A man named Thomas Parr, a humble English farmer, holds the record for the world’s oldest man – he lived to be 152 years!
Thomas lived a century and a half thanks to the drink of whey he drank every day.
Composition and the healing powers of whey
Whey is so beneficial that you can drink it throughout your whole live, from birth to death.
Whey is the original form of a liquid that contains less than 1 % of protein and more than 93 % of water. Main ingredients of whey are: potassium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, cobalt, manganese, molybdenum, vitamins, essential amino acids and enzymes.
One hundred grams of whey contain only 2 calories, that is particularly suitable for weight loss.
Healthiest drink for fighting liver diseases
A clean liver is the key for a good health, and whey is a powerful liver cleanser. If you suffer from any kind of liver disease consume whey regularly.
Whey contains beta – lactoglobulin, which supplies the body with amino acids (BCAA) which significantly help in advanced stage of liver disease. According to experts, BCAA supplement helps patients suffering from cirrhosis to live longer and better.
Whey for endurance and weight loss
If you intensively do sports, try to get rid of excess weight, you are under stress or you suffer from serious illness, whey should be part of your daily meals. Whey is rich in electrolytes, perfectly hydrates and fuels up the body with energy, therefore it’s much more suitable than harmful energy drinks.
Whey is the main raw material for production of proteins, that are, as we all know, an inevitable part of every athlete’s diet and consuming whey allows quick recovery and muscle growth after exercise, it reduces appetite and stimulates weight loss.
Moreover, it also contributes to the health of nerves, because it reduces blood glucose and blood pressure, according to a research.
Folk remedy for digestion
Lactic acid that is contained in whey, reduces excessive number of fungi and bacteria in the gut and its lower pH value promotes their functioning.
It is recommended to consume while constipation, bloating, cramps, diverticulitis and chronic inflammation of the intestine. This old folk remedy can considerably help while chronic fatigue, stress, obesity, overeating, high blood pressure, low immune system, stomach discomfort, liver disease and candida, and is a great tool for cleansing the body from toxins.
Preparation and application of whey
The best thing about whey is that you can prepare it by yourself from raw milk or you can buy it in markets or in health food stores or get it from a local producer. Goat whey is the best, but cow whey is good as well. The most important thing is that the animals are not treated with hormones. From 10 liters of milk on average, you can get one kilogram of cheese and nine liters of whey.
Given the fact that it has diuretic properties, whey is initially recommended to be consumed in moderate amounts, but you can drink 150ml three times a day and gradually increase the amount up to liter and a half a day.
If you have digestive problems, just mix a tbsp of whey in a glass of water and drink this mixture before every meal. Besides from healing, you may also use whey for external skin care and hair.