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WHEY2GLO – University of Reading

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The main aim of this study is to investigate whether proteins obtained from milk and dairy products (whey) and plant-based protein (such as wheat) have beneficial effect on fasting blood sugar (glucose) levels. A secondary aim will determine if the type of protein consumed for 8 weeks influences day long glucose levels.

We want to study 42 men and women, between the ages of 20 and 70 years with slightly elevated blood sugar levels in order to determine the effects of protein supplements on fasting insulin sensitivity and glucose control, endothelial function and cardio-metabolic risk markers.



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