Benefits of Immunocal whey protein isolate include strengthening the immune system and increasing muscle strength and performance, both during and after exercise, according to its manufacturer, Immunotec. Whey is a source of protein that provides essential amino acids for the body and helps build and repair body tissue. Isolates forms of whey have had the fat, lactose, fat-soluble toxins and contaminants removed during the manufacturing process. The remainder is comprised of over 90-percent pure protein with no additives.
Immunical provides peptids that are reportedly essential for overall health, as well as promoting the development of glutathione, an antioxidant that supports the immune system, explains Immunotec. Glutathione plays a major role in immune health, but absorption of glutathione through food is diminished through digestion. Immunical provides the assistance of building blocks known as precursors, which allows the body to generate glutathione on its own.
Individuals who suffer from lactose intolerance or allergies are generally able to tolerate Immunical, which contains less than 1-percent lactose, states Immunitec. Individuals taking immunosuppressant medications or who have allergies to other components should not take Immunical, and people should consult a doctor prior to consuming any dietary supplements. Some reported side effects include bloating and cramps, and in rare cases, skin rash.