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Formulation & Product Questions

How many times a day can I take protein powder?
In terms of the amount of protein shakes per day, there is no absolute figure as this depends on your protein intake from food. You should aim to consume th...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:46 PM
Why is Gold Standard 100% Whey the bestselling whey protein powder?
For more than 30 years Gold Standard 100% Whey has been the number 1 choice for athletes Worldwide. Gold Standard 100% Whey is formulated using a premium bl...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:37 PM
Why should I choose for the Gold Standard 100% Casein?
Optimum Nutrition was the first brand to bring powdered casein to the market and continues to be one of the only brands to offer micellar casein as its only...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 3:07 PM
What is the amino acids profile in Gold Standard 100% Whey?
The following is the amino acids profile of Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Vanilla flavour.  This may vary slightly due to seasonality of milk.  ...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:48 PM
What is the difference between Gold Standard 100% Whey and Casein protein from the US to EU products?
Optimum Nutrition is a global leader and our award winning products are available across the world.   Formulas may differ from US products in order to m...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:50 PM
Is plant protein harder to digest than whey?
No, it is not.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 3:06 PM
Plant based isn’t a full chain amino acid which is therefore inferior, especially when looking to build muscle?
Gold Standard 100% Plant is a mixture of pea and rice protein, the combination of which makes it a complete protein. Rice protein is high in cysteine and me...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:13 PM
Would switching from plant to whey help bloating?
The bloating you experience with whey protein may be due to the lactose in the product, which is a naturally occurring sugar in dairy products. Plant protei...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:13 PM
Does Gold Standard 100% Whey contain any vitamin K?
There is no added vitamin K in the product.  
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:48 PM
Could you tell me what the ratio is between the three EAA's found in the BCAA 5000 powder please?
The BCAA products (powder and capsule) are in a 2:1:1 ratio for leucine, isoleucine and valine. This is based on the fact that all proteins (whey, casein an...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:48 PM