Tag Archives: Protein

How protein mutation is involved in rare brain development disorder

Rearing its head in infancy, Christianson Syndrome is a rare disorder whose symptoms include intellectual disability, seizures and difficulty standing or walking. Although it is becoming increasingly diagnosed, with little being known about the neural mechanism behind the disease, therapeutic options for patients remain limited. Now, researchers at McGill University focusing on the intellectual disability… Read More »

It’s Official: Hemp Seed Is The Most Gut-Friendly Protein Powder You Can Buy

If you’ve ever been in the market for protein powder, you would know that navigating your way through all the different types out there can be an absolute minefield. Not only do you have to consider things like taste and texture, above all, ingredients and nutritional profile can also be an automatic deal-breaker. Those with… Read More »

If You Are Older Should You Eat More Protein?

Some experts have proposed that eating extra protein will promote muscle growth in older adults. It turns out that this is not true.   A careful study of 92 men age 65 and older revealed that eating extra protein without increasing physical activity, especially weight bearing activity, did not result in promoting muscle growth.  … Read More »