Some protein powders with favorable reviews include MuscleTech Phase8, Jym Pro Jym, BSN Syntha-6, Cellucor Cor-Performance Whey, Dymatize ISO-100, Universal Nutrition Animal Whey, BPI Sports Best Protein and Musclepharm Combat Powder. Each of these protein powders has received an aggregate approval rating of at least 9 out of 10, according to Bodybuilding.com. Dymatize ISO-100 has also received favorable reviews from Muscle & Fitness magazine, which highlighted its high protein content and total lack of carbohydrates.
Another protein powder that has been favorably reviewed is Ultimate Nutrition ISO-Sensation, with a 93 percent cross-flow microfiltered protein isolate content and minimal carbohydrates. Other good protein powders include AST VP2 Whey Isolate, Nature's Best Isopure Zero Carb, MuscleTech Pro Series Nitro-Isolate 65 and Optimum Platinum HydroWhey, states Muscle & Fitness magazine. Although the latter of these has a protein content of a little less than 80 percent, its carbohydrate content is low and the powder also contains micronized BCAAs and enzymes to aid digestion and absorption of the protein.
Some other well-reviewed protein powders include Source Organic Grass-Fed Whey Protein Concentrate, Naked Casein, GEO Organic Plain Egg White Protein Powder, Swanson Organic Soy Powder, Swanson Organic Pea Protein Powder and Manitoba Harvest HempPro 50, as recommended by Prevention magazine.