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The Power Of Protein- Eat Protein And Stay Slimmer

High protein and less fat is the answer if you have managed to lose weight and would like to keep it that way. According to Karolinska University in Sweden not eating protein is the best way to gain fat after successfully losing it from dieting. In 20 studies at the University of Sweden they found that it is much easier to gain eight after weight loss if you don’t have a diet that is rich in protein, the reason they state is that eating protein kept the weight off longer and in a much easier way than exercise the review also found that food that was low on the glycaemic  index was very helpful in weight management because it helped to keep the blood -sugar levels down. There re many foods that contain protein.

Eggs

Eggs

The protein in eggs is well known, for in every 100 grams a boiled egg contains 13 grams of protein which is 26 % of your daily intake

Steak

sterak and friesSteak also contains lots of protein, in steak you will find 25 grams of protein in 100 grams which is around 50 % of your daily intake.

 

Chicken

chickenChicken is another good source of protein which is readily available and is very well priced, in chicken you will find about 25 grams of protein per 100 grams which is about 50 % of you daily needs.

Broccoli

broccoliBroccoli is a very versatile vegetable that contains 2.8 grams of protein per 100 grams this vegetable is low in calories too

Peanuts

peanuts

Peanuts without salt is a good source of protein peanuts contain about 26 grams of protein per 100 grams and  this is about 52% of your daily protein intake needs.

Fish (sardines oily)

 

sardinesSardines contain per 100 grams 25 grams of protein which is about 50% of your daily protein needs sardines also contain plenty of Omega 3 which is essential for many reasons.

Getting the amount of protein that you need to keep your weight down is not hard and is not time consuming, there is no need to have a three course meal each time that you feel peckish, as you can see from above the amount that you need to keep your weight stable is quite low,  a hand full of peanuts and a few sardines and that is all you need to keep your protein levels high enough to maintain your weight loss. There have been a number of scare stories regarding protein but the best advice is to read and then decide if the stories are good or bad, it’s your mind make it up for yourself.