What are the differences between Wheyology and ISO-ology?
They are both pure protein products enhanced with Leucine and Protease Enzymes. ISO-ology, however, is 100% Nanofiltered Whey Isolate (90% pure protein), while the more economical Wheyology is primarily Microfiltered Whey Protein Concentrate (80% pure protein) with less Isolate. Since Isolates are largely lactose-free and extremely low in carbohydrates and fats, they are preferred by athletes and consumers who are following a carb-restricted diet, and by those who have lactose intolerance. The Supplement Facts panels are available on the next tab.
What are the similarities between ISOology and Wheyology?
They are both pure protein products without added fillers, dextrose or maltodextrin. They also contain no additional sodium, and they both contain 100mg Protease enzymes to assist in digestibility and amino acid absorption.
Why does ISO-ology contain 5g of Leucine while Wheyology contains only 4g of Leucine.
To understand why there is a difference in the Leucine, it’s necessary to recognize that the total Leucine content is the sum of two different sources of Leucine. First, there is the naturally occurring Leucine already present in whey, and second, there is the supplemental vegetable-derived Leucine added. Each source provides roughly ½ the total Leucine content, and there is more naturally-occurring Leucine in Whey Isolate than Whey Concentrate.
If you’ve ever had unflavored BCAAs or straight Leucine before, you know that they are both pretty evil tasting. While creating Wheyology & ISO-ology, we added as much Leucine as possible until our testers began to detect the Leucine aftertaste. We then enhanced our flavoring systems until that aftertaste was completely masked. Finally, we repeated this process 3 more times adding more Leucine and then adjusting the flavoring system. We found that at 4g and 5g, respectively, Wheyology and ISO-ology became fully saturated with as much Leucine as possible without affecting the taste.
Why do Wheyology and ISO-ology only contain additional Leucine and not a full-spectrum BCAA complex?
Whey has sufficient naturally-occurring levels of Isoleucine and Valine for optimal muscle synthesis. What whey does not have, however, is sufficient levels of Leucine for optimal PWO muscle synthesis.