This webinar presentation provides an overview on the difference between A1 and A2 beta-casein proteins and discusses the scientific evidence around beta-casein protein variants and potential impacts on human health.
After participating in this program, dietitians will be able to:
1 Differentiate between A1 and A2 beta-casein proteins
2 List mammalian milk containing A1 and / or A2 beta-casein genetic variants
3 Evaluate the evidence for digestion differences between A1 and A2 beta-casein protein variants
Dr Joanna McMillan
Adopted by the nation as an honorary Aussie, Dr Joanna McMillan’s ever-growing following is the result of her high profile within the media, health and fitness industries.
Having completed a Bachelor Degree in Science with First Class Honours in Nutrition and Dietetics in Scotland, Dr Joanna moved to Australia in 1999 and won a scholarship to complete her PhD with The University of Sydney.
Today, Dr Joanna is the founder of Get Lean, a regular on the Nine Network and the official nutritionist for TODAY. She is also the author of several books, has a weekly column in Sunday Life and writes for several magazines and online blogs. She is also a proud ambassador for Diabetes Australia and The Skin & Cancer Foundation.
Professor Karen Dwyer
Karen Dwyer is a nephrologist and researcher. She is a Professor of Medicine and Deputy Head of School in the School of Medicine at Deakin University. Her energy is legendary – she manages to combine a heavy research schedule and clinical workload, competes in marathons and is mother to four children under the age of ten.
When Karen is not working with dialysis patients, she is overseeing a team of research assistants, PhD students and post doctorates, all focused on research that seeks to improve the success rate of organ transplants.