Episode 3: Understanding Protein Quality

This insightful episode sees expert guest Professor Philip Atherton delve into the hot topic of protein quality.

The unique dynamic of this conversation provides simplified explanations of what can become a complex topic. As always, podcast host Dr Anne Holdoway does an excellent job of translating this information into dietetic context, providing countless lessons which can be taken into day-to-day practice.

Episode 3 – Key Discussion Points

  • Defining protein quality
  • Why is protein quality so important?
  • Classifying amino acids
  • Is there an “ideal” amino acid profile
  • PDCAAS & protein digestibility
  • Protein quality in oral and enteral products
The Dietetic Discussion
The Dietetic Discussion
Episode 3: Understanding Protein Quality
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