The Lesson: To reach peak health, we need to maximize our muscle building potential at least once per day – the problem is that 30 grams of protein is the most that your body can use at one time. So instead of eating all your protein in one sitting, it is far healthier to spread it out over 2 or 3 meals each day.
Notable Excerpt: “Maximizing muscle building synthesis in the body is not just for body-builders. It’s beneficial to all of us, but it’s particularly critical to three groups of people: those who are over 50, those who are in the process of losing weight, and those who are recovering from any kind of serious injury, illness, or surgery. All these groups are prone to accelerated muscle loss.”
The Speaker: Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS also known as The Nutrition Diva, is an expert on making healthy living as simple to understand as possible. The Baltimore-based nutritionist is the host of the fabulous fitness-centered podcast The Nutrition Diva’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous. Additionally, she is the bestselling author of several health books, such as “The Inflammation-Free Diet Plan” and “The Nutrition Diva’s Secrets For a Healthy Diet”.
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