DH is the Degree of Hydrolysis, which indicates the extent to which the protein has been broken down. Higher DH means more rapid and complete absorption.* In order to be absorbed, protein must be hydrolyzed down to amino acids or to the smallest peptides, called di and tripeptides.
Whole proteins, including whey isolates, concentrates, caseins, soy, and blends are large proteins and naturally contain little to no Micro Peptides, and no di and tripeptides. Proto Whey is 100% Micro Peptides, of which, up to 40% are di and tripeptides.
Targeted Protein Delivery
The di and tripeptides in Proto Whey target the PEPT-1 transporter which transports over 8,400 different di and tripeptides. Whole protein digestion relies heavily on amino acid transporters which are far more specific and transport only a fraction of what PEPT-1 transporters do.*
The speed and efficiency of the PEPT-1 transport system allows for faster delivery of protein throughout the body and bypasses other systems that can limit the delivery of amino acids.*
Di and tripeptides carry metabolic information not present in amino acids. High-DH proteins deliver protein into the blood primarily as di and tripeptides whereas whole protein digestion often results in single amino acids.
More Proto Whey Advantages
Proto Whey is designed for use as a primary source of proteins and may be used at any time of the day. It may be consumed alone or with carbohydrate foods, depending on individual caloric needs.
2.5g of the 3g Saturated Fat (13 of the 35 fat calories) are MCTs (Medium chain Triglycerides). MCTs provide energy for digestion and cannot be converted to body fat.
|2 Scoops (37g) Contains:|
Protein20g Carbs7g Fat4g Calories145
Serving Price: $1.15
Protein Source: Whey
Sweeteners: Fructose, Sucralose
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