Greenletes Podcast

Is Protein Overhyped For Plant-Based Eaters?

April 16, 2021 Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD Season 1 Episode 9
Greenletes Podcast
Is Protein Overhyped For Plant-Based Eaters?
Show Notes

In this episode, Natalie talks about all things protein! She starts with an intro about protein and the constant confusion she sees regarding this macronutrients. Then she gives you the low-down on all things protein, including:

  • what's the general recommendation for protein and how does this differ for athletes?
  • should you actually follow these recommendations?
  • the  timing of the "recovery window" and the importance of spreading protein intake throughout the day
  • why protein is crucial for appetite control
  • do plant-based eaters get enough protein?
  • are plant-based proteins absorbed as well as animal proteins?
  • plant-based protein sources and how they stack up to animal proteins

Resources:
4- Week Plant-Based Athlete Roadmap

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