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  • Protein and Healthy Aging: Optimal Muscle Mass for Life

    Our muscles are constantly in balance between anabolism (growth) and catabolism (breakdown). For anabolism to take place, we need to fuel muscles with protein. Exercise also gives muscles a further push to grow. Optimal distribution of protein at each meal appears to be a key factor in building and maintaining muscle mass throughout life.

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  • Protein and Healthy Aging: Optimal Muscle Mass for Life

    Our muscles are constantly in balance between anabolism (growth) and catabolism (breakdown). For anabolism to take place, we need to fuel muscles with protein. Exercise also gives muscles a further push to grow. Optimal distribution of protein at each meal appears to be a key factor in building and maintaining muscle mass throughout life.

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  • Protein and Bone Health

    While calcium and vitamin D are well recognized for their role in the prevention of osteoporosis, the impact of dietary protein on bone health is less well understood. A well-accepted hypothesis holds that high-protein diets are possibly/potentially detrimental to bone because they...

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  • Protein Requirements: Time to Re-evaluate Canadian Recommendations

    Current recommendations for protein are 0.8 g/kg/day for adults and 0.95 g/kg/day for children. However, recent studies using the Indicator Amino Acid Oxidation (IAAO) technique clearly indicate the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) should be substantially higher.

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  • Proteins and Body Weight

    The role of protein in the regulation of long-term energy balance and maintenance of healthy body weight remains unclear. Nonetheless, high-protein diets remain popular due to perceived benefits such as increased satiety. Evidence is mounting that the source of protein is very important...

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  • Protein and Calcium

    It has been commonly believed that protein negatively affects bone health. However, recent studies strongly support a diet that includes adequate amounts of protein for optimal bone health.

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  • Milk Products May Prevent Age-related Muscle Loss

    A number of studies indicate that milk products may prevent age-related loss of muscle mass and strength. Also known as sarcopenia, it can be prevented and managed by being physically active and getting enough protein and vitamin D in the diet. These recommendations are put forward by the...

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  • The alkaline diet, the acid-ash hypothesis and bone health

    Numerous webpages, books for lay persons, and alternative health practitioners espouse that diets favouring protein foods (especially meat and dairy products) and grains produce excess acid, such as phosphate, that must be buffered. They claim that this buffering mobilizes bone mineral...

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  • The benefits of milk products on blood pressure: a role for bioactive peptides

    Hypertension (blood pressure ≥ 140/90 mmHg) is responsible for more deaths than any other risk factor for cardiovascular disease and is predicted to become the leading cause of death and disability worldwide by 2020.” Currently, more than five million Canadians have hypertension and...

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  • The Role of Milk in Physical Activity

    The evidence to date indicates that both white milk and chocolate milk may play an important role in the context of sports nutrition.

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