Protein Powder Use and Weight Loss


It’s normal for people who want to lose weight – weight trainers, body builders and other athletic people – to make use of supplements, particularly protein powder.

The problem is that not all weight loss supplements are good for you. They may pose side effects, depending on your body’s tolerance. You either get sick, or get fit. Either way, that is why it’s important to learn more about supplements before you even try them.

Diane Hughes of ProBizTips, shares a few facts about weight loss supplements in this article:

Weight Loss Supplements – Some Basic Facts

The weight loss supplements industry has become extremely huge and these supplements are widely used by a vast number of individuals all over the world. It is every person’s dream to be able to lose weight in a short period of time. Some of us have already used these pills and tonics as a quick fix method and are enjoying their positive results. But before starting to consume them on a regular basis, we need to keep some things in mind.

Here are some basic facts about weight loss supplements and pills that can be used as a reference to look up on before we start using them: See the rest of the article here…

Now that you know some basic facts about supplements, you may be wondering what the role of protein is in your body, and why you’ve always heard about supplementing with protein more than any other nutrients. In particular, your question in mind would be something like, “Why is protein good for weight loss?”

We all know that protein is for the muscles, that is why bodybuilders make sure their post workout snack is rich in protein. However, there is more that meets the eye.  Here are five reasons Trinh Le of My Fitness Pal gave us as to why protein is good in keeping your body in shape:

5 Reasons Why Protein is Good For Weight Loss

With the continued excitement for eating low-carb and Paleo–two diets known for having higher protein intake– the popularity of protein is reigning high. As you undergo your weight loss journey, you might question why protein is so prized. How does it really help you lose weight? Here are 5 reasons why protein can be your weight loss pal: See the rest of the article here…

You can search the whole internet for the best sources of protein, and it will show you a lot of options, from vegetables to meat products, but the real secret here is to have a variety of options. Food options have different nutrients, so they also give different benefits to your body.

Now if you are worried that you are not taking enough protein, supplements may be the answer. Even vegetarians use protein powder as an addition to their daily protein intake! Here are some options of good protein sources published in Oxygen Mag:

Your Super Supplement

Oxygen knows that there will come a time in your busy day when eating a chicken breast or hard-boiled egg just isn’t an option, yet you want to stay faithful to your diet and avoid the doughnut or fast food that’s calling to you. There are clean options — in the form of supplemental protein. And of course, protein shakes are a necessity around workouts. Here are a few of the best choices to have on hand for your next training session or diet emergency. See the rest of the article here…

These are just some options – get creative with your meals! Eat different dishes that offer a great amount of protein to know which will fit you better.

However, it’s still important to consult with your doctor first before taking any form of protein powder, or any supplements for that matter. Your doctor will not only remind you of the risks, but will also give you the best options.


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