Does heat denature protein?? - AnabolicMinds.com

Does heat denature protein??

  1. chris9394's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    27
    Rep Power
    40484

    Reputation

    Does heat denature protein??


    There are so many studies that contradict each other. I want to mix my java protein powder with my coffee but I don't want the heat to "denature" and render my protein useless. Please help!

  2. xR1pp3Rx's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  222 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    2,473
    Rep Power
    970760

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    maybe back in the day before they had good manufacturing processes.. but high quality proteins today like iForces are perfectly good when used for cooking or like you mentioned.. making lattes
    FINAFLEX forum rep
    visit our website at finaflex.com
  3. EatMoar's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  193 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,438
    Rep Power
    1162438

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Actually it does but it is irrelevant. It cleaves the peptide bonds in the protein itself but its a biochemical reaction. The bonds are put back together once the , I'm assuming you mean meat , is cooled. Same goes for whey as well.
    •   
       

  4. deuceswild72's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    274
    Rep Power
    301547

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by chris9394 View Post
    There are so many studies that contradict each other. I want to mix my java protein powder with my coffee but I don't want the heat to "denature" and render my protein useless. Please help!
    what I do is put vanilla in my iced coffee. Not sure if you like iced coffee.
  5. Torobestia's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  250 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    3,199
    Rep Power
    141050

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    The better question is does it even matter if heat denatures protein.

    Answer is it doesn't really matter. Obviously it can affect the nutritional properties in that sometimes there are small protein molecules that actually pass through the stomach and intestine not completely digested and can be absorbed in that state. Most proteins, especially those we consume just to have the amino acids, are affected 0% by whether they are denatured or not. It doesn't matter if a protein is folded properly in it's 3D shape or not to be digested - it'll eventually become an amino acid either way.
    Check your form: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/exercise-science/190675-proper-techniques.html
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/235436-tossing-weight-torobestia.html
  6. Young Gotti's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  100 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    5,380
    Rep Power
    986723

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    people are always cooking and posting pictures of food made with our Protean
  7. scherbs's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    275
    Rep Power
    58845

    Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by xR1pp3Rx View Post
    maybe back in the day before they had good manufacturing processes.. but high quality proteins today like iForces are perfectly good when used for cooking or like you mentioned.. making lattes
    Seriously?
    Stop pimping products in EVERY POSSIBLE thread.
    Implying that iForce protein is not denatured by heat is just irresponsible.
    iForce makes some good products, but they are not immune from the laws of physics. Heat denatures all proteins, but as has been mattered, that really doesn't matter.
  8. Jiigzz's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    5,208
    Rep Power
    3370563

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Torobestia View Post
    The better question is does it even matter if heat denatures protein.

    Answer is it doesn't really matter. Obviously it can affect the nutritional properties in that sometimes there are small protein molecules that actually pass through the stomach and intestine not completely digested and can be absorbed in that state. Most proteins, especially those we consume just to have the amino acids, are affected 0% by whether they are denatured or not. It doesn't matter if a protein is folded properly in it's 3D shape or not to be digested - it'll eventually become an amino acid either way.
    GF, is that you?
    Serious Nutrition Solutions Representative
    X-gels: Arachidonic Acid made affordable
  

  
 

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Does heat destroy protein powders?
    By protoculture in forum Nutrition / Health
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-13-2011, 05:33 AM
  2. Heat Shock Proteins the real deal?
    By capnsavem in forum Supplements
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 07-21-2009, 09:08 PM
  3. Heat Shock Proteins
    By alwaysgaining in forum Supplements
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-05-2008, 12:48 AM
  4. why does heat cause fatigue?
    By Dan in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-27-2004, 09:50 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in