Whey Protein Concentrate
Whey Protein Isolate
Natural Rice Protein
Natural Soy Protein
Q: What are the health benefits of using whey?
A: Whey protein boasts an array of health benefits including (but not limited to): assisting with building and maintaining muscle, better immune function and weight loss.
Q: Why New Zealand Whey?
A: The dairy industry in New Zealand is renowned for its commitment to produce the highest quality dairy products possible. Cattle in New Zealand are grass fed and never injected with any hormones, most notable rBST and rBGH.
Q: Is Whey Protein Safe for Children?
A: Yes, the consumption of whey protein is safe for children. However, please address any concerns with your family physician.
Q: What if I consume enough protein through foods, should I still consider supplementing with Whey?
A: YES! The beauty of whey protein is that it can act as nutritional insurance if you aren’t able to consume your normal amounts of protein. Whey is portable, its usage is flexible and it boasts a higher biological value than almost every other protein sources.
Q:What is the difference between a whey isolate and a whey concentrate?
A: Whey protein concentrate (WPC) is the least processed version of whey protein. It generally contains a bit of carbohydrates and lactose. WPC generally yield 60-80% protein per scoop. Whey Protein Isolate (WPI) undergoes more processing to remove virtually all the fat and lactose. WPI normally yields at least 90% protein per scoop.
Q: Can I use whey protein if I’m lactose intolerant?
A: In general, those who are lactose intolerant can use a Whey Protein Isolate as almost all the lactose is removed. However, those who have heightened sensitivities would be best to use Absolute Vegetarian Protein.
Q: Is Absolute Vegetarian Protein a Complete Protein?
A: Absolutely! Pardon the pun, but the plant sources used in Absolute Vegetarian Protein ensures that you will be receiving a compete dose of essential and non essential amino acids.
Q: What is the source fiber used in Absolute New Zealand Whey Protein Bar? Is it easily digested?
A: The fibre source used in Absolute New Zealand Whey Protein Bars is Isomalto-oligosaccharides. This starch derived prebiotic fibre is digestion resistant – meaning it is really easy to digest!
Q: I hear most protein bars are loaded with artificial sugars, fillers and harmful ingredients…what makes the New Zealand Whey Bar superior and All Natural?
A: Not only is the New Zealand Whey Bar full of the cleanest whey possible – New Zealand Whey but there are no artificial colours, sweetners or flavours. Our bar is sweetened with Stevia which is a plant based sweetner. We also use brown rice syrup, almond butter, and organic chocolate chips amongst other natural ingredients.
Q: Is Stevia all natural? How does it compare against sugar alcohals used as sweetners?
A: Stevia is indeed all natural. It is derived from the Stevia plant and it is 150 times sweeter than sugar. Stevia has very little impact on blood sugar levels, especially when compared to some sugar alcohols. Also, Stevia does not cause gastric distress like sugar alcohols.