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whey

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The watery part of milk remaining after the separation of the casein.
Synonym(s): serum lactis
[A.S. hwaeg]

whey

The watery fluid separated from a clot of casein and fat in making curds from milk. Whey contains most of the lactose and water-soluble minerals found in milk. In cow’s milk, the casein:whey ratio may have an effect on one’s cholesterol level as an adult.

whey

the fluid component of MILK that separates from the CURD.

whey

liquid residue from milk after the removal of cheese curds in the manufacture of cheese. An excellent protein supplement but difficult to handle in the liquid form, except to pigs maintained close to the cheese factory. Dried whey is easy to handle but processing costs are high.

Patient discussion about whey

Q. Is it ok for me to start taking whey protein supplements? I want to increase my muscle mass! I read above somewhere that Mr.Rohan asked “Is that too much protein?” I understood the answer. But now what my question is: Is it ok for me to start taking whey protein supplements? I want to increase my muscle mass!

A. yes, protein consumption is generally safe. make sure to have protein in each meal you take. chicken, beans, tuna, etc have protein. make your meals consist of that. to supplement that take whey protein shakes and bars as williamjoshua stated above.

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The use of the acid whey powders reduced the incubation time to 9 hours, compared to 12 hours for the control yogurts with the ABT-1 culture.
DAIRY PRODUCT PRICES [pounds sterling] SEPT 06 SEPT 07 INCREASE % Bulk buttery 1,780 3,300 85% Mild Cheddar 1,900 3,100 63% Skim milk powder/ 1,740 2,625 51% Whole milk powdery 1,680 2,800 67% Whey powder 570 700 23% Source: Provision Trade Federation
UK DAIRY PRODUCT PRICES [pounds sterling] PER TONNE JULY 06 SEPT 06 Bulk butter 1,660 1,700 Skim milk powder 1,400 1,500 Mild Cheddar 1,900 1,900 Mature Cheddar 2,400 2,400 Bulk cream 800 820 Whey powder 500 550
These low-grade products use a large amount of low-quality D40 and D50, or even non desalted whey powder such as sweet whey powder of even lower cost.
Currently whey powder, whey proteins and whey protein fractions represent a global market value of approx.
These net sales were impacted by the delay of whey powder delivery from our European supplier, which caused us to recognize approximately $16.
During 2001 this `minimum incorporation rate' was dropped to 25%, and this was partly responsible for a drop of 35% in the use of skim during the year as compounders switched to cheaper whey powder.
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It is also because animal feed producers have been switching heavily this year into using whey powder, a cheaper alternative for their protein requirements.
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However, the rate of progress over the past three years, particularly in production of sweet whey powder has been impressive, increasing by 30% on 2000 levels to nearly 111,000 tonnes in 2003," according to our Market Consulting Manager John Meropoulos.