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Lachlan Foote, 21, dies after drinking protein shake containing enough ’caffeine for FIFTY coffees’

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Lachlan Foote, 21, was set to celebrate his 22nd birthday the following day but instead his family were grieving their son’s death.

His body was found on the bathroom floor of the family’s home in Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia after he downed the muscle building drink.

But they have only just discovered the cause of death, and are sharing the heartbreaking story in the hope of “saving someone else’s life”.… Continue Reading...

Do people who weigh more require more protein?

 

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The response of muscle protein synthesis following whole-body resistance exercise is greater following 40 g than 20 g of ingested whey protein.

Weight training causes muscle damage, and protein is needed to stimulate the growth and repair process. Although protein consumption alone can activate muscle protein synthesis (MPS) to a certain extent, protein in combination with resistance exercise is superior.… Continue Reading...

How Much Protein Can Your Body Use from One Meal?

Steak is a high protein meal

Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD

Sports Nutrition Expert, Spokesperson, Author

How much protein can your body digest and use at a time? If you you eat the right amount of protein at every meal you’ll supposedly hit the sweet spot – maximum muscle growth and satiety (fullness) without wasting food or money.… Continue Reading...

How Much Protein You Really Need In Your Diet?

How Much Protein You Really Need In Your Diet

By Stephanie Lee

Getting enough protein is important, regardless of whether you want healthy skin and nails, to lose weight, or get bulging biceps. But “enough” could be the difference between eating a few extra eggs and washing down your steak with protein shakes. Here’s how to find out.

The “Official Guideline” Is Enough to Maintain, But More Is Better

Muscles hog most of the limelight, but healthy skin, hair, hormones, and organ function all require protein too.… Continue Reading...