Ten-Minute Tuesday – My Analyses of the Literature

Your Protein Sucks (Ten-Minute Tuesday)

Ten-Minute Tuesday posts will be a running line of articles I will create as brief summaries of the recent scientific literature for any given topic. Hopefully, my Dear Reader can learn as I do, and hopefully, I can keep them under 5000 words. Muscle Protein Synthesis (MPS) is our main concern today. What I want to know is the dosage of protein/amino acid combination necessary to induce MPS most effectively and efficiently, particularly before/during/after exercise, but I’ll try to summarize every piece worth noting. (more…)