Dairy Builds Muscles & Minds

Dairy Builds Muscles & Minds You've been drinking a whey protein shake after weight lifting to kick-start the muscle rebuilding process and optimize your gains. Maybe you're supplement savvy enough to keep recovery on track with a micellar casein shake right before bed. A recent study published in the International Dairy Journal suggests that both of these dairy proteins might be building your brain power along with physical size and strength.

Researchers analyzed data from 972 people who took a 41-question test to determine that those who consumed dairy products at least once a day performed better at abstract reasoning, visual-spatial memory, organization and working memory. Frequent dairy intake was associated with improved overall cognitive performance.

True Strength Moment: Dairy foods are rich sources of protein, and the amino acid components of protein that serve as the building blocks of muscle, bone and other body tissue. For an in-depth look at what the Branched Chain Amino Acid Leucine has to offer dieters and active individuals, read today's Performance Blog at ABBperformance.com
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