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

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…