Medicine for Life

Step 4: Macros that Matter

March 24, 2020 Dr. Lynn Stiff Episode 14
Medicine for Life
Step 4: Macros that Matter
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Medicine for Life
Step 4: Macros that Matter
Mar 24, 2020 Episode 14
Dr. Lynn Stiff

Today’s episode is all about the macronutrients (aka macros) that really impact health. We all know about carbs. You can’t go far without hearing about how we need to cut them out. But what do you put in their place? Protein and Fat. 

Pack in the Protein

  • How much protein do you need?
  • Healthy protein sources for meals
    • Beans
    • Nuts
    • Soy protein 
    • Eggs
  • Easy protein snacks

Finish it with Fats

  • How much fat do you need?
  • Types of fats: SFA, MUFA, PUFA
    • SFA: saturated fats. Usually from animals
    • MUFA: olive oil, canola oil, avocado
    • PUFA:
      • Corn oil
      • Omega-3
        • ALA: walnuts, flax seed
        • DHA: fish oil
  • Healthy fat sources
  • Easy fat snacks

Resources:

https://nutritionhealthlife.com/2019/09/28/protein-power/

If you have questions or feedback for future episodes, leave me a message here: https://nutritionhealthlife.com/lets-get-in-touch/

Show Notes

Today’s episode is all about the macronutrients (aka macros) that really impact health. We all know about carbs. You can’t go far without hearing about how we need to cut them out. But what do you put in their place? Protein and Fat. 

Pack in the Protein

  • How much protein do you need?
  • Healthy protein sources for meals
    • Beans
    • Nuts
    • Soy protein 
    • Eggs
  • Easy protein snacks

Finish it with Fats

  • How much fat do you need?
  • Types of fats: SFA, MUFA, PUFA
    • SFA: saturated fats. Usually from animals
    • MUFA: olive oil, canola oil, avocado
    • PUFA:
      • Corn oil
      • Omega-3
        • ALA: walnuts, flax seed
        • DHA: fish oil
  • Healthy fat sources
  • Easy fat snacks

Resources:

https://nutritionhealthlife.com/2019/09/28/protein-power/

If you have questions or feedback for future episodes, leave me a message here: https://nutritionhealthlife.com/lets-get-in-touch/