The Best Protein for Optimal Weight Loss

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Is protein the answer to your weight loss endeavors?
Air Date: 8/26/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Jim White, RD
JimWhite-BioPic resized bestJim White graduated Summa Cum Laude from Youngstown University in Ohio with a B.A. in Nutrition. He is credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Registered Dietitian and certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Specialist. On November 1, 2005, Jim opened his first Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. He soon outgrew this studio and opened a larger one in November 2006 on Laskin Road followed by an additional location in 2009 off Great Neck Road, both in Virginia Beach. Jim and his team have helped hundreds of people lose thousands of pounds. He is currently the National Spokesman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has the reputation of being one of the top health professionals in the country.
The Best Protein for Optimal Weight Loss
Protein is an essential nutrient for building muscle and supporting other biological processes.

You hear about the different types or proteins, including soy, whey, egg and casein. Do these types differ from the types of protein found in meats and fish?

How can you benefit from protein to maximize exercise capacity and ultimately weight loss?

One of the keys to maximizing the efficiency in which your body breaks down protein is to avoid over-consumption of the nutrient and to eat the right types of protein.

In this segment, Jim White, RD, and Melanie Cole, MS, explore the different types of protein and help you discover which one is the right type for your body.