Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey - Chocolate Mint (5 lbs)

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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Chocolate Mint 5 lb

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey is the legend of all proteins. It's about as basic and simple as it gets, but that doesn't make it any less effective or impressive. That's because this well-rounded blend of whey protein concentrate, isolate, and hydrolysate contains a fast-acting mixture of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) along with glutamine peptides to protect against muscle breakdown after intense training or cardio exercise.

Gold Standard also has digestive enzymes built in to enhance digestion and maximize assimilation of nutrients, making it ideal for pre/post-workout use and for maximizing overall results from your training diet.

About Optimum Nutrition company:

Optimum Nutrition was founded in 1986. It is one of the oldest, most recognized names in the sporting nutrition supplement industry. Since its inception, ON's mission has remained simple: develop and formulate state-of-the-art sports nutrition supplements to enhance athletic performance and fitness goals. Using only the finest ingredients possible, their products continue to be manufactured at stringent quality control facilities. So, you can always be assured of receiving premium quality nutritional supplements every time you purchase an Optimum Nutrition product.

Benefits of Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Chocolate Mint 5 lb:

  • 24 G Whey Protein
  • 5.5 G BCAAs
  • 4 G Glutamine & Glutamic Acid
  • 3-4G Carbs
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Fat
  • Gluten-Free
  • Supports Muscle Growth & Promotes Recovery
  • Promotes Healthy Brain Function
  • Promote Healthy Blood Sugar Levels
  • Chocolate Mint Flavour

24 G Whey Protein

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey contains the optimal combination of high-quality whey protein fractions: Beta-lactoglobulin, Alpha-lactalbumin and Immunoglobulin. It has high concentrations of BCAA's that promote lean muscle growth and aid in recovery from exercise.

5.5 G BCAAs

Supplementing with 5.5g Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) may increase strength during training sessions and decrease the degradation of proteins in your body. The result is a reduction in the time it takes for muscles to recover after a workout!

4 G Glutamine & Glutamic Acid

Glutamine helps speed up recovery by preventing muscle breakdown while new tissue. Research has shown that glutamine is depleted during exercise. Supplementation with 4g of L-glutamine, the most abundant amino acid in muscle cells, has been shown to maximize performance and improve resistance to infection.

3-4G Carbs

Depending on the flavour of Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey you choose, there are 3-4g carbohydrates per serving. This will help meet your daily carbohydrate needs and maximize muscle growth without adding unneeded body fat.

Low Sugar

Many protein supplements contain high amounts of sugar and unnecessary fillers, which contribute to unwanted calories consumed by the user. Optimum Nutrition's low-carb formula helps support a lean physique and promotes healthy blood sugar levels.

Low Fat

Optimum Nutrition uses only minimal fat in our products because it does not contribute significantly to taste or performance but can add needless calories if over-used.


Some individuals are sensitive to gluten. Rest assured that Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey is gluten-free and perfect for your nutritional needs if this is you.

Supports Muscle Growth & Promotes Recovery

Whey protein is a complete protein that contains all the essential amino acids required by the body for muscle growth and recovery. It has high concentrations of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) and promotes optimal muscle growth and healing by enhancing energy production within the muscle.

When whey is cold processed and crosses filtered, it is predigested, making its nutrients more available to the body. This superior absorption promotes health, lean muscle growth and sustained energy throughout the day.

Promotes Healthy Brain Function

Optimum Nutrition's 100% Whey Protein Gold Standard is low fat, low carb and low sugar food with no cholesterol or lactose. Therefore, it can help you maintain good health without restricting your diet excessively. It may be especially beneficial for people who need to avoid excess saturated fats in their diet but want to maintain lean muscle mass.

Promote Healthy Blood Sugar Levels 

Optimum Nutrition's 100% Whey Protein Gold Standard helps promote healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range because it provides a steady supply of amino acids needed for energy production. This allows the body better regulate blood sugar and avoid insulin spikes that may be associated with poor food choices or fluctuating workout intensity. It is also beneficial in supporting regular exercise performance by prolonging the time to fatigue during your workouts.

Chocolate Mint Flavour

Chocolate Mint is a flavour high on the list of most Optimum Nutrition fans, so they are excited to bring it to you. This delicious taste will have your taste buds thinking they've had one too many mints, but don't worry, and this flavour can help you get fit!


Ingredients Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolates, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Lecithin, Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Salt, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium, Lactase. 


Contains Milk and Soy Ingredients.

Suggested use:

Mix 1 scoop(s) of Gold Standard 100% Whey in 8-12 oz. of cold water or any beverage of your choice.

For under 140 lbs, take two servings a day, one serving post-workout and one midmorning/midafternoon meal. Those over 140 lbs take three servings a day, splitting them evenly between pre-workout, post-workout and mealtime servings.


Store in a cool place. Pregnant or nursing women and individuals taking prescription drugs should consult with a physician before using this product. Keep out of reach of children. This product contains ingredients derived from milk and soy. This product is manufactured in a facility that may also process ingredients containing wheat, egg, peanuts, tree nuts or fish.