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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100 Whey Protein Powder Double Rich Chocolate 5 Pound

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.4
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Food Items
 133
protein, milk, flavor, delicious, almond milk
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Look, I'm not gonna try and convince you it's actually delicious.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the double rich chocolate. ... it tasts better than drinking a glass of chocolate milk.  ...  "
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" ...  Use with unsweetened almond milk for great filling breakfast,  ...  "
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" ...  I use this particular one for shakes and even for a few different protein treat recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  We're to eat protein with every meal and with our snacks.  ...  "
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" ...  I think I might even prefer it over the chocolate!  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using the double chocolate for years and I decided to branch out and buy the "Delicious Strawberry".  ...  "
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" ...  The extreme chocolate milk flavor is very good and is comparable to nesquik ( I always use milk though) the nesquik like flavor makes it very easy to drink!  ...  "
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Price
 48
money, value, protein, taste, whey
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Very competitive price.  ...  "
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" ...  I usually alternate between buying it on Amazon or bodybuilding.com based on who has the better price.  ...  "
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" ...  Fair price just gonna wait and see if i like results too.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast shipping and good price  ...  "
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" ...  Good taste for the nutitional value.  ...  "
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" ...  Best value too!  ...  "
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" ...  Anyway, tastes great, and good value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Good price when on sale.  ...  "
Coffee
 47
coffee, taste, chocolate, milk, protein
+89%
-11%
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" ...  It's like coffee it smells better than it tastes.  ...  "
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" ...  Tastes: Good flavor, but not much of it.  ...  "
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" ...  The flavor isn't bad, but it gets old quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Mixes well with water or milk, a very nice coffee-like flavor, if you are a coffee lover, this is for you(Mocha Cappuccino)!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm only talking about the double rich chocolate flavor though.  ...  "
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" ...  Not too coffee and not too chocolatey- perfect blend of both!  ...  "
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" ...  Still, you need to use cold water first and then use hot water to heat it up to taste its true flavor.  ...  "
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" ...  One thing that make this better, especially for coffee drinkers, would be to much it with the coffee flavor that ON offers. ... As I said, I don't drink coffee but that sounds pretty good to me.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 30
using, weeks, whey, protein, ago
+77%
-23%
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" ...  I worked out  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using ON for years now.  ...  "
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" ...  Use 2-3 times a week  ...  "
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" ...  - Seems to be working :)  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good product, I have been using this brand for over 10 years.  ...  "
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" ...  This has been my go-to protein for years.  ...  "
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" ...  It is the best that I have used, and I have been working out for years.  ...  "
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" ...  This will last more than several months with me!  ...  "
Blend Quality
 25
tastes, protein, blend, chocolate, blends well
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Strawberry flavor tastes like strawberry. ... Easy to blend, tastes great.  ...  "
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" ...  I add fruits, almond milk and this protein powder to make a shake/smoothie kinda and its yummy  ...  "
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" ...  Chocolate flavor is my favorite since it can be added to a shake/smoothie easy and not give off flavors.  ...  "
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" ...  For flavors, I would recommend chocolate or vanilla, both taste great and you can add fruits or peanut butter to it in a blender.  ...  "
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" ...  The Mocha flavor is somewhere between bland and ok .  ...  "
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" ...  I like to blend with a banana and peanut butter for the perfect flavor.  ...  "
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" ...  It is delicious and blends well in smoothies.  ...  "
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" ...  It mixes well, tastes decent, and doesn't upset my stomach like some protein powders do.  ...  "
Storage
 21
milk, tub, scoop, bottle, protein
+52%
-48%
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" ...  For the rare users, get a smaller container.  ...  "
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" ...  This one mixes much better than my previous container.  ...  "
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" ...  In the shaker bottle there’s no issue with clumping.  ...  "
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" ...  Just a big ol bag of whey  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the smaller bag and it was the perfect anount to try out the flavor. ... Will be purchasing the 5lb tub next.  ...  "
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" ...  Great deal on this 10 lb bag.  ...  "
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" ...  I order the 5 gallon tub and it will last me roughly 3 months, so for the price it would be hard to find a better deal.  ...  "
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" ...  This product tastes just like those instant cappuccino drinks.  ...  "
Marketplace
 20
product, time, thank, order, replacement
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It is original.  ...  "
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" ...  All else was identical  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described.  ...  "
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" ...  great thank you!  ...  "
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" ...  Cheaper than Costco.  ...  "
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" ...  GREAT, THANK YOU!!  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks ON, thanks Claire.  ...  "
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" ...  Great discounts every once in a while at Amazon as opposed to other online retailers.  ...  "
Water Usage
 18
milk, tastes, mix, dissolves, tastes great
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Tastes great with just water!  ...  "
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" ...  It mixes well in water or milk.  ...  "
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" ...  It's great for blending into smoothies, oatmeal, or just buy itself with water.  ...  "
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" ...  Taste good with just water!  ...  "
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" ...  I simply mix it with water, take a couple glutamine with it, and I casually drink it.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the flavor and it dissolves in the water very easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Taste good with milk but was actually tolerable with water  ...  "
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" ...  Good with water.  ...  "
Delivery
 18
arrived, delivery, time, shipment, opened
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I liked this item , delivered on time .  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived without any problems  ...  "
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" ...  Product just as described and super fast shipment before scheduled date.  ...  "
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" ...  Guaranteed two day delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived in 2 days as it said.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time and works very well!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and arrived fast  ...  "
Freezer
 17
ice cream flavor, ice, milk, tastes like, cream
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Excellent blendered with ice and a 1/2 cup of vanilla Greek yogurt!  ...  "
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" ...  Tastes great, like melted ice cream.  ...  "
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" ...  Vanilla ice cream is by far the best flavor and most versatile (tastes good in water, overnight oats, etc).  ...  "
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" ...  The Vanilla ice cream is easily one of the grossest flavors of whey protein that I have ever experienced.  ...  "
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" ...  It tastes like ice cream!  ...  "
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" ...  This stuff works well to blend with some ice in the morning for a cold Mocha Frap - great tasting flavor.  ...  "
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" ...  I am all about the Vanilla Ice Cream flavor but I have also tried a few others.  ...  "
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" ...  We have the vanilla ice cream flavor and it really does taste like vanilla ice cream.  ...  "
Comfort
 17
muscles, hands, powder, whey, protein
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Drinking it feels like drinking flavored foam.  ...  "
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" ...  Hands down the best whey powder I have ever purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  Muscles are twice as big now and I can lift 20 times more weight and girls love me now!  ...  "
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" ...  In the first three days of using this product I gained 10 pounds of lean muscle tissue.  ...  "
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" ...  Hands down the best tasting and highest quality product around.  ...  "
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" ...  I've bought others but I'm the most comfortable with this one.  ...  "
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" ...  but now my arms  ...  "
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" ...  Hands down this is the best protein powder I have found.  ...  "
Build Quality
 13
gold standard, broken, inside, whey, powder
+31%
-69%
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" ...  Took the plastic off the lid and started to unscrew the lid, powder started falling everywhere. ... Seal was obviously broken inside.  ...  "
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" ...  It's actually quite strange because the cardboard box itself was fine, so I highly suspect the tub must have been damaged before it was packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  The safety seal was obviously messed with.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the item and in came 1) Dented and 2) The seal was broken on the inside before I could do it.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like its already open, no “rounded scoop” inside either  ...  "
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" ...  The seal on my container was broken/opened. ... Maybe someone returned it and I got the one with broken seal?  ...  "
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" ...  I received this item, the lid is not completely closed and I think it's not used to be the new one.  ...  "
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" ...  This is not the first time I've purchased and used ON Gold Standard Whey, but it may be the last.  ...  "
Returns
 12
back, use, tried, could, asked
-100%
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" ...  Would like a replacement without having to ship the defective one back.  ...  "
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" ...  Sent it back.  ...  "
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" ...  In the meantime I returned to Amazon the product tried only twice.  ...  "
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" ...  I asked Amazon for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  By the time I realized it, it was too late to cancel the order.  ...  "
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" ...  He tried it a couple of times, and asked if I could return it.  ...  "
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" ...  EXPIRED::::::Bought it in July 2018.  ...  "
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" ...  Anyways I’m too lazy to return it so I will just use it.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 12
mix, tastes great, shaker, mixed, protein
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Easily mixed with water and spoon.  ...  "
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" ...  The only protein I've ever had that tastes good even when mixed with just water.  ...  "
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" ...  it used to be so thick and rich, now it feels like im drinking swamp water  ...  "
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" ...  I simply mix it with water, take a couple glutamine with it, and I casually drink it.  ...  "
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" ...  It also dissolves in water incredibly smoothly, even if it's just a cup.  ...  "
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" ...  Mix it with water and it tastes great!  ...  "
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" ...  While this can easily dissolve with just water, I blend mine with berry's or bananas, milk or juice or water and I add one scoop of beet juice (special blend by nutherapy).  ...  "
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" ...  I used it with just cold water in shaker bottle, I'm very impressed.  ...  "
For Running
 11
workouts, workout, good, use, one
+100%
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" ...  Will be buying more when I run out!  ...  "
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" ...  Given to someone who does CrossFit.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a perfect one for everyday gym goers.  ...  "
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" ...  Great taste for an after workout mix.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the motivations to go workout is that I can have this as a reward.  ...  "
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" ...  This stuff gets the job done after a good workout.  ...  "
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" ...  Saw massive results since I started using it and all my weights when up in the gym  ...  "
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" ...  Great product to use after gym .  ...  "
Design
 11
whey, tried, strawberry, since, keep
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Been using Gold Standard since 2007ish. ... But Gold Standard has been the top of the market since I can remember for a reason.  ...  "
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" ...  Gold Standard 100% Whey.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't go wrong with Gold Standard  ...  "
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" ...  It does what it's suppose to, it also looks badass sitting on counter too lol.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve tried numerous brands but I keep coming back to ON Gold Standard.  ...  "
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" ...  The Gold Standard is a bit more than Costco Isolate, but worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried multiple gold standard flavors and this is by far my least favorite.  ...  "
For Kids
 7
uses, kids, training
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Son has been using it for years  ...  "
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" ...  If you liked that as a kid, you will love this.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome for my son.  ...  "
Cleaning
 7
powder, clean, tastes, sweet, small
+71%
-29%
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" ...  If you are looking for a pretty clean protein shake that tastes amazing, this is for you.  ...  "
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" ...  When I first open the container I was a little nervous because the smell was EXTREMELY sweet and more like a caramel.  ...  "
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" ...  Clean taste that's not too sweet.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
use, taste, really, easy to mix, drink
+83%
-17%
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" ...  easy of use, how well it mixed and tasted, consistency, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy for muscle maintenance and recovery.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 6
broken, product, inside, opened, damaged
-100%
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" ...  Seal was obviously broken inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the item and in came 1) Dented and 2) The seal was broken on the inside before I could do it.  ...  "
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" ...  box was opened & only had 5 packets inside :(  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived smashed, but the box was in perfect condition, which tells me it was damaged before it was placed in the box.  ...  "
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" ...  The seal on my container was broken/opened.  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
done, feel, fast, job
+100%
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" ...  Does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I wanted and shipped fast  ...  "
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" ...  It gets the job done and I have no complaints.  ...  "
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" ...  you can feel the difference as soon as you take it.absorb very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Great source of protein, and for my nutritional requirements it gets the job done.  ...  "
Original Product
 4
using
+100%
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" ...  Will be able to tell if it's genuine or not, only after using for a month or two.  ...  "
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" ...  It is original.  ...  "
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" ...  All else was identical  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  While that may sound intense, the flavor is very light and easy to take.  ...  "
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" ...  Do not listen to anyone when they say this tastes good.  ...  "
Weight Tracking
 3
weight, loss, powder
+100%
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" ...  This protein, along with physical activity, will help to stave off muscle loss.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy solution for adding a healthy body of protein to your diet and exercise plan.  ...  "
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" ...  Regardless of whether you are a weight lifter, jock, some individual that needs to develop muscles or possibly some person on an eating routine to kill that midsection, you know how costly sustenance can be amid the month.  ...  "
Hair
 3
good, cut
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It doesn't taste bad it's just not as good as my nose says.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this whey before, so I knew it was good, mixes goid in shaker cut, taste good too.  ...  "
Baking
 3
protein, also, use, cookies
+100%
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" ...  It mixes well in a shaker bottle, in smoothies, oatmeal cookies, everything!  ...  "
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" ...  Mixing with milk will also help keep a fuller belly your using as a meal replacement.  ...  "

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