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2017-2018

Whole eggs better for muscle building, repair than egg whites

Feedstuffs-Dec 28, 2017

Post-workout muscle-building response 40% greater in people eating whole eggs versus equivalent amount of protein from egg whites. … away egg yolks to maximize one’s dietary protein intake from eggs is counterproductive, said Nicholas Burd, a University of Illinois professor of kinesiology and community health who led …

Want to Get Ripped? Eat 3 Whole Eggs After Your Workout

Men’s Health-Jan 3, 2018

They discovered that the whole egg consumption sparked significantly greater protein fiber repair and recovery than eating the egg whites did. And that’s important, since that process is key to building bigger and stronger muscles, explains study author Nicholas A. Burd, Ph.D., an exercise physiologist at …

To Gain Muscle Eat Whole Eggs, Not Just the Whites

American Council on Science and Health-Jan 8, 2018

Writing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Dr. Nicholas A. Burd from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and colleagues described a study comparing the effect of consuming whole eggs vs only egg whites on muscle protein synthesis post-resistance training. They examined rates of …

Study: Whole eggs better for muscle building and repair than egg …

Youth Health Magzine-Jan 7, 2018

People who consume 18 grams of protein from whole eggs or from egg whites after engaging in resistance exercise differ dramatically in how their … of throwing away egg yolks to maximize one’s dietary protein intake from eggs is counterproductive, said Nicholas Burd, a University of Illinois professor of …

How to get ripped: Eat THREE of these snacks after exercise to help …

Daily Star-Jan 5, 2018

The researchers took biopsies of the men’s muscles two and five hours later to measure their myofibrillar protein synthetic response which found that whole egg consumption sparked greater protein fibre repair and recovery. Nicholas A Burd, Ph.D., the study author and exercise physiologist at the University …

Go ahead, eat eggs–especially the yolk

Inquirer.net-Jan 1, 2018

Nicholas Burd, a University of Illinois professor of kinesiology and community health who led the research, said egg yolks boost the body’s ability to utilize that protein in the muscles. The study determined that people who consumed 18 grams of protein from whole eggs after a resistance workout differ …

Medical Xpress

 

Whole eggs better for muscle building and repair than egg whites

Science Daily-Dec 20, 2017

“By using those labeled eggs, we saw that if you ate the whole egg or the egg whites, the same amount of dietary amino acids became available in your blood,” Burd said. “In each case, about 60 to 70 percent of the amino acids were available in the blood to build new muscle protein. That would suggest …

Want to Make the Most Muscle? Forget Egg Whites—Eat the Whole

Bicycling-Dec 21, 2017

… just eating egg whites for muscle building and repair. Well, guess what? Aside from the fact that he should have cooked them first (see: salmonella), the Italian Stallion was right on the money. Protein from whole eggs is vastly superior for muscle building than isolated egg whites, according to a new study.

Ditch the egg whites and go for whole eggs to get maximum muscle

Men’s Fitness-Dec 22, 2017

“We saw that the ingestion of whole eggs immediately after resistance exercise resulted in greater muscleprotein synthesis than the ingestion of egg whites,” said study head Nicholas Burd, Ph.D., a professor of kinesiology and community health at the University of Illinois. “There’s a lot of stress on protein …

Eat Whole Eggs And Not Just Whites For Muscle Building Says …

HungryForever.com (blog)-Dec 25, 2017

Talking about the research conducted Burd said, “We saw that if you ate the whole egg or the egg whites, the same amount of dietary amino acids became available in your blood,” Burd said. “In each case, about 60 to 70 percent of the amino acids were available in the blood to build new muscle protein.

 


2016

– Great work outlined in the article below that Nicholas Burd was involved in from Luc van Loon’s lab.

The Globe and Mail article


2015

– Nicholas Burd was invited to participate in the Early Career Grant Challenge at ObesityWeek 2015, Nov 2-6.

– The Nutrition and Exercise Performance group will be traveling North to attend to the CSEP conference in Hamilton ON, Canada. Stephan van Vliet, Justin Parel, and Nicholas Burd will be sharing their latest research endeavors.

– Stephan van Vliet was awarded the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Research Grant to assess postprandial protein handling in chronic metabolic disease-states.

– Nicholas Burd was awarded the the Peter J. Reeds Memorial Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Nutrition. This award is annually given to an investigator who displays outstanding research regarding macronutrient metabolism.