Whey Protein supplements is the well known health related supplement in market due and due to its quick result it is gaining popularity among the body building community.
Some facts on Whey Protein:
- Cow Milk Contains 87% of water and 13% solid
- In 13% of Solid Portion ,only 27 % of protein is available
- In 27 % of Protein 20% of Whey and 80% of casein is available
Due to this small by product value of whey protein in whole milk, whey protein is treated as most expensive form of Protein.
Based on Protein processing, whey protein is classified into three categories:
As its name indicates, it is concentrate form of Whey Protein. Whey Protein Concentrate can be further categorized based on its quality:
- Lower End Whey Protein Concentrated (contains 29 % of Protein )
- Higher End Whey protein Concentrated (contains 89 % of Protein )
Due to high percentage value of Protein (~89 %), Higher End Whey Protein is treated as most suitable as dietary supplement for muscle building. This form of Protein is also suitable for easy flavored.
Whey Protein Isolate is pure form of protein and contain up to 90 % of Protein. It processed further to remove the fat and give you purest form of protein by definition. If you compare Whey Protein Isolate and whey Protein concentrate then in Whey Protein Isolate you’ll get less fat and lactose and more protein. Due to its processing, Whey Protein Isolate is more expensive. To Process the whey concentrate to get the isolate, different companies are having there own processing method based on that only quality of whey is decided.
Hydrolysate protein is another refined form of protein after Whey Isolate. It is purest form of Protein available. Hydrolysate Proteins are easy to digest and give more insulin as compare to Whey concentrate and isolate (28% more). Studies show that insulin is more effective in pushing fuel into body muscles. Insulin is also helps in effective workout sessions. As Hydrolysate Protein is easy to digest so it gives more benefits in muscle building.