Guides on PricePlow

This page lists our notorious “mega posts” – extremely well-researched articles ranging from scams to avoid to buyer’s guides to in-depth ingredient analyses.

We publish one or two of these per month, and they are brutal to work on, so we hope you appreciate them.

Buyer’s Guides

Each of these includes a Top 10 list, but we actually like the choose your own adventure guides where we recommend products specifically tailored for you and your needs:

The PricePlow Podcast

Some of our most in-depth information can be found in our long-form podcasts. Join us and subscribe to the PricePlow Podcast on your favorite service (or watch on YouTube).

Critical Information

Ingredient Analyses

Other Scams / Scandals / Potentially Unsafe Ingredients

Keto Diet

Contact us if you have ideas / requests for new ones.

Supplement Facts vs Nutrition Facts and Protein Powder. NutraBio Was Right (Again).

Supplement Facts vs. Nutrition Facts

Last week, when I was reviewing the new Strawberry Ice Cream flavor of NutraBio’s 100% Whey Protein Isolate, I stumbled on something “odd” when I was going over the label. I couldn’t find fat!

What gives? Where is the […]

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The Best Nootropic Stack for Beginners (Expert Shawn Wells)

Best Nootropics for Beginners

In our second podcast episode, Optimizing Brain Performance with Shawn Wells, the master formulator dropped so much information it was tough to keep it all straight.

But one of the most important pieces was around the 40-minute mark, where […]

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Buying Whey Protein Isolate? Consider This Label Trick…

Whey Protein Isolate

In our last article, we put together a quick whey protein buyer’s guide, discussing what type of whey protein you should look for (if at all!), depending on your lactose sensitivity.

For those who are quite lactose intolerant but […]

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A Quick Whey Protein Buyer’s Guide

Whey Protein

For the vast majority of consumers, dairy-based proteins taste the best. By far.

The alternatives (such as vegetable-based pea + rice protein blends) are improving, but let’s be real: if you want a real-deal shake, it’s gotta be milk-based […]

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Why EAAs are the New BCAAs: Essential Amino Acids Stage a Coup

EAA vs BCAA

“BCAAs vs. EAAs?”

For quite a while, that was the big argument. Over the decades, branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplements have been some of the most popular (and profitable) products on the market. Catapulted into the spotlight by some early […]

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Dynamine: A Neuroactivating “Stimulant” by Compound Solutions

Dynamine

Compound Solutions is regarded as one of the premier companies on the market, known for innovation, effectiveness, and a commitment to scientific research. Chances are, you’ve probably used several of their patented compounds before, yet never even realized it. The […]

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Best BCAA Supplement Buyers Guide with 2018’s Top 10

The Best BCAA for Weight Lifters

So many BCAA supplements… only so many you can try! PricePlow’s got you covered in this guide.

When hunting for the best BCAA supplement (or best intra-workout / amino acid supplement), there was never a single good resource out there… […]

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Keto Diet Benefits: What The Actual Research Says

Keto Diet Benefits

When attempting to change your life and lifestyle, you must always yourself ask one question: Why?

Why should I adopt this new way of living? Why have my previous approaches failed to get me to my destination?

The keto diet […]

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Bait and Switch: The REAL Reason to Hate Proprietary Blends

Proprietary Blend Cheap Raw Materials

Over the past decade, the supplement industry has made a serious shift towards open labeling practices and away from proprietary blends. Nearly all new brands on the scene are opting to disclose the dosages of all active ingredients, while the […]

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Best Fat Burner Buyer’s Guide, with 2018’s Top 10

Fat Burning Powders

To the casual consumer, fat burners are intimidating and confusing. With good reason, too — 99% of them are admittedly total garbage.

There’s simply way too much noise out there, from brands using ineffective ingredients, overly dangerous formulas, or just […]

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