Nov 6, 2017
Magazine covers may tout the importance of protein for weight loss, but what if the benefits go far beyond that?
Today's episode of This Unmillennial Life uncovers why protein as we age (starting as early as our 30s!) is so important to maintain lifelong health and independence, plus covers one of the more common quick-to-grab protein options -- protein bars -- and identifies the best choices.
In the show I interview Chris Mohr, RD, PhD (Don't miss the interview I did with Chris in The CrossFit Episode) and Jessica Crandall, RD, CDE, AFAA. We discuss:
I close out this week's show with my personal recommendations for 4 protein bars I like and recommend (which include ALDI Elevation Mint Chocolate bars, Think Thin Brownie Crunch, Pure Protein Salted Caramel and Rx Bars). I also discuss my thoughts on Quest protein bars. (Spoiler: I'm not a fan of Quest personally for taste and digestibility, but know many people love it so I recommend it as one you may want to try.)
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This week’s episode is sponsored by HealthyAperture.com — the web’s first and only dietitian-curated recipe discovery site.
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