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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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