Improve your health and make sure to get in adequate amount of protein.

Did you know that our body uses protein to make enzymes and to build and strengthen our nails, muscles and skin.

Our bodies are constantly breaking down protein specially during excercise.


The CDC says adult women and men should consume about 46g and 56g of protein per

day, respectively.

Trying to lose weight   Research has shown that an increase in intake of protein helps to incinerate the fat, helping with weight loss.

Dealing with Blood Sugar!  A great benefit of protein is that it controls insulin.

I recommend consuming lean protein throughout the day.   Here are some quick and easy ways to work this essential nutrient into every meal.

BREAKFAST: eggs, egg whites, lean breakfast meats, Greek yogurt, smoothies with plant based protein powder

LUNCH OR DINNER: salmon, chicken breasts, extra-lean ground turkey, extra-lean ground beef, turkey or chicken sausage, lean beef (top round, shoulder roast, skirt steak), tuna, cod, tilapia, shrimp

SNACKS: Nuts and seeds

beans

 

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