ACC CardiaCast: CardioNutrition – Dude, Where's My Protein?

Nutrition is the most effective tool in the cardiovascular clinician's arsenal! In this episode, Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc, FACC, and Andrew Freeman, MD, FACC, discuss our protein needs, protein sources and their healthfulness, how plant-based foods can be excellent protein sources, along with the following key takeaways:

  • Beans and lentils are an economical and environmentally friendly source of protein.
  • Protein needs can be met from plant or animal sources.
  • Processed meats may be carcinogenic.

For more, visit www.acc.org/CardioNutrition.




Clinical Topics: Cardiovascular Care Team, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Prevention, Lipid Metabolism, Nonstatins, Diet

Keywords: CardiaCast, Nutritional Requirements, Life Style, Diet, Nutrition Policy, Guidelines as Topic, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Primary Prevention, Fats, Dietary Fats, Fatty Acids, Omega-3, Fatty Acids, Omega-6, Diet, Ketogenic, Carbohydrates, Dietary Carbohydrates, Diet, Vegetarian


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