Protein – structure, denaturation

Proteins are molecules that build amino acids.  The combination of two amino acids builds a dipeptide, the combination of three forms a tripeptide, etc.  Theoretically, if a molecule is made up of a maximum of 20 amino acids, it is called an oligopeptide. If it is higher and reaches a maximum of 100 amino acids, it is a polypeptide. The greater the amount of amino…

Whey protein concentrate – all you need to know

Whey Protein Concentrate – WPC (Whey Protein Concentrate) is the most sold for athletes sold at gyms. What exactly is whey protein, how it differs from other protein supplements, how and when to use them and what to look for when buying? How is whey protein formed? Whey protein is a protein of animal origin, obtained from whey – a by-product of the production of…