Pre-conference: Business Strategies
Presentation: New News on Protein: How Much is Too Much…and Not Enough?
Speaker: Steven Hertzler, PhD, RD, LD, Senior Scientist, Clinical Research, Global Science and Medical Affairs, Nutrition Science & Innovation, Abbott Nutrition
Steve Hertzler is a registered dietitian and received his PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of Minnesota. He has 10+ years of teaching and research experience, with most of that coming at The Ohio State University. He is an author on over 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. For the past 12 years, he has served at Abbott Nutrition in several roles. He was previously a Sr. Research Scientist and the Chief Scientific Officer for EAS Sports Nutrition and is now a Senior Scientist for Clinical Research in Global Science and Medical Affairs. He currently provides nutrition science support for the Ensure brands in the U.S.
Title: New News on Protein: How Much is Too Much…and Not Enough?
Protein is a much-misunderstood nutrient. Inaccurate information is everywhere and people have many questions. Will too much protein hurt my kidneys or my bones? How much protein is too much? How much protein do I need? This presentation will answer these and several other protein questions. Updates from the world of protein research will also be discussed. Bring your questions and be prepared to beef up your knowledge about protein!