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Dietary Protein for Performance, Health and Disease Management

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Dietary proteins have the potential to profoundly influence exercise-induced recovery and adaptation through the regulation of tissue metabolism and, as such, can play a key role in human performance and health. For example, protein intake has a potent impact on muscle metabolism with implications for ...

Dietary proteins have the potential to profoundly influence exercise-induced recovery and adaptation through the regulation of tissue metabolism and, as such, can play a key role in human performance and health. For example, protein intake has a potent impact on muscle metabolism with implications for exercise-induced adaptation recovery, and maintenance of muscle tissue health across the lifecourse. In addition, dietary proteins have well described effects on parameters that influence metabolic health, including glycemic regulation and diet-induced thermogenesis for weight loss. Often underappreciated is the fact that isolated supplement and whole-food sources of protein display distinct nutritional properties that may confer specific performance and health outcomes through different metabolic effects.

The goal of this particular Research Topic is to present novel advances in human metabolic research on the role of dietary proteins for health and performance outcomes across the healthspan and lifespan in divergent populations (i.e., athletes, older adults, metabolic disease).

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
• The role of dietary protein in adaptations to exercise training across various populations (e.g., athletes and older individuals)
• Dietary protein for the promotion of healthy musculoskeletal aging
• Dietary protein for body composition and metabolic disease management
• The importance of dietary protein intake in the management of specific disease conditions
• Insights into dietary protein processing and manufacturing on health and performance

Leigh Breen has received research funding from Volac LTD and Glanbia Nutrition, as well as honoraria from Dairy UK. Daniel Moore is currently receiving research funding from Iovate Health Sciences International Inc. and Dairy Management Inc., has received financial support from Gatorade Sports Sciences for talks/conferences and holds patents related to the Research Topic subject. All other Topic Editors declare no competing interests with regards to the Research Topic subject.


Keywords: Aging, Exercise, Skeletal Muscle, Metabolism, Protein Nutrition


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