The International Protein Board - iPB - was set up in 2018 to provide a credible, science-based resource on all things related to dietary protein, health and wellbeing. With the aim of being the global authority on protein, iPB covers a variety of topics relating to dietary proteins, from its’ role in keeping the body functioning effectively, to safe intakes, to the real difference between various sources. At the heart of iPB is the global expert panel; a group of 17 of the world’s top researchers in the field of dietary protein and the human body. This panel boasts an impressive portfolio, including:
years of protein expertise
protein articles published
The name protein is derived from the Greek term proteos, which means “primary” or “to take place first.”
The need to reevaluate the adequacy and application of protein requirement standards
In general, higher protein intakes would not pose a risk for adverse renal, liver and bone function or integrity in otherwise healthy adults.
The average life expectancy has increased over the past century and now averages about 71 years
To build muscle strength and size, regular high-intensity and/or resistance exercise is required.
Body weight management is a primary concern for many people.
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Protein at breakfast
Dr Heather Leidy gives a brief overview of how Protein at Breakfast helps with appetite and satiety versus lower protein
breakfast or skipping, plus that it might not take a lot of protein at meals to benefit.
Importance of protein as people get older
Dr Stu Phillips presents on the Importance of Protein as People Get Older and how requirements are higher versus their younger
counterparts. Protein and weight bearing exercise are keys to better retention of strength, muscle and bone health.
Feb 6th-7th, 2021
Protein needs are elevated for people who exercise for greater fitness and athletic performance.