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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]
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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.
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whey

the fluid component of MILK that separates from the CURD.
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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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Another study in Brazil reported that 9(9.8%) patients experienced 11 AEs associated with the combination of lactic acid and lactoserum, which included vaginal candidiasis, erythema, hyperaemia, irritation and itching.18
Study of a new lactic acid and pH 5.2 lactoserum emulsion for feminine hygiene.
Satisfaction and tolerability of combination of lactoserum and lactic acid on the external genitalia in Thai women.
Satisfaction survey of combination of lactic acid and lactoserum in treatment of vulvovaginal infections in Indian women.
Lactic acid and lactoserum in vulvovaginal infections.
The present study was conducted to measure the comparative values of total proteins, lactoserum protein and caseins in the milk from uninfected mammary glands of Nili-Ravi buffaloes, Sahiwal and cross-bred cows.
Contents of milk total proteins, milk caseins and lactoserum (whey) proteins were estimated.
For protein estimation, 5 l of degreased milk sample or lactoserum and 95 l 150 mM NaCl were mixed with 1.0 mL of dye reagent (100 mg Coomassie Brilliant Blue G-250 dye was dissolved in 50 mL 95 % ethanol and 100 mL 58 % (w/v) phosphoric acid and diluted to one litter).
Milk proteins especially caseins and lactoserum (whey) proteins are nutritionally very important because these proteins contain all essential amino acids in optimal amounts and are the most vital source of bioactive peptides (Cozma et al., 2011).
Induction de la precipitation phosphocalcique dans le permeat de lactoserum de fromagerie, le lait, 71: 313-320.
Modification physique et biologique du lactoserums en vue de sa valorisation dans le domaine des emulsions (cosmetique), revue de la recherche agronomique de l'INRA, actes du seminaire international sur la biotechnologie au service du secteur agroalimentaire, Tipaza,17-18 juin 2008: 9-14.
Variations de composition et nature de la fraction insoluble des lactoserums industriels.