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Optimum Whey Tastes LIke Crap

i just bought this protein and its says 6-80oz of water for everyscoop well i did that and it tastes like poop i got natural chocolate AND ALSO it contains MSG aka monosodium glutamine which ive heard is bad so i did 8oz of water 2 scoops 1 ice cube and it still tastes a bit watery but oh well anyone else have an opinion on this product

Some of the flavors taste pretty good. I use milk instead of water though.

Just use less water.

Buy Grow! Whey from here. It’s cheaper and pretty good tasting. Well…it takes some getting used to. The “natural flavor” thing is a bit different, but then when you try another brand …it’s just not the same.

Optimum’s natural whey product is $10 cheaper than the gold standard product, contains fewer ingredients, and has almost no flavor. It is, at least superficially, very similar to Grow!

ill try using milk instead but the problem is i feel a weird feeling to the right near my abdomin could it be my kidneys being dehydrated

All whey protein contains msg, most don’t put it on the label because it isn’t an additive its part of the protein itself.

[quote]HowieFeltercooch wrote:
AND ALSO it contains MSG aka monosodium glutamine which ive heard is bad so i did 8oz of water 2 scoops 1 ice cube and it still tastes a bit watery but oh well anyone else have an opinion on this product[/quote]

ON Whey doesn’t contain MSG (monosodium glutaMATE)-- it has glutamine.

I agree with boyscout that GROW! Whey is the whey to go (BAH!). By far my staple-- the others’ taste is just too strong. I add cocoa or coffee or other stuff to make it taste like whatever.

[quote]SteelyD wrote:

ON Whey doesn’t contain MSG (monosodium glutaMATE)-- it has glutamine.

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I believe all whey contains MSG. Like the above poster said they don’t have to list it on the label. Chances are the MSG won’t negatively effect you anyway in a concentrate or a isolate. However they have been a few studies that show since hydrolyzed protein digests so fast it allows the MSG to pass the blood brain barrier potentially causing harm. To my knowledge there haven’t been enough studies on it though, so take it with a grain of salt.

The OP is a troll.

Read his posts in the steroids forum if you please.

I used to drink 100% Whey from them all of the time and I’d have to say its one of the best tasting cheap proteins out there. I agree though, get the Grow! Whey here, but be warned it tastes pretty bland. I don’t recommend just mixing it with water