Chapter 12. Whey Proteins and Peptides in Human Health

  1. Charles I. Onwulata Ph.D.2 and
  2. Peter J. Huth3
  1. P. E. Morris and
  2. R. J. Fitzgerald

Published Online: 16 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813803845.ch12

Whey Processing, Functionality and Health Benefits

Whey Processing, Functionality and Health Benefits

How to Cite

Morris, P. E. and Fitzgerald, R. J. (2008) Whey Proteins and Peptides in Human Health, in Whey Processing, Functionality and Health Benefits (eds C. I. Onwulata and P. J. Huth), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813803845.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dairy Processing and Products Research Unit, USDA-ARS-ERRC, 600 E. Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA

  2. 3

    Nutrition Research and Scientific Affairs, PJH Nutritional Sciences, Chicago, IL, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Life Sciences, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. IFT Press

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813809038

Online ISBN: 9780813803845

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Keywords:

  • whey protein hydrolysates (WPHs);
  • hypotensive effects of whey-derived peptides;
  • spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR);
  • preventative screening;
  • 7,12-dimethylbenz-[α]-anthracene (DMBA);
  • bovine serum albumin (BSA), displaying anticancer activity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hypotensive Peptides

  • Anticancer Properties

  • Immunomodulatory Properties

  • Opioid Agonist and Antagonist Activities

  • Mineral Binding Properties

  • Antimicrobial Activity

  • Gastrointestinal Health

  • Hypocholesterolemic Effects

  • Insulinotropic Effects

  • Memory and Stress

  • Conclusion

  • References