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CytoSport Muscle Milk

CytoSport Muscle Milk

CytoSport Muscle Milk is definitely not the choice for those looking for the most protein for their buck, with only 16g of protein per scoop, and 100g of actual protein costing $4.54. Let’s take an in-depth look through this CytoSport Muscle Milk review. CytoSport Muscle Milk Review Protein Type and Content The protein itself is a nice blend of whey concentrate/isolate/hydroslates together with a slower digesting milk protein isolate (casein). The product is also certified lactose free, good news for ...

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Product Name:CytoSport Muscle Milk
Product Price:$47.99
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$4.54
Claimed Protein per serving:16g
Actual Protein per serving:16.5g
No. of Servings:64 servings
Calories per serving:150 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:9g (2g)
Fats per serving:6g
MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Performance Series

MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Performance Series

Caution should be taken on this one. Despite the claimed 30g of protein per serving on the label, the lab test only indicated 20.8g of actual protein! Had the amount of actual protein been a bit closer to the amount of protein claimed on the label, this would have made nearer the top of our list of best cheap whey protein powders. As it stands though, it currently ranks near the bottom in terms of value at $5.28 for 100g of ...

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Product Name:MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Performance Series
Product Price:$43.00
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$5.28
Claimed Protein per serving:30g
Actual Protein per serving:20.8g
No. of Servings:40 servings
Calories per serving:140 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:2g (<1g)
Fats per serving:1.5g
MusclePharm Combat Powder

MusclePharm Combat Powder

The original MusclePharm protein powder, MusclePharm Combat Powder still remains a popular choice for many. Fact: Men love buying products with the word ‘combat’ in the name. This is a high quality protein, with a high amount of amino acids, plus the addition of digestive enzymes, whey hydroslate, and casein, which makes this protein a super great deal, coming in at #2 on the list with 100g of actual protein costing only $3.22! Definitely the ideal choice for budget-conscious folk, and definitely ...

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Product Name:MusclePharm Combat Powder
Product Price:$37.99
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$3.22
Claimed Protein per serving:25g
Actual Protein per serving:22.7g
No. of Servings:52 servings
Calories per serving:130 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:5g (2g)
Fats per serving:1.5g
Cellucor COR-Performance Whey

Cellucor COR-Performance Whey

Coming in a 4lb tub, Cellucor COR-Performance Whey also scores highly in terms of value, with 100g of actual protein costing $4.31, making it just miss our the Top 5, coming in at #6 on our list. Let’s take an in-depth look at our Cellucor COR-Performance Whey review. Cellucor COR-Performance Whey Review Protein Type and Content Cellucor COR-Performance Whey is a whey concentrate/isolate blend with digestive enzymes (protease A-S, lactase), which makes this a good choice for those who are lactose ...

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Product Name:Cellucor COR-Performance Whey
Product Price:$54.97
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$4.31
Claimed Protein per serving:25g
Actual Protein per serving:24.6g
No. of Servings:52 servings
Calories per serving:120 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:4g (1g)
Fats per serving:1.5g
NOW Foods Whey Protein Isolate

NOW Foods Whey Protein Isolate

NOW Foods Whey Protein Isolate is a double winner from our list! 100g of actual protein from this product costs only $3.30, placing it at #3 on our list. It’s also the best cheap whey protein isolate meaning you are getting high quality protein at one of the lowest prices!. Let’s take a closer look at this great product. NOW Foods Whey Protein Isolate Review Protein Type and Content As mentioned above, this is a pure whey isolate product, with no ...

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Product Name:NOW Foods Whey Protein Isolate
Product Price:$59.02
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$3.30
Claimed Protein per serving:25g
Actual Protein per serving:22.1g
No. of Servings:81 servings
Calories per serving:110 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:<1g (<1g)
Fats per serving:0.5g
Six Star Pro Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Plus

Six Star Pro Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Plus

Six Star Pro Nutrition has created one of the best all round protein supplements on the market. It is extremely value for money, with 100g of actual protein only costing $3.01 placing it at #2 on our list. Six Star Pro Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Plus Review Protein Type and Content This is another whey protein concentrate and isolate blend.  But to set it apart from its competition, Six Star Pro put in three types of protein isolate: regular whey protein ...

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Product Name:Six Star Pro Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Plus
Product Price:$40.92
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$3.01
Claimed Protein per serving:30g
Actual Protein per serving:30.6g
No. of Servings:44 servings
Calories per serving:180 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:9g (2g)
Fats per serving:2g
BSN SYNTHA-6 Protein Powder

BSN SYNTHA-6 Protein Powder

BSN Syntha-6 is a popular choice among the broke college kids I know, probably because of its entry level price point. However like I have said, sticker price can be deceiving. Despite its low price, its actual value is not htat great with 100g of actual protein costing $4.37, making it one of the most expensive proteins on the list. This is mainly due to its extremely large serving size at 47g, meaning a 5lb tub only contains a mere 48 servings. ...

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Product Name:BSN SYNTHA-6 Protein Powder
Product Price:$43.00
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$4.37
Claimed Protein per serving:22g
Actual Protein per serving:20.4g
No. of Servings:48 servings
Calories per serving:200 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:15g (2g)
Fats per serving:6g
Dymatize Nutrition Elite Whey

Dymatize Nutrition Elite Whey

Dymatize Nutrition Elite Whey protein is another popular protein brand recently updated for a more modern look. While the contents remain the same, it looks like the manufacturers boosted the actual protein content. Thus, it now becomes one of the most value for money protein powders on my list with 100g of actual protein costing only $3.38. Dymatize Nutrition Elite Whey Review Protein Type and Content I consider this to be a pretty ‘standard’ whey protein in almost every aspect. Its ...

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Product Name:Dymatize Nutrition Elite Whey
Product Price:$55.00
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$3.38
Claimed Protein per serving:25g
Actual Protein per serving:25.8g
No. of Servings:63 servings
Calories per serving:130 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:3g (1g)
Fats per serving:1.5g
Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard

Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard

This one of the most popular protein powder brands on the market. As the name implies, it truly has been a ‘gold standard’ for other brands to live up to. However, it is note the most value for money on our list with 100g of actual protein coming in at $3.73. Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard Review Protein Type and Content Right off the bat, you can seethat this product is a blend between whey concentrate and isolate, which means ...

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Product Name:Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard
Product Price:$58.00
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$3.73
Claimed Protein per serving:24g
Actual Protein per serving:21g
No. of Servings:75 servings
Calories per serving:120 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:3g (1g)
Fats per serving:1g
EAS 100% Whey Protein

EAS 100% Whey Protein

The #1 winner for the Best Cheap Whey Protein category with 100g of actual protein only costing $2.45! Let’s take a closer look at this product and examine aspects other than its value for money. EAS 100% Whey Protein Review Protein Type and Content Looking at the ingredients list, we can see that this product is a pure whey concentrate. As we know, whey concentrate is the cheapest form of whey. This explains its price point. Knowing that, this would mean that ...

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Product Name:EAS 100% Whey Protein
Product Price:$40.00
Cost per 100g of Actual Protein:$2.45
Claimed Protein per serving:30g
Actual Protein per serving:30.2g
No. of Servings:54 servings
Calories per serving:170 calories
Carbs (sugar) per serving:6g (2g)
Fats per serving:2.5g