Greenletes Podcast

Should Athletes Use Protein Powders?—with Frances Largeman-Roth, MS, RDN

June 08, 2021 Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD Season 1 Episode 18
Greenletes Podcast
Should Athletes Use Protein Powders?—with Frances Largeman-Roth, MS, RDN
Show Notes

In this episode, Natalie chats with Frances Largeman-Roth, who is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a New York Times best selling author and nationally recognized nutrition and wellness expert. Her latest book, Smoothies & Juices: Prevention Healing Kitchen, was released in September 2020. 
 
In this episode, Natalie and Frances discuss:

  • who protein powders are right for
  • research on the difference in bioavailability between whey protein powder and plant-based protein powder
  • the different sources of protein powder, like whey, soy, pea, hemp, rice. Is one considered best?
  • what ingredients should people avoid/ look out for in protein powders
  • sweeteners in protein powders 
  • how to use protein powders

Resources:
TODAY.com article on protein powders
Follow Frances on IG or visit her website
Buy her book (affiliate link): Smoothies & Juices: Prevention Healing Kitchen

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