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Jennifer Sommer, RD, Discusses Overuse of Protein Powder with Shape Magazine

Eating Recovery Center’s Jennifer Sommer, RD, was recently featured on Shape.com in an article discussing how the overuse of sports supplements, like protein powder, shakes and  bars, may be depriving the body of key nutrients.

Sports supplements like protein powder, shakes, bars, and gels are some of the best inventions for health-conscious people. They provide a nutritious alternative to junk food, a convenient post-workout snack, and even an easy meal on-the-go. But convenient fuel is a slippery slope, and some people are actually relying on the supplements so much they’re neglecting whole food and harming their health in the process, says a new study presented at the American Psychological Association’s annual convention…. Read the full article.

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