High Protein Diet: A Review

Various fitness and diet regimens advocate a high protein diet for weight loss and muscle development. Here is a review OPEN ACCESS A high-protein diet for reducing body fat: mechanisms and possible caveats High protein diets are increasingly popularized in lay media as a promising strategy for weight loss by providing the twin benefits of…

Diet and Changes in Gut Microbial Enterotypes

High fat diet favours Bacteroides enterotype, while a low protein/high complex carbohydrate diet favours Prevotella enterotype. Science. 2011 October 7; 334(6052): 105–108. Linking Long-Term Dietary Patterns with Gut Microbial Enterotypes Diet strongly affects human health, partly by modulating gut microbiome composition. We used diet inventories and 16S rDNA sequencing to characterize fecal samples from 98 individuals.…

Protein Intake – Not Just How Much but also When

Eating small portions of protein through the day will maximize net balance. OPEN ACCESS Daytime pattern of post-exercise protein intake affects whole-body protein turnover in resistance-trained males Background The pattern of protein intake following exercise may impact whole-body protein turnover and net protein retention. We determined the effects of different protein feeding strategies on protein…