Dynamic Protein Blend (Egg, Whey & Casein) Unique Enzyme Blend for Superior Digestiblity* Potent Vitamin & Mineral Complex Added Glutamine & Taurine Power Size Vanilla Flavor All Natural - No Aspartame, No Sucralose, No Acesulfame-K A Dietary Supplement NOW Pro-Gainer is a dynamic blend of egg, whey and casein proteins designed to increase weight and muscle mass. Research shows that multiple sources of protein provide the best results, especially when taken throughout the day to keep amino acid levels peaked. If you're not getting enough protein, your body can start to catabolize other tissues for the amino acids necessary to repair muscle tissue - not good. We've included a unique enzyme blend for superior digestibility, ensuring maximum absorption and utilization of the nutrients in this formula, particularly calories, carbohydrates and proteins. Pro-Gainer also provides a potent vitamin and mineral complex to support good nutrition helping to replenish nutrients that are lost during intense training, and added Glutamine and Taurine for extra antioxidant protection and the proven results these amino acids provide. Add it all up, and you've got the most effective mass and muscle building product available!* Available in delicious Chocolate flavor. Product FAQ's
Suggested Usage: Add 3 rounded scoops (180 g) to blender and mix with 16 fl. oz. of low fat milk or your favorite beverage. Blend on high speed for 30-45 seconds until completely mixed. For a frothy consistency, add 3-6 ice cubes to blender. Take 1 to 2 times daily after meals or before and/or after workouts. Also consider adding NOW Flax Seed Oil for enhanced nutritional benefit. Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Fructose, Sweet Whey Powder, Whey Protein Concentrate, MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides), Egg White Powder, Sodium Caseinate, Natural Flavors, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Whey Protein Isolate, Xanthan Gum, Vitamin and Mineral Blend [Ascorbic Acid, Biotin, d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate, Zinc AAC**, Vitamin A Palmitate, Niacinamide, Molybdenum AAC**, Kelp, Calcium Pantothenate, L-Selenomethionine, Copper AAC**, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine HCl, Thiamine HCl, Riboflavin, Cyancocobalamin and Chromemate Chromium Polynicotinate], L-Glutamine, Taurine and Enzyme Blend [Bromelain, Papain, Pepsin, Lipase (fungal source) and Lactase]. Contains milk, soy and egg derivatives.
Contains no: salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, shellfish, preservatives, or artificial colors/flavors. Notice: Use this product as a food supplenment only. Not intended as a meal replacement.
Disclaimers: *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. AAC** = Amino Acid Chelate Chromemate is a registered trademark of InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. This product is sold by weight not voluem. Store in a cool, dry place. Please Recycle.
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Pro-Gainer Vanilla - 8 lbs.