone try EAS or Optimum Nutrition Protein powders? From what I have read, protein isolate is the best, and I am looking for something that tastes good and has the biggest protein bang! I like sweet flavors like chocolate :)

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Anyone try EAS or Optimum Nutrition Protein powders? From what I have read, Protein isolate is the best, and I am looking for something that tastes good and has the biggest protein bang! I like sweet flavors like chocolate :)

I purchased "Optimum Nutrition 100% whey Gold Standard - Double Rich Chocolate" from Amazon since it had very strong reviews and was one of the best deals (if you sign up for Subscribe and Save you get 15% off so I ended up paying about $33 for 5 lbs. It will last about a month if you have two scoops a day, each scoop has 24g protein, and if you drink it with 8oz of milk each time t will give you 64g of protein for the day at the very least, plus some additional Calcium.

I would recommend it to someone starting out - Although calling it "double rich" is stretching it a bit, it's definitely chocolate and I enjoy it quite a bit. As time goes on and I can move to different foods I definitely want to play with my shakes, maybe add some pureed banana, espresso or some flavor syrups, but while I'm just getting the hang of things this powder is great.

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Anyone try EAS or Optimum Nutrition Protein powders? From what I have read, Protein isolate is the best, and I am looking for something that tastes good and has the biggest protein bang! I like sweet flavors like chocolate :)

I drink the EAS MYOPLEX original 42 gr. prot. 300 cal, 13 gr. carbs...11 oz. there is a light version but my doc likes this one more....i get it already to drink by the case at sams club....hope this helps..oh and it is chocolate...LOL

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to me the myoplex is just 'ok'. the RTD's are too sweet for me, and don't have quite that chocolate flavor. I think this is because of the variance of ingredients in powder vs. RTDs (because RTD's can sit on a shelf)

personally, Optimum Nutrition is good. It gives you variety (tons of flavors!!) and is reasonable priced. I also tend to just stick to GNC's brand of vanilla/chocolate whey isolate. if i'm on the run i can just mix my milk and powder together and drink it w/o adding syrups, fruit or other flavors. hope you find a good one!

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Anyone try EAS or Optimum Nutrition Protein powders? From what I have read, protein isolate is the best, and I am looking for something that tastes good and has the biggest protein bang! I like sweet flavors like chocolate :)

I use EAS all the time. I blend it with ice and it makes a great shake. I too love the chocolate flavores and it is even better when I use frozen fruit instead of the ice. My favorite is adding frozen strawberry's with the chocolate. :D

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