Whey Protein: What You Need to Know


Lots More Information

Related HowStuffWorks Articles

Sources

  • Appleby, Maia. "Does Excess Protein Turn Into Fat? An Anatomy Lesson." Nutrition InfoCenter. 2009. (Accessed 3/23/09) http://www.1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_does-excess-protein-turn-to-fat.htm
  • Belobradjic, Damien P.; McIntosh, Graeme H.; Owens, Julie A. "A High-Whey-Protein Diet Reduces Body Weight Gain and Alters Insulin Sensitivity Relative to Red Meat in Wistar Rats." Journal of Nutrition. 2004. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/abstract/134/6/1454
  • Bodybuilding.com. "Whey protein info and products." (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/whey.html
  • Definition of Wellness. "Physical Activity and Protein Needs Calculator." (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.definitionofwellness.com/physical-activity-protein-calculator.html
  • Frestedt, Joy; Zenk, John L.; Kuskowski, Michael A.; Ward, Loren S.; and Bastian, Eric D. "A whey protein supplement increases fat loss and spares lean muscle in obese subjects: a randomized human clinical study." Nutrition & Metabolism. May 1, 2008. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/5/1/8
  • Gilbert, Monique. "High Protein Diets--Are You Losing More than Weight?" Feminist Women's Health Center. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.fwhc.org/health/high-protein-diet.htm
  • Gout and Uric Acid Education Society. "Noteworthy Sufferers of Gout." (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.gouteducation.org/gout/noteworthy.aspx
  • Medline. "Protein in diet." National Institutes of Health. July 25, 2007. (Accessed 3/21/09) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002467.htm
  • Monson, Kristi, and Schoenstadt, Arthur. "Whey Protein Overdose." eMedTV. September 20, 2008. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://weight-loss.emedtv.com/whey-protein/whey-protein-overdose.html
  • The Peanut Institute. "High Monounsaturated Fat Diets vs. Low-Fat Diets." (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.peanut-institute.org/Saturated_UnsaturatedFFT.html
  • Power Supplements. "Whey Protein FAQs." 2007. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://powersupplements.com/protein.htm
  • Tipton, K.D., and Wolfe, R.R. "Exercise, protein metabolism, and muscle growth." PubMed. March 2001. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11255140
  • WebMD. "Gout (Gouty arthritis)." 2009. (Accessed 3/22/09) http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/whey.html