Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to whey protein and increase in satiety leading to a reduction in energy intake (ID 425), contribution to the maintenance or achievement of a normal body weight (ID 1683), growth or maintenance of muscle mass (ID 418, 419, 423, 426, 427, 429, 4307), increase in lean body mass during energy restriction and resistance training (ID 421), reduction of body fat mass during energy restriction and resistance training (ID 420, 421), increase in muscle strength (ID 422, 429), increase in endurance capacity during the subsequent exercise bout after strenuous exercise (ID 428), skeletal muscle tissue repair (ID 428) and faster recovery from muscle fatigue after exercise (ID 423, 428, 431), pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006
Whey protein, satiety, energy intake, body weight, muscle, lean body mass, energy restriction, body fat mass, muscle strength, endurance capacity, exercise, tissue repair, recovery, muscle fatigue, health claims
First published in the EFSA Journal:
19 October 2010
10 September 2010
No abstract available
Panel members at the time of adoption:
Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen.
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
nda [at] efsa.europa.eu
EFSA Journal 2010;8(10):1818 [28 pp.].
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