Dr. Mercola, Premium Supplements, Pro-Optimal Whey, Vanilla Flavor, 1.2 lbs (540 g)
By Dr. Mercola
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Pro-Optimal Whey: Highest Quality Ingredients and Formulation
When used with a balanced whole foods diet, Pro-Optimal Whey is designed to help promote an optimal intake of protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals needed for overall wellness. Pro-Optimal Whey is made with Proserum, native whey protein concentrate. It maintains the full range of all the fragile immune-boosting and regenerative components naturally present in fresh raw milk. It is produced using proprietary filtration and drying which involves minimal processing. This unique production method ensures that the whey is not subjected to temperatures that would destroy the original components. We do not use cross-flow filtration, microfiltration, hydrolyzation or ion exchange methods which denature the original proteins which come from herds that graze year-round on disease-free, pesticide-free, chemical-free, natural grass pastures. Milk from grass-fed cows has many times higher levels of CLA and contains a proper balance of essential fatty acids. The milking cows are never fed grain or subjected to any growth hormone treatment, chemicals, antibiotics, genetically modified organisms, hyperimmunization or injected pathogens. The result is the highest quality protein formulation available.
Better than Soy
Whey protein is nature's richest source of biologically active protein. Unlike soy protein, which is low in the amino acid methionine, whey protein contains all the amino acids the body needs in the best balance yet discovered in any food.
Whey protein is derived from milk. We have added the proprietary full spectrum enzyme blend n-zymes which contains lactase and proteases. This blend was added to aid in digestion of the small amount of lactose present and to assist in the breakdown and assimilation of the various high quality proteins found in milk.
Mix one scoop (30 grams) in eight ounces of water or any other beverage per day, or as directed by your health care practitioner. Pro-Optimal Whey may be blended into a shake if desired. Pro-Optimal Whey is not intended to be the sole source of calories, but used as part of an overall program of healthy eating. Ingest on an empty stomach and do not eat for 30 minutes afterward. If you experience intestinal discomfort consuming this product, slowly add the recommended serving size to your daily intake until one scoop is easily tolerated.
Proprietary whey protein concentrate from milk (Proserum), natural vanilla flavor, sunflower lecithin, vegetable cellulose.
Contains milk. This product does not contain fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, soy protein, wheat, gluten, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Notice: Use this product as a food supplement only. Do not use for weight reduction.
|Serving Size: 1 scoop (30 grams)|
|Servings Per Container: 18|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||20|
|Total Fat||2 g||3%*|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g||†|
|Total Carbohydrates||6 g||2%*|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g||4%*|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)||90 mg||150%|
|Vitamin E||20 IU||70%|
|d-gamma tocopherol||40 mg|
|d-delta tocopherol||17 mg|
|d-alpha tocopherol||9 mg|
|d-beta tocopherol||1 mg|
|Vitamin B1 (as Thiamine Mononitrate)||2.5 mg||160%|
|Vitamin B2 (as Riboflavin)||2.1 mg||120%|
|Vitamin B3 (as Niacinamide)||4 mg||20%|
|Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl)||2.5 mg||120%|
|Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin)||6 mcg||100%|
|Biotin (as d-biotin)||100 mcg||33%|
|Magnesium (TRAACS magnesium glycinate chelate buffered)||48 mg||10%|
|Zinc (TRAACS zinc glycinate chelate)||3.3 mg||20%|
|Chromium (TRAACS chromium nicotinate glycinate chelate)||50 mcg||40%|
|Total Glutamine Value||3.9 g||†|
|Bound Glutamic Acid (Proserum)||3 g|
|Immunoglobulins (Proserum Whey Protein)||2.1 g||†|
|Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)||120 mg||†|
|Protease 4.5||5000 HUT|
|Protease 3.0||10.7 SAPU|
|Protease 6.0 (Concentrate)||2000 HUT|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I am very happy with the delivery time of all my purchases. On average 5 days shipping to Australia. I have researched whey products for about 12months, which is a long time but wanted to get the best quality for my money and cheapest postage. This product is for my 12y son who has trouble with his digestion. He has been taking this whey for breakfast for 4 days and he says he feels better after taking it and gives him more energy. So far so good.