Consuming whey protein before meals reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals.It also improves the body's insulin response.
High milk intake has long been associated with lower risk for type2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease .
Milk whey protein increases the production of an intestinal hormone called glucagone like peptide-1 (GLP 1),that stimulates insulin secretion,this in turn reduces glucose rise after meals.
Study published in the journal Diabetologia.
Quoted from Hindustan Times dated 11 th sept.2014.