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The Importance of Protein

The Importance of Protein

Original Air Date : December 7, 2023

Original Air Date : December 7, 2023

Protein is an important nutrient for your health. It helps build and repair bones and muscles but there is much more to know about why protein is needed for good overall health.

Join Osteoporosis Canada for The Importance of Protein with Lucia Weiler, RD who explores the significance of protein for bone and muscle health, how animal and plant proteins differ, the vital role of amino acids and how to easily integrate protein into a balanced eating pattern.


PRESENTERS

Lucia Weiler

Lucia Weiler

BSC, RD, PHEC
Lucia is an award-winning dietitian, food scientist and nutrition counsellor. She is an international communications leader who specializes in education, nutrition counselling, food innovation, and food labelling. Lucia is an expert at translating the science of nutrition and working with clients to help them unlock the power of food and nutrition, and its connection to good health. Lucia is recognized for her leadership roles in dietetics and provides professional development to individuals and teams. She recently obtained Gallup’s Global Clifton Strengths Coach certificate.

MODERATORS

Kerry Grady

Kerry Grady

MHSC, RD Senior Manager, Scientific and Clinical Programs, Osteoporosis Canada

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