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November-December 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Food and Nutrition News, and Protein Overconsumption

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ2013113

Description

Americans are demanding more protein in all of their products, but do they really need it? Find out how much protein most people need in their diets, what risks and benefits are associated with too much or too little protein, and how to help your clients establish their protein needs. In this quiz, you will also find the latest nutrition research news, including whether consuming aloe is safe and whether you can substitute fruit intake with juice.

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Learning Objectives

    After reading these articles, you should be able to:
  1. Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Food for Thought section.
  2. Describe the three characteristics that make protein unique among the macronutrients.
  3. List the amount of protein recommended based on a person’s activity level.
  4. Recognize and describe various proteins that are added to foods to enhance protein content.
  5. Discuss the key points of the International Society for Sports Nutrition position paper on protein.

Course Content

November-December 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Food and Nutrition News, and Protein Overconsumption
Test
Ask the RD
Article
Food Focus: Kimchi!
Article
Low Gut Bacteria Linked to Obesity, Inflammation
Article
CSPI’s Aloe Warning: “Save It for Sunburns”
Article
Skip the Juice, Eat Whole Fruits, to Avoid Type 2 Diabetes
Article
Doubling Protein Hedges Against Muscle Loss When Losing Weight
Article
The One-Week-of-Dark-Chocolate Fix?
Article
Protein Today: Are Consumers Getting Too Much of a Good Thing?
Consuming proteins can help people lose weight, but most people don’t need more of it in their diets.
Article
Recipe for Health: Lemon Chickpea Muffins
Article

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