Marie Spano

January 18, 2019
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 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Technical Program: Formulating with Proteins

Presentation: Sports Nutrition and Specialty Diets: From Keto to Vegan

Speaker: Marie A. Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD, Sports Nutrition Expert

Marie A. Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD, is a nutrition communications expert and one of the country’s leading sports nutritionists. She enjoys the challenge of communicating scientific information in an approachable, understandable format to a variety of audiences. Spano has appeared on CNN, NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS affiliates, and authored hundreds of magazine articles and trade publication articles, written book chapters, marketing materials and web copy on a variety of topics. She is the lead author of Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Health and co-editor of the NSCA’s Guide to Exercise and Sport Nutrition (Human Kinetics Publishers). Spano is the sports nutritionist for the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Falcons.

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Title: Sports Nutrition and Specialty Diets: From Keto to Vegan

Presentation Description:

How can you formulate with protein and meet a wide array of consumer needs? Advice on timing protein consumption, including types and amounts for optimal results has become increasingly sophisticated. On top of this, consumers are following very specific dietary approaches such as keto, paleo, and vegan Consumers want high protein products in various formats produced in a sustainable manner. This session will merge the research on protein for sports performance, satiety and attenuating muscle loss with aging with trendy diets while covering the benefits and issues surrounding popular and emerging types of protein.