Yes, Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey Powder in strawberry is suitable for vegetarians.
But since it contains dairy-based products, it is unfortunately not suitable for vegans.
You can enjoy protein powder in a wide number of ways.
Keep it simple by dissolving one rounded scoop into 180 to 240ml of cold water. Mix it thoroughly with a spoon or shake it using a shaker cup.
If you prefer a slightly creamier protein drink, you could try optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey Powder with milk.
Depending on your nutritional goals, you can also add in a range of fruits or nut butter to enhance the flavour.
And did you know that you don’t just have to drink protein powder? Why not add a scoop of protein to your pancake batter for healthy, delicious protein pancakes?
Adults should aim to consume around 0.75g of protein for every kilo of body weight each day.
This means the average woman should have 45g, while men should aim for 55g.
However, this will differ depending on your weight, activity levels, and exercise goals.
Protein powder helps the body maintain and rebuild muscle after a heavy workout. This allows the muscles to grow bigger.
Protein powder can also enables you to reach your daily protein intake quickly and easily.
Vegetarians who struggle to eat enough protein could also benefit from supplemental protein powder.
One serving of Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey Powder (29.4g) contains 24g of protein.
It also contains 110 calories, 1.3g carbohydrates, 1.1g of sugar, and 0.9g of fat per serving.
Also, just one rounded scoop of contains the nine essential amino acids that our bodies need to build muscle after a heavy workout.
As far as protein powder goes, whey protein is the most popular.
Whey protein powder comes from the leftover liquid that is a by-product of the cheese and yoghurt making process.
The liquid is processed to improve its concentration of protein. It is then dried to form whey concentrate or processed even further to make whey isolate.
Whey is 80% protein, while isolate is 90%.
Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard is a mixture of the two. This makes it purer than other protein powders on the market and contains less fat, carbs, and lactose.