Category Archives: Protein

The Truth About Vegan Diets

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Red Meat, Fish or Fowl?

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Protein, Dairy and Legumes

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Improving Glycaemic Control

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How Does Protein Build Muscle?

Skeletal muscle is made up predominantly of protein. When we eat animal flesh we are eating their muscle, along with any associated fat and a small amount of carbohydrate stored in skeletal muscle as glycogen. Skeletal muscle is made up … Continue reading

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Milk As A Possible Weight Loss Food?

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What Is A High Protein Diet?

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Higher Protein Intakes Can Benefit the Elderly

Individuals with more skeletal muscle tend to be healthier than those with less. Skeletal muscle mass is directly proportional to resting metabolic rate and so those with more lean mass will have higher metabolic rates and are therefore usually leaner. … Continue reading

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Whey, Casein and Soy: Which Is Best For Appetite Regulation?

High protein diets are known to cause weight loss compared to high carbohydrate and high fat diets. The mechanisms for this have been well explained, and relate to the ability of protein to cause skeletal muscle growth which increases the … Continue reading

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Vegan Protein Supplements: Pea Protein

A growing number of people are becoming aware of the benefits of high protein diets. Research suggests that high protein diets produce a number of health benefits including increases in skeletal muscle, increases in resting metabolic rate, decreases in body … Continue reading

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