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Protein in a Healthy Diet: Round 2

Submitted by Dave Draeger, CDM, CFPP, Director of Dietary and Dining Services As previously mentioned, protein is required to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  Individuals need to understand that protein is required in the diet and should be consumed in adequate amounts each day.  Some diet trends such as Atkins, Zone, and South Beach involve consuming…

Protein in a Healthy Diet

Submitted by Dave Draeger, CDM, CFPP, Director of Dietary and Dining Services Protein has taken its fair share of flack in the past due to being associated with coronary artery disease and hyperlipidemia.  Recently, protein has emerged as an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Protein is crucial to good health.  Producers have improved…