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Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#1 Postby boardn10 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:18 pm

Hey all,

Money is tight right now, so I cut out protein powder and I am in the middle of a mass gaining phase. Any thoughts on a cheap protein powder? I believe Trader Joe's has a Soy Protein for $10.99 and it is a large jug. Any others? Not on-line please.

I am also looking for sugar free.

Maybe just tofu?

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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#2 Postby Synny667 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:26 pm

Tempeh had more protein than tofu
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#3 Postby boardn10 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:03 pm

Thanks, not a big fan of tempeh though. :(

Any cheap powders?
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#4 Postby xChrisZx » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:10 pm

Why not online?

Trueprotein.com is your best bet for cheap protein.

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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#5 Postby Synny667 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:39 pm

Gnc gold card gets you a discount on stuff.
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#6 Postby boardn10 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:12 pm

I didn't want to pay shipping. How much is shipping at Pure protein? Looks like they don't list the amount of servings per container.

GNC card? Still cheaper than T Joes?

I am also looking for sugar free. :)
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#7 Postby Synny667 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:17 pm

I pay about $12 with my gold card from GNC and it is sugar free only has 11g protein though.
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#8 Postby boardn10 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:24 pm

It is $11.99 for 2 lbs of soy protein at Trader Joe's.
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#9 Postby Synny667 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:38 pm

The kind i get is only a pound... Might have to drive to a trader joes and check it out never been to one before
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#10 Postby Hapexamendios » Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:02 am

xChrisZx wrote:Why not online?

Trueprotein.com is your best bet for cheap protein.

This! Even with shipping costs they're almost always going to be cheaper and their pea protein is $4.59 a pound or so..
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#11 Postby boardn10 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:53 pm

Hapexamendios wrote:
xChrisZx wrote:Why not online?

Trueprotein.com is your best bet for cheap protein.

This! Even with shipping costs they're almost always going to be cheaper and their pea protein is $4.59 a pound or so..


It is still cheaper at Tader Joes.
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#12 Postby Grape Nuts » Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:13 pm

I like mixing my own pea/rice/hemp 40/30/30 or so at http://truenutrition.com/p-1126-custom-mix.aspx
But cheapest local to me would definitely be Genisoy with 25g protein and 0 carbs. I don't use soy powder much any more but at around $10 it is a good bang for buck and the numbers are good...

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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#13 Postby boardn10 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:08 pm

Man I really miss whey protein powder. All the vegetarian protein powders are so nasty!!!!!!
A friend gave me 3 lbs of hemp protein that he didn't like. It is 18 grams a serving and tastes like a glass of mud!
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#14 Postby Synny667 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:09 pm

I had some pretty nasty protein powder at one time and mixed it in Naked green machine.... Only way I could get it down. Jarrows I can drink straight and double the scoops but try to get most of my protein from meals
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Re: Cheapest Protein source/Powder?

#15 Postby veggiesasquatch » Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:14 am

boardn10 wrote:Man I really miss whey protein powder. All the vegetarian protein powders are so nasty!!!!!!
A friend gave me 3 lbs of hemp protein that he didn't like. It is 18 grams a serving and tastes like a glass of mud!


Are you vegan or vegetarian? As most whey proteins are vegetarian, obviously if you were vegan then you wouldn't use it.

I tired a vegan diet for a month, using hemp & soy powders. I liked the natural taste of the hemp (also strawberry) but the texture was horrible. The soy powder was simply revolting...

Shame you guys don't have myprotein there. Such a great company 
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