CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Shalene McNeill, PhD, RD, Executive Director of Human Nutrition Research at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), and Richard Thorpe, MD, cattle rancher, are available to provide valuable expertise and insights on the topics listed below.
Shalene McNeill, PhD, RD
As the Executive Director of NCBA's Human Nutrition Research program and a registered dietitian, Dr. McNeill provides unparalleled expertise on the role of lean beef in healthful dietary patterns and beef's nutrient profile. Dr. McNeill also sits on the American Society of Nutrition's "Nutrition Translation from Bench to Consumer" Research Interest Section, which explores ways to translate key findings in nutrition research into practical applications that can be used to improve public health. In addition, she was awarded the Texas Dietetic Association's Media Excellence Award for her unique ability to translate nutrition science into consumer-friendly advice and practical application information.
Richard Thorpe, MD
Dr. Richard Thorpe is a cattleman from Texas and former chair of the industry's Nutrition Research Committee.
Expertise available on the following topics:
- Lean Beef Helps Americans Meet the 2010 Dietary Guidelines
- High-Quality Protein Choices and Their Caloric Differences
- High-Quality Animal Protein as a Solution to the Obesity Crisis
- Diets with Lean Beef Help Americans Meet the Saturated Fat Guidelines
- Demystifying Meat Consumption in America
- Easy and Great-Tasting Beef Recipes and Tips to Help Americans Improve Health
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SOURCE The Beef Checkoff