Whey Protein

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What other names is Whey Protein known by?

Bovine Whey Protein Concentrate, Concentré de Protéine de Petit-Lait Bovin, Fraction de Lactosérum, Fraction de Petit-Lait, Goat Milk Whey, Goat Whey, Isolat de Protéine de Lactosérum, Isolat de Protéine de Petit-Lait, Lactosérum de Lait de Chèvre, MBP, Milk Protein, Milk Protein Isolate, Mineral Whey Concentrate, Proteínas del Suero de la Leche, Protéine de Lactosérum, Protéine de Lait, Protéine de Petit-Lait, Whey, Whey Fraction, Whey Peptides, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Whey Protein Isolate, WPC, WPI.

What is Whey Protein?

Whey protein is the protein contained in whey, the watery portion of milk that separates from the curds when making cheese.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Improving athletic performance.
  • Decreasing weight loss in people with HIV disease (AIDS).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Use as an alternative to milk for people with lactose intolerance, preventing allergies in infants, asthma, high cholesterol, cancer, obesity, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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