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Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is the purest instantized whey protein isolate protein powder. Exclusively from free range, grass fed cows’ milk. Offering 25 g (83%) of protein and delivering an outstanding amino acid profile with low carbohydrates and low fat. Than a standard whey protein concentrate and is therefore very popular for anyone looking for a fast absorbing, low-calorie and high protein shake to support their weight loss goals.
Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is suitable for everyone for those wanting to add high protein to their diet. As part of a healthy balanced lifestyle, build muscle mass to compete. Or just need added protein to get rid of those morning aches and pains after working out. It’s even perfect for individuals on a calorie-controlled diet.
Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is loaded with natural occurring all essential & non-essential amino acids which are rapidly delivered to the target muscles where they immediately get to work to encourage muscle growth and repair through protein synthesis and therefore help you recover quicker and build muscle more effectively.
Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is powered by the purity of whey protein isolate, the purest protein and has set a higher benchmark of purity for other proteins.
It is instantized, which makes it instantly soluble, lump free, clean & pleasant taste.
Moreover, it is fortified with multi-digestive enzyme complex DigeZyme® & probiotics LactoSpore®
DigeZyme®: An Enzyme complex specialized blend of five effective digestive enzymes. For healthy & smooth digestion and effective protein absorption:
Cellulase-Plant Fiber Digestion,
LactoSpore® Probiotics (Bacillus Coagulans) improves gut health and strengthens immune system.
Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is a derivative of milk and provides milky note in its protein shakes. Moreover, Vigourfuel flavors are highly specialized, and all our flavorings and coloring are natural & natural identical. We’ve been hard at work to develop delicious highly acclaimed flavor options. To create a great tasting and easy mixing, creamy whey protein shake. Our R&D team takes enough care in doing sampling of flavors, taking customers feedback before introducing it in market based on majority.
A point to be keep in consideration that, as it contains low carbohydrates & low fat. It will taste watery as compared to Vigourfuel PREMIUM , ESSENTIAL , ISO PLUS Whey Proteins.
This Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is “instantized”. Instantizing ensures a finished protein powder that mixes effortlessly in your shaker to produce a smooth and delicious protein shake.
Protein is an essential element of any athlete or training enthusiasts’ nutritional protocol. It is necessary for growth and repair of all cells, including muscle cells.
Most of us find difficult to consume the amounts of protein required for positive training adaptations through whole foods alone. This is where Vigourfuel GOLD Whey Protein Isolate provides the perfect solution. With 25 g Protein , 5.5 g BCAAs & 4.3 g Glutamine. It is the ideal way to increase your daily protein intake.
Consuming the adequate amounts of Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate will allow your body to recover more quickly and grow. Faster recovery means you’re back in the gym sooner and reaping the rewards.
As a rule of thumb. We recommend consuming at least 2 g of protein per kg of body weight every day. If you want to improve recovery and gain more lean muscle.
Cows’ Milk consist of two types of protein whey protein, whey protein with the other being casein. Whey protein is fast absorbing than other forms of protein. Making it an excellent choice pre and post-workout and after fasted periods (the first meal of the day). Highly nutritious whey protein has the highest biological value (BV) of any dietary protein.
#1: Decreases Fat and Maintains Muscle
You may have wondered about the best way to cut back on your calorie consumption and shed off pounds. In a 12-week calorie intake study conducted by Minnesota-based researchers, a group of participants reduced their calories by 500 after they were given whey. Participants who were not asked to consume whey were given drinks with an isocaloric diet.
Whey-consuming participants lost around 6.1 percent of their body fat and were able to preserve their muscles much better than the other group of participants.
*An isocaloric diet is a diet in which you consume the same amount of calories each day from fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. If you normally consume 2100 Calories each day, then 700 would be from carbs, 700 from proteins, and 700 from fats.
#2: Lets you Gain More Strength and Size
If you are currently on a workout spree, training at the gym for long periods of hours in an attempt to bulk up some weight, whey protein consumption will help fast track this goal. A study initiated by the Baylor University in Texas proved that whey significantly contributes to fat-free mass and muscle strength increases. One group was given a 20-gram placebo, while another group composed of 19 males performing resistance training for 10 weeks consumed 6 grams of free amino acids and 14 grams of whey and casein protein.
Individuals adopting a regular workout regimen may want to consume whey an hour before and after starting their routine. Pair whey with strength training exercises to your existing workout regimen and you can bulk up and make your muscles leaner.
#3: Lowers Blood Sugar Levels
Whey protein is ideal for people with diabetes or blood sugar problems. Its natural properties can help lower blood sugar levels. However, if you are taking prescription drugs, herbal medication or supplements that affect blood sugar, caution is highly advised when consuming whey protein. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional (doctors, nurses and pharmacists) and have your blood sugar levels constantly monitored in case there are adjustments to your consumption.
#4: Controls Hunger
Constant hunger is a sign of hormonal imbalance. Taking in whey will not only keep you from craving food at random instances; it also helps you avoid developing an unhealthy physique. In an Australian-based study, researchers asked 28 obese males to drink four kinds of beverage including whey protein. The group tasked to drink 50 grams of liquefied whey showed greatly reduced ghrelin levels for four hours. Ghrelin is a hormone, which sends “hunger signals” to the brain. With this in mind, you may want to whip up a whey protein shake whenever you feel excessively hungry.
#5: Helps Address Cancer
A deadly disease passed on from generation to generation if not acquired through environmental factors, cancer is a bane of society. Thanks to new technological advancements, however, more methods to fight or prevent it have become available. Regular checkups and cancer screenings are particularly helpful in identifying specific types of cancer that your bloodline can be vulnerable to.
Studies show that whey protein has cancer-fighting properties and is effective in addressing prostate and colon cancer. In addition to getting screened and seeking professional medical advice, if you think you are at risk of contracting cancer, do not hesitate to include whey protein in your regular diet.
#6: Improves Stress Coping Mechanisms
Stress is a silent killer and leaves you vulnerable to all kinds of diseases and mental disorders. Resorting to alcohol & smoking is not even an option. Researchers from Netherlands conducted a study that proved there is a healthier alternative for individuals prone to stress. In a clinical research participated by 58 subjects exposed to experimental or synthetic stress, it was discovered that the group who consumed whey protein had fewer manifestations of depression and its members appeared to be in a better mood than the group who did not take whey.
Researchers made the conclusion that whey protein intake has an impact on the brain's serotonin levels, improving a person's mood and resilience to stress. During stressful times, just grab a whey protein shake. It will help you cope with stress better than alcohol.
#7: Boosts your Immune System
Whey intake can also contribute to improved immune system health, according to researchers from the University of Alberta. In the study they conducted, male subjects engaged in physically demanding aerobic exercises experienced greatly reduced glutathione levels that tend to weaken not just their immune system, but also their nervous and gastrointestinal systems. They found out that consuming whey protein as a supplement only reduced the subjects' glutathione levels to a significantly lesser extent. Whey is, therefore, a great supplement to take for those doing extended cardio workout routines as it does not greatly reduce a person's glutathione levels.
#8: Good Source of Protein for Post-Workout Recovery
Whey is an ideal source of protein for individuals recovering from injuries incurred during a workout. Whey's high protein quality and its easy-to-absorb properties make it a good protein source for post-workout recovery – a fact already confirmed in the 2012 Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. If you drink a whey protein shake following a strenuous workout, you will receive the right amount of nutrients to ensure muscle growth that can make your frame leaner. To get the best results, check the nutrition facts on the label of your whey supplement. Take note of each serving (ideally 3 grams of leucine to help build muscles) and your supplement's amino acid breakdown.
#9: Retains Muscle and Manage Weight
It has already been proven that customizing your whey protein shake and adjusting the calorie dosage helps in reducing or adding weight. In a study published Nutrition and Metabolism, whey demonstrated an ability to help retain muscle and manage weight. Obese people were asked to drink a whey protein shake to help them lose body fat. Another group of obese people were given a different kind of shake. Both groups followed the same diet method for a period of 12 weeks.
Not only did the group with a whey-based diet succeeded in losing more body fat, but the members also retained much of their muscles compared to the other non-whey group. Muscle retention is particularly important in maintaining your weight. If you have leaner muscles, then you will also be able to burn your calories faster. Lean muscles boost a person's metabolism and preserve their weight.
#10: Lowers Blood Pressure
With the right whey protein dosage, workout regimen and diet, whey protein can help lower blood pressure levels. This protein variant can stimulate the production of nitric oxide, a molecular, chemical compound, which contributes to the regulation of blood pressure by dilating the arteries. Lack of nitric oxide in the body can spur the aging process and increase one's risk of contracting a heart disease.
These benefits show that whey protein can provide a person with benefits that vary from the physical aspects to more intricate functions of the body.
French Vanilla: Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Permitted Nature Identical Flavour, DigeZyme® Enzyme Complex (Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Lactase, Lipase) & LactoSpore® Probiotics (Bacillus Coagulans), Flavor, Salt, Zero Calorie Sweetener-Sucralose (INS 955), Lecithin (E322).
Strawberry Shake: Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), DigeZyme® Enzyme Complex (Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Lactase, Lipase) & LactoSpore® Probiotics (Bacillus Coagulans), Flavor & Coloring, Salt, Zero Calorie Sweetener-Sucralose (INS 955), Lecithin (E322).
Dutch Chocolate: Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), DigeZyme® Enzyme Complex (Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Lactase, Lipase) & LactoSpore® Probiotics (Bacillus Coagulans), Flavor, Salt, Zero Calorie Sweetener-Sucralose (INS 955), Lecithin (E322).
Cafe Mocha: Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Coffee Extract, Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), DigeZyme® Enzyme Complex (Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Lactase, Lipase) & LactoSpore® Probiotics (Bacillus Coagulans), Flavor, Salt, Zero Calorie Sweetener-Sucralose (INS 955), Lecithin (E322).
Always Add Liquid First in Shaker/Blender and then Vigourfuel Iso Gold Whey Protein Isolate for Proper Mixability.
Note: Only use the scoop provided with the product for correct dosage.
Keep the product tightly packed in cool environment and away from moisture.
It takes a day or two for new user to get adjusted and adapt to high protein diet especially vegetarians.
Follow the below steps to avoid bloating:
Serving Size: One Scoop of Vigourfuel Gold Whey Protein Isolate
Q. How much Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate should I take on non-training days?
A. It is important to keep your protein intake high even on non-training days as this is when the body will recover. On non-training days we recommend taking Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate in the morning and between meals.
Q. What is the difference between Whey Concentrate & Whey Isolate and Whey Peptides?
A. Whey protein concentrate is extracted from whole milk, during the cheese making process through method of filtration. This whey protein concentrate is 80% protein and naturally contains Lactose, fat and immune-boosting sub-fractions such as beta-lactoglobulin, alpha lactalbumin, immunoglobulins, Glycomacropeptides and bovine serum albumin.
Whey Protein Isolate is extracted by further purification of Whey Protein Concentrate via removal of lactose and fat making it a purer source of protein. Whey Protein Isolate is 90-95% protein. As whey concentrates contain significant amounts of lactose, anyone with severe lactose intolerance should avoid them.
Whey peptides is a concentrate or isolate in which some of the amino bonds have been broken by exposure of the proteins to heat, acids or enzymes. This pre-digestion makes peptide proteins more rapidly absorbed in the gut than either whey concentrates or isolates.
Q. What is the difference between cold-filtered and ion exchange whey protein isolate?
A. Cold-Filtered Microfiltration Whey Protein Isolate: In microfiltration, whey runs through filters at low temperature to remove nearly all fat, lactose, and other impurities. This process is like the way a water filter removes impurities from water; leaving purified water behind, so too microfiltration removes the impurities from whey (lactose and fat) to create an isolated and purified protein.
Ion Exchange Whey Protein Isolate: Ion exchange technology is regarded as the best of the best in the world as it removes even more fat and lactose through and electrical charge; giving the finished product a slightly higher level of protein and lower level of fat and lactose. This process takes exceptional care not to denature the protein; resulting in an ultra-purified protein isolate with approximately 30% more leucine than microfiltered whey isolate. Leucine is known as the critical amino acid for athletes to initiate muscle protein synthesis.
Q. How can it be consumed? What should be the temperature of milk/ water or beverage? Dilution proportion. Recipes to include?
A. Vigourfuel ISO GOLD tastes best when mixed with milk. Alternatively, it can be combined with water as per your taste preferences. You can also consider mixing Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate with your favorite drinks like lassi, fruit juices, milkshakes etc.
You can also make your meals more nutritious by incorporating Whey in your favorite recipes while making nutrition bars and pancakes. It can also be mixed in your breakfast cereal -Oats, Muesli etc.
Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate has high mix-ability due to its freshness, it is best mixed with beverages at room temperatures.
Do not mix Whey protein in a hot beverage as it can lead to alteration of original protein, affecting flavor and texture.
Q. If a whey isolate is 90% protein, why its written 100% whey protein?
A. The 95% refers to the concentration level of the protein that is in the ingredient – Whey Protein Isolate.If a product is called 100% whey protein, this usually refers to the protein source used, meaning only whey protein is used, not egg, soy or milk protein. Therefore, a product that is named 100% whey protein (if it’s from a isolate) would contain about 90-95% protein in unflavored.
Q. If a whey protein isolate is 90% protein, what is the other 10%?
A. Whey is derived from Cows milk; hence 90% protein implies for the percentage of protein obtained from each scoop of powder. e.g. Every protein powder, whether it’s whey, soy or something else, has moisture. In fact, 4-5% of the total formula is water with naturally minimum occurring minerals, added flavors, carbohydrates & fats.
Q. How its possible that a serving size is of 30 g, but it contains 25 g of Protein + 5.5 g BCAAs + 4.3 g Glutamine = 34.8 g ?
A. 25 g is the sum of all the amino acids present in 30 g of serving, BCAAs and Glutamine are one of the key amino acids and are already included in it.
Q. Can people who are allergic or sensitive to milk use this product? Can people with lactose intolerance consume Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate?
A. Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate extracted by further purification and minimum Lactose and fat molecules, making it more tolerable suitable for individuals with lactose intolerance or sensitivity towards to digest milk and milk products.
We have lactose free Vigourfuel ISO ZERO Whey Protein Isolate extracted by further purification and elimination of Lactose and fat molecules, making it more tolerable suitable for individuals with lactose intolerance or sensitivity towards to digest milk and milk products.
Q. I am a vegetarian. Should I consume whey protein?
A. Yes, being a Vegetarian, you must consider adding Whey protein to your diet as it plays a vital role. A typical vegetarian diet comprises of limited sources of protein obtained from second class protein sources like dals and pulses. These are not complete proteins (typically lacking in one amino acid methionine) and hence not the best source of protein. Soya is considered a complete protein but the biological value for the same is also lesser when compared to non-vegetarian sources of protein. Whey protein scores the highest biological value amongst all the protein sources due to its excellent amino acid profile.Additionally, an important point to be considered by a vegetarian is whether the whey protein that is extracted from milk is using animal sourced rennet (added for curdling of milk to make cheese) or micro-enzyme based. Rennet is found naturally in the intestines of mammals for digestion of milk. At Vigourfuel we use microbial rennet to ensure that the final product is 100% pure vegetarian.
Q. Whey protein or casein, which one is better?
A. Whey and casein both are extracted from milk. Whey protein constitutes approximately 20% of the protein found in milk.Whey is the richest natural source of BCAAs (branch-chain amino-acids) and is usually the preferred choice for muscle building, change in body composition, improvement of lean muscle and reduction of body fat levels. Whey plays a vital role in quick replenishment of broken muscles and enhances immune function due to its naturally occurring immunoglobulins. it is best added in a post-workout meal especially when the body is in the muscle breakdown phase and needs fast absorbing protein for muscle repair & building. Casein protein constitutes 80% of milk protein. Casein is a slow-release protein. Casein is best supplemented with meals and before bed time where a slow and continued release of protein is preferred. Athletes, bodybuilders, and fitness enthusiasts usually combine the two, consuming whey for quick protein replenishment and Casein for slow and steady protein release.
Q. Why do chocolate flavors have less protein than non-chocolate flavors?
A. To achieve a rich chocolate taste, cocoa must be added along with a chocolate flavor. Non-Chocolate only requires flavor for a good taste. Added cocoa, displaces some of the protein in a formula.Various brands deal with this lower protein situation in one of three ways. Either their chocolate product will have slightly less protein and slightly more carbs, or the serving size is increased to make the protein level constant between flavors or addition of more isolate is done to keep the protein constant.
Q. How can I tell if the protein I use is a good quality protein?
A. Keys signs to look for are the level of protein declared on the label. Look for whey protein isolate with a minimum of 90-95% unflavored. Unflavored, pure whey protein isolate should be smooth with a neutral dairy taste. It should be easy to mix and with little froth. Of course the ultimate way to know is from the results you get from taking the product. * In conjunction with proper diet and training.
Q. Is Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate suitable for vegetarians and vegans ?
A. Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is suitable for vegetarians, but not for vegans.
Q. Can I take Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate with other supplements?
A. Yes, no problem. We recommend you always check serving instructions on each product if you plan on taking a combination. Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate is most commonly taken with Creatine, Pure Fine Oats, BCAAs and Glutamine.
Q. Can I take too much protein?
A. If you don’t burn the excess calories that come with the additional protein, it may lead to increased body fat. No other side effects have been noted.
Q. How do I make the perfect whey protein shake with Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate?
A. There are a few things to bear in mind if you are looking to make the perfect protein shake. First of all you need a quality protein like our Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate. You will also need a decent blender rather than a shaker. We recommend the Vigourfuel Shaker. Then pour your preferred amount of liquid into the shaker. Bear in mind that milk will provide a creamier shake but water will avoid the extra fat that comes with milk. Next, drop one scoop of protein into the liquid, screw on the lid and shake well. It’s not rocket science, but follow the basic principles and you’ll be making great tasting shakes for years to come.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate?
A. We haven’t heard of any nasty side effects from taking Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate other than maybe increased flatulence! Provided you don’t have an allergy to dairy proteins or need to restrict dairy products for medical reasons, you should be fine. If you are allergic to dairy proteins, please consult your doctor prior to consuming any type of whey protein.
Q. Do any foods contain whey protein isolate?
A. No, there are no foods that contain whey protein isolate. There are many foods that contain high levels of protein, such as red meat, chicken, turkey, fish, eggs, cheese and soy.
Q. What effects should I expect from taking Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate alongside my training regime?
A. Results vary depending on your diet, nutrition, training and individual body type.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate?
A. Just about everyone who is physically active could benefit from using Vigourfuel ISO GOLD Whey Protein Isolate. Bodybuilders and strength athletes / endurance athletes / those on a controlled weight loss diet / those new to weight training / people involved in team sports
Q. When can i start expecting results? Most Asked Million Dollar Question
A. You can start expecting results after about 3 months at least. Give your body some time. You did not get out of shape instantly so do not expect to get into shape instantly. The first few months goes in just learning correct form and right nutrition. Only after that you increase intensity to make a difference.
Make sure to train under a certified nutritionist and trainer in order to achieve desired results.
Do keep in mind that fitness is an Art as well as Science, its takes 100% scientific approach to reach your goal. The easier it seems, the difficult it is, else everyone would have achieved the best body on this planet.
Supplements are not magical pill, which gives you fortnightly results. They are just 10% of your whole nutrition. If your nutrition is incorrect, supplements will be of no good use.
If only supplements were able to deliver results, then the person with no money constrain will be the fittest person. But reality is opposite mostly rich people who got access to all supplements are the one struggling in the gym to lose fat and gain muscle.
It takes months and year of scientific training & nutrition and proper rest to achieve a perfect body.
Q. Does whey protein or any other protein shake build muscle quicker than other protein?
A. That is not true. If the person is getting 1.5-2 gms/Kg body weight of protein every day from first class sources he will continue to build muscle (given the fact that he trains intensely and prioritizes rest and recovery). Whey protein is superior only in giving a boost to muscle repair (anabolism) immediately after the workout due to its high biological value and fast speed of digestion and absorption. Whey and other protein powders also supply less calories and are more convenient, making it easier to meet the daily protein requirement. They also become essential in a complete vegan's diet.
Q. Are protein shakes good for health?
A. Yes. You can use a protein shake as a part of your diet, if you are not having adequate amount of dairy products, eggs or meat in your diet. Remember protein shakes derive their protein from natural sources such as milk (Whey and Casein), Egg (Albumen), Soya bean (Soy isolates). Hence these powders can do you no harm. In fact, it makes eating healthy easy. It is also a convenient way to increase your protein intake without increasing your caloric intake too much. Complete Vegans will need to supplement their diet with protein shakes as they have complete absence of first-class sources of protein (As they are all found mostly in animal sources). In fact, if your diet does not provide you with adequate protein, then it is downright unhealthy to workout intensely as you will only lose muscle.
Q. Are high protein diets good?
A. There is no such thing as a high protein diet. The moment you start to workout your requirement of protein goes up. Thus a person who is working out must take protein in higher quantities than a sedentary person. A sedentary person requires 0.8 gms/Kg of body weight and a person working out intensely requires 1.5-2 gms/Kg of body weight. This simple fact is erroneously confused as an excessively high protein diet which it is not. Increasing protein in a person who has started working-out is just giving him the adequate protein and not excessively high.
Q. Will I get better and faster results with supplementation?
A. There is no such thing as faster results. You must understand that results from exercise are possible only with sound nutrition. If your nutrition has inadequacies then results will always evade you. These short comings can be resolved through proper supplementation. Especially getting the right amount of protein in every meal, everyday is difficult and next to impossible for some, so protein supplementation could spell the difference between results and frustration. If you are committed to a sound eating program and get all your protein requirements from whole foods, then you will get results and there won't be any need for supplementation.
Q. Will whey protein or protein shakes cause pimples and boils?
A. Pimples or boils form due to constipation, indigestion, upset stomach and not drinking enough water and also due to accumulation of sweat and dirt in the skin pores. This can happen due to hot climate, increased sweating (which varies from person to person), poor water intake and lack of skin hygiene.
Q. Is whey protein or protein supplement is a steroid?
A. Absolutely False, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Whey protein is a naturally occurring protein found in cow’s milk as well as in the milk of a lactating mother. It is formed from the liquid by-product of the cheese-making procedure and is a very good source of rapidly absorbing protein. Whey protein also contains all 9 essential amino acids and is low in lactose content.
Q. Will whey protein or other protein shakes automatically build muscle and reduce fat?
A. Absolutely False, While whey protein certainly does help in muscle synthesis and fat loss, it is not the sole catalyst of these two processes. To lose weight and gain muscle, one must follow a balanced diet along with a regular exercise regime. It is then that the full potential of whey protein will be utilized by the body for the best results.
Q. Does consuming whey or other protein shakes can damage the kidney?
A. Absolutely False, While this is a very common rumor, there is no evidence to suggest consumption of whey protein shakes leads to kidney damage. While those who suffer from kidney problems are instructed to reduce or eliminate protein consumption, it has not been proven that consumption of whey protein shakes cause damage to the organ.
Q. Does consuming whey or other protein makes women bulky?
A. Simply consuming whey protein will not make women bulky. Whey protein aids the process of muscle synthesis and the production of lean muscle. Unless consumption of whey protein is complemented with an intense workout regime and a strict diet, it will be very hard for a woman to become bulky.