BiPro Whey Protein FAQ’s

  1. What is BiPro Whey Protein?
  2. What is Whey Protein Isolate?
  3. What are the benefits of BiPro Whey Protein?
  4. How is BiPro Whey Protein different than other whey protein products on the market?
  5. Why is BiPro Whey Protein better than soy protein?
  6. How much BiPro Whey Protein should I take?
  7. What foods and beverages mix well with BiPro Whey Protein?
  8. What is the best time to consume BiPro Whey Protein?
  9. Is it OK to prepare a large sized BiPro Whey Protein beverage in the morning and then drink it throughout the day as needed?
  10. If I’m lactose intolerant should I avoid BiPro Whey Protein since it is a dairy product?
  11. Why does BiPro Whey Protein contain a small amount of sunflower lecithin?
  12. How is BiPro made?
  13. What enzymes are used in the cheese-making process?
  14. How can I learn more about BiPro Whey Protein and Whey Protein in general?

 

  1. What is BiPro Whey Protein?
    BiPro Whey Protein is a pure whey protein isolate powder. BiPro is one of the highest quality proteins available, with 2.5g of leucine. Click here to view a table listing various protein sources and their protein quality scores. As you will see, all of the commonly used protein quality-scoring methods show whey protein to be an excellent, high quality source of protein.
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  2. What is Whey Protein Isolate?
    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) whey protein isolate is a natural dairy protein powder made up of at least 90% protein. Unflavored BiPro Whey Protein Isolate contains 20 grams protein/22 gram serving. Chocolate and French Vanilla BiPro contain 20 grams protein/25 gram serving. As a protein source, whey protein isolate is a better choice than whey protein concentrate, which contains about 80% protein. Also, whey protein isolate contains almost no sugar, lactose or fat.
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  3. What are the benefits of BiPro Whey Protein?
    In general, BiPro Whey Protein is a pure high quality protein source and an ideal choice for men and women of all ages. BiPro Whey Protein naturally contains branched chain amino acids needed to repair and rebuild muscles and other body tissues. Highly purified BiPro Whey Protein is absorbed quickly and efficiently to maximize the benefits to the body and optimize recovery and growth. The health benefits provided by BiPro Whey Protein are abundant and include areas such as weight management, cardiovascular health and bone health. More details are available at the Whey Protein Institute (http://www.wheyoflife.org/)
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  4. How is BiPro Whey Protein different than other whey protein products on the market?
    Purity! BiPro Whey Protein is the purest whey protein isolate available. Unlike many other protein products, it does not contain any protein blends, which often include lesser quality proteins such as gelatin. In addition, BiPro Whey Protein does not contain any unnecessary fillers or bulking agents.
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  5. Why is BiPro Whey Protein better than soy protein?
    • Pure BiPro Whey Protein Isolate is considered to be the most nutritionally complete protein available. It naturally contains abundant amounts of all the essential amino acids.
    • BiPro Whey Protein has been shown to increase levels of the anti-oxidant glutathione, which is required by the body to maintain a healthy immune system.
    • In comparison to soy protein, BiPro Whey Protein has higher levels of the branched-chain (BCAAs) amino acids needed by athletes. The body needs increased amounts of BCAAs after a strenuous workout or competition. BiPro Whey Protein effectively fills that demand.
    • BiPro Whey Protein has a more neutral taste than soy protein and does not leave an after-taste or off-taste in the foods and beverages you mix it into to.
    • BiPro Whey Protein does not contain soy isoflavones, which may cause unfavorable hormonal affects.
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  6. How much BiPro Whey Protein should I take?
    Everyone needs protein on a daily basis. The amount varies by person depending upon gender, age, body weight, activity level and overall health. Many people like to include one or more servings of BiPro Whey Protein in to their daily diet. Athletes often consume more protein, especially during periods of training and competition. To help estimate your total daily protein needs click here for the protein calculator.
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  7. What foods and beverages mix well with BiPro Whey Protein?
    BiPro Whey Protein can be easily mixed into many of your favorite beverages and foods including water, milk, sports drinks and juice. Click here to visit the “Tips & Recipes” section for additional information on the many different ways to add BiPro Whey Protein into your diet.
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  8. What is the best time to consume BiPro Whey Protein?
    BiPro Whey Protein is a gentle, very easy to digest protein with great benefits for muscle repair and overall health. The best time to take BiPro Whey Protein is right after a workout or in the morning when your body needs fuel and energy. BiPro Whey Protein fortified beverages and smoothies also make great mid-morning or mid-afternoon energy snacks.
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  9. Is it OK to prepare a large sized BiPro Whey Protein beverage in the morning and then drink it throughout the day as needed?
    Yes, as long as you make sure to keep the beverage refrigerated and that you consume it within 24 hours. You may notice some settling in the bottom of the container however this is very normal and does not affect the quality of the protein. All you need to do is re-mix the beverage with a spoon or shake the container right before you drink it.
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  10. If I’m lactose intolerant should I avoid BiPro Whey Protein since it is a dairy product?
    BiPro Whey Protein gives you the great benefits of dairy without the lactose. One tablespoon of Unflavored BiPro Whey Protein contains less than 0.1 gram of lactose, which is less than the amount of lactose found in one cup of yogurt. Research studies have shown that most people with lactose intolerance can safely consume this low, negligible amount of lactose with no discomfort.
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  11. Why does BiPro Whey Protein contain a small amount of soy or sunflower lecithin?
    BiPro Whey Protein contains a very small amount of sunflower lecithin to help it dissolve more easily and completely in foods and beverages. French Vanilla and Chocolate BiPro Whey Protein contains a very small amount of sunflower lecithin to help it dissolve more easily and completely in foods and beverages. Lecithin is a natural component found in a number of foods.
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  12. How is BiPro made?
    BiPro is manufactured from fresh sweet dairy whey liquid obtained from the cheese-making process. The whey is drained and pressed from the curd. From there, the protein is isolated from the other components in whey via our proprietary ion-exchange process and dried. The process is gentle and yields a complete protein of the highest purity.g
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  13. What enzymes are used in the cheese-making process?
    Cheese manufacturing enzymes, called “rennet” are used to form cheese curds from milk. In our process, these enzymes are obtained from microbiological sources. We do not use animal-sourced rennet.
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  14. How can I learn more about BiPro Whey Protein and whey protein in general?
    The Whey Protein Institute proudly endorses BiPro Whey Protein Isolate and is a reputable source of information on the health benefits of whey protein. Visit the web site at http://www.wheyoflife.org
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