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Wellness Wednesday: The Food Industry's Protein Hype

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Global sales of protein supplement products reached $18.9 billion in 2020, with the United States making up about half the retail market.

Americans consume almost two times the National Academy of Medicine’s recommended daily intake of protein.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on “All Sides with Ann Fisher:” The history of the food industry’s protein hype.

Guests:
Amber Budd, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Professor of Nursing, Mount Carmel
Hannah Cutting-Jones, Food Historian, University of Oregon
Dr. Pelagia-Irene Gouma, developer of the COVID breathalyzer, Ohio State

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