Dietitian Tips: Why Protein is Important for Your Health

Curious about protein? Listen in as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lisa Henderson answers these questions: 
Why is protein necessary for health? What is getting protein in our diet actually doing for us from a physiological standpoint? Why is it especially important right now for GenXers? We all know it helps to build muscle in the body, but it also has a wide variety of different roles beyond that which support our health.

This is Part 1 of a series of episodes on the basics of protein. Subscribe to the podcast on your listening app of choice or through this website (click Subscribe/Contact in the menu at the top of this page) so you don’t miss an episode!

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