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Price change on products containing whey and creatine monohydrate
Dis-Chem would like to inform customers about a price change across all products that contain whey protein and creatine monohydrate   Due to various global factors, the price changes will come into effect in December 2021. Why is this happening? Multiple global and local factors have converged that have... Read more
Protein absorption rates explained
Not all proteins are created equal. For instance, animal proteins have a complete amino acid profile, while many plant-based sources do not. So optimise your results by choosing a protein that suits your goals A fast release protein like whey is ideal for use when you need an immediate... Read more
EVOX whey now in Banana Milk Bottles flavour
It’s the newest taste sensation to land on Dis-Chem store shelves. EVOX’s 100% Whey Protein Advanced is now available in a new Banana Milk Bottles flavour (coming soon to the Dis-Chem online store). Not only does it taste like your favourite childhood treat, but each serving contains a fast-uptake... Read more
A delightful surprise in Biogen Lean Whey tubs
Delight your taste buds with the latest whey flavour innovation from Biogen. Look for the limited edition Biogen Lean Whey in Choc Turkish Delight flavour at your nearest Dis-Chem store! Biogen Lean Whey is an ideal supplement for weight-conscious individuals looking for an easy-to-prepare, compact meal replacement or snack.... Read more
Gut check: Don’t let digestive distress put you off protein supplements
While whey protein is highly effective and beneficial, it can cause bloating and gas among those with digestive sensitivities. The more common cause of these uncomfortable and potentially embarrassing issues is lactose intolerance. READ MORE | Do you have a food intolerance? It’s probably the dairy! Whey is a... Read more
The link between exercise and immunity
Athletes beware! Strenuous exercise can raise your risk of infection. Post-exercise immunosuppression (PEIS) is a physiological response to large training loads or strenuous exercise, which generally happens due to a rise in stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. Load and intensity Research affirms that intense exercise causes immunosuppression.... Read more
Recover faster with new USN EPIK ISOZERO WHEY
Absorption is the name of the game when it comes to post-workout protein shakes. The quicker your body gets amino acids to damaged muscle, the sooner the rebuilding process can start. That’s why USN has created EPIK ISOZERO WHEY. An EPIK combination Every scoop delivers 20g of highly bioavailable... Read more
Does your meal measure up? We compare plant vs animal protein servings
A common concern for people who are transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle relates to protein. The major challenge is consuming a broad spectrum of amino acids to meet your body’s protein requirements. Few plant-based protein sources offer a complete amino acid profile (that means they don’t contain all nine... Read more
Mad makeovers for Evox supplements
New packaging innovations await Dis-Chem shoppers following recent updates to the Evox supplement range. More of your fave flavour You can now get more of the flavour you love in every tub after Evox increased the size of its unique Manhattan Creme Soda Advanced Whey flavour in a bigger... Read more
[RECIPE] Keto-approved nut smoothie
Blending up a quick smoothie is an easy way to simplify your low-carb lifestyle. But it’s important to know which ingredients will keep your macros in check and which could unwittingly boost your carb intake. Two common culprits are peanut butter and whey. READ MORE: Living Fit’s smoothie-making masterclass... Read more