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 PowderNSF 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 ChocolateIt 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 VanillaA 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% WheyA 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 FlavoredThis 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 ProteinTheir whey and plant-based protein powders (produced from pea protein) feature sour cherry extract to aid post-workout recovery.