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Overview of Dymatize ISO-100
Dymatize really made waves this year with their release of their ISO-100 Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles flavor collaboartion. Since it was the first protein to feature a popular breakfast ceral, the demand was high, as were the expectations. ISO-100 is a lean source of protein, and is a whey protein isolate.
It digests fast and is easy on the stomach, making it great for people who may be sensitive to dairy. The macros are very friendly, making it suitable for both cutting and bulking. The flavors of Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles are as close as it gets to the real thing, and the mixability is top notch as well. While the price is above $1 per serving, it is still priced competetively and well worth trying out at least once if you are a fan of the cereal.
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Testing Results and Ratings
We reviewed Dymatize ISO-100 on five categories. We first start by looking at its ingredient profile. This portion of the review looks at quality of protein used, amount and other ingredients involved in the making of this protein powder.
We then look at effectiveness. A high quality protein will be effective. This is generally an extension of the profile section. The higher quality ingredients used at proper dosages, the more effective that product will be.
Then we move into the taste of the different flavors we’ve tried. We grade each flavor separately and average the scores for their overall taste rating. We were able to test out Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles.
Mixability refers to how well the powder mixes in 6-8oz of water. We use the shaker bottle test. We use the Official Shaker Cup of Fitness Informant, the Ice Shaker.
Finally, we talk about value. Value is the combination of profile, effectiveness, taste and mixability in relation to cost. Another part of value are the competitors and other versions of proteins available on the market.
ISO-100 is a very lean protein, meant for those who count every gram of carbohydrate and fat. It is a 100% Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolate, meaning it has been processed a bit more than your typical whey protein concentrate, and will digest fast, be easy on the stomach, and will be very lean.
The macros are great for any goal, and are as follows. (Note that the Cocoa Pebbles has 2 grams of carbohydrates).
This is a IIFYMers dream, as they get the cereal flavor (which we will get to), and plenty of extra carbs and fats to work with.
We have to start this off by saying that it is hard to rate the effectiveness of a protein powder. It is simply a convenient way to get in extra protein.
With that said, there are some ways to go about rating the effectiveness. There were no stomach issues, bloating, etc. to speak about. This comes as no surprise due to the protein being hydrolyzed. The more processed whey protein is, the less likely you are to experience stomach issues.
With how low the macros are, ISO-100 is easy to fit in your diet and because it is so similar to the actual cereal, almost feels like you just got a real serving of Fruity or Cocoa Pebbles. Certainly a great way to keep you sane if you are cutting.
This is probably what everyone cares about with this particular protein. Licensed flavors are going to be a growing category in our space, and Dymatize certainly got a big one with this one.
The Fruity Pebbles is as close to the real thing as you can get, and with so many knock offs, this is easily as close as they can get.
As for the Cocoa Pebbles, it can be described as a “deep” chocolate. It tastes as if you put a bunch of cocoa pebbles in a small amount of milk and drank it. It’s one of the better chocolates on the market, and if you like a rich chocolate, this is the perfect one for you.
One thing we wish they did was add some inclusions. This was a big missed opportunity, as it would have most likely been more enjoyable with some of those delicious pebbles added in. We do understand however, with ISO-100 traditionally being a low carb protein. Perhaps they can expand it to other products like their 100% Whey and have some room for inclusions.
ISO-100 mixes great, which is no surprise as isolate proteins typically mix better as it is. There is a bit of foam, but that goes away in no time. No clumping to speak of.
Check out the video above for a full mixability test.
You can get 22 servings for $30 of ISO-100, which is slightly higher than your typical protein powder. However, it is certainly a high quality protein powder and isolate proteins are typically more expensive when compared to isolate proteins. It is priced competitively, and it is something worth trying at least once.
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