Protein Truths and Myths: Does it Cause Cancer and Aging

Protein Truths and Myths

Does Protein Cause Cancer and Aging?

Stuart Phillips is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. He is also the Director of the McMaster University Physical Activity Centre of Excellence. Dr. Phillips has authored more than 350 research papers. In 2018-21 he was named to Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers list as a being in the top 1% of all cited researchers in nutrition and physiology research. Dr. Phillips is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

In this episode we discuss:

• Do higher protein diets cause cancer?

• How the food industry pushes flavor instead of nutrients

• The surprising data about Omega-3 supplementation

• The importance of protein in aging