iStockphoto / Pattilabelle
Finding your ideal protein powder is like buying a car, there are many different models out there to try, but after a few test drives you come to find the one that fits your lifestyle perfectly.
What this roundup aims to do is avoid the trial and error part of finding your best protein powder. In the roundup below, you’ll find a diverse selection of protein powders that range from whey to plant-based, from meal replacements to post-workouts, and from powders loaded with other nutrients versus ones containing just protein.
How to Find the Best Protein Powders
Supplements do not fall under the jurisdiction of the FDA. Meaning these companies can say, for example, their protein has 20 grams of whey concentrate in it, but it really has 20 grams Uncle Rico’s special sauce. Because of this, you want to choose well-established companies with a positive reputation in the industry.
All of the best protein powders below will come from trusted companies with highly-rated products. It’s time to dive in below and find your new protein powder!
Evolve Plant-Based Vegan Protein Powder Chocolate
Evolve sources their protein from peas to deliver 20 grams of plant-based protein per serving. They also add 3 grams of fiber per serving to aid in healthy digestion. Another great note to add, they’re certified by the Non-GMO Project.
Optimum Gold Standard 100% Whey
ON is pretty much the actual “Gold Standard” of whey protein products. Their flavors are awesome and you’ll get a high-quality supplement in helping you build muscle every time.
Jocko Mölk 100% Grass-Fed Whey Pumpkin Flavor
Author, podcaster, and retired Navy Seal Jocko Willink went and created Jocko Mölk, a 100% grass-fed whey protein isolate that contains probiotics and digestive enzymes. Its zero-sugar pumpkin flavoring is sweetened with natural monk fruit, creating a flavorful, keto-friendly protein powder.
Muscle Pharm Combat Powder
Muscle Pharm is highly regarded by professional bodybuilders and pro athletes. This banana cream flavor adds a change-up to the typical vanilla or chocolate. Oh, and you’re going to be getting a solid 25 grams of protein per serving.
Sunwarrior Warrior Blend – Organic Vegan Plant Protein
A plant protein that’s vegan-friendly and keto-friendly, Sunwarrior delivers an impressive 27 grams of protein, as well as 6 grams of BCAAs to aid in recovery. Sunwarrior uses natural ingredients likes pea protein, goji berries, legumes, hemp, ground coconut, and more. This is a great plant-protein option to make shakes with.
Myprotein Whey Protein
With 25 grams of protein, 5 grams of glutamine, and less than 2 carbs per serving, we’re like Myprotein as a meal replacement and as a post-workout option.
Check this out, we scored a discount code exclusively for BroBible readers! Take 45% OFF with free shipping using the code “BIBLE45”
Orgain Organic Plant-Based Protein Powder, Vanilla Bean – Vegan
Orgain is one of the best bang-for-your-buck options when it comes to shopping for plant protein. It isn’t too expensive, and you get a clean 21 grams of protein and 6 grams of probiotics in every serving. Our favorite flavor is vanilla.
Redcon1 MRE Lite Peanut Butter Cookie
Redcon1’s MRE Lite is a good meal replacement protein powder. Instead of using whey protein (lactose free), they opt for animal sourced protein from beef, salmon, chicken, and eggs. You’ll get about 24 grams of protein in each serving and 4 carbs. Go with this tasty peanut butter flavor.
BSN SYNTHA-6 Whey Protein Powder Chocolate Milkshake
BSN is another quality company that’s been around for years. You get 22 grams of whey protein concentrate per serving. And while there are about 2-3 grams of sugar per serving, it makes a flavor like chocolate milkshake taste amazing. This is a good pick for those who have trouble with the taste of protein powders.
Garden of Life Raw Gluten-Free, Organic, Plant-Based Vanilla Chai
If we were to deam a protein the “most organic” in this roundup, Garden of Life would be the one. It’s USDA Organic certified and delivers it’s 22 grams of protein through peas and organic sprouts. Not to mention you get 4 grams of BCAAs, as well as a dose of probiotics and enzymes.
Isopure Low Carb Whey Protein Toasted Coconut
Isopure has some of the best-tasting protein flavors out there (our favorite is the Toasted Coconut). 25 grams of protein, keto-friendly, and loaded with vitamin C and zinc for immune support, this is a whey protein powder you can count on time and time again.
John is the Style & Gear Editor for BroBible. You can contact him on Twitter @johnthompsoniv or via email John@brobible.com
The BroBible team writes about gear that we think you want. Occasionally, we write about items that are a part of one of our affiliate partnerships and we will get a percentage of the revenue from sales.