New Zealand Whey

Whey Protein is a highly nutritious and functional protein that comes from dairy milk whey. Protein is an essential macronutrient that is necessary for tissue building and repair and contributes to the growth of muscle mass and maintenance of normal bones. Whey Protein is a complete, high-quality protein that contains all the essential amino acids that cannot be synthesized by humans and is particularly high in leucine, which is known to stimulate muscle protein synthesis at the molecular and genetic level.

Health Claims:

  • Necessary for tissue building and repair
  • Contributes to the growth of muscle mass
  • Contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass
  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

Natural Sources: Whey protein comes from dairy milk whey, a by-product of the separation of curd from milk.

Formulated with integrity

The ingredients chosen for use in Pro You products are backed by the latest scientific research, or steeped in traditional use. We believe that the best health choice is an informed one, so for your reading, we’ve collated a selection of the most relevant unaffiliated studies that support the selections made by our lead scientist and naturopath when formulating our products

Published Research

This research is for informational use only. The results reported may not occur in all individuals. This information should not be read to recommend or endorse any specific products.

West DWD, Abou Sawan S, Mazzulla M, Williamson E, Moore DR. Whey Protein Supplementation Enhances Whole Body Protein Metabolism and Performance Recovery after Resistance Exercise: A Double-Blind Crossover Study. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 11;9(7):735. doi: 10.3390/nu9070735. PMID: 28696380; PMCID: PMC5537849.

Antonio J, Candow DG, Forbes SC, Ormsbee MJ, Saracino PG, Roberts J. Effects of Dietary Protein on Body Composition in Exercising Individuals. Nutrients. 2020 Jun 25;12(6):1890. doi: 10.3390/nu12061890. PMID: 32630466; PMCID: PMC7353221.

Cintineo HP, Arent MA, Antonio J, Arent SM. Effects of Protein Supplementation on Performance and Recovery in Resistance and Endurance Training. Front Nutr. 2018 Sep 11;5:83. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2018.00083. PMID: 30255023; PMCID: PMC6142015.

Further Reading

10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Whey Protein

Written by Atli Arnarson BSc, PhD

June 12, 2017

Whey Protein 101: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Written by Kris Gunnars, BSc

June 29, 2018

Whey Protein Isolate vs Concentrate: What's The Difference?

Written by Grant Tinsley, PhD

September 7, 2018