Protein! It’s the powerhouse nutrient for the body. But when it comes to the best nutritional bang for buck, which is better—animal or plant sourced? It’s a hot topic today with the growing trend in plant-based diets. Professor Teresa Ann Davis (Professor of Pediatrics, USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine) cuts through the myths to examine why animal- sourced protein is needed in a healthy diet.
WHERE: Spiers Centre, Palmerston North Boys’ High School
WHEN: Tuesday 28 August 2018