Category Archives: Protein

Does Protein Quality Matter?

Protein quality can be defined in a number of different ways. Generally the higher the quality protein, the less of it that is required to supply daily protein requirement. Animal proteins are considered higher quality than plant proteins, and this … Continue reading

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Milk For Weight Loss?

Cow’s milk is a nutritious food for animals other than young cows. There is a belief that cow’s milk is a poor quality food, but the science behind cow’s milk has been misunderstood. Certainly, certain individuals cannot consume cow’s milk … Continue reading

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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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