Let’s talk about protein and weight loss! Did you know consuming healthy sources of protein allows your body to burn stored fat as fuel? Continue reading to learn more about why we need to consume higher amounts of protein each day to manage hunger and stay healthy!
Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. It is the building blocks of life and is an organic compound of twenty-two amino acids. Protein is stored in muscles and organs and is utilized to build and repair tissues and for the production of enzymes and hormones. It also makes it possible for blood to carry oxygen throughout the body. Protein is one of the three calorie providing macronutrients along with carbohydrates and fat. [Read more…]