Top 10 Whey Protein Powders on the Market

There are a lot of things to look for when buying a protein powder; for instance the price, protein-whey taste, quality of the protein, brand and overall experience of consumers.  There are thousands of protein powders out there and it makes it really difficult to choose which one to buy.  Here are our top 10 recommendations.

1. Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard Whey

This is the classiest protein powder on the market, sometimes labeled as No.1 Whey protein powder.  It comes in a variety of interesting flavors; such as  Caramel Toffee Fudge, Chocolate Mint, Cookies and Cream, Double Chocolate and several more to choose from.  With one scoop you get 24gr of protein; whey protein isolates as the prime protein source.  Also, it contains 3gr of carbs, 1gr of fat, and 120 calories.  It is very easily mixable, the taste is amazing and the price is really reasonable.  For 5lbs Extreme Milk Chocolate flavor you will pay $57.99.

2. BSN Syntha-6

Syntha-6  is blended protein formula that comes in 10 decadent flavors like Chocolate Cake Batter, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Cinnamon Bun.  Also, several more interesting flavors.  It contains 22gr of protein, 10gr of amino acids, 200 calories, 6gr of fat, and 5gr of fiber per scoop.  The price for 5lbs Chocolate milkshake flavor is $42.99.

3. MusclePharm Combat Powder 

Combat Powder by MusclePharm is a blend of different types of proteins that take digestion up to 8h.  The blend contains whey protein isolate, concentrate and hydrolysates, egg albumin and micellar casein.  It comes in several flavors like Cinnamon Bun, Banana Cream, Snickerdoodle, Mint Chocolate Chip and several more.  One scoop contains 25gr high-quality protein and 1.5gr of fat. The price is $32326 for 4lbs of Chocolate Milk flavor.

4. Nature’s Best Zero Carb Isopure

The Isopure Zero Carb delivers 25gr of 100% pure whey protein isolate per scoop,105 calories without any carbs and sugar and added glutamine.  This protein comes in many flavors such as Strawberries and Cream, Creamy Vanilla, Apple Melon and several more.  It is considered the most natural whey protein on the market and it is very easily mixable.  A 3Lbs Dutch Chocolate container costs $40.49.

5. MusclePharm Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron Whey

Whey protein created by one of the bodybuilding icons Arnold Schwarzenegger.This is ultra-microfiltered whey protein and delivers 22gr of protein per scoop, 130 calories, and 5gr carbohydrates. It comes in several flavors like Cookies N Cream, Banana Swirl, and Peanut Butter Cup.  The price for 2Lbs Strawberry Banana is $32.99.

6. Gaspari Nutrition MyoFusion Advanced Protein

The MyoFusion Advanced Protein by Gaspari Nutrition is a blend of different kinds of proteins like fast acting whey hydrolysate, pure whey isolate, high-grade whey concentrate, micellar casein and complete milk protein.It delivers 25gr of protein per scoop,140 calories, no sugar and it is gluten free.  The flavors that these protein offers are Peanut Butter Cookie, Vanilla Ice-Cream, and Strawberries and Cream.  The price for 4Lbs Vanilla Ice Cream flavor container is $32.38.

7. Cellucor COR-Performance Whey

COR-Performance Whey by Cellucor is a fast acting protein with minimal fat and carbs and added digestive enzymes.  With 25gr of protein per scoop, 130 calories, 3gr carbohydrates and some exquisite flavors like Red Velvet Cake Batter, Smores and Peanut Butter Marshmallows it is one of the top proteins on the market.  It is gluten free and the price is for 4lbs Whipped Vanilla is $49.99.

8. MuscleTech Phase8

 Phase 8 by MuscleTech is a slow release protein that feeds your muscles up to 8h.  It is highly anabolic and anti-catabolic and delivers 26gr of protein per scoop from 6protein sources along with 2.2gr of glutamine and 4.6gr BCAAs and also 100mg digestive enzyme matrix.  The flavors are standard like Vanilla, Strawberry, Milk Chocolate;  the 4lbs of Milk Chocolate container cost is $42.69.

9. Dymatize ISO-100

Iso 100 by Dymatize Nutrition is a fast absorbing protein containing 100% hydrolyzed whey protein isolate.  For instance, with one scoop you get 25gr of protein with 5.5gr of BCAAs and 110 calories.   Furthermore, it is gluten and lactose-free and comes in very tasty flavors such as Fudge Brownie, Birthday Cake, Cinnamon Bun and Smooth Banana.  The price for 1.6Lbs Gourmet Vanilla container is $29.85.

10. Quest Nutrition Protein Powder

This is a newbie in the protein industry but it became popular really fast.  It contains several types of protein whey isolate, micellar casein, and milk protein isolate.  In addition, it contains 23 gr of protein, 1gr of sugar, 3gr carbs and 110 kcal per serving and is excellent for baking too.  Also, it comes in 5 different flavors such as Chocolate Milkshake, Multipurpose Mix(this is unflavored) and Peanut Butter.  The 2Lbs Multi-purpose mix container costs $33.59.


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