Most people know protein is important, yet most people still aren't getting enough! In this episode, Pivot dietitian coach Sam & I discuss why protein is important, which foods are good sources of protein and how much protein to consume based on your goals.
In this episode:
[1:10] Flashback to last episode on carbs - how much carbs to eat?
[2:21] General carb recommendation for PCOS & Diabetes
[5:50] General carb to protein ratio recommendation
[7:56] Why is protein important?
[11:40] Good sources of protein
[12:56] Foods that aren't as high in protein as you may think
[17:25] How much protein should you eat?
[18:40] Protein for healthy, sedentary adults
[22:55] Protein for athletes
[24:51] Protein for muscle gain
[30:24] Protein for fat loss
[31:46] Basic, simplified protein recommendation
Host: Danielle Rancourt, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Samantha Ferguson, MS, RD