Protein supplementation may have beneficial effects on diminishing muscle atrophy in the postoperative period for numerous surgical treatments, according to a review which appeared in Sports Medicine and Health Science.
Supplementing breakfast with a medical nutrition drink of leucine-enriched whey protein, vitamin D, and carbohydrates increased post-meal muscle protein synthesis among older men, researchers at the University of Clermont Auvergne found.
Functional foods could have a key role to play in combating the global rise of the phenomenon of sarcopenic obesity, according to a published report of the proceedings of a recent scientific convention.
Europe’s largest whey protein supplier Volac claims that new scientific research backs the ingredient’s healthy ageing benefits for older consumers, and the need for ‘tailored nutrition strategies’ to meet their demands.
European whey protein manufacturer Volac has launched its first consumer branded products to drive mainstream awareness of the benefits of whey protein beyond a macho male niche, and protect the market from outlandish health claims and poor quality products.
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