Nutribiotic - ProZone Nutritionally Balanced Drink Mix with Whey Protein Chocolate - 24.3 oz. (687.5 g)
NutriBiotic Pro Zone Nutritionally Balanced Drink Mix contains Whey Protein. More than a protein supplement or "meal replacement" product, ProZone is formulated to contain the performance enhancing and healthy living balance of essential macronutrients; protein, fat, and carbohydrates. No amount of micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, or exotic botanicals) will sufficiently enhance performance or promote a sense of well-being if the fundamental building blocks of life are out of balance. ProZone assures your body receives balanced ratios of high quality foundation nutrients in convenient, easy-to-mix, and delicious Vanilla Bean, Chocolate, and Vegan Vanilla Bean flavors.
30% Calories - High Quality Protein
- Whey protein source for optimal ratio of essential amino acids, key components for the formation of lean body mass
- These key building blocks are the source of your body's essential enzymes to power peak metabolic efficiency
30% Calories - High Energy Fat
- Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs)
- are lower in calories than ordinary fats
- convert to energy twice as fast
- will not oxidize like polyunsaturates
- help stabilize blood sugar
- do not raise cholesterol
- do not store as fat; promotes thermogenesis
- improve utilization of fat soluble vitamins and minerals
40% Calories - Long-Burning Carbs
- Pure crystalline fructose (fruit sugar) enters the bloodstream more slowly than most foods
- Slow-burning quality powers you over the long haul
- No rapid rise in blood sugar resulting in higher insulin levels in your body - low glycemic index value
- Less tendency to promote fat storage
- Reduces the formation of illness-causing eicosanoids as described in biomedical literature
100% Balanced Nutrition
If you are on a weight-loss program, you may use ProZone Nutritionally Balanced Drink Mixes to replace two meals and one snack each day. ProZone can help create and sustain optimum metabolic function, which helps your body produce the right ratio of insulin to glucagon, so you'll burn excess calories, release stored body fat, build lean muscle, and lose excess pounds. But, no drink can do it all, so make sure to have one regular, well-balanced meal daily and take a multi-mineral, multi-vitamin supplement.
ProZone Nutritionally Balanced Drink Mix Frequently Asked Questions
What is whey protein and why was it chosen as an ingredient?
Whey protein is the water part of milk after separation of the principle protein of cow's milk known as casein. It was chosen as an ingredient because it is a well balanced protein compared to many other sources such as cereal and legume proteins.
How does whey protein compare to other protein sources such as soybeans?
Cereal grains tend to be deficient in one or more of the essential amino acids and are not as well balanced as milk proteins. Soy proteins, and other plant proteins, tend to be less available than animal proteins since much of their protein is tied up in indigestible complexes. However, digestibility of plant proteins can be increased by processes such as heat treatment, they are still not as available as animal proteins.
What if I am lactose intolerant; will this milk protein affect me?
Lactose is a milk sugar and is removed during the separating out of the whey protein. Lactose intolerant people should not experience any symptoms, however some people may experience problems with milk proteins since the proteins in cows' milk have some structural differences when compared to humans' milk. NutriBiotic's current formulation could contain as much as 2% lactose (also dry weight basis), which is extremely low. They have available Vegetarian Vanilla ProZone Drink Mix made with Rice Protein for those who do not wish to take whey.
Isn't whey full of cholesterol?
No, cholesterol is associated with the fat fraction of milk and should not be present in the whey protein concentrate.
Why is there so much fat?
Fat is one of the three macronutrients, along with protein and carbohydrates, necessary for health and energy. The Zone Diet recommends 30% of your daily caloric intake to come from "healthy" fat, including fish oils, unsaturated oils (especially olive oil), and other vegetable oils. ProZone Nutritionally Balanced Drink Mixes use only Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) and Borage Oil. MCTs are often called the "fatless fat" because they can be used as an instant energy source by the body. Other fats, because of their molecular structure, are not easily accessed by the body and are more likely to be stored as body fat. MCTs also do not raise blood cholesterol and don't oxidize like polyunsaturated fats.
In 1980, after nearly ten years in the nutritional supplement industry, NutriBiotic was founded based on the principle that everyone deserves good health. Inspired by the research and recommendations of the world's only two-time Nobel Laureate, Linus Pauling, Ph.D., NutriBiotic began work on development of a variety of forms and dosages of Vitamin C and other nutrients. NutriBiotic felt that the public should have the best possible variety of the best possible nutrients at the best possible price, and their initial successes with their family of products showed that you thought so too.
Soon after NutriBiotic began filling the need for quality nutritional supplements, they found another need - the need for high quality, nutrient dense protein in a hypoallergenic form for the chemical and food sensitive individual. NutriBiotic Rice Protein powder meets that need without soy, milk, egg, wheat or yeast.
In 1987 NutriBiotic pioneered the process and use of grapefruit seed extract. You will find the fruits of their labors in their range of products containing Citricidal, including their skin cleansers, shower gel and bubble bath, dental gel, deodorant stick, foot powder, multi-purpose liquid concentrate, CapsulesPlus, and more.
At NutriBiotic, they stand committed to providing the very best for you and your family and are pleased to be able to offer you an ever-expanding range of quality nutritional supplements and personal care formulas developed with the intent of protecting and enhancing your health.