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What are the health benefits of whey protein?

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Whey is the watery part of milk that separates from the curds during cheese making. Whey protein powers can be a good source of nutrients and amino acids, especially for athletes who lift weights and do other strength training. Some people take whey protein because they are lactose intolerant or allergic to other protein sources, like eggs or soy.

Several studies have found that whey protein, when combined with strength training, might increase strength, muscle size, and lean body mass. It also may help prevent too much weight loss in people with HIV.

From: Whey Protein WebMD Medical Reference

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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Paul, G. , August 2009. Journal of the American College of Nutrition

Alexander, D. , April 2010. Nutrition Reviews

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

SOURCES:

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Paul, G. , August 2009. Journal of the American College of Nutrition

Alexander, D. , April 2010. Nutrition Reviews

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

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