Another ‘whey’ to improve your health in the New Year?
Adding calcium, Vitamin D and prebiotic dietary fibre to a beverage made of whey can have huge health benefits for those who drink it, team of Lithuanian scientists has discovered. Writing in CyTA - Journal of Food, Algirdas Liutkevičius and colleagues describe how they created – and tested – two different versions of a whey-based beverage. While both drinks had Vitamin D and prebiotic dietary fibre added, one was enriched with calcium phosphate, the other with calcium lactate. The aim of the study was to determine how much their chosen health-giving additives would affect the ‘