Does whey protein work?

    Whey Protein

    Claims for Whey Protein

    The supplement database currently has 7 claims for Whey Protein. The claims include: increase protein synthesis, increase strength, increase muscle mass, maintain muscle mass during weight loss, decrease body fat, improve agility, reduce muscle soreness.

    Overall Grade for Whey Protein

    The average score for all claims for Whey Protein is 2.8 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to improvements. Click on a specific claim below for more specifics.

    Claim #1: decrease body fat

    The evidence supports the claim. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 5
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2.6

    Claim #2: improve agility

    The evidence supports the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 3

    Claim #3: increase muscle mass

    The evidence supports the claim. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 8
    Overall Rating of this Claim 3

    Claim #4: increase protein synthesis

    The evidence supports the claim. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 4
    Overall Rating of this Claim 3

    Claim #5: increase strength

    The evidence supports the claim. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 7
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2.7

    Claim #6: maintain muscle mass during weight loss

    The evidence supports the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2.5

    Claim #7: reduce muscle soreness

    The evidence does not support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 1