hrp0094p2-80 | Bone, growth plate and mineral metabolism | ESPE2021

Effect of Soy and Whey on growth pattern in young male Sprague-Dawley rats

Bar-Maisels Meytal , Menahem Chen , Shtaif Biana , Gabet Yankel , Bab Sahar , Phillip Moshe , Gat-Yablonski Galia ,

Background and Aims: The most effective environmental factor that affect longitudinal growth is nutrition, but the exact composition and the relative benefits of specific dietary proteins in supporting linear growth is unknown. In the current study, we compared the effect of whey and soy proteins on linear growth and bone strength in young fast growing male rats. Both proteins contain all essential amino acids and are considered the best proteins in their cate...