Doesn’t it seem like wherever you go at the moment there are magazine articles talking about the benefits of whey proteins and advertisements on the net emphasising their ability to aid rapid weight loss.
But what exactly is it? Well, whey is a by product of cheese production and contains milk. It is therefore, high in protein and amino acids. As part of the manufacturing process all carbohydrates and fats are extracted from the liquid and a powdery residue is left behind.
Research shows that when consumed as part of a healthy diet, whey protein can speed up the body’s metabolism, hence the growth in popularity amongst dieters and fitness fanatics across the globe. Feelings of hunger and fatigue are also reported to decrease with frequent consumption. However, it should be noted that if weight loss is your core aim, the consumption of whey proteins should be discussed with a health/ fitness professional who will first assess your general protein intake.
There are so many products to choose from, so if you are considering a whey protein product its probably best that you visit your local health foods store for advice and don’t jump into buying various products off the internet.
I have found that whey products are great for aiding recovery.Drinking a whey protein shake, during or after a workout helps to speed up the repair and recovery process of exercised muscles.
Consuming whey proteins and in which form is really down to you and your overall health goals…