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4 Important Facts You Should Know About Whey Protein
Are you concerned about taking care of your body before and afterstrenuous activities or workouts? Do you try to avoid supplementsthat contain additives and possible side effects?
If you are interested in better health and improved physicalfitness you have surely heard that bodybuilders and otherathletes are turning to a simple, natural supplement called wheyprotein.
WHY DO ATHLETES USE WHEY PROTEIN?
Protein levels are depleted through exercise. Muscles requireamino acids to prevent deterioration, give endurance and buildmass. Proteins supply these amino acids to the muscles which iswhy athletes use whey protein.
WHAT IS WHEY PROTEIN?
Commercial whey protein comes from cow's milk. Whey is theby-product of making cheese and was usually thrown away as awaste product. Now researchers know that whey protein is highquality, natural protein that is rich with amino acids essentialfor good health and muscle building. It is naturally found inmother's milk and also used in baby formula. It is beingconsidered for use as a fortifier of grain products because ofits considerable health benefits and bland flavor.
Although protein is also found in other foods such as meat, soyand vegetables, whey protein is proven to have the highestabsorption (digestion) levels in comparison to all others.
WHO SHOULD CONSIDER USING WHEY PROTEIN?
Whey protein has many health benefits including immune support,bone health, sports health, weight management and overall wellbeing.
Because amino acids are 'building blocks' for the human body itis sometimes used by patients to speed up the healing of woundsor burns.
The high quality protein that comes from whey makes it arecommended choice for those who need optimal benefits fromrestricted diets including diabetics, those on weight managementdiets and even ill patients not able to consume enough protein intheir diet to assist with healing.
CAN WHEY PROTEIN BE DANGEROUS?
Whey protein is a food and so it does not have have the risksassociated with other supplements. That said, too much ofanything carries risks. Extremely high use of whey protein canoverload the liver which can cause serious problems. Moderationis always recommended.
If you are lactose intolerant you might try whey protein isolatewhich has less than 1% lactose and should be tolerable for mostusers.
Whey protein is a natural and healthy way to bring protein intoyour diet and increase well being.
The information contained in this article is for educational purposes only and is not intended to medically diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Consult a health care practitioner before beginning any health care program.
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