Continue Reading » Response To "Am I Lactose Intolerant?" Article at Fitness Reloaded
Milk is one of the easiest ways for bodybuilders and strength athletes (or athletes in general) to get protein. Other dairy products, such as the popular Greek yogurt, are great for protein as well. Those folks who are lactose intolerant may lament not having this resource. This leads to a common question: Whey comes from milk, so can I use it if I'm lactose intolerant?
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Xanthine oxidase is an enzyme in milk, found in the milk fat globules. It is a specific oxido-reductase involved in purine catabolism, catalyzing the oxidation of hypoxanthine to xanthine and of xanthine to uric acid Bibliography item fark not found.,Bibliography item harrison not found. It's antimicrobial role is due to its ability to help generate reactive oxygen species which are highly bactericidal or bacteriostatic. It may also be that its antimicrobial effect is derived from the formed hydrogen peroxide that participate in the lactoperoxidase system.Bibliography item harrison not found.
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Whey Protein Processing, Terms and Definitions: Countering the Misconceptions About Whey Protein Including 'Raw' Whey
By Eric Troy
There is so much obsession, confusion, and supplement company shenanigans concerning whey protein products, I thought that what everyone needed was a thorough overview of the whey manufacturing process. That is, the whey powder manufacturing process.
Supplement companies use our ignorance against us: our ignorance of what whey is, how it is processed, and what all the terms attached to it mean.
Recently there has been a great deal of public interest in the health benefits of consuming raw (unpasteurized milk). This has come about because of certain raw milk advocates who have emerged to claim that raw milk is not only safe but has miraculous healing properties. Indeed, as described by these advocates, raw milk is an magical elixir of life. Pasteurization, it is claimed, destroys these wonderful properties in milk.
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There is a long-held belief that consumption of milk causes the production of excess mucus and thus milk should not be consumed during a cold or by persons prone to sinus infections. It is furthermore held that avoiding milk will therefore alleviate the respiratory symptoms, especially those caused by colds. Ancient Ayurvedic tradition even holds that certain foods are mucus forming and that these include most animal products, grains, bean, and seeds.
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Strength and bodybuilding trainees may have a new friend in the dairy industry. Well it's not new but it has only begun to be widely marketed in the US in the last few years. Greek Yogurt, introduced into the U.S. market in 2005. As of August, 2012 it has reached 30% of the U.S. refrigerated yogurt market.
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Lactose intolerance is the inability or insufficient ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and milk products. Lactose intolerance is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme lactase, which is produced by the cells lining the small intestine. Lactase breaks down lactose into two simpler forms of sugar called glucose and galactose, which are then absorbed into the bloodstream.
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The greed out there is overwhelming.
You know Nestle; who doesn't right? They are hyuuuuuuge. And they are really into milk. I know I just loves me some Carnation evaporated milk in my coffee. They have a whole bunch of milk-based products marketed under the brands Nesquik and Carnation.
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