10 Benefits of The Organic Whey

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1. A Key in Weight-loss

Increased consumption of protein is a well-known weight loss strategy. Whey protein has been shown to have a greater result in supporting weight-loss compared to other proteins and is very easy to incorporate into the diet. Organic whey is complete protein, with a high nutritional value containing all of the essential amino acids. Studies show whey protein is also more easily absorbed (bioavailable) from the stomach compared to other types of protein.

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2. Build and Maintain Lean Muscle with Leucine

Muscle mass naturally declines with age and as a result this can lead to fat gain and increased risk of numerous chronic diseases. Adding a high quality organic whey protein to your diet in combination with strength training can help build and maintain lean muscle and prevent weight gain. Whey protein is rich in the branched chain amino acid (BCAA) Leucine which is essential in lean muscle development.

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3. Boost Immunity with Immunoglobulins

One advantage of adding whey protein in your diet regularly is the support for a healthy immune system. Immunoglobulin is an antibody that is found in whey protein powder that is an important element of a strong immune system.

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4. Reduce Hunger with protein

Protein has been show to be the most filling of the all macronutrients (fat, protein, carbs). Furthermore, whey protein is noted to be more filling than other types of protein. One studied showed whey protein significantly reduced levels of ghrelin (a hormone that tells your brain you’re hungry) for up to four hours. Instead of an unhealthy snack try drinking a protein shake beforehand to curb your hunger

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5. Decrease Inflammation

Chronic inflammation effects many Americans and plays a role in many diseases.
A large review study determined that supplementing a persons diet with high doses of whey protein significantly reduced C-reactive protein (CRP), a key marker of inflammation in the body.

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6. Help Lower High Blood Pressure with Lactokinins

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major risk factors for heart disease. Organic whey protein naturally contains lactokinins, a bioactive peptides part of the family of “angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors” (ACE-inhibitors) that is linked to lowering systolic blood pressure.

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7. Whey Protein May Help Manage Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar and poor insulin sensitivity.
Organic whey protein has been shown to be more effective than other proteins at moderating blood sugar levels, especially when taken before or with high carbohydrate meal.

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8. Lower Cancer Risk with glutathione

Cancer is often linked to free radical formation in the body caused by oxidative stress.
Glutathione is know as the “master antioxidant” is naturally occurring in whey protein and is key in reducing oxidative stress in your body. Supplementation with whey protein has been shown to naturally raise glutathione levels in the body.

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9. Aid in Reducing LDL Cholesterol

Recent studies have shown that in overweight individuals supplementing their diet with whey protein contributed to a significant decrease in their LDL “bad” cholesterol levels. Further research is needed to establish a clear in.

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10. Whey Protein May Be Beneficial Helping in IBS (inflammatory bowel disease)

IBS is a condition identified by chronic inflammation in the lining of the digestive tract. IBS can be referred to as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Preliminary studies have shown in certain cases whey protein provides an easily digestible source or protein for patients without creating digestive issues.

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More is Not Always Better

More than 25 grams of protein at one time is more than the average person’s body can utilize at one time. It is recommend that you have 1-2 servings per day depending on your caloric needs and activity

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