Former NFL player endorses Build Your Base beef program


By South Dakota Beef Industry Council

via Aberdeen News (SD) - Apr 1, 2021


PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Beef Industry Council and Sanford Sports Science Institute recently announced that former National Football League player Zach Zenner will endorse the Build Your Base with Beef program. The comprehensive sports nutrition program utilizing beef as the premier protein was developed through a collaborative partnership between the SDBIC, Sanford Health and SSSI.


Zenner, who played for three NFL teams and was a standout running back at South Dakota State University, believes beef was vital to his successful athletic career.


“Build Your Base is an important program to have at any stage in life, but especially when you’re young. It provides the resources you need to give you the foundation for a healthful lifestyle.”


Zenner, who is currently working toward his master’s degree in nutrition, understands the value of high-quality protein in muscle recovery.


“One of the things that I really appreciate about beef is the amino acid profile...