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Whey protein has been added to many foods, including drink mixes, energy bars, cereal and yogurt, to boost the protein content. Check your grocery store for high-protein products that contain whey protein. Look for whey protein cocentrate, whey protein isolate or hydrolyzed whey protein on the product label, under Ingredient Statement.…

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Naturally, whey protein does not contain any wheat protein or gluten. Whey protein is a complete protein, containing all of the essential and non-essential amino acids required by the human body. Whey protein is bland in flavor, making it easy to incorporate into gluten-free recipes. However, pre-made whey protein bars and beverages…

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To bulk up (increase you overall muscle mass) you have to exercise and eat more calories and protein than you do to just maintain your weight. Consumption of whey protein powder should not be a concern to building excess muscle if eaten as part of a sensible healthy diet with moderate exercise.   Mary K. Schmidl, Ph.D. Dr. Mary…

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Effects of Whey Protein and Resistance Exercise on Body Composition: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials   New research published in the March/April 2014 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows whey protein, either as a supplement combined with resistance exercise or as part of a weight-loss or…

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Many adults tend to load up on protein late in the day with dinner, but research has shown that not only do adults need to, at the very least, meet the minimum RDA for protein, they also need to space out their protein intake throughout the day in order to get the maximum benefit. Research suggests that at least 30 grams of protein is…

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