Love it, Like it, Hate it: Protein Powders
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–Protein powder can be a convenient way to boost protein intake – it’s easily incorporated into shakes and baked good, as well as oatmeal and breakfast cereal, but not all brands are as nutritious as they appear. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, Molly covers the best and worst of protein powders on shelves.
Per serving (two scoops): 155 calories – 11 grams carb – <1 gram sugar – 25 grams protein
RAW Protein - all-natural plant-based vegan protein powder, with probiotics + digestive enzymes, with stevia
Per serving (one scoop): 90 calories – 1 gram carb – <1 gram sugar – 17 grams protein
Designer Whey – blend of whey protein concentrate + isolate, naturally sweetened with stevia & erythritol
Per serving (one scoop): 100 calories – 6 grams carb – 2 grams sugar – 18 grams protein
Isopure - 100% whey protein isolate, 50% DV most vitamins/minerals, artificially sweetened with sucralose
Per serving (two scoops): 210 calories – 0 carbs – 0 sugar – 50 grams protein
BSN Syntha-6 – blend of whey protein concentrate & isolates + casein (slower-digesting protein), digestive enzymes, artificially sweetened with sucralose and acesulfame potassium.
Per serving (1 rounded scoop): 190 calories – 13 grams carb – 3 grams sugar – 22 grams protein
Gladiator – blend of whey protein isolate, glutamine, & egg solids, + digestive enzymes, artificially sweetened with sucralose.
Per serving (two scoops): 190 calories – 1 gram carb – 0.4 grams sugar – 45 grams protein
Slimfast High Protein Shake Mix – sugar is first ingredient, followed by maltodextrin and sunflower oil.
Per serving: 200 calories – 25 grams carbs – 18 grams sugar – 15 grams protein
More sugary carbs than anything else!