Category Archives: Protein

Hydrolyzed protein versus intact: effects on nitrogen partitioning

In the sports nutrition industry, there is a gradual shift to using hydrolyzed proteins for their increased speed of absorption and inducing hyperleucemia and hyperinsulinemia, conditions that may promote a faster and greater response to recovery and skeletal muscle growth.  A recent paper by Deglaire et al. confirms this is the case for casein protein, however it also reveals other important effects. Because of opioid peptides in the intact casein, intestinal transit time is greater compared Read more [...]