Whey Protein is considered a complete protein and contains all 9 essential amino acids and is low in lactose content. It is the ultimate in convenient protein supplements. It modulates several hormones that are conductive for weight loss.

A new study on Nutrition and Metabolism reported

that people on whey protein supplementation lost more weight than a control receiving maltrodextrins in conjunction with a calorie-restricted diet.

Types of Whey Protein:

  • Concentrates: WPC contain low levels of fat & lactose.
  • Isolates: WPI are further processed to remove all the fat and lactose.
  • Hydrolysates: WPH has went through the process of partial hydrolysis, therefore it is most easily & regularly used in medicines and health supplements.

Why there is need of Whey Protein for Body Builders:

images (1)Whey protein supplements during resistance training offers some benefit compared to resistance training alone. Beside this whey protein helps in following ways:

  • Build Immunity
  • Improves heart health
  • Control Weight

Most of the bodybuilders and athletes are advised for regular consumption of whey protein as it promotes a steady growth of muscles which augments the process of muscle rejuvenation.

Whey protein, through bio-active pep-tides and amino acids generated during gastrointestinal digestion, enhances the release of several hormones that lead to reduce food intake and increase satiety.