Per meal dose and frequency of protein consumption is associated with lean mass and muscle performance.

@article{Loenneke2016PerMD,
  title={Per meal dose and frequency of protein consumption is associated with lean mass and muscle performance.},
  author={Jeremy P Loenneke and Paul D Loprinzi and Caoileann H. Murphy and Stuart M Phillips},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={1506-1511}
}
BACKGROUND It has been hypothesized that for older adults evenly distributing consumption of protein at 30-40 g per meal throughout the day may result in more favorable retention of lean mass and muscular strength. Such a thesis has not, to our knowledge, been tested outside of short-term studies or acute measures of muscle protein synthesis. AIMS To examine whether the number of times an individual consumed a minimum of 30 g of protein at a meal is associated with leg lean mass and knee… CONTINUE READING
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