Author in the Room: Effect of Dietary Protein Content on Weight Gain, Energy Expenditure, and Body Composition During Overeating

February 2012 Author in the Room® Teleconference


 

Author: George A. Bray, MD

 

Article: Effect of Dietary Protein Content on Weight Gain, Energy Expenditure and Body Composition During Overeating

 

Summary Points:

  • Excess calories are stored as fat, independent of protein.
  • Protein increases metabolic rate and lean body mass.
  • Adherence to a diet is more important than the macronutrient composition of that diet.

 

 

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