Eating like kings

A majority of Americans have an up-side down meal schedule. They tend to eat little to no protein for breakfast, a bit of protein for lunch and an excess of protein at dinner. If the recommended daily dietary allowance for protein is around 60 grams, then you’re good no matter when you eat it, right? Wrong! Eating this way does not provide a healthy metabolic environment for healthy aging and maintenance of muscle mass and strength. The Journal of Nutrition goes on record to show that muscle growth is less than optimal when protein consumption is eaten toward the evening meal. When test subject spread their protein out evenly, they had a 25% more efficient muscle protein synthesis than those who ate protein late. We need our protein for muscle building and repair during the day but towards evening, this protein gets oxidized and ends up as excess glucose and fat. My advice is to eat like a king for breakfast, a prince for lunch and pauper for supper.

Fill up the tank early!

Fill up the tank early!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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