The Power of Protein: Quality & Quantity in Healthy Eating Patterns

Emerging research has demonstrated the benefits of eating higher protein diets (within the context of the Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range), particularly related to sports nutrition, weight management and healthy aging. Evolving science is also beginning to examine the effects of protein quality and timing to help further refine practical recommendations to optimize consumption.

Join Nancy Rodriguez, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM and Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS as they discuss current protein recommendations and research examining the impact of protein quantity and quality on various health outcomes. They will also highlight unique culinary applications to help maximize high-quality protein consumption in healthy eating patterns that people enjoy. Webinar sponsored by the National Dairy Council.

Objectives
After the webinar, participants will be able to:
. Provide an overview of current protein research and recommendations, including new perspectives related to specific health outcomes such as weight management, exercise recovery and performance, metabolic health, and healthy aging.
. Address concerns regarding protein consumption on bone, renal and other health outcomes.
. Translate the latest scientific findings on the role of protein quantity, quality and timing/meal distribution into practical and enjoyable meal plans that optimize protein consumption within the context of healthy eating patterns.
. Build healthy eating patterns and offer delicious, unique culinary applications for clients that incorporate a variety of high-quality protein sources and meet appropriate protein recommendations.

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