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Food Heaven Podcast

Nov 30, 2022

Why do carbs and fats get so much shade? It seems like protein is always the “it” girl and in the world of nutrition misinformation, fats and carbs have historically been associated with weight gain, which has created fear around these food groups. Today we’re talking about whether or not protein provides more nutritional benefits than carbs and fats. 


In This Episode We’ll Cover:

  • The historical context behind the demonization of fats and carbs 


  • How the desire for thinness has been a driving factor behind fat/carb restriction 


  • Whether or not some macronutrients are more beneficial than others


  • The importance and functions of each macronutrient in the body 


  • Foods that contain each of the macronutrients and how to put together a healthy plate + MORE! 


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