Best Protein Powders - South Arkansas Sun

Protein supplements fill dietary gaps, not full foods. Protein powders can be a simple method to boost protein after an exercise or at a meal or snack, but they aren't a one-size-fits-all solution.

Best Overall: BioSteel 100% Whey Protein Powder NSF certified and used by a wide range of athletes, whey protein is the most easily digestible form for most people.

Best Chocolate: NOW Foods Whey Protein Creamy Chocolate It has no added sweets but tastes like a chocolate milkshake and has 24 grammes of protein per serving.

Best Vanilla: Garden of Life Sport Plant-Based Vanilla A tasty protein blend made from organic pea and sprouted beans and lentils. Mix with water or almond milk for a scrumptious post workout refresher.

Best Budget-Friendly: Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey A good deal that's easy to find. This whey protein combination comes in Banana Creme and Rocky Road flavours.

Best Alternate Flavor (Not Vanilla or Chocolate): Orgain Iced Coffee Flavored This plant-based protein blend from pea, chia, and brown rice is sweetened with stevia and has 60 mg of caffeine per serving.

Best Vegan: Vega Sport  Buy ItYou will find 30 grams of protein per scoop and it comes in 5 flavors.

Best Small Brand: Ladder Whey Protein Their whey and plant-based protein powders (produced from pea protein) feature sour cherry extract to aid post-workout recovery.

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