Category Archives: Protein

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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Protein Supplements for the Elderly

Muscle loss increases the risk of death in the elderly. The exact reason for this association is controversial, as it is not clear if the muscle loss is a cause of the higher risk of mortality or a symptom of … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup: The Traditional Cold Remedy

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Pea Protein Versus Whey Protein Supplements

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How To Make An Infant Sleep for Longer

It is well established that diet can have a pronounced effect on sleep. Both caffeine and alcohol can for example disrupt sleep. Also, it is known that the macronutrient (fat, protein and carbohydrate) content of the diet can affect sleep. … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Protein Quality

Protein has been shown to posses weight loss properties. A higher intake of protein may decrease body weight because it has beneficial glycaemic effects and may increase metabolic rate directly through increased oxidation of fuel and indirectly through increased growth … Continue reading

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