The Whey to Go for Athletes – Dr. Robert Silverman D.C.

Rob Silverman
February 3, 2015

The Whey to Go for Athletes Athletes should consume whey protein, particularly whey protein isolate, as it is an excellent source for muscle recovery1-3. Whey protein typically falls into two types: whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate. Whey protein concentrate consists of protein (25-80 percent), lactose (4-8 percent), and fat (1-7%)4. This is the supplement form commonly found in health and nutrition stores5. In contrast, whey protein isolate is…