ON 100% Whey Protein Review – Chocolate Peanut Butter

The GOLD Standard of Whey Protein!  But how is their chocolate peanut butter?

The GOLD Standard of Whey Protein! But how is their chocolate peanut butter?

After nearly 100 videos, we finally posted our review of the Gold Standard: Optimum Nutrition’s 100% Whey Protein!

Optimum Nutrition is a monster company whose protein is their flagship product. It’s the first whey protein that emphasized putting whey protein isolate as the first ingredient instead of just whey protein concentrate. The result is less side effects due to less lactose and other impurities that are filtered out from isolates.

Can ON keep up with the taste?

The problem is that 100% Whey has been out practically forever, and since it was released, flavor systems and technology have vastly improved. Newer products and competitors are slowly nipping at ON’s heels.

So ON constantly needs to respond, and their chocolate peanut butter flavor is one such response. We put it to the test at the Big Tex Gym in Austin:

Mike and CJ’s Review of 100% Whey Chocolate Peanut Butter

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The Ratings

Taste: 9/10 – Not too much, not too little. Watch the video – we love it and CJ doesn’t want to share

Texture: 10/10 – This is exactly the thickness (at 7oz/scoop) and mixability that I want in a protein!!!!

Profile: 9/10 – Could use 1-2 less carbs, but both cocoa and peanut butter bring em, so let’s be realistic.

Overall Value: 9/10 – There’s cheaper proteins, but there’s also way more expensive proteins. And you know you’re in good hands with Optimum Nutrition (owned by Glanbia).

We have some good deals in the widget below.

The Ingredient Profile

In each scoop:

  • 120 Calories
  • 24g protein (from Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides)
  • 4g carbs (2g sugar, no fiber listed?)
  • 1g fat, 0.5g saturated. This is impressive for a chocolate peanut butter product

Congrats to ON for keepin it real. Check out the prices below for the best deal on chocolate peanut butter!!!

About the Author: Mike Roberto

Mike Roberto

Mike Roberto is a research scientist and water sports athlete who founded PricePlow. He is a biohacker with extensive experience in supplementation and dietary modification, whose personal expertise stems from several "n=1" experiments done on himself.

Mike's goal is to bridge the gap between nutritional research scientists and non-academics who seek to better their health in a system that has catastrophically failed the public.

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