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If you are lactose intolerant you may be able to tolerate whey protein isolate, which contains little to no lactose. The amount of lactose in whey protein concentrate is higher. As always, it is important to contact the manufacturer as lactose content can vary from product to product. For more information on the types of whey proteins,…

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Maintaining a healthy weight can decrease your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Being overweight can cause other problems, too, like high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol, and high blood glucose (sugar). By maintaining a healthy weight you can prevent and manage these health problems. Losing weight is easier said…

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Healthy muscle is crucial for healthy aging.  Research has shown that 2.5 g of leucine per serving is needed to stimulate muscle protein synthesis.  Whey protein isolate has the highest content of Leucine per 100 grams of protein when compares with other protein sources.   Therefore, lower amount of whey protein isolate…

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Whey Protein Institute is celebrating National Nutrition Month®! Throughout the month of March watch for the For a Healthy Whey of Life® Tips on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog page. For a Healthy Whey of Life: Tip #12 Don’t skip breakfast After fasting all night your blood sugar is low, and your body needs to be refueled.…

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Whey Protein Institute is celebrating National Nutrition Month®! Throughout the month of March watch for the For a Healthy Whey of Life® Tips on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog page. For a Healthy Whey of Life: Tip #11 Think before you drink The average person drinks more than 400 calories a day. Cut calories by drinking water…

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