Episode 36

Why is protein a game changer?


September 4th, 2023

38 mins 5 secs

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About this Episode

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

[35:49] Summary

Host: Danielle Rancourt, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Connect with Dani on Instagram or by visiting her website at pivotnutritioncoaching.com

Samantha Ferguson, MS, RD