Gold Standard Whey By Optimum Nutrition - Protein

Gold Standard Whey Overview:

If you're looking for a protein that delivers exactly what you need, you do want to settle anything less than the standard; The Gold Standard. Optimum Nutrition's attention to detail when formulating Gold Standard Whey. Whey protein isolates being of the purest forms of whey that currently exist, rate highly among the best proteins. This is why its seen first on the label for gold standard whey. With whey isolate being the base of this formula and alongside ultra-filtered whey concentrates, Gold Standard whey packs 24 grams of protein into every serving. But the attention to detail doesn't stop there. ON also makes mixability and flavoring a priority. So you can meet your nutritional requirements and enjoy them too.



Typical Amino Acid Profile (milligrams per serving):

Essential Amino Acids- Tryptophan 405, Valine 1422, Threonine 1654, Isoleucine 1573, Leucine 2531, Lysine 2233, Phenylalanine 748, Methionine 492

Conditionally Essential Amino Acids- Arginine 505, Cystine 494, Tyrosine 703, Histidine 423, Proline 1509, Glutamine and Precursors 4082

Nonessential Amino Acids-Aspartic Acid 2508, Serine 1126, Glycine 412, Alanine 1180.


Whey Protein Isolates (WPI) are the purest form of whey protein that currently exists. WPIs are costly to use, but rate among the best proteins that money can buy. That’s why they're the first ingredient you read on the Gold Standard 100% Whey label. By using WPI as the primary ingredient along with premium ultra-filtered whey protein concentrate (WPC), we're able to pack 24 grams of protein into every serving to support your muscle building needs after training. ON’s attention to detail also extends to mixability. This superior quality powder has been instantized to mix easily using a shaker cup or just a glass and spoon. There's no doubt that this is the standard by which all other whey proteins are measured.

Gold Standard Whey: Beyond The Basics

  • Whey Protein Isolate (WPI) Main Ingredient
  • Whey Protein Microfractions from Whey Protein Isolates & Ultra-Filtered Whey Protein Concentrate
  • Over 4 Grams of Glutamine & Glutaminc Acid in Each Serving
  • More Than 5 Grams of the Naturally Occurring Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine in Each Serving
  • The "Gold Standard" for Protein Quality

What's In Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey?


How to Take Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey:

Blender: Add one scoop of On Gold Standard Whey to a blender filled with 6-8 fl oz of your favorite beverage. Blend for 20-30 seconds. Add 1-2 ice cubes then blend for an additional 30 seconds.

Shaker: (Easier: quick and convenient) Fill a shaker bottle with 6-8 fl oz of your favorite beverage. Add one scoop of On Gold Standard Whey. Cover and shake for 25-30 seconds. Enjoy. 

Glass and Spoon: (Easiest: fast and simple) Simply add one scoop of ON Gold Standard Whey to a tall glass. Add 6-8 fl oz of your favorite beverage. Mix with a spoon for about 20 seconds or until powder is well disbursed. Store in a cool, dry place.

Think Outside The Glass: Gold Standard Whey can be used for more than just protein shakes. Try mixing a scoop of Gold Standard Whey into oatmeal, yogurt, or the milk that you pour over your morning breakfeast ceral. Better yet, increase the protein content of muffins, cookies, brownies, etc. by adding a scoop or two to your baked goods recipes.

Suggested Use: Consume approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day through a combination of high protein foods and protein supplements. For the best results, consume your daily protein allotment over several small meals spread evenly throughout the day.

Shake Up Your Shake: By adding a few high-energy ingredients to your shake you can blend up a delicious meal: try adding Fresh or Frozen fruits ( strawberries, bananas, etc.), peanut butter, flaxseed oil, unflavored yogurt, coconut, slivered almonds, or other ingredients.

Stack Your Shake: By adding other supplements including creatine, glutamine, taurine you can make an even more powerful post- workout recovery product.

Gold Standard100% Whey- 2lbs


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