How protein supports immunity for active nutrition

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Sports nutrition and active lifestyle consumer markets have been expanding rapidly. The coronavirus pandemic has increased awareness of health and fitness, and protein, in aiding the immune system. A key goal for this new group of consumers is ensuring that their nutrition is supporting their healthy active lifestyle, and helps to support their immune system.

Protein is a key component to help support active lifestyle consumers, and whey and dairy protein provides a particularly rich source that they need. In this episode of the Table Talk Podcast we delve into the science of whey with the experts at Volac International, who produce a range of market leading solutions as Volactive. Joining us for this fascinating look at protein, immunity and active nutrition is Dr. Elisa Glover, Nutrition Specialist at Volac International.

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About Dr. Elisa Glover

Dr Elisa Glover is the Nutrition Specialist at Volac International. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics (University of Guelph, Canada) and a Master’s degree in Pharmacology (University of Western Ontario, Canada). She completed her PhD at McMaster University, examining the effects of inactivity and amino acids on muscle protein metabolism. Before Volac she worked at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare in New Product Research and Medical Affairs. Elisa’s scientific interests include protein intake and physical activity across the lifespan, the role of protein quality, and functional properties of dairy components.

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