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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Do I need protein drinks if I am working out?" "Tips to help you make wise choices from the protein foods group," "Vary your protein choices," "What are considered lean cuts of meat?"
Campbell, W. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 2008.
CDC: "How much physical activity do older adults need?" "Protein."
Dee Sandquist, registered dietitian; spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Fage: "Protein and diet."
Harvard School of Public Health: "The Nutrition Source: Eggs and heart disease," "The Nutrition Source: Nuts for the Heart," "The Nutrition Source: Protein, Moving Closer to Center Stage," "The Nutrition Source: Protein."
Joan Salge Blake, registered dietitian; clinical associate professor, Boston University; spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; author, Nutrition & You.
Ruth Frechman, registered dietitian; spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; author, The Food Is My Friend Diet.
USDA: "How much food from the protein foods group is needed daily?" "Dairy: Health benefits and nutrients," "How much food from the dairy group is needed daily?" "What counts as an ounce equivalent in the protein foods group?" "Why is it important to make lean or low-fat choices from the protein foods group?"
Vegetarian Resource Group: "Protein in the vegan diet."
U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Protein and older adults.”
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