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CNT Labs is the brain child of one of the largest capacity pharmaceutical manufacturers on the African continent; The esteemed California Pharmaceuticals (Calpharm (Pty) Ltd). Established in 1992, Calpharm has over the years successfully assisted with multiple manufacturing supply projects for many well known brands including: Clicks, Pick 'n Pay, USN, Cipla Nutrition, Solal & Nativa to name but a few! CalPharm saw a gap in the market for a high quality yet completely affordable fitness supplement range, and thus set out to create CNT Labs.

This house brand has been many years in the making, and has finally been deemed worthy by its creators and their team of Doctors, Scientists and Pharmacists to grace the gym bags and bodies of South Africa's fitness community!

The CNT Labs range of supplements, besides for being manufactured & distributed by one of the largest capacity and reputable pharmaceutical manufacturers on the African continent, also takes immense pride in the sheer quality of the raw materials used during the manufacturing process. Our products are made for real people, who wish to achieve real results in decent time frames! People who want to know that they are consuming guaranteed athlete safe, high quality supplements that will enhance their fitness regimes while providing appropriate nutrition for their bodies!

Unlike some other supplement brands in the fitness / sports industry, CNT Labs can guarantee that all ingredients used in our supplements is of the highest possible quality, 100% athlete safe, and “if it’s on the label, it’s in the bottle!’. The fact that this range is locally manufactured right here in sunny South Africa should also make you feel even more at ease!

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Studies Show Supplemental Whey Helps People Drop Body Fat: There are at least two studies where scientists examined whey protein supplementation and weight loss. In one study at the University of Oklahoma, scientists told both groups of participants not to change their diet. However, one group was given a nutrition supplement containing whey (300 calories, 40 grams of protein) once per day for two weeks and twice a day for the remaining eight weeks of the study. Both groups engaged in a supervised resistance and endurance-training program for 10 weeks.

After the 10-week study, both groups decreased fat mass but the exercise + food supplement group showed a significantly greater decrease in fat mass (-9.3% versus -4.6% in the exercise-only group). The supplemented group also showed significant gains from pre- to post-test in muscle mass and significant decreases in total and LDL cholesterol.

A 2006 study found that adding 60 grams of whey protein per day, in comparison to 60 grams of soy protein or 60 grams of carbohydrate, led to significant decreases in body fat and weight after 6 months.


Whey protein is a milk protein that is the liquid by-product of cheese production. In supplement form, whey protein comes in three main forms:

Whey Protein Concentrate: Contains some fat and lactose and between 29% - 89% protein depending on the specific product. Whey protein concentrates often have more bioactive compounds.

Whey Protein Isolates: Contains minimal fat, cholesterol and lactose and 90% or more protein.

Whey Protein Hydrolysates: Are often used in clinical nutrition applications because they are predigested and partially broken and therefore easier to absorb.

Whey protein has the highest protein digestibility corrected amino acid score (PDCAA) - a measure of both how well a protein is digested and how well it supplies the amino acids needed by an adult. In addition, it is a complete protein meaning it contains all essential amino acids. Whey also contains more branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) than any other source of protein and more leucine than other types of protein.

Several studies indicate that whey protein is beneficial for increasing muscle protein synthesis. Consume whey pre- or post-training and you'll tip the scale in favor of muscle growth and strength gains over time. But, there are a number of other benefits associated with whey protein.


Use a food journal and write down everything you eat. Studies show that people who log their food intake every day are more likely to lose weight than those who do not.
Seek the advice of a sports nutrition expert who has the education (a degree in nutrition or nutrition biochemistry) and experience in nutrition to help you.
Check the forums and the transformations for information on how others have dropped fat pounds.


If you want to shed body fat, it makes prudent sense to incorporate whey protein into your routine. As a bodybuilder or strength athlete, this is something you should already be doing. After all, why spend time in the gym trying to get a better body (health and physique) if you aren't going to eat the right foods to support the changes you are striving for? Try whey, if nothing else, you'll likely notice an increase in strength!

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Ready to give it a go? Try the CNT Labs Whey Vantage i7 which is an advanced whey isolate and concentrate blend!


All CNT Labs supplements are suitable for healthy individuals 18 years and older, unless otherwise stated on the product. Should not be used by pregnant / lactating women without firstly consulting a healthcare practitioner. Individuals suffering from a medical condition or taking any prescription or over-the counter medication should consult their healthcare practitioner before using these products. Discontinue if you experience any adverse reaction. Products have not been evaluated by the MCC and do not intend to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any form of illness or disease and should not replace any medication.

To achieve and maintain your fitness / weight gain / weight loss goals you must adjust your lifestyle.  A goal based diet and sensible fitness program are the basis for optimal results. Results will vary from person to person based on their individual lifestyles / diets.