Myfitnesspal

Message Boards Food and Nutrition
You are currently viewing the message boards in:

Recommend protein powders?

LeonaLunaLionessLeonaLunaLioness Member Posts: 7 Member Member Posts: 7 Member
I'm thinking about trying some protein powder isolate to increase my protein because I don't typically get enough even when I try. That and it might help keep me feeling full, obviously it's not just protein that helps that but I think increasing that might help me personally.
But looking at some reviews for these protein powder isolates on amazon, it's hard to pick the right one.
So.. any suggestions anyone?

Replies

  • VegjoyPVegjoyP Member Posts: 1,538 Member Member Posts: 1,538 Member
    I LOVE my Sunwarrior Warrior blend protein. I also use the Collagen Builder. Garden of Life RAW is my second. I also like Nutrex German Chocolate cake and Garden of Life Sport. Steel Supplements Vegpro Hot chocolate and peanut butter and jelly i are tasty. They are all plant based.
  • 33gail3333gail33 Member Posts: 639 Member Member Posts: 639 Member
    I drink a Vega Protein and Greens (chocolate flavour) blended with coconut milk every day. It tastes like a milkshake to me.
  • LazygirlyLazygirly Member Posts: 23 Member Member Posts: 23 Member
  • MidnighMidnigh Member, Premium Posts: 65 Member Member, Premium Posts: 65 Member
    I'm using Simple Truth (Kroger) Whey & Integrated Whey protein. I tried 2 different plant based powders and I didn't like either one of them.
  • SuzanneC1l9zzSuzanneC1l9zz Member Posts: 78 Member Member Posts: 78 Member
    Another vote for Vega Protein & Greens. I use the vanilla in my morning smoothie and sometimes straight with hemp milk if I'm short on protein for the day. Tasty, I find it smooth (haven't drunk many other brands for comparison though), and it's vegan and I'm pretty sure organic if either of those is important to you.
  • DancingMoosieDancingMoosie Member Posts: 7,117 Member Member Posts: 7,117 Member
    I've had good luck with Quest, PEScience, and Levels.
  • sarah7591sarah7591 Member Posts: 127 Member Member Posts: 127 Member
    I like Premier Protein...30 grams of protein
  • dreamer182dreamer182 Member Posts: 30 Member Member Posts: 30 Member
    I absolutely love pescience and use their vanilla all the time, and love adding it to yogurt, pancake mix, etc. I use the code "scripts" for a discount too :) they also always give a ton of samples
  • bold_rabbitbold_rabbit Member Posts: 1,129 Member Member Posts: 1,129 Member
    I use Garden of Life vegan unsweetened and unflavored to add to smoothies. I've never found a flavored protein powder that I like.
  • VegjoyPVegjoyP Member Posts: 1,538 Member Member Posts: 1,538 Member
    I use Garden of Life vegan unsweetened and unflavored to add to smoothies. I've never found a flavored protein powder that I like.

    Sunwarrior is a staple for me! I have both chocolate and vanilla, also use the natural. Ihave the collagen builder and have tried the keto but like the warriors blend better for my needs.
  • bold_rabbitbold_rabbit Member Posts: 1,129 Member Member Posts: 1,129 Member
    VegjoyP wrote: »
    I use Garden of Life vegan unsweetened and unflavored to add to smoothies. I've never found a flavored protein powder that I like.

    Sunwarrior is a staple for me! I have both chocolate and vanilla, also use the natural. Ihave the collagen builder and have tried the keto but like the warriors blend better for my needs.

    Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, I'm intolerant to stevia, which eliminates Sunwarrior and about half of the other flavored protein powders.
  • mjbnj0001mjbnj0001 Member Posts: 966 Member Member Posts: 966 Member
    I use plain, unflavored Jarrow whey in a variety of ways (morning oatmeal boost, protein boost baked into bread, recovery drink from long, hot bike rides, etc.). I also use nutritional yeast (I happen to have a stock of Anthony's, but any plain nutritional yeast will do). The yeast has multiple uses and a long track record of users. Also has B vitamins.
  • jasondwightpowelljasondwightpowell Member, Premium Posts: 40 Member Member, Premium Posts: 40 Member
    ISO100 Fruity Pebbles - OMG so good
  • moogie_fitmoogie_fit Member, Premium Posts: 275 Member Member, Premium Posts: 275 Member
    Canadian protein or myprotein or proteinco
  • psuLemonpsuLemon Member, MFP Moderator, Greeter, Premium Posts: 37,362 MFP Moderator Member, MFP Moderator, Greeter, Premium Posts: 37,362 MFP Moderator
    PEScience, Quest, or ON are my current favorites.
  • MikePfirrmanMikePfirrman Member Posts: 2,485 Member Member Posts: 2,485 Member
    Truenutrition makes custom blends for really cheap and you can get them without all the filler garbage. My son gets all of his protein from there and loves it. Very affordable too.
  • cwolfman13cwolfman13 Member Posts: 39,106 Member Member Posts: 39,106 Member
    I'm thinking about trying some protein powder isolate to increase my protein because I don't typically get enough even when I try. That and it might help keep me feeling full, obviously it's not just protein that helps that but I think increasing that might help me personally.
    But looking at some reviews for these protein powder isolates on amazon, it's hard to pick the right one.
    So.. any suggestions anyone?

    Maybe try to find place that can give you some samples. This is really about personal taste more than anything. I like ON Whey Isolate Chocolate and MP Combat Cookies and Cream.
  • tgillies003tgillies003 Member, Premium Posts: 395 Member Member, Premium Posts: 395 Member
    I’ve only tried two different protein powders.
    Kaizen whey isolate and LeanFit whey protein. Both chocolate.
    Between these two, I prefer the LeanFit.
  • AnnieUTTAnnieUTT Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
    I didn't like Vega. The best I ever tried was "I Heart Protein", but its pricey.
Sign In or Register to comment.