100% Gold Standard Whey Protein Powder
Optimum Nutrition

100% Gold Standard Whey Protein Powder

Muscle Building Whey Protein Powder
24g of Whey Protein with Amino Acids Contributing to Muscle Growth and Maintenance
9.3  out of 10  (9,948 Reviews)
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Product Overview

  • award winning 9 years and counting
  • best quality & best value
  • packed with whey protein isolates
  • more than 5 grams of bcaas
  • Over 4 Grams of Glutamine & Glutamic Acid
  • Instantized to Mix with a Spoon
  • Best Quality
  • Best Value
  • Gold Standard
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Do the Math: Compare the Cost Per Serving to other protein powders and you'll realize the Gold Standard difference. It's easy to calculate. Just take the price of your protein product and divide it by the number of servings in the tub. That's how much protein you're getting for your dollar. Gold Standard 100% Whey provides ON's legendary quality with exceptional Cost Per Serving value.


Whey protein is popular with active adults because it contains all the necessary nutrients to promote muscle growth and also helps maintain the muscle you already have. Whey protein isolates are the purest form of whey and the primary ingredient in Gold Standard 100% Whey. Each serving provides 24 grams of whey protein with 1.5g fat, 55mg of cholesterol, minimal lactose and other stuff you can do without. There's no doubt this is the standard all other proteins are measured against.

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  • Whey Protein Isolates
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  • Entirely Made of Hydrolyzed Whey Isolates

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating
9,948 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
3,952 Ratings
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45 Flavors
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Jul 15, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Chocolate Peanut Butter
Jul 11, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Extreme Milk Chocolate
  • 6 Mocha Cappuccino
Jul 05, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 7 Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 9 Extreme Milk Chocolate

Great quality, good price, good flavor. Excellent

Jun 12, 2019
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  • 10 Delicious Strawberry
  • 10 White Chocolate
Jun 11, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Mocha Cappuccino
  • 1 Strawberries & Cream

Strawberries & Cream tasted like watered down cough syrup imo... should have listened to the reviews on strawberry flavors but mocha is the best by far. :) 10/10!

Jun 07, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 5 Chocolate Hazelnut
  • 5 Double Rich Chocolate

it seems if the taste is passable and the product is cheap everyone gives it a high rating!

Jun 02, 2019
  • 4 Chocolate Mint

Wow........... Awesome 👌

May 29, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Strawberries & Cream
  • 10 Mocha Cappuccino
May 28, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Chocolate Peanut Butter

OMG! I had never tried the Chocolate Peanut butter before and when I opened the top it smelled like heaven. I mixed it with 8oz of unsweetened almond milk and tasted delicious! I recommend this flavor. I have usually just had the chocolate and I don't like fruity flavors or vanilla, but the chocolate peanut b utter is divine.

May 22, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 8 Chocolate Malt

I’ve used this product for a 6 weeks know I’m hitting it hard at the gym and eating healthy. The chocolate gold standard tastes pretty good in milk. I follow the proper diet, workout and proper sleep . but Protein powder is not helpful to me. cannot provide all the fuel (Proteins) requirements for the growth and recovery .

May 21, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Double Rich Chocolate

The best tasting protein powder I have ever had!

May 13, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 9 Cookies & Cream
  • 9 Vanilla Ice Cream

These flavors are excellent, i use almond milk and they mix very easily, never no clumping, i have been using this product for about 5+ years. Now i want to make a comment about the coupon that is offered currently, the 150OFF. They raised the regular price on the ON 2lb selection to offset the 15OFF coupon so you are not really getting a discount....haha...pretty sneaky and underhanded BODYBUILDING.com.

May 12, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Rocky Road
  • 8 Cake Batter

Mixes quickly with a shaker or spoon. Great flavor variety and helps support the demands of training. Awesome product with quality ingredients.

May 02, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 7 Chocolate Peanut Butter
  • 9 Extreme Milk Chocolate
  • 10 Mocha Cappuccino

This is my first time purchasing protein from Optimum Nutrition, it was suggested by my competition prep coach, and I will absolutely be ordering it again. The protein keeps me full for a good amount of time, it's very easy to mix, smooth drinking and they have lots of flavor options. The Mocha Cappuccino is definitely my favorite with the Extreme Chocolate Milk coming in close second. I can't wait to keep on trying all of the other flavors!

May 02, 2019
  • 2 Coffee

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What's in Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard Whey Protein Powder

5 Lbs. Banana Cream
Supplement Facts
Serving Size1Rounded Scoop(31g)
Servings Per Container73
Per 31g
Energy 485kJ
116 kcal
Protein 24.3g
Total Carbohydrate 2.4g
Of Which Sugars 1.4g
Total Fat 1g
Of Which Saturates 0.6g
Of Which Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sodium 115mg
Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolates* [Contains Emulsifier: Soy Lecithin], Whey Protein Concentrate*, Whey Peptides*), Flavorings, Color (Curcumin), Salt, Sweeteners (Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose), Enzyme Complex (Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Beta-D-Galactosidase, Lipase).
*From Milk
Allergen Information:
Contains Milk, Soy.

Directions For 100% Gold Standard Whey Protein Powder:

SPOON STIRRED:Gold Standard 100% Whey™ is INSTANTIZED. That means if you forgot your shaker cup or don’t have time to get out the blender, you can just add one rounded scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ to a glass filled with 180-240 ml (6-8 oz) of cold water or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for about 20 seconds or until powder is completely dissolved.

TIP: Adjust the intensity of your Gold Standard 100% Whey™ by varying the amount of liquid that you use to prepare it. For a bolder flavor with slightly more body and sweetness, mix each scoop with 4-6 oz of water, milk, or your favorite beverage. For a milder tasting, less sweet shake, use 8-10 oz of liquid per scoop.

SHAKER CUP: Bringing a shaker cup with you to the gym is the best way to get a powerful dose of protein immediately after your workout. Just pour in 6-8 oz of your preferred beverage and then add one rounded scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ to your shaker cup. Cover and shake for 25-30 seconds.

BLENDER: Add one rounded scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ to a blender filled with 6-8 oz of water, nonfat milk, or your favorite beverage. Blend for 20-30 seconds. Then add 1 or 2 ice cubes and blend for an additional 30 seconds


SHAKE UP YOUR SHAKE: By adding fresh or frozen fruits, peanut butter, flaxseed oil, coconut and other high-energy ingredients, you can transform your shake into a delicious high-protein meal.

STACK YOUR SHAKE: You can make Gold Standard 100% Whey™ an even more powerful recovery product by adding supplements like creatine, glutamine, BCAA, and concentrated carbohydrate powders.

THINK OUTSIDE THE GLASS: Gold Standard 100% Whey™ can be used for more than just protein shakes. Try mixing a scoop into oatmeal, yogurt, or the milk that you pour over your morning breakfast cereal. Better yet, boost 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 even better results, consume your daily protein allotment over several small meals spread evenly throughout the day.

Warnings: Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. This product contains whey derived from dairy and lecithin (to improve mixability) derived from soybeans. For use as a food supplement only. Do not use for weight reduction. Those who are pregnant, nursing or taking medication are advised to consult a physician before use. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.

NOTE: Not for use by those with pre-existing medical conditions or those taking any medications, those under the age of 18 or women that are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Flavoured Ready to Mix Protein Powder with Sweeteners

Made in the UK

Optimum Nutrition: 4 Waterside, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Ireland

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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