The Power of Protein: Separating Hype from Reality

Objectives

1.Outline the multiple health benefits of protein, beyond muscle building (e.g. satiety/weight mgmt., healthy aging, blood sugar control, etc.)

2.Compare the IOM’s recommended range of protein intake (10-35cal %) to the RDA minimum intake (0.8g/kg/day) and identify specific demographic groups that may benefit from the higher levels

3.Design diets that include evenly-distributed protein levels throughout the day from a variety of sources, starting with breakfast

4.Identify foods that are high-quality sources of protein.

Slides

2014-05-06 14.01 The Power of Protein Separating Hype from Reality from Society for Nutrition Education on Vimeo.