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Protein Sources and High Blood Pressure

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / September 13, 2022

A study associated eating a greater variety of protein sources with a lower risk of high blood pressure, a risk factor for heart disease.

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Graphic showing link between protein and kidneys

Protein and Kidneys

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / April 1, 2022

A study taking a closer look at kidney function in adults may ease health concerns about protein and kidneys.

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Biodiversity of fish

Biodiversity of Fish Declining

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / August 9, 2021

A study suggests that a decline in the biodiversity of fish can negatively affect the diets of those who get a protein from fish.

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Insect protein bug on a fork

Is Insect Protein Effective?

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / August 9, 2021

A study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that insect protein can be just as effective as milk protein for building muscle.

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Building muscles with plant protein

Plant Protein for Muscle Growth

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / July 7, 2021

It’s long been thought that animal protein is superior for building bigger muscles, but new data shows a plant protein works just as well.

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Man eating protein for muscle growth

Protein and Muscle

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / June 7, 2021

When it comes to protein and muscle, we don’t need to garnish chicken breast with meatballs to get enough protein to build lean body mass.

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Protein powder from pig's blood

Pig’s Blood for Protein?

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / May 10, 2021

Food scientists have devised a way to produce a flavorless protein powder from pig’s blood, a byproduct of pork meat production.

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Protein and carbs for exercise recovery

Carbs and Protein for Exercise Recovery

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / April 5, 2021

Evidence suggests that co-ingesting carbohydrate and protein after exercise may stimulate greater glycogen synthesis during exercise recovery.

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Protein for endurance

30 Grams of Protein

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / January 18, 2021

Researchers found that consuming 30 grams of protein is sufficient for fit men to maximize recovery and muscle growth after vigorous endurance exercise.

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Word of the Day: Mycoprotein

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / November 11, 2020

This type of fungal-derived protein could be the way we help build muscle sustainably in the near future, accordng to a recent study.

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