Higher compared with lower dietary protein during an energy deficit combined with intense exercise promotes greater lean mass gain and fat mass loss: a randomized trial
OPEN The American journal of clinical nutrition | 29 Jan 2016
TM Longland, SY Oikawa, CJ Mitchell, MC Devries and SM Phillips
A dietary protein intake higher than the Recommended Dietary Allowance during an energy deficit helps to preserve lean body mass (LBM), particularly when combined with exercise.
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