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Tapping the Power of Protein

by: Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD

Nutrition

Research suggests the time of day when we consume protein has a notable impact on its ability to rebuild muscle.

Protein is always a hot topic. Carbs have been demonized. Fat has been on the chopping block. But protein? It earns a health halo, often connected to everything from weight loss to muscle gains.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1

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About the Author

Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD

Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD IDEA Author/Presenter

Dr. Christopher Mohr, PhD RD is a nutrition spokesperson and consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations including the The Dairy Council, General Mills Bell Institute of Health, Nestle and Nordic Naturals. He is a consulting Sports Nutritionist for the Cincinnati Bengals and is also an Expert Contributor for ReebokONE. He often appears on TV as a nutritional guest expert, including an appearance with Chef Emeril Lagasse and another on the Montel Williams Show. He was the nutrition expert for the NY Times Bestseller, “LL Cool J’s Platinum Workout” and worked closely with Fitness Celebrity Denise Austin to create the entire nutrition component of her latest book. He is also on the Advisory Board for Men’s Fitness Magazine and has written over 500 articles for consumer publications, such as Men’s Fitness, Weight Watchers, Men’s Health and Fitness, to name a few. Dr. Mohr has Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition from The Pennsylvania State University and University of Massachusetts, respectively. He earned his PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Registered Dietitian.