Episode 118: Caoileann Murphy PhD is on the show to discuss protein metabolism, distribution and recommendations on per meal vs. daily basis.
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Guest BioCaoileann Murphy, PhD
Caoileann has a PhD in exercise physiology, focusing on protein metabolism under the supervision of Stu Phillips at McMaster University. She has recently moved back to Dublin to work with Dr. Brendan Egan’s research group.
In this episode we discuss:
- Muscle protein balance
- Daily intake recommendations vs. per meal recommendations
- Effect of protein quality
- High protein diets and increasing lean mass in a calorie deficit
- Research questions to still be answered