Positive effects of protein metabolism with Professor Don Layman

This week on the podcast, Mikki talks to Prof Don Layman about protein metabolism, the truth about the environmental cost of animal protein, protein requirements and considerations for vegetarians. Prof Layman is the OG in the protein world -with over 100 publications and over 5000 citations on the subject, but is so good at distilling the information to the general population.

Dr. Donald Layman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Layman has been a leader in research about protein, nutrition for athletic performance, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular health. Dr. Layman has over 100 peer-reviewed publications.
 
He has received numerous awards for his research from the American Society for Nutrition and the National Institutes for Health and for his nutrition teaching. Dr. Layman currently serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior and on the editorial boards of Nutrition & Metabolism, and Nutrition Research and Practice. Dr. Layman has an extensive consulting background including work with NASA, the Shriners Children’s Hospital, the US Air Force plus numerous food companies and organizations including Kraft Foods, Nestlé, Agropur and the National Dairy Council. Dr. Layman earned his doctorate in human nutrition and biochemistry at the University of Minnesota.

Prof Layman publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Donald-Layman
Conversations with Dr Lyon: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx1_K-1RwcGTt25RbHqXYcRaQm6rD3Ce7
Prof Layman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/donlayman

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