There are number of protein supplements in the market for women. Most of them are for those ladies specially who lead active lifestyle and also hit the gym. These protein supplements provide much needed boost to the muscles and also help the women to restore their muscles after working in gym.
Here is review of some of the best proteins for women.
Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass
Cost –3587 INR
Users’ ratings –3.5/5
Size – 6lbs, 12lbs
Flavor – vanilla, banana, chocolate
This is the most effective protein to increase the muscle mass. Just 50 grams of protein in a single portion is enough to achieve the desired result. It contains 1250 calories per serving mixed with water and 1640 calories when blended into low milk. It does not contain any sugar.
It also includes 25 vitamin, creatine, glutamine and MCTs
- Highly effective,
- Easy to prepare,
- Three tastes
- Might make you sleepy,
- It can cause fat gain if you don’t exercise enough.
Verdict – use this with exercise to gain the full benefit of protein.
Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard – 2 lbs (Double Rich Chocolate)
Cost -3499 INR
Users’ ratings –3.9/5
Size –1 lbs, 2lbs, 5 lbs, 10 lbs
Flavor – multi flavors more than 20 flavors
- This product uses 100 % whey protein isolates as its primary source of protein. This is combined with the ultra filtered whey protein concentrate.
- Each serving contains 24 grams of whey protein and 5.5 grams of naturally occurring branched chain amino acid
- One gram of sugar
- Manufacture by a trustworthy company
- Low amount of artificial sweetener
- 100 % whey protein, which is one of the purest form of protein
- Variety of flavors
- Taste is bitter
- Bit expensive
Verdict – the primary source of this protein is one of the purest forms of protein in the market.
Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein Protein – 2 lbs (Raspberry Smoothie)
Cost –3280 INR
Users’ ratings –4.2/5
Sizes –2 lbs, 4lbs
Flavor —more than 6 flavor
Casein proteins are PH sensitive and gel in the acidic environment of the stomach. That is the reason why it takes long to digest this type of protein. It is this quality of slow digestion that makes it one of the best in anti-catabolic or muscle protecting protein.
- 24 grams of slow-digesting micellar casein per serving with 60% of the daily value for Calcium.
- 5 grams of naturally occurring BCAAs
- 5 grams of naturally occurring Glutamine & Glutamic Acid in every scoop.
Casein protein powder creates a thicker more richly flavored shake compare to whey protein. When mixed into cold water or milk, micellar casein resembles an ice cream milkshake in texture
- It is best for those who often complain of muscle pain
- It has muscle protecting and anti catabolic properties
- Rich thick shakes can be made with this protein
- Not for those who like less sweet in taste
Verdict – if you often complain of muscle pain then this is must for you. It is also for those who are not much into workouts.
Ultimate Nutrition Prostar 100% Whey Protein – 5.28 lbs (Cocoa Mocha)
Cost –5500 INR
Users’ ratings –4.5/5
Size – 5.28 lbs
Flavor – cocoa mocha
- Prostar whey protein is isolated by a complex low temperature processing system
- It includes all the essential and non-essential amino acids to build the muscle
- The product is designed to meet the needs of athletes
- It is a customized blend of all the nutrients, including immune enhancing factors
- Nutritional protein shakes for active life
- It supports muscle buildup, maintaining and toning
- It is also good for those who get breakdown muscles due to old age
- Bitter taste
Verdict – good for active ladies and those who get frequent breakdown in muscles due to exercises
Ultimate Nutrition ISO Sensation 93 – 2 lbs (Chocolate)
Cost –3182 INR
Users’ ratings – 4.1/5
Flavor – chocolate
- It is derived from sweet whey, membrane-filtered and spray-dried by indirect heat to ensure the highest product quality
- This product is further enhanced with colostrum, and an enhanced delivery system through an added glutamine complex, SI complex, and D complex
- Great helps in reducing fat and gain lean muscles
- Not expensive
- Blends well
- 93 % protein per serving
- Taste is very sweet like syrup
Verdict – best for those who like to have lean muscles and keep fat away
Muscle Blaze PRO7 Protein Blend, 2 kg Rich Milk Chocolate
Users’ ratings –4.2/5
Size –2 kg
Flavor – rich chocolate
- Pro 7 is blend of 7 premium proteins besides 7 essential vitamin and minerals to enhance the energy level. it contains 24 gram protein per serving .
- It slowly releases protein in the body
- Boosts immune functions of the body
- It repairs muscles and fights fatigue
- Its sustained release formula keeps body lean
- It comes with fast release, medium and slow release formula
- Fast releasing formula has whey protein concentrate and soy protein isolate, for muscles. These help to gain muscles and lose extra mass to attain a healthy body weight and a muscular body. , the medium-release protein – milk protein, and slow-release protein – calcium caseinate, work. They help in meeting the nutritional needs of the body post workout.
- Sustained-release protein – micellar casein, is delivered to muscles, which is effective when body is without food for long hours. It aids in maintaining hard-earned muscles and get a lean physique that you always wanted.
- BCAAs are contained in this supplement that further reduce muscle loss and increase workout intensity, helping you perform better at the gym.
- Three fast, medium and slow releasing formulas give perfect support to active body
- Helps body to fight fatigue and
- Builds immune system
- Builds lean muscles
- Combination of protein and essential vitamins
- Average product
- Taste is horrible
- Not so effective in building lean muscles
Verdict – if you are frequently facing fatigue and general immune deficiency then you must buy this product, which is packed with not only protein but also vitamin.
BSN SYNTHA-6 Protein Powder – Chocolate Milkshake, 10 lb (97 Servings)
Cost –12, 345 INR
Users’ ratings –3/5
Size – 10 lbs
Flavor – milkshake chocolate
SYNTHA-6 is an ultra-premium lean muscle protein powder, and the best-tasting protein supplement on the market. Its formula features multiple quality proteins, each giving unique benefits.
- It is considered best for the lean muscles
- It can also be taken as food supplement
- Blend with milk shake and it replaces breakfast
- It contains only less protein than other brands
- The product is actually a food supplement rather than a protein supplement
- Only 22 gram protein
- Very expensive
- Bit heavy on calorie side
Verdict – expensive protein though it can be used a food supplement but the quantity of protein in pack is less than other packs. Syntha 6 is for those who want to gain weight.
Nature’s Best Isopure Low Carb – 3 lbs (Dutch Chocolate)
Cost –5200 INR
Flavors – vanilla cream, Dutch chocolate
nature’s best perfect low carb isopure contains 50 gram of 100 % ion exchange whey protein isolate. All the impurities found in other proteins have been removed to give you the great taste, lactose free, fat free, glutamine enriched, stat of the art carbohydrate free protein supplement.
- Safe for use with other supplements
- Very fast recovery of muscles
- Great results when combined with exercise and proper diet
- Delicious flavor
- Expensive compare to other brands
- Other two flavors
Verdict – buy nature best low carb if you have to reduce weight and want lean muscles