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Jan Steijns

Corporate Nutritionist, FrieslandCampina


Expert insights on protein nutrition: Where and why?

Protein research and discussion has been extensive over recent years in relation to physical activity, strenuous exercise and healthy ageing. Both in younger and older people some extra protein intake appears beneficial on top of the exercise signal for protein synthesis. It has also become clear that lifestyle interventions targeted at preserving muscle mass and strength with advancing age is crucial to facilitate longer