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In last week’s blog, we wrote about how whey protein helps many infants get the nourishment they need in order to grow. This week we’re highlighting bariatric surgery patients. Readers might not know this, but bariatric surgery patients are major whey protein consumers. We have a bariatric surgery section on our website that…

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Last week we broke down why you should read the labels of different whey protein products to make sure there are no unnecessary sugars or fillers added. If you took our advice and started examining different brands’ labels, you probably noticed that the amount of grams per serving can vary – by a long shot. Some popular brands…

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Whey protein supplementation preserves postprandial myofibrillar protein synthesis during short-term energy restriction in overweight and obese adults New research, published on February 1, 2015, in the Journal of Nutrition, was conducted to examine the benefits of whey protein on muscle during a period of weight loss. Reductions…

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To bulk up (increase you overall muscle mass) you have to exercise and eat more calories and protein than you do to just maintain your weight. Consumption of whey protein powder should not be a concern to building excess muscle if eaten as part of a sensible healthy diet with moderate exercise.   Mary K. Schmidl, Ph.D. Dr. Mary…

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Effects of Whey Protein and Resistance Exercise on Body Composition: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials   New research published in the March/April 2014 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows whey protein, either as a supplement combined with resistance exercise or as part of a weight-loss or…

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