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      02-15-2009, 10:18 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by cars4lyfe View Post
The real reason to eat casein (slow-digesting) proteins b4 bed is to prevent muscle break-down during sleep.
thats not really an issue in any industrialized nation, but yes, casein is a slower digesting protein with a very good amino acid profile. i have a cup every night.

Originally Posted by cars4lyfe
Eating 5-6 meals a day keeps your metabolism active hence optimizing your metabolic rate. It won't necessarily make your metabolism the fastest in the world, but it'll optimize it.
5-6 meals compared to 0 meals, yes, this statement would be true.

5-6 meals compared to 2-3 meals, this is not true, and the idea is based on outdated research.