Whey Protein Isolate
Whey protein isolate is a popular supplement as it is high in protein, low in fat and carbohydrates, has very little lactose, has a sutble milk flavour and comes with many health benefits.
Whey protein is derived from cow’s milk, which proteins are in the form of casein (80%) and whey (20%). Whey protein isolate is collected as a liquid from the cheese making process and then dried after the fats and carbohydrates are removed.
The main types amino acids in whey protein isolate are known as ‘Branch-Chain’ and these are used by the body to make other proteins such as muscle tissue, therefore whey protein is especially sought after by those wanting to gain weight or muscle mass.
The amino acid cysteine is found in whey protein isolate and is used by the body to make glutathione, a vital anti-oxidant that helps to protect cells from damage and its consumption has been linked to a reduced risk of cancer.
Consuming a diet with adequate protein promotes healthy blood sugar levels, assists in maintaining or achieving a healthy weight and helps the body to make adequate immune cells, hormones and enzymes.
Using whey protein isolate in the kitchen
There are many ways to use this powder as it can be added to many of your favourite recipes to boost the protein content. Try adding to cake, muffin, bread and pancake mixes or make homemade protein bars with nuts, seeds and dried fruit. To make a healthy protein rich shake or smoothie, simply add water and cacao or carob powder with fruit such as a banana for a quick and filling lunch or to drink after exercise to help your muscles recover and grow.
Country of Origin
Product of Ireland
Whey protein is most often the most easily digested out of all the protein powders, has a pleasant taste and mixes well to fluid. Whey protein contains the complete range of amino acids.
100% Pure and natural whey protein isolate
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