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Important Facts About Whey Protein

By Edited Sep 12, 2016 1 1

It is everybody's concern on how to keep our body healthy. We always make sure that our body is always good whether before and after whole day activities or workouts. Did you ever try to avoid supplements that have additive ingredients and negative effects? Well, you are not alone doing that because I myself is always inspecting everything especially food to feel not sorry later.

If you are searching for better health and stronger physical fitness tolerance then you have surely heard about bodybuilders, athletes or sports enthusiasts that are switching to a simple, natural health supplement – the whey protein.

Every time we do works like exercise protein levels are being depleted. And for this, our muscles need amino acids to avoid deterioration, increase endurance and build mass. This is what protein can provide in our body because its main role is supply amino acids to our muscle, a reason why athletes love whey protein.

So what is whey protein? Commercialized whey protein concentrate is produced by cow's milk. Whey is the by-product of producing cheese and was usually discarded being a waste product. Today experts realize that whey protein is a top quality, all-natural protein rich with amino acids important for good health and muscle tissue building. It is naturally present in mother's milk and also used in baby formula. It is also being used as fortifier of grain products due to its substantial health and fitness benefits and bland flavor.

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Protein can also be found in other foods such as meat, soy and vegetables, but whey protein is said to have the best or if not the highest absorption (digestion) levels as compared to others.

It cannot be denied that whey protein has a lot of health advantages such as immune booster, promotes strong bone, sports health, weight loss and total well being.

Since amino acids are known as the "building blocks" of human body, doctors allowed whey protein to be taken by patients to speed up their recovery like healing of wounds or burns.

The excellent protein that is produced by whey helps it to be a recommended option for individuals who need ideal benefits from limited diets which includes diabetes sufferers, those on weight reduction diets and even ill patients not able to ingest enough necessary protein in their diet to help with healing.

Whey protein is a food, thus it does not contain the risks involving some other health supplements. That said, too much of anything is definitely unhealthy. Excessive usage of whey protein can surcharge the liver and causes critical problems. Advised amount per intake should be strictly followed to avoid problems.

In case you are lactose intolerant you try whey protein powder containing below 1% lactose and should be tolerable for the majority of users.

Whey protein is really a natural and balanced way to provide protein into your daily diet and increase wellness.

The knowledge included in this article is made for educational purposes only and is not intended to medically diagnose, treat or heal any ailment. Consult any adverse health care physician before starting any health care program.



Nov 4, 2010 9:18pm
I have been thinking about trying whey, I had no idea it came from cows, and had all the goodies. Thanks for the info!
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