The Power of Protein: Separating Hype from RealityCategory: Nutritional Science
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.