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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.