whey is digested and used quickly, making it ideal after weight lifting.
“Protein enhancers such as whey, whole soybeans and pea protein are good, too,” Begun says.
Jørgen Hoff of Gundestrup Dairy and Brewery makes a specialty beer from the whey of his soft smoked Rygeost cheese.
Old English hwæg "whey," from Proto-Germanic *khwaja- (cf. Middle Dutch wey, Dutch wei), of unknown origin.