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Old 02-05-2009, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by majinbijiita View Post
Wait is this saying that taking 20g protein PWO is better than 40g?

Or is it just saying that anything after 20g is no longer adding benefit?
It's saying that beyond the first 20 grams that are absorbed by the muscle (i.e. for the muscle to use to repair and grow), the rest is oxidized and used as energy. That in turn leads to the question if you will want to use more than 20 grams of protein, since that energy could just as well come from a quicker and cheaper source, such as glucose.
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