Animal Versus Plant Protein for Building Muscle and Strength | Hamilton Roschel

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In Episode #137, I sat down with scientist Hamilton Roschel to discuss his recent study investigating whether the source of protein – animal or plant – affects muscle strength and growth in young, healthy adults performing resistance training.

In this episode, Hamilton explained why this study was performed, its hypothesis and methodology, what makes it unique, and, of course, its results. He also shared information on supplements for improving performance.

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More about Hamilton Roschel:

Hamilton Roschel currently works at the School of Physical Education and Sports / School of Medicine, University of São Paulo. He conducts research in the field of nutrition and sports medicine, is the head of the Applied Physiology and Nutrition Research Group and head of the Laboratory of Assessment and Conditioning in Rheumatology.

Additional resources:

  • Hamilton’s study, ‘High-Protein Plant-Based Diet Versus a Protein-Matched Omnivorous Diet to Support Resistance Training Adaptations: A Comparison Between Habitual Vegans and Omnivores’
  • The Beta-Alanine study Hamilton referred to
  • Creatine and brain health study written by Hamilton and his team
  • Hamilton’s Instagram

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