Kewpie Corp. announced that it has obtained test results that egg white intake may increase muscle metabolism and reduce visceral fat.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanism of visceral fat reduction by ingesting egg white. It was found that rats that ingested egg white had reduced visceral fat mass, increased skeletal muscle weight, and increased skeletal muscle fat-burning enzyme activity compared to rats that ingested milk protein (casein). That is.

The results of this research will be presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Functional Foods and Medical Sciences, which will be held on December 15th and 16th.

The company has been conducting research on the nutritional function and cooking characteristics of chicken eggs, and confirmed that egg white reduces blood cholesterol and visceral fat, and that egg white peptide enhances the antioxidant power in the body. There is.