Signs You Need More Protein in Your Diet

  • You have metabolic problems
    • Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Waist Circumference of > 35 for women & > 40 for men, and high Triglycerides
  • Your joints ache
  • You’re vegan
  • You’re chronically stressed out
  • You train hard physically
  • You have poor sleep habits
  • You engage in cardiovascular exercise (running, cycling, long-distance swimming
  • You have a strong hunger drive
  • Your blood sugar is difficult to manage due to frequent fluctuations
  • You’ve cut calories to lose weight and it isn’t working
  • You’re recovering from major surgery
  • You’re over 50 years of age

What can balancing your protein intake do for you?

  • Reduces body weight
  • Improves hormone balance
  • improves body composition
  • Benefits bone health
    • Reduces risk of risk of osteoporosis and fractures
  • Prevents lean muscle mass loss while losing weight
    • Promotes muscle repair and growth
    • Slows age-related muscle loss
    • Enhances muscle mass and athletic performance
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Lowers Triglycerides
  • Increases fat-burning
  • Lowers hunger drive, acting as a natural anorexiant
    • Reduces hunger hormone ghrelin
    • Reduces carbohydrate cravings
    • Causes satiety (feeling full) when paired with physical activity
  • Ensures balanced nutrition, including balanced vitamins, minerals and fatty acids
  • Ensures nitrite balance
  • Improves workout recovery

 

 

Categories direct primary care, healthcare, hormones, Uncategorized, weight

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