Health Benefits at a Glance:
For everyone, who leads an active life and is looking for a delicious source of protein. A healthier snack solution on the go, before and after exercise. It gives energy throughout the day and the feeling of doing something good for yourself. No compromise and with a great taste.
Why it Works:
Milk protein consists primarily of whey protein and casein among other bioactive compounds such as calcium, vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin B12, etc. Protein is known for its ability to help maintain and growth of muscle mass 1.
Recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for protein for healthy individuals is 0.8 g/kg/day, however, if you are active and would like to optimize training adaptions a protein intake of at least 1.4-1.6 g/kg/day would be more appropriated 2. A study from DTU including 3000 Danes shows the average protein consumption for adults is 88 g/day 3. If you are an active person this corresponds to a person who weighs 55 kg. In average a person weighs 75 kg, indicating that the general population has a lowered intake a protein compared with the RDA.
Fermentable dietary fibres play a key role in the immune system by maintaining stability and diversity of the gut microbiome 4.
Protein supplement is a prerequisite stimulator of skeletal muscle protein synthesis (MPS). MPS is both critical for muscle growth, increased strength and adaptive processes 5. Protein supplementation has been shown to improve muscle recovery. Muscle recovery can be measured by two biological indicators for muscle damage, cortisol and creatine kinase (CK) in the blood. A study including trained men showed that protein supplementation (25 g after workout) decreased excretion of cortisol and CK in the blood compared to the control group, indicating protein supplementation improves acute muscle recovery 6.
Glutathione (GSH) is a ubiquitous antioxidant and is the keystone of the body’s cellular antioxidant defence system and regulates many aspects of immune function. Cysteine is the rate-limiting amino acid for the synthesis of GSH. Milk protein and specially whey is rich in cystine (disulphide form of cysteine). Intake of whey protein has shown to enhance glutathione synthesis and protects against oxidant-induced cell damage7.
Even though the mechanism for the effect of fermentable dietary fibres on immune function in the gut has not been established there is strong indicating that consumption of fermentable dietary fibres increase the proportion of beneficial lactic acid bacteria in the human colon. Also fibres can modulate immune parameters in gut-associated lymphoid tissue which is the body’s first line defence from environment8 9.
How to Use:
- Eat directly from packaging.
- Ideally for consumption after, before exercise and on the go for either beginners in training or frequent trainers.
|Typical Values||Per 39 g|
|Energy||778 kJ / 187 kcal|
|of which saturates||7 g|
|of which sugars||0.8 g|
|of which polyols||11 g|
INGREDIENTS: Sweetener (Maltitol), Palm Oil, WHEY Protein Isolate [MILK], Wafer (16%) (Maize Flour, Starch, Fat-Reduced Cocoa Powder, Sodium Chloride, Emulsifier: SOY Lecithin; Thickener: Guar Gum; Raising Agent: Ammonium Carbonates; Antioxidant: Ascorbic Acid), Whole MILK Powder, Cocoa Butter, Bulking Agent (Polydextrose), Acid (Citric Acid), Emulsifier (SOY Lecithin), Flavourings, Sweetener (Sucralose), Colour (Cochineal).
NOTE: Excessive consumption may cause laxative effects. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct light. For allergens see ingredients capitalised and bold. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct light. May contain: egg, gluten, sesame and nuts.
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