ARO-Vitacost Black Series Whey Protein Complex PLUS Natural Chocolate Description
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ARO Whey Protein Complex Plus – Makes 50 Natural Chocolate shakes!
20 grams of pure protein
Natural chocolate flavor – great taste!
With more than 4.5 grams of BCAAs, plus MCTs, fiber, vitamins & minerals
Promotes optimal workout performance*
Helps maintain lean muscle mass*
Helps promote muscle recovery from sports activities*
What is ARO Whey Protein Complex Plus?
A powerful blend delivering 20 grams of protein, more than 4.5 grams of BCAAs plus MCTs, ARO Whey Protein Complex is the perfect addition to your nutritional arsenal for serious performance and recovery support.* Formulated by athletes for athletes, this smooth-mixing powder goes far beyond crave-level drinkability to deliver the core nutrients active bodies need to power through tough workouts, maintain sexy-lean muscle mass … and bounce back strong when it’s over.*
Whey protein is well-known as a high-quality, amino acid-packed source of nutrition from cow’s milk, without the aggravating lactose, plus less fat and cholesterol. ARO Whey Protein Complex is an easy, enjoyable way to drink down 20 grams of quality protein—while also flooding your body with MCTs, 5 grams of fiber and 25% of the DV for 18 essential vitamins and minerals.
Why choose ARO Whey Protein Complex?
Amazing taste – smooth & creamy
Natural flavors - no colors or dyes
Enhanced with MCT oil + essential vitamins and minerals
50 servings per container—incredible value!
Free of undeclared ingredients
Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
As a dietary supplement, mix 1 scoop with 8 oz. of water. Adjust liquid to desired thickness and taste. Use daily as desired or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Peanuts, tree nuts, crustacean shellfish, fish, gluten, titanium dioxide.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Scoop (Approx 45 g)
Servings per Container: 50
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
| Calories from Fat||60|
|Total Fat||7 g||11%†|
| Saturated Fat||2.5 g||13%†|
|Total Carbohydrate||12 g||4%†|
| Dietary Fiber||5 g||20%†|
| Sugars||3 g||*|
|Vitamin A (as retinyl palmitate)||1250 IU||25%|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)||15 mg||25%|
|Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol, D3)||100 IU||25%|
|Vitamin E (as dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate)||7.5 IU||25%|
|Thiamin (vitamin B1 as thiamin mononitrate)||0.37 mg||25%|
|Riboflavin (as vitamin B2)||0.42 mg||25%|
|Niacin (as niacinamide)||5 mg||25%|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl)||0.5 mg||25%|
|Folic Acid||100 mcg||25%|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||1.5 mcg||25%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as calcium d-pantothenate)||2.5 mg||25%|
|Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate, calcium caseinate and naturally occurring)||250 mg||25%|
|Iron (as electrolytic iron and naturally occurring)||4.5 mg||25%|
|Phosphorus (as dicalcium phosphate, dipotassium phosphate, disodium phosphate)||200 mg||20%|
|Iodine (as potassium iodide)||37 mcg||25%|
|Magnesium (as magnesium oxide and naturally occurring)||100 mg||25%|
|Zinc (as zinc oxide)||3.75 mg||25%|
|Copper (as copper gluconate)||0.5 mg||25%|
|Chloride (as sodium chloride)||204 mg||6%|
|Sodium (as sodium caseinate, disodium phosphate, sodium chloride)||240 mg||10%|
|Potassium (as dipotassium phosphate)||350 mg||10%|
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Other Ingredients: Protein blend (whey protein concentrate, whey protein isolate, milk protein isolate, micellar casein, egg albumin), sunflower creamer (sunflower oil, maltodextrin, monoglycerides, diglycerides, soy lecithin and sodium silicoaluminate), Dutch process cocoa, polydextrose, natural flavors, MCT powder (medium chain triglycerides oil, non-fat dry milk, silicon dioxide), cellulose gum, sucralose, acesulfame potassium, bromelain and papain.
Contains: Milk, Eggs and Soy.
Typical Amino Acid Profile per Serving†
Alanine / 1,050 mg
Arginine / 506 mg
Asparagine / 0 mg
Aspartic Acid / 2,273 mg
Cystine / 571 mg
Glutamic Acid / 2,569 mg
Glutamine / 0 mg
Glycine / 369 mg
Histidine / 354 mg
Isoleucine* / 1,311 mg
Leucine* / 2,201 mg
Lysine / 1,862 mg
Methionine / 438 mg
Phenylalanine / 661 mg
Proline / 1,282 mg
Serine / 1,066 mg
Threonine / 1,331 mg
Tryptophan / 407 mg
Tyrosine / 685 mg
Valine* / 1,213 mg
Total Amino Acid / 20,149 mg
†Amino acids are naturally occurring; amounts vary.
Pregnant or lactating women, diabetics, hypoglycemics and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Keep out of reach of children.
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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Protein Brownies
You’ve got goals to lean out and become fitter than ever. But if you want those lofty aspirations to last past January, you’re going to need a clean diet that can stand the test of time. To be sustainable, it’ll need to be realistic. That may mean not giving up sweets. Seriously. These 100-calories brownies will keep you in (pepper)mint condition all year long, so you really don’t have to sacrifice the (no-added-sugar) sugary stuff.
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Protein Brownies
Makes 16 brownies Macros per brownie: 107 calories | 8.1 g protein | 15 g carbs | 3.2 g fat | 1.6 g sugar | 2 g fiber
½ cup sweet potato puree(or pumpkin puree)
1 Tbsp. peppermint extract
½ cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk
2 scoops ARO Chocolate Whey Protein Complex Powder
1 cup oat flour
½ cup almond flour
½ cup Vitacost Xylitol
¼ cup Vitacost Organic Cocoa Powder
1 Tbsp. baking powder
2 Tbsp. peppermint chips or crushed peppermint Vitacost Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini-Chips(optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line an 8” x 8” baking pan with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, whisk together first four ingredients until completely smooth.
- Add remaining ingredients, except crushed peppermint, and stir until batter is well combined and smooth.
- Fold in chocolate chips, if using.
- Spoon brownie batter into prepared baking pan and smooth down, making sure batter covers the bottom of the pan entirely. Sprinkle crushed peppermint on top.
- Bake 24-28 minutes, or until a toothpick in the center comes out clean. Let cool about 45 minutes before slicing into 16 even squares. Serve warm, so they’re nice and gooey!