Top Ten Best Protein Powders 2018

Protein powders give us an excellent source of protein in a powdered form. When we eat certain foods, we need to eat a large volume to get the same amount of protein that can be found in just one scoop of protein powder.

Those who work out and exercise intensely break down more muscle tissue and so their bodies need more protein to help repair and maintain their lean muscle tissue. For those who need a higher protein diet, it is essential to get the best protein powder to keep on track week in and week out, making it easier to hit nutritional goals that help drive other performance and aesthetic goals.

To help you meet your nutrition goals, we’ve rounded up the best protein powders in the UK for 2021.

The Best Whey Protein

Whey protein concentrate has long been a favourite amongst fitness enthusiasts and those who want a quality protein to assist them in reaching their nutritional related goals. This year, the XL Nutrition XTRA Whey Protein has quickly become our best selling whey protein.

Great taste, highly bioavailable, and very palatable: this is why whey protein concentrate (WPC) is often a base for many protein powders. The XL Nutrition Xtra Whey Protein uses WPC solely as its whey protein source. This means it not only tastes great, but it is easily mixable and ideal for those looking to get some high-quality protein in their diet.

These qualities, along with the fact that this an extremely cost-effective option, makes it understandable why this is on the Discount Supplements top sellers list!

The Best Protein Shakes

Premade protein drinks are a fantastic option for those on the move. Easy to pop in your gym bag, you don’t have to carry around hefty protein containers to get your fix.

Grenade has developed a smooth, creamy, and delicious shake that is available in a convenient ready to drink form. The Grenade Carb Killa Protein RTDs are available in packs of eight, perfect for those last-minute breakfasts as you head out the door.

The brand prides itself on using the highest quality ingredients to provide you with a convenient source of protein. Offered in a wide variety of tasty flavours, from fudge brownie to strawberries and cream, the shake offers 25g of protein in each serving.

The Best Tasting Protein Powder

Everyone has different tastes when it comes to protein powder, but there is no denying that having a low-calorie chocolatey treat makes any diet better!

The Snickers Protein Powder is a great tasting protein powder. It is the perfect guilt-free indulgence, tasting just like the real bar for only 141 calories. As a bonus, each shake is packed with over 20g of protein, helping you to build muscle whilst enjoying your diet. The brand behind this chocolate delight also offers protein powders for their other popular chocolate bars such as Mars or Twix


The Efectiv Nutrition Whey Protein is also in the running to be the best tasting protein powder. If chocolate isn’t really your thing, this protein powder is available in 10 exciting flavours including lemon cheesecake and strawberry crème. Efectiv Nutrition Whey is also low in carbs, meaning that it is totally macro and keto diet friendly.


The Best Shakes To Lose Weight
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 A diet protein powder is the best way to lose weight and tone muscle, giving you your desired figure.

The Optimum Health Ultimate Diet+ Protein powder is a staple in any weight loss diet. This protein powder comes in a variety of exciting flavours, from chocolate brownie to vanilla cheesecake, curbing hunger whilst still providing a satisfyingly luxurious taste.

It’s a premium protein powder that has the added benefits of many ingredients associated with weight loss. L-Carnitine and CLA are both included in the blend, helping to improve body composition by creating energy and stimulating fat burning.

The Best Vegan Protein Powder

The Sci-MX Pro V-Gain is our best selling vegan protein powder here at Discount Supplements. 

Packed with 34g of protein, this delicious shake contains non-animal proteins sourced from Peas, Soya, and Rice. High in arginine and BCAAs, this vegan blend offers a superior amino acid profile to act as the building blocks of protein.

This vegan protein powder also contains a comprehensive vitamin and mineral profile to provide further nutritional support to your vegan diet. For example, Vitamins B6 and B12 have been added for their role in reducing tiredness and fatigue. Zinc and Magnesium have also been included for their role in protein synthesis.

Final Thoughts

Whether you want to use protein powders to bulk up, lose weight, or supplement a vegan diet, finding the right protein powder to meet your needs and goals is important. Diligently research ingredients and reviews to find the best protein powder for you.

Here at Discount Supplements, we offer an extensive collection of protein supplements. From casein and milk protein to collagen protein, we are bound to have the perfect blend to suit your diet. If you need help selecting the right supplement for your regime, please do not hesitate to contact us – we love to chat about all things protein!