Whey protein isolate is the more refined form of whey protein concentrate. This product has almost all of the carbohydrates and fats found in the original whey liquid removed, making it a very pure protein source for individuals with strict dietary goals. See: Whey, Whey protein concentrate

Health considerations

Whey protein has been shown to aid muscle growth when used as a supplement alongside weight training. Given that this form of whey protein is more refined than whey protein concentrate, almost all of the lactose in the original concentrate is removed, making it a suitable option for those with lactose intolerance. 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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