Protein in the diet
This webinar will discuss the overall need of high quality protein in the diet. Protein needs based on population, protein distribution in diet design and inventing flavorful, nutrient-rich protein meals will all be highlighted so participants can make appropriate recommendations to the population in which they work. The presentation will provide valuable take-home messages to be used with clients and patients of all ages and sizes.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify high-quality protein choices to recommend to their patients and clients.

  • Recommend protein amounts needed for various populations groups baby to athlete to elderly.

  • Understand how high-quality, flavorful protein plays a role in diet design and satiety.
Live Webinar Date: May 23, 2017   (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST)
Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC): 2070, 3020, 5370, 8100
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 6.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.2.2, 12.4.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: $18

About the Presenter: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with an emphasis in overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. She has eleven years of experience as the sports dietitian at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and has worked with Texas Christian University Athletics, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas Soccer, Jim McLean Golf School and many PGA Tour players as well as with many middle school, high school and endurance athletes. She also works with the everyday exercising population to improve health and wellness.

Amy speaks at a variety of nutrition, athletic training and coaching conferences in addition to providing health and nutrition presentations to various businesses and companies. She is an ambassador/spokesperson for the National Dairy Council, a Dairy Max Health and Wellness Advisory Council member and on the Speakers Bureau for Gatorade Sports Science Institute. Amy is also the co-author of "Swim, Bike, Run - Eat," a sports nutrition book for triathletes.

Amy received her Bachelor of Science in speech communications from Texas Christian University and Master of Science in exercise and sports nutrition from Texas Woman's University. She is also a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.


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