Checked out the Dymatize “Gourmet” flavors, prolly won’t work for ketosis.

////Checked out the Dymatize “Gourmet” flavors, prolly won’t work for ketosis.

Checked out the Dymatize “Gourmet” flavors, prolly won’t work for ketosis.

I got a message asking what the difference was between the Dymatize Nutrition Elite “Gourmet Vanilla”
and Dymatize Elite Gourmet “French Vanilla” – In a nutshell: the difference is carbs.

I freaked out and got super excited when I saw that the “gourmet”line has peanut butter chocolate flavor. I almost ordered some right then and there but then I checked the nutrition label and compared it to the “elite”.ELite_Whey_Vanilla_2lbs EG-2lb-FV

The “gourmet” ones have 6 grams of net carbohydrates per “serving” compared to 2 on the “elite”, so 3x as much. If you put 110g of the gourmet into Keto Chow, it will contribute 20.72 net carbs making a grand total of 24.62g net carbs (compared to 13 with the “elite”). Now, that’s actually doable depending on your activity level and not eating anything else with carbs in it during the rest of the day but you will have a harder time staying in ketosis.

Dangit, I was looking forward to trying the chocolate peanut butter. I guess I could always grab some PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter, it has 3 net carbs per 12g serving. OK, you’ve talked me into it, I’m going to get some and try 12g in a blender bottle of Keto Chow.

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By | 2016-10-14T07:18:03+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Categories: Keto Chow, Ketogenic, Soylent|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

About the Author:

Chris Bair is a computer geek and SalesForce.com system administrator for his “day job”. He became involved in the powdered foods (aka “soylent”) movement in January 2014, originally with a conventional recipe and later switching to a high fat, low carb “ketogenic” variant on October 2014. In January 2015 he created the recipe for Keto Chow and released it without restriction for anyone to use, at the same time he began mixing the recipe up for people that wanted a finished product and has seen steady growth in the business every month since. Chris has lived in Utah for most of his life, except for a few years living in Chile where he learned Castillian. Chris and his wife have two sets of twins with a couple singltons thrown in for good measure.

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  1. […] week I posted about my disappointment with Dymatize “Gourmet” having too many carbs because it would hinder me from trying […]

  2. Sarabird September 10, 2015 at 7:46 pm - Reply

    To amp up the flavors I bought some bottles of sugar free flavors from Torani.com and just add a bit when I add the water to a batch. Works for me πŸ™‚

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