Whey protein concentrate is the product of filtered liquid whey, a process which is used to isolate whey protein. This concentrate is used as the primary protein in many muscle-building protein powders. See: Whey, Whey protein isolate

Health considerations

Whey protein concentrate can upset the stomachs of those with lactose intolerance, as the process of isolating whey protein concentrate does not completely remove lactose. This protein has been shown to aid muscle growth when used as a supplement alongside weight training. See: Whey

May be found in

Protein powder, protein bars, energy bars, beverages, cheese products


Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 
See: Whey

Alternative Spellings and Names

Whey, Whey protein, Whey protein powder

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