whey

Protein power! Do you need some?

In the last few years, protein powders have come out of the gym and into the kitchen. No longer just for athletes and weight lifters, protein has proven health benefits for all. Protein accounts for the largest percentage of material in the human body next to water —about 45%. It contains valuable amino acids and [...]

Protein power! Do you need some? 2018-02-15T15:52:55+00:00

Whey protein gives immune boost

Whey protein is one of the highest quality proteins available. It is quickly digested, and increases fat burning while simultaneously decreasing appetite. Due to its rich content of L-cysteine, whey protein may boost immune response by up to 500%. A study from Ohio State University reports that whey protein has antioxidant properties that can boost [...]

Whey protein gives immune boost 2015-09-09T13:50:30+00:00

Whey More Benefits! Research shows whey may prevent prostate cancer

New research suggests that whey, a byproduct from cheese production, may play a role in helping prevent prostate cancer. When Ohio State University food scientists treated human prostate cells in the lab with whey protein, cellular levels of the antioxidant glutathione increased by up to 64%. Antioxidants such as glutathione have been shown to control [...]

Whey More Benefits! Research shows whey may prevent prostate cancer 2015-09-09T13:51:15+00:00

The Whey to Muscles? Whey/creatine combo boosts strength and lean muscle mass

Looking to make gains in the gym before swimsuit season? Researchers at Victoria University in Australia report that supplementation with a 100% whey isolate formulation and creatine produced significant muscle fibre growth increases that also led to increases in strength. Whey is a naturally occurring dairy protein found in cows’ milk. Whey isolate, the highest [...]

The Whey to Muscles? Whey/creatine combo boosts strength and lean muscle mass 2015-09-09T13:51:16+00:00

Whey/creatine combo builds muscle

Looking to make gains in the gym before swimsuit season? Researchers at Victoria University in Australia report that supplementation with whey protein isolate and creatine produced significant muscle fibre growth increases that also led to increases in strength. For the study, 33 experienced body-builders were sorted into four groups: one took creatine with a carbohydrate; [...]

Whey/creatine combo builds muscle 2015-09-09T13:52:18+00:00

Protein Power: Do you need some?

In the last few years, protein powders have come out of the gym and into the kitchen. No longer just for athletes and weightlifters, protein has proven health benefits for all men and women. Protein accounts for the largest percentage of material in the human body next to water—about 45 per cent. It contains valuable [...]

Protein Power: Do you need some? 2018-02-15T15:53:47+00:00

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