Protein Nutrition
WHAT'S NEW IN THE WORLD OF DIETARY PROTEIN
Please join us for this one hour webinar to better understand the latest science on protein recommendations especially for older adults.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Compare and contrast protein requirements for younger adults vs. older adults (>65 yrs).


  • Describe states of acute and chronic illness in older adults (>65 yrs) that would benefit from increased protein in the diet.


  • Describe the current scientific evidence on optimal protein intake in older adults (>65 yrs).


  • Discuss areas for future research on the quantity and timing of protein intake in older adults (>65 yrs).
Live Event Date: Apr 20, 2017
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 2070, 5090, 6030, 9050
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.3, 8.3.6, 9.1.5, 9.4.2
Target Audience: RDs, DTRS, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Renee Korczak, PhD, RD
Renee Korczak

Dr. Renee Korczak received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from the University of Connecticut and Master of Arts Degree in Medical Nutrition from Boston University School of Medicine. She moved to Minneapolis in 2011 to pursue her PhD in Human Nutrition and to become a registered dietitian (RD). Dr. Korczak worked under Dr. Joanne Slavin and her research focuses on the effects of carbohydrates (primarily fiber) on digestive health and satiety. She currently has an appointment at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where she teaches Sports Nutrition and Principles of Nutrition to undergraduate students. Dr. Korczak is a frequent media source on various nutrition topics for Kare 11 and is the Communications Chair for the Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND).

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
Traumatic Brain Injury and Gastrointestinal Problems

The Role of The Dietitian in Traumatic Brain Injury and Gastrointestinal Problems

On Demand
Live Date: (Aug 08,2017)
Expiration Date: (Aug 07,2020)

Rating: 4.25 out of 5

Instructor(s): Renee Korczak, PhD, RD Jenna Stangland, MS, RD, LDN, CLT

Duration: 1 hour

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