Value of Nutrition Intervention and HMB Supplementation
Carla Prado, PhD, RD
|Date:||20 July 2023|
In this video, Carla Prado, PhD, RD will discuss how to recognize the value of nutrition interventions to support muscle health; discuss the latest evidence of HMB supplementation on muscle health; and describe ongoing trials and future directions related to HMB research.
CARLA PRADO, PHD, RD
Director, Human Nutrition Research Unit, Division of Human Nutrition
Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dr Carla Prado is a Professor at the University of Alberta in Canada and a Campus Alberta Innovate Program (CAIP) Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health. She is also the Director of the Human Nutrition Research Unit. Dr Prado received her PhD in human nutrition and metabolism from the University of Alberta, Canada, and is a Registered Dietitian in both Canada and Brazil. Dr Prado is an expert in assessing nutritional status through the precise measurement of body composition and energy metabolism. The focus of her current research program is to develop targeted nutrition interventions for the prevention and treatment of low muscle mass in patients with diverse conditions. She is currently the principal investigator for four randomized controlled trials investigating the impact of nutrition intervention on body composition and health. She is currently a member of the GLIM Body Composition Working Group, and the Sarcopenic Obesity Consensus Group (ESPEN/EASO). She is an Associate Editor of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle.