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Table 1 Composition of the study products

From: Postprandial muscle protein synthesis is higher after a high whey protein, leucine-enriched supplement than after a dairy-like product in healthy older people: a randomized controlled trial

Component   Unit EXP product Control product
Energy   Kcal 150 150
Protein % 56 16
Carbohydrates % 26 66
Fat % 18 18
Protein Total g 21 61
Intact protein Whey g 20 1.2
  Casein g 0 4.8
Free amino acid BCAA g 1 0
Total leucine2   g 3 0.6
Total EAA2   g 10.6 3.0
Total phenylalanine   g 0.6 0.3
Carbohydrates Total g 10 25
Sucrose g 7.5 7.4
Glucose g 0 0.3
Maltose g 0 1.1
Maltodextrin g 2.2 15.9
Lactose g 0.05 0.07
Fat Total g 3 3
Palm oil g 2.9 2.9
  Milk fat g 0 0.1
  1. BCAA, branched chain amino acids; EAA, essential amino acids.
  2. The study products contain no vitamins, trace elements, minerals, or other additions.
  3. 1 Provided as milk protein.
  4. 2 Provided by protein and free BCAA.