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Séminaire externe : Steve Simpson -> Reporté

Quand ? Le 02/11/2020,
de 10:00 à 11:00
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Towards resolving the Protein Paradox in longevity and late-life health

Stephen J. Simpson 

Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Australia

Reducing protein intake (and that of key amino acids) extends lifespan, especially during mid-life and early late-life. Yet, due to a powerful protein appetite, reducing protein in the diet leads to increased food intake, promoting obesity – which shortens lifespan. That is the protein paradox. In the talk I will bring together pieces of the jigsaw, including: specific nutrient appetites, protein leverage, macronutrient interactions on appetite and ageing, the role of branched-chain amino acids and FGF-21, and then I will conclude by showing how these pieces fit together and play out in the modern industrialised food environment to result in the global pandemic of obesity and metabolic disease.

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