New research presented this week at the American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo suggests that dairy proteins, especially whey, excel in building muscle and reducing fat, which may help control body weight and curb obesity, hypertension and diabetes.
In his presentation, Stuart Phillips, associate professor of kinesiology at
G. Harvey Anderson, professor of nutrition sciences, physiology and medical sciences at the
While the mechanisms of action are not fully understood, whey protein has a positive effect on insulin and cholesterol levels in the blood, as well as a positive and prolonged effect on satiation and satiety. In the presentation,
FNCE is the world's largest gathering of food and nutrition experts, with approximately 10,000 scientific researchers, dietetics professionals, policy makers, health-care providers and industry leaders in attendance.
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