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Women’s Health Lecture 2023 in Westborough, MA: Benefits of Proteins

On December 2, 2023, BAPS Charities hosted a health awareness lecture focusing on women’s health in Westborough, MA. The session, led by Dr. Katha Makwana, explored the vital role of protein in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It highlighted how proteins are especially beneficial for women, supporting muscle strength, bone health, and overall vitality. The lecture emphasized the importance of integrating protein into daily diets, with a particular focus on plant-based sources like legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. Additionally, it successfully debunked the myth that vegetarians face challenges in obtaining sufficient protein from plant-based diets. A variety of plant-based protein options were presented, proving that they can adequately fulfill protein needs. This educational session provided foundational knowledge about the role of protein in diets and offered actionable insights for women to improve their health and that of their families.