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Is Whey Concentrate lactose free?

Unfortunately no, whey concentrate tends to retain quite high lactose levels and is unsuitable for those with lactose intolerance. Whey concentrate is the cheapest and least refined form of whey protein powder which can have some benefits, but makes it unsuitable for the over 60% of the population that suffer digestive issues when they consume products with lactose.

If this is you, we suggest you source a whey protein powder made with whey isolate, which has undergone additional processing and should have trace amounts of lactose at most. Or you can select an alternative such as egg protein powder, which has been shown to be almost as effective as whey sourced protein.

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