Saturday, May 24, 2014
How To Get Your Daily Ration Of Protein
Giving your body is its daily portion of protein is one of the most important things you can do for it, as the positives protein provides for your body range from helping your muscles remain strong and healthy to helping your body maintain energy throughout the day; while most people understand the importance of protein, however, many people fail to pay close attention to how much protein they are getting - or, they are simply unaware of where they can go for their protein, which causes their quest to be much more difficult! Of course, the best source of protein is meats, and while most people are aware of this, they often are unaware of the fact that certain meats are not only healthier for you, but also contain more protein; try to focus on lean meats (such as chicken and turkey) and on seafood, as these will give you better and healthier protein than red meat - and also be aware of the fact that organic meat is far better for you than inorganic meat, and in fact, organic red meat is even healthier for you than inorganic lean meat! If you are not able to eat meat as often as you would like (or if you do not especially want to eat meat as often as you should in order to get your full amount of protein), realize that there is certainly nothing wrong with getting your protein through smoothies and protein bars; make sure that you are getting whey protein, as opposed to soy protein, and be aware of how much protein you are getting in these smoothies and bars, as you should aim to get a minimum of 50 grams of protein every day. And also, you should know that there are a lot of snacks that can give you the protein you need, ranging from seeds to nuts to nut butter (such as peanut butter) to yogurt. By simply paying attention to how much protein you are getting, you will not only be increasing the health of your body, but will also be giving your body more energy, so start paying attention to the protein you are getting, and make sure you are providing your body with as much as it requires!