Whey Protein for Weight Control
Also indexed as:Protein (Whey)
Why Do Dieters Use It?*
Some dieters say that whey protein
- serves as another protein choice in their diets.
What Do the Advocates Say?*
- All types of protein, including whey, provide the body with amino acids.
- Choosing whey protein over other types of protein adds variety to the protein choices available.
- Whey is a common ingredient in many meal replacements, which are designed to provide a large amount of nutrients in a minimal amount of calories.
*Dieters and weight-management advocates may claim benefits for this supplement based on their personal or professional experience. These are individual opinions and testimonials that may or may not be supported by controlled clinical studies or published scientific articles.
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