Keto Protein Powder!

If you’re looking for low carb protein powder, you’re in luck! There are plenty of various types available on the market. There are a few things you’ll need to know before making your purchasing choice for your keto protein powder like costs, sizes, added supplements and benefits.

If you’re not familiar with fitness supplements like whey protein, creatine, leucine, etc. please read our full fitness supplements guide.

Note: If you are looking for BCAA’s to be included in your protein powders, whey protein contains about 10% leucine (the most effective amino acid for muscle protein synthesis).

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Muscletech – Nitrotech

Per serving (2 scoops):Low Carb Protein Powder

Protein 60g
Fat 3g
Carbs 2g
Creatine Monohydrate 6g
L-alanine 4g
Glycine 2g

Overall: Nitrotech has great core elements including extremely high protein content, extremely low carbs and the perfect amount of creatine. The only downside is the few artificial sweeteners it uses. If you’re sensitive to those, keep that in mind.

Cost: Ranges from $13 – $18 / pound (depending on container size and flavor)


Nature’s Best – Zero Carb Isopure

Per serving (2 scoops):Isopure low carb protein powder

Protein 50g
Fat 1g
Carbs 0g
Leucine 7.8g
Vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, B12, Calcium, Iron, and more. 50% Daily Value

Overall: Isopure low carb protein powder is a great product all-around. With a good amount of protein, vitamins and minerals, your basics are pretty much covered (if you eat well throughout the day as well of course). 

If you normally take creatine, you’ll need to take it separately.

Cost: Ranges from $14 – $15.50 / pound (depending on flavor)


Optimum Nutrition – Whey Gold Standard

Per serving (1 scoop):Low carb whey protein

Protein 24g
Fat 1g
Carbs 2 – 4g (varies by flavor)

Overall: Gold standard is not the lowest carb protein powder but some of the flavors are definitely in the right range of carbs. A 2-scoop shake (so it’s comparable to the other 2 powders) will have:

  • 48g protein
  • 2g fat
  • 4 – 8g carbs

I’d highly advise getting a flavor with 2 – 3g of carbs per scoop at most. This is one of the best protein powders to take cost-wise.

Cost: Ranges from $10 – $18 / pound (5 pound containers are very cost-efficient here)


NowFoods Eggwhite Protein Powder

Per serving (1 scoop):Low carb egg white protein

Protein 16g
Fat 0g
Carbs 1g 

Overall: This is a good egg white protein powder for those who are dairy-free, lactose or dairy intolerant or on a paleo diet! Whey protein is dairy, so steer clear of it if you’re sensitive. NowFoods is a great brand with tons of products that we’ve tried in the past. This protein powder is made of 100% egg whites and is flavorless.

It also comes in chocolate and vanilla creme flavors, so check them out and make sure to check the ingredients before buying!

Cost: Unflavored is $20 / pound

Ready for Protein Shakes!

Low carb whey protein is very available at a fair price (compared to other proteins). Depending on your specific supplemental stacking needs, you have a few choices. There are other good types out there, but we’ve found these to be better for the keto diet.

We’ll add to this list if we discover other types that we like as we keep experimenting every few months.

Do you have any questions or recommendations? Comment below! We want to hear from you.


The content on this website should not be taken as medical advice and you should ALWAYS consult with your doctor before starting any diet or exercise program. We provide nutritional data for our recipes as a courtesy to our readers. We use Total Keto Diet app software to calculate the nutrition and we remove fiber and sugar alcohols, like erythritol, from the total carbohydrate count to get to the net carb count, as they do not affect your blood glucose levels. You should independently calculate nutritional information on your own and not rely on our data. The website or content herein is not intended to cure, prevent, diagnose or treat any disease. This website shall not be liable for adverse reactions or any other outcome resulting from the use of recipes or recommendations on the Website or actions you take as a result. Any action you take is strictly at your own risk.

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