Your Cartbodybuilding supplements cart image   Items: 0   Total: $0.00   Checkout bodybuilding supplements checkout image
Home >>
Shopping ProSource.net





All Brands >>
All supplement brands listed A-Z

All Categories >>
Products listed by product type.


Top Rated Products

Best in Class >>
Top products that hold the coveted "Best in Class" awards


Top 50 Supplements >>
ProSource.net's top selling products

Exclusive Deals and Sales

Deal of the Day >>
Every day a single top-brand supplement is featured at extreme savings.


Deal of the Month >>
Each month a single top-brand product is featured at extreme savings.


Super Sales >>
Coupon codes and sale items, up to an additional 60% off already low prices!


The Protein of the Future



Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Protein | Feb 21, 2007



Whey protein is derived from milk sources. It is high in branched-chain amino acids, which makes protein an essential nutrient for maintaining muscle mass. Whey protein has a high biological value, and supplies more usable grams of protein to the body for muscle repair, as well as enhancing the immune system. Individuals with high protein needs, such as athletes, find whey protein as an excellent alternate or extra source of protein to compensate for the extreme demand that their bodies require to build and maintain muscle. These protein comprise nearly every tissue and organ in the body, therefore any supplementation of the diet with proteins may be beneficial to injury repair, metabolism, and general health.

A precisely formulated whey protein contains 18 amino acids. These essential muscle building blocks include L-Alanine, L-Arginine, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Cysteine, L-Glutamic Acid, L-Glycine, L-Histidine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine, L-Methionine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Proline, L-Serine, L-Threonine, L-Trytophan, L-Tyrosine and L-Valine.

Alanine, arginine, and aspartic acid are three common amino acids found in numerous whey proteins. Alanine aids in the metabolism of glucose, whereas arginine causes retardation of tumors and assists in the release of growth hormones and the maintenance of a healthy immune system. It also provides an environment for an increase in muscle mass and body fat reduction, in addition to being an essential ingredient for protein synthesis. Aspartic acid increases stamina; therefore it is good for fatigue. It also aids in RNA/DNA synthesis.

Cysteine is perhaps one of the more important amino acids found in WPC. The are helpful in detoxifying toxins and are precursors to the body's most potent antioxidant, glutathione. They promote the burning of fat and are useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and bronchitis.

Glutamic acid and glutamine are essential to nervous tissue function. Glutamic acid is a neurotransmitter for retinal neurons and is commonly referred to as "brain fuel" since the brain converts it to a compound that regulates brain cell activity. It is also a precursor to glutathione. Glutamine is important to cellular nitrogen retention and is important in alcoholism, mental ability, impotence and maintaining a healthy digestive tract.

Glutathione, a potent antioxidant, is important for the safe metabolism of the hydrogen peroxide free radical. It helps protect against radiation and oxidative damage and is the body's best defense against the formation of cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), cancer, and immunity.

Read Part 2: The Protein of the Future



LEAVE A COMMENT

Name :

Email :



Disclaimer: Use as directed with a sensible nutrition and exercise program. Read all product labels and warnings thoroughly before use. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.





Return to Top   Report Site Errors  Click Here for Important Safety Information

More Ways to Score Deals & Discounts Site Links Store Links Content Links

Best Discounted Bodybuilding and Nutritional Supplements!



ProSource.net - Lowest Price Bodybuilding and Nutrition Supplements!
Copyright © ProSource Performance Products, Inc. All rights reserved.
ProSource, 2231 Landmark Place, Manasquan, NJ 08736
Contact Customer Service