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Long-distance runners, don’t underestimate the power of protein

August 4, 2016

Globe and Mail | August 3, 2016

In fact, pro­tein is more impor­tant for run­ners and endurance ath­letes than once believed, accord­ing to new research by Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to pro­fes­sor Daniel Moore and col­lab­o­ra­tors at Japan’s Aji­nomo­to Co. Their lat­est study, based on a new exper­i­men­tal tech­nique, sug­gests that run­ners need as much as twice the cur­rent rec­om­mend­ed dai­ly amount for seden­tary adults – and, accord­ing to DuCh­ene and oth­er experts, when you eat, your pro­tein may be as impor­tant as how much you get. Read more.