Category Archives: Milk

More Differences Between Whey and Casein: Postprandial Triglycerides

Milk contains two protein fractions. These fractions are whey and casein. Consuming whole milk necessitates the consumption of both fractions because they are present as a mixture along with the other macronutrients. However, it is possible to separate these two … Continue reading

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Casein and Dietary Fat Interactions

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The Metabolic Effects of Various Drinks

While much of the attention in nutritional circles is given to foods and their metabolic effects, drinks too can play an important role in human health. Although there are many drinks available to humans, in truth we tend to consume … Continue reading

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Milk: Good or Bad?

Colloquially, ‘milk’ usually refers to cow’s milk, but all mammals produce milk for their young. Mammalian milk serves an important function to provide both energy and nitrogen to the growing infant. In addition, immunity and brain development may be accelerated … Continue reading

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Opioids in Wheat and Milk

Digestion of the α-casein protein from milk and gluten protein from wheat results in the production of a number of peptides. Some of these peptide have been suggested to have opioid activity. Opioids are a group of chemicals that include … Continue reading

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The High Insulin Response to Milk

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What Is The Best Drink For Rehydration?

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Tea Antioxidants: What About The Milk?

Tea is the most widely drunk drink in the World after water, and so is nutritionally highly important. The association between tea consumption and protection from certain diseases has been well reported. In particular, tea drinkers show a reduced risk … Continue reading

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More on Whey Versus Casein Protein

Whey and casein are two proteins that are isolated from milk. They are available freeze dried as powders. Whey protein is popular amongst athletes for its skeletal muscle building effects. This relates to the high concentration of branched chain amino … Continue reading

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More Evidence That Sugar Is Detrimental To The Health

It is becoming increasingly evident that sugar (sucrose) is detrimental to the health. Animal models and cell culture have shown that it is likely the fructose moiety of sugar that is detrimental. In this regard, fructose is able to detrimentally … Continue reading

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