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Dairy Protein Research

Stay current by checking out the body of science behind the health benefits of dairy proteins:

  • Dairy protein researchRecently Published
  • Protein Energy Intake
  • Weight Management/Body Composition
  • Muscle Synthesis
  • Aging/Sarcopenia
  • Literature Reviews

Recently Published

James LJ, Mattin L, Aldiss P, Adebishi R, Hobson RM. Effect of whey protein isolate on rehydration after exercise. Amino Acids. 2014;46(5):1217-24.

Mamerow MM, Mettler JA, English KL, Casperson SL, Arentson-Lantz E, Sheffield-Moore M, Layman DK, Paddon-Jones D. Dietary protein distribution positively influences 24-h muscle protein synthesis in healthy adults. J Nutr. 2014. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.185280 [Epub ahead of print]

Paddon-Jones D, Leidy H. Dietary protein and muscle in older persons. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2014; 17:5-11.

Guimarães-Ferreira L, Cholewa J, Naimo MA, et al. Synergistic effects of resistance training and protein intake: practical aspects. Nutrition. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2013.12.017

Protein Energy Intake

Alghannam, A. Carbohydrate-protein ingestion improves subsequent running capacity towards the end of a football-specific intermittent exercise. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2011 Oct;36(5):748-57.

Pennings B, Koopman R, Beelen M, et al. Exercising before protein intake allows for greater use of dietary protein-derived amino acids for de novo muscle protein synthesis in both young and elderly men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;93:322-331.

Fox EA, McDaniel JL, Breitbach AP, Weiss EP. Perceived protein needs and measured protein intake in collegiate male athletes: an observational study. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2011;8:9.

Pennings B, Boirie Y, Senden J, et al. Whey protein stimulates postprandial muscle protein accretion more effectively than do casein and casein hydrolysate in older men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;93(5):997-1005.

Staples AW, Burd NA, West DW, et al. Carbohydrate does not augment exercise-induced protein accretion versus protein alone. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011;43(7):1154-61.

Weight Management / Body Composition

Josse AR, Atkinson SA, Tarnopolsky MA, Phillips SM. Diets higher in dairy foods and dietary protein support bone health during diet-and exercise-induced weight loss in overweight and obese premenopausal women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 97(1):251-60.

Mojtahedi MC, Thorpe MP, Karampinos DC, et al. The effects of a higher protein intake during energy restriction on changes in body composition and physical function in older women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(11):1218-25.

Bortolotti M, Maiolo E, Corazza M, et al. Effects of a whey protein supplementation on intrahepatocellular lipids in obese female patients. Clin Nutr. 2011;30(4):494-498.

Josse AR, Atkinson SA, Tarnopolsky MA, Phillips SM. Increased consumption of dairy foods and protein during diet-and exercise-induced weight loss promotes fat mass loss and lean mass gain in overweight and obese premenopausal women. J. Nutr. 2011;141: 1626-1634.

Baer DJ, Stote KS, Paul DR, et al. Whey protein but not soy protein supplementation alters body weight and composition in free-living overweight and obese adults. J. Nutr. 2011;141(8):1489-94.

Soenen S, Westerterp-Plantenga MS. Changes in body fat percentage during body weight stable conditions of increased daily protein intake vs. control. Physiol Behav. 2010;101:635-638.

Muscle Synthesis

Soop M, Nehra V, Henderson GC, Boirie Y, Ford GC, Nair KS. Co‐ingestion of whey protein and casein in a mixed meal-demonstration of a more sustained anabolic effect of casein. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2012;303(1):E152-62.

Farnfield MM, Breen L, Carey KA, Garnham A, Cameron-Smith D. Activation of motor signaling in young and old human skeletal muscle in response to combined resistance exercise and whey protein ingestion. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2012;37(1):21-30.

Churchward-Venne TA, Burd NA, Phillips SM and the EM Research Group. Nutritional regulation of muscle protein synthesis with resistance exercise: strategies to enhance anabolism. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2012;9(1):40.

Dideriksen KJ, Reitelseder S, Petersen SG, et al. Stimulation of muscle protein synthesis by whey and caseinate ingestion after resistance exercise in elderly individuals. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2011;21(6):e372-83.

Rowlands DS, Thomson JS, Timmons BW, et al. The transcriptome and translational signaling following endurance exercise in trained skeletal muscle: impact of dietary protein. Physiol Genomics. 2011;43(17):1004-20.

Burd NA, West DW, Moore DR, et al. Enhanced Amino Acid Sensitivity of Myofibrillar Protein Synthesis Persists for up to 24 h after Resistance Exercise in Young Men. J Nutr. 2011;141(4):568-573.

Beelen M, Zorenc A, Pennings B, et al. Impact of protein coingestion on muscle protein synthesis during continuous endurance type exercise. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2011;300(6):E945-54.

Breen L, Philp A, Witard OC, et al. The influence of carbohydrate-protein co-ingestion following endurance exercise on myofibrillar and mitochondrial protein synthesis. J Physiol. 2011; 589(16):4011-25.

Pasiakos SM, McClung HL, McClung JP, et al. Leucine-enriched essential amino acid supplementation during moderate steady state exercise enhances postexercise muscle protein synthesis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;94:809-818.

Beelen M, Zorenc A, Pennings B, et al. Impact of protein coingestion on muscle protein synthesis during continuous endurance type exercise. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2011;300(6):E945-E954.

West DWD, Burd NA, Coffey VG, et al. Rapid aminoacidemia enhances myofibrillar protein synthesis and anabolic intramuscular signaling responses after resistance exercise. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;94:795-803.

Burd NA, Andrews RJ, West DW, Little JP, et al. Muscle time under tension during resistance exercise stimulates differential muscle protein sub‐fractional synthetic responses in men. J. Physiol. 2012;590(Pt 2):351-62.

Coffey G, Moore DR, Burd, NA, et al. Nutrient provision increases signaling and protein synthesis in human skeletal muscle after repeated sprints. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011;111(7):1473-83.

Aging / Sarcopenia

Yang Y, Breen L, Burd NA, et al. Resistance exercise enhances myofibrillar protein synthesis with graded intakes of whey protein in older men. Br J Nutr. 2012;108(10):1780-8.

Burd NA, Yang Y, Moore DR, Tang JE, Tarnopolsky MA, Phillips, SM. Greater stimulation of myofibrillar protein synthesis with ingestion of whey protein isolate vs. micellar casein at rest and after resistance exercise in elderly men. Br J Nutr. 2012;108(6):958-62.

Pennings B, Groen BBL, de Lange A, et al. Amino acid absorption and subsequent muscle protein accretion following graded intakes of whey protein in elderly men. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2012;302(8):E992-9.

Casperson SL, Sheffield‐Moore M, Hewlings SJ, Paddon‐Jones D. Leucine supplementation chronically improves muscle protein synthesis in older adults consuming the RDA for protein. Clin Nutr. 2012;31(4):512-9.

Zhu K, Meng X, Kerr DA, et al. The effects of a two-year randomised controlled trial of whey protein supplementation on bone structure, IGF-I and urinary calcium excretion in older postmenopausal women. J Bone Miner Res. 2011;26(9):2298-306.

Chevalier S, Goulet ED, Burgos SA, Wykes LJ, Morais JA. Protein anabolic responses to a fed steady state in healthy aging. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66A(6):681-688.

Yarasheski KE, Castaneda-Sceppa C, He J, et al. Whole-body and muscle protein metabolism are not affected by acute deviations from habitual protein intake in older men: the hormonal regulators of muscle and metabolism in aging (HORMA) study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;94(1):172-181.

Literature Reviews

Calvez J, Poupin N, Chesneau C, Lassale C, Tome D. Protein intake, calcium balance and health consequences. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012;66(3):281-95.

Saunders MJ. Carbohydrate-protein intake and recovery from endurance exercise: is chocolate milk the answer? Curr Sports Med Rep. 2011;10(4):203-210.

Thorpe MP, Evans EM. Dietary protein and bone health: harmonizing conflicting theories. Nutr Rev. 2011;69(4):215-230.

Gilbert JA, Bendsen NT, Tremblay A, Astrup A. Effect of proteins from different sources on body composition. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2011;21:B16-31.

Anderson GM, Luhovyy B, Akhavan T, Panahi S. Milk proteins in the regulation of body weight, satiety, food intake and glycemia. Nestlè Nutrition Institute Workshop Series: Pediatric Program. 2011; 67: 47-159.

Hawley JA, Burke LM, Phillips SM, Spriet LL. Nutritional modulation of training-induced skeletal muscle adaptations. J Appl Physiol. 2011;110:834-845.

Breen L, Phillips SM. Skeletal muscle protein metabolism in the elderly: interventions to counteract the ‘anabolic resistance' of ageing. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2011;8:68.

Calvez J, Poupin N, Chesneau C, Lassale C, Tome´ D. Protein intake, calcium balance and health consequences. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012; 66(3):281-95.