- Benefits of Whey Protein
Craig is a practicing Clinical Nutritionist who holds an array of qualifications in nutrition, as well as in health, fitness and lifestyle coaching. He originally attained a B.A. in Applied Science (Sports Science) from Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia along with Ohio State University in the United States. Craig also holds accreditation as a Performance Enhancement Specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in the United States.
He has over 20 years of experience working in the health and fitness industry moving from Sports Scientist and trainer to Sports Nutritionist and later to his calling as a Clinical Nutritionist. His unique approach to transforming client’s health and wellbeing includes naturally addressing: vitamin and mineral deficiencies, digestive system dysfunction, inflammatory issues, toxicity, and hormonal imbalances through an individually optimised diet, lifestyle, movement and supplement plan.
Craig is experienced in using a wide range of functional medical tests and tools to better asses a client’s health status. This allows him to design a uniquely tailored nutrition and lifestyle plan for his clients.
Whey protein is one of the most studied functional foods in the last 30 years. It is a major source of Branched Chain amino acids that can support optimizing body composition. Additionally, Whey has been shown to have many immune system boosting compounds and allow to produce intracellular glutathione that has been studied to aid in the prevention and treatment of many diseases including forms of cancer and AIDS. Many of the studies supporting whey protein’s health attributes will be shared along with a position on how to choose and consume whey protein from a Sports Nutritionist Perspective.