METABOLIC PROTEIN is a special whey protein shake (whey). It contains only 5 grams of carbohydrates per serving. It is used to raise the metabolism and eliminate hunger. It comes reinforced with vitamins and minerals therefore it is a complete "meal replacement". METABOLIC PROTEIN contains special enzymes that increase the absorption of proteins for maximum use by the body's cells. It also contains the amino acid L-Glutamine that has the effect of eliminating "cravings" for sweets or carbohydrates.