Author(s): Kumari Rashmi, Mehak Gupta, Shreyoshi Tarapdar, Megha Duggal, Shubham Tyagi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Priyank Vyas, Amit Gupta


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00318   

Address: Kumari Rashmi, Mehak Gupta, Shreyoshi Tarapdar, Megha Duggal, Shubham Tyagi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Priyank Vyas, Amit Gupta*
Department of Biotechnology and Department of Life Sciences, Graphic Era (Deemed to be) University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022

Whey protein is one of the major sources of essential proteins which is being used widely now days for maintaining a healthy life style and to meet the daily protein requirement. In order to maintain a healthy body weight, regular exercise accompanied with a healthy diet is very important, and whey protein is a perfect source of fulfilling the protein requirements of the body. Whey is obtained majorly from milk which is formed by the production of cheese. Milk is the major source of whey as it comprises 20% of the total constituent of milk. Whey protein is a high-quality protein with a rich amino acid profile. It contains the broad spectrum of amino acids that includes essential amino acids (EAAs) and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) which are important in the growth and repair of tissues. Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine are the amino acids that play a major role in BCAA in protein synthesis and has recently been identified as playing role in muscle building and increase in the hormonal growth. It is easy to digest as compared to other components of milk like casein and has no fat content in it which makes it possible to help in gaining lean muscle mass in the body. These are one of the many advantages of consuming whey for which its demand in the market is rising. .Despite numerous advantages it can show some side effects like kidney problems, indigestion, bloating, etc. So it is advisable to consume it after consulting with a physician or some health expert in a specific dosage for a period of time. This review article gives a brief explanation of the role of whey proteins present in milk.

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Kumari Rashmi, Mehak Gupta, Shreyoshi Tarapdar, Megha Duggal, Shubham Tyagi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Priyank Vyas, Amit Gupta. Influence of Dietary Molecules on Human Health: Whey Proteins. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(4):1910-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00318

Kumari Rashmi, Mehak Gupta, Shreyoshi Tarapdar, Megha Duggal, Shubham Tyagi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Priyank Vyas, Amit Gupta. Influence of Dietary Molecules on Human Health: Whey Proteins. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(4):1910-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00318   Available on:

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