Tag Archives: Protein

PCOS Blog

PCOS: Make it a Pair with Protein

For young women with PCOS, we recommend eating a balanced diet which includes whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and protein. Protein is important for rebuilding muscles and repairing tissues in the body and helps keep blood sugar level. It also keeps us full between meals….

No, I don’t only eat vegetables

When people find out that I’m a vegetarian their first question is always “are you sure you’re getting enough protein?” As an avid runner and equestrian I’m extra careful to make sure I’m nourishing my body properly so that I’m able to continue to practice…

Protein Powder

Protein: Too Much of a Good Thing

I see lots of teens in my nutrition clinic who tell me they’re trying to eat extra protein. When I ask them what they eat during the day, it sounds something like this: “eggs, then meat, then nuts, then a protein shake, then some more…